Free Printable: IEP Prep Checklist

Free Printable: IEP Prep Checklist

Getting ready for an IEP meeting can be really nerve wracking, but it doesn’t have to be. If you know how to prepare and how to plan, the process can be easier than expected. I created the attached IEP Preparation Checklist with 20 different tasks you need to...
The Typical IEP Meeting Agenda

The Typical IEP Meeting Agenda

I know how overwhelming and IEP meeting can be, and it is very difficult to know if they are covering everything they are suppose to. This is especially true if you do not have a special education advocate to help ensure everything is done properly. Not all IEP...
Podcast: Parent’s Complete Guide to Advocacy

Podcast: Parent’s Complete Guide to Advocacy

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by a fellow Karen Thomas, a fellow Special Ed Mom who has an online community called Naturally Healing Autism. Karen has a background in natural medicine, and when your son was diagnosed with autism, she used her knowledge to...
T-shirts: Finding Humor in the IEP Process

T-shirts: Finding Humor in the IEP Process

Here are some fun t-shirts I have created to help us find some humor in this process. Keep smiling because in the end it will turn out okay, even if the journey is a bit bumpy! Click on the t-shirt images and you can buy them right here at the Special Mom Advocate...