The most important question during an IEP meeting is…

Last night I attended a great workshop at the kid’s school. It was on preparing for your child’s IEP meeting. For those of you who are not familiar with this acronym, IEP stands for Individualized Education Program. The purpose of an IEP is to determine what special educational services, support, accommodations or modifications the child may need to help him succeed in school. Before a plan or program is put into action, the child must first be deemed qualified. That entails a battery of test usually, evaluations, observations and meetings with the parents. It is all a bit overwhelming to be honest. IEP meetings can become very emotional. Picture yourself sitting in a room while a bunch of people tell you what they feel is […]