IEP forms in Missouri: child advocate sees districts’ vary

Some districts in Missouri use their “own” forms for IEPs.  the-iep-center Districts are allowed to use their own forms as along as the form is in “compliance” with state regulations. Noticeably, some districts omit possible services and accommodations for students on forms.  Parents who are not wise to this therefore don’t see the range of possibilities for their child’s education.  In other words, the parent doesn’t see a “menu” of services.  rsz_blank-and-waiting-200x300

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Parent asks school to please test my kid

Girl struggled continuously in first grade with reading and math; teacher told mom the student may outgrow the struggles.  Mom asked the school how the school might help.  Girl is now in third grade and cries at school during math.NICHCYphotomagnifyglass3-198x300  The parent spends long evenings doing homework with girl beyond what is reasonable for a third grade student.  After several inquiries by parent, the public school teacher tells the parent it’s now time to test her but teacher doesn’t think she’ll be eligible for special education.

I get calls like this all too often! Parents aren’t aware how to get the “system” to help their child, and the school isn’t telling the parent!  Don’t let the years slip by!

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