Sep / 18

What Teacher Union Strikes Mean for Educators and Students [IEP 046]

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Teachers and education workers in the second largest school district in the country, Los Angeles Unified School District, just voted to authorize their first strike in almost 30 years. In this episode, we discuss the various reasons for this potential strike, how the strike could affect the students in the district, and what demands the […]

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Sep / 11

Shorter School Weeks and Federal Funding of Guns in School [IEP 045]

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Our fundraiser is this Thurs, Sept. 13, 2018! Be sure to purchase your ticket to our Panel Discussion and Silent Auction┬áhere. The topic of discussion for this fundraiser is Building the Bridge Between Mental Health, School, and Learning. Join our private Facebook group here. Show Notes A Colorado School District has decided to adopt a […]

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Sep / 04

What Does “Consent” Mean When It Comes to IEPs – Assessments and Releases (Part II) [IEP 044]

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If your child’s school requires you to sign a Release of Information, should you do it? Is it an all-or-nothing type of release? It all depends! In this episode, we discuss the circumstances surrounding consenting to a Release of Information and then, withdrawing consent (if you wish). We also talk about what you should look […]

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Aug / 28

Agree or Disagree: What Does “Consent” Mean When It Comes to IEPs? (Part I) [IEP 043]

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When you’re reviewing your child’s IEP, what sections require special attention, and how important is the consent page? What are the parents’ rights in terms of making changes to the IEP? In this episode, we discuss the importance of fully understanding the language written in the IEP and how to modify the IEP if needed. […]

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Aug / 21

What Does “Equal Access” in Education Mean? [IEP 042]

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Our 4th Annual Panel Discussion and Silent Auction is set for Thurs, Sept. 13th, 2018 and we’d love for you to join us (if you’re in Southern California). Our topic is “Building the bridge between school, learning, and mental health.” To buy your tickets, visit our registration page here: www.bit.ly/IEPpanel If you’d like to add […]

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Aug / 14

Starbucks® is Opening Its First Signing Store: Is That Enough? [IEP 041]

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Starbucks recently announced that it’s opening its first signing store in Washington DC to provide services and employment opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing patrons. This certainly appears to be a move in the right direction but we’re discussing whether this is merely a one-and-done type of situation or if this is opening the […]

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Aug / 07

Launching a Business and Finding Support as a Single Parent With Brooke Bove [IEP 040]

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Launching a new business is tough. Launching a new business while balancing single parenthood is certainly a challenge. It’s one that our guest is taking on and succeeding! Joining us today is Brooke Bove, a solo practitioner who left her position at a litigation firm to launch her own law practice, Bove Law Group. Along […]

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Jul / 31

The Plastic Straw Ban and Its Burden on People Living with Disabilities [IEP 039]

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With the recent ban on plastic straws in various cities across the U.S., Amanda and I are discussing how this ban, which helps the environment, negatively affects people living with disabilities. It places the burden on people living with disabilities to have to request straws or maybe even carry their own everywhere they go since […]

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Jul / 24

Implementing Interventions for Kids with Learning and Attention Disorders with Masha Jones [IEP 038]

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Much of the data and studies conducted to understand how children with learning and attention disorders best learn in school are in dire need of updating. They are outdated and do not provide a comprehensive understanding of how children learn. That’s why we invited our guest today, Masha Jones, to join us. Masha is a […]

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Jul / 17

Providing Children with a Toolbox of Emotional and Communication Skills with Sarah Shawesh Part II [IEP 037]

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This is Part II of a conversation we started with our guest, Sarah Shawesh, in last week’s episode, Episode 36. Be sure to listen to that episode before diving into this one. Show Notes Understanding how the words we use when we communicate with children, specifically when we’re describing feelings like anger and sadness, can […]

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