Are parents truly enabled to participate in case conferences? As a former special education administrator, I have sat in many conferences where I watched staff... Read more » Read More...

In visiting family in Atlanta this past Thanksgiving, I took advantage of the opportunity to also visit the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.... Read more » Read More...

In the first two parts of this series, I described case conferences and what goes into an IEP. It is important for parents/caregivers to show... Read more » Read More...

Who Are the Champions?

October 26, 2018

The lyrics from Queens We Are The Champions took on new meaning at the October 1, 2018 Northeast Indiana Human Resources Association (NIHRA) monthly meeting... Read more » Read More...

The first Friday of each month the economic geek in me watches for the phone alert on new job growth. I didnt do well in... Read more » Read More...

To be an active partner, parents must be informed. An IEP is a very overwhelming document, and this is coming from someone who had years... Read more » Read More...

So, now that you know what to expect in a case conference, you may be wondering what an IEP entails. Aside from general information about... Read more » Read More...

The world of special education can be difficult to navigate. The first step to advocating for your child is to understand key terms, options for... Read more » Read More...

Two questions come to mind for any parent/guardian getting to know those working with their child: “Do you care about my child?” and “Do you... Read more » Read More...

How do we teach our children to appreciate differences? This week, AWS Foundation dedicated one of the dozen buddy benches across the region. This is... Read more » Read More...