Jun / 19

Accommodations: Are They Putting a Band-Aid on Your Child’s Potential? [IEP 033]

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While applying accommodations and modifications to help a child with learning or attention issues in school might seem appropriate, in many situations, they don’t necessarily help that child. For many children, these accommodations or modifications are not addressing the underlying deficit and are simply applying a band-aid on your child’s potential. Full show transcript at […]

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Jun / 12

IEP Goals and Preparing for the Summer [IEP 032]

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The school year is coming to a close and the kiddos are getting ready for summer! How can you prepare your child’s IEP for the summer and new school year when there are potential transitions with teachers or schools? That’s we discuss in this episode. Full show transcript at the bottom of this post. What […]

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Jun / 05

The Importance of Taking Care of Your Mind [IEP 031]

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A child’s mind is so powerful and its well-being should be of utmost importance. Yet, many kids who suffer from mental illness rarely receive the help and attention that they require. In this episode, we revisit the matter of mental health and illness since May was Mental Health Awareness Month, and we share our own […]

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May / 29

Censorship in Schools – Where Should (or Shouldn’t) Schools Stand? [IEP 030]

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High school and college students who are interested in being active and getting involved in social justice issues, on and off campus, should be encouraged. Instead, many schools and administrators still try to suppress any such efforts by students. Is this ok? How progressive (or not) should schools be when it comes to encouraging their […]

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May / 20

Behavioral Changes and Signs to Look For in Your Child with Tanya Lopez and Caitlyn Marcus [IEP 029]

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Paying attention to changes in a child’s behavior is important and can mean the difference between providing that child with the help he/she needs and letting it go without a diagnosis. Knowing what to do once you recognize those behavioral changes is even more important. We’re joined by Tanya Lopez and Caitlyn Marcus, two Board […]

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May / 15

Taking a Closer Look at the Federal Guidance on School Discipline [IEP 028]

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With the Trump administration and several members of Congress, including Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, considering assembling a proposed Federal Commission on School Safety to repeal 2014 guidelines regarding school disciplinary action, we thought it would be important to take a closer look at how any changes in these disciplinary actions could disproportionately affect children […]

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May / 08

Exploring Pacify – An App that Provides Support for New Parents with Melanie Silverman [IEP 027]

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We’re exploring a resource that can be helpful for new parents, especially new moms, in our audience. The resource is an app called Pacify and in this episode, we’re chatting with the Chief Clinical Officer of Pacify – Melanie Silverman. Pacify is a paid phone application which provides unlimited, video-enabled, 24/7 access to Pediatric Nurses, […]

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May / 01

Providing Support and Care for an Adolescent with an Eating Disorder with Jen Teutscher and Anna Jones [IEP 026]

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Recognizing the existence of an eating disorder in an adolescent is important in providing necessary help and support. But what should parents and teachers be looking for to make the determination? And if a problem does exist, what’s the best way to start the dialogue with the adolescent about seeking help? These are certainly tough […]

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Apr / 24

How to Recognize the Signs of a Learning Disability like Dyslexia with Cathy Johnson [IEP 025]

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Reading disabilities like dyslexia are varied and appear in different children differently, so it’s important to understand and be aware of the signs of these learning disabilities. We’re joined by licensed speech and language pathologist, Cathy Johnson. When Cathy discovered her young daughter was having difficulty learning how to read, she wanted to ensure her […]

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Apr / 17

Unlocking Academic Potential Through Non-Traditional Learning Settings With Robin Podway and Lauren Reveley [IEP 024]

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Traditional schools are not for everyone. For many students, being in a non-traditional learning setting is much more effective and accommodating to the way they learn. We’re joined by Robin Podway and Lauren Reveley from Fusion Academy Private School. Fusion Academy is a revolutionary private high school that offers one-to-one teaching where students can flourish […]

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