Preparing For Life After High School

The purpose of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is to ensure that all children with disabilities have available to them a free and appropriate public education that prepares them for further education, employment and independent living.  In other words, your student’s Individualized Educational Program (IEP) should be designed to prepare your child for […]

Taking Leave to Attend an IEP Meeting

Parents of children in special education are often faced with the difficult challenge of balancing work obligations with advocacy for their child.  In order to effectively advocate, you must attend Individualized Educational Program (IEP) meetings, but you may receive pushback from your employer for missing work to attend these meetings.  The employer might threaten discipline, […]