Monthly Archives: August 2014

Promoting Inclusive Lifestyles

A few years ago I recall an instructor in my master’s program recounting her experience as a parent of a child with a disability.  This instructor was a fierce advocate for children with disabilities.  As a matter of fact, a couple of us referred to her as “radical” because of her no-nonsense approach to issues that she felt were important.  She wanted… Read more →

Success Happens Before the Meeting

  If you work in a school you’ve likely seen this image many times – a parent patiently waiting for their child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting to begin.  Some parents are experts and can recite that parent rights speech from memory.  For others, the process is brand new.  What are the thoughts racing through their minds as teachers and… Read more →