Medical Versus Educational

Medical Versus Educational

One of the most frequent topics that discuss with parents is to clarify the difference between a medical diagnosis and an educational eligibility under IDEA.  The distinction can be quite small; however, that does not mean it may not be relevant!  A medical diagnosis...
Parental Observations in the Public School Classroom

Parental Observations in the Public School Classroom

Parental Observations in the Public School Classroom In the Facebook group, IEP/504 Assistance, we have been seeing a lot of discussion on a parent’s right to visit or observe their child in the classroom. Does a parent have an automatic right to observe his/her...
Letter Requesting Initial Educational Testing per IDEA

Letter Requesting Initial Educational Testing per IDEA

How to request initial testing for an educational evaluation Okay, I know I homeschool but I still engage in educational advocacy for others.  Why?  Because I feel like I have a lot to offer others in the way of service, and to be honest, I HATE seeing how public...
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