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Ask A Parent Advisor Video!

Charter Schools, Challenging Behavior, and Early Childhood and Preschool! We decided to change things up in our Ask A Parent Advisor column and are excited to bring you this video featuring Shirley Swope, a Parent Advisor here at PEAK Parent Center! We hope you enjoy this video , where Shirley fields questions from families across Colorado on these topics: Charter schools and students with disabilities, Challenging behavior, and Early Childhood and Preschool! Be sure to check out the links toRead more

Making the IEP Work for You Part Three: Progress Monitoring

When designed individually and implemented effectively, the Individualized Education Program (IEP) is an important tool that helps assure a student's success in education. PEAK is excited to share Part Three of this three-part series, Making the IEP Work for You, where we explore key components of the IEP including: Evaluation (Part One), How Families Can Get The Most Out of This Valuable Tool (Part Two), and Progress Monitoring (Part Three)! If you missed the first parts in the series, don'tRead more
When designed individually and implemented effectively, the Individualized Education Program (IEP) is an important tool that helps assure a student's success in education. PEAK is excited to share Part Two of this three-part series, Making the IEP Work for You, where we explore key components of the IEP including: Evaluation (Part One), How Families Can Get The Most Out of This Valuable Tool (Part Two), and Progress Monitoring (Part Three)! If you missed Part One on Evaluation, you can accessRead more

Ask A Parent Advisor: Preparing for IEP Meetings

Question: "I always prepare to be positive and put my best foot forward before my child's IEP meetings, but as soon as I walk in I feel overwhelmed. The meetings tend to begin with what's wrong and what's not working, and I immediately feel the need to be defensive. Do you have any suggestions on ways I can prepare for my child's IEP meeting and also tips for being positive during the IEP meeting?" Answer: Preparing for an IEP meetingRead more
Publisher: 
Regional Parent Technical Assistance Centers
Published: 
Jan 2009

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that each State establish and maintain an advisory panel for the purpose of advising the State special education staff regarding

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