Every School Year I Had to Fight

Parents usually have to fight to get an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)or 504-plan for their children, but why? An IEP is a plan or program developed to ensure that a child who has a disability identified under the law and is attending an elementary or secondary educational institution receives specialized instruction and related services. You would think that for something as important as an IEP it would be very easy and not… Read More

The Long Battle to an Individualized Education Plan

Getting my child to be evaluated for an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) should not take years to happen, so why is it so hard for parents to get the process started? Speaking from my personal experiences as well as other parents who have children who require IEPs, our stories are all the same. When I initially requested my oldest son be evaluated for an IEP, his school informed me of the steps… Read More