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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 They are outdated and do not provide a comprehensive understanding of how children learn.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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Jul / 10

Providing Children with a Toolbox of Skills with Child Development Expert Sarah Shawesh – Part I [IEP 036]

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Preparing and equipping children with a toolbox of skills at a young age is so crucial to their success as they grow into adolescence and adulthood. It’s important that educators and parents help children understand how to decipher their emotions along with learning academic skills. In this episode, we’re joined by Sarah Shawesh. Sarah is […]

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Jul / 03

Establishing IEP Goals that are Clear, Appropriate, and Measurable [IEP 035]

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When you’re reviewing your child’s IEP goals, what should you be looking for to determine if they have been met? How can you tell if the goals are appropriate to begin with? Vickie and I discuss the importance of not only understanding IEP goals that are created for your child but also knowing how to […]

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Jun / 26

How to Keep Your Child Active and Engaged Over the Summer [IEP 034]

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Summer is upon us and for some students, that might mean an Extended School Year services. For others, it’s wide open for other possibilities and adventure. In this episode, we discuss the various options available for you and your family to keep your child engaged and motivated throughout the summer. Full show transcript at the […]

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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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