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Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Training Program (CD-ROM, 6.5 hrs) and Combo

Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Training Program (CD-ROM, 6.5 hrs) and Combo | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training on CD-ROM (6.5 hours) and Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Training Combo that includes the CD-ROM, two books, and free e-book...
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IDEA State Complaint Resource Center

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Bullying is Never Okay: How to use a Gebser Letter

Bullying is Never Okay: How to use a Gebser Letter | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Berks filmmaker takes standardized testing to task | WEEKEND

Berks filmmaker takes standardized testing to task | WEEKEND | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
For his first film,
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Let's do our part in getting the word out about this film.

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Know Your Child’s Rights: Stopping the School to Prison Pipeline | Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

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Ten Related Services for an IEP you may not know about

Ten Related Services for an IEP you may not know about | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
In General the term Related Service means services designed to enable a child with a disability to receive a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) as described in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) as may be required to assist a child with...
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clarification on Prior Written Notice and 60-day evaluation timeline

clarification on Prior Written Notice and 60-day evaluation timeline | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
Parents, have you ever received an IEP draft 10 days before the meeting? You should have! Read this, plus an update on the 60 day evaluation timeline.
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{Tuesday To-Do List} action items for week of April 23

{Tuesday To-Do List} action items for week of April 23 | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
Welcome to a new feature here! I love having weekly features because it helps my brain generate content when I'm overloaded and still be able to post. This post is inspired by comments and chats I h
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Lisa spoke about systems advocacy and how to get started. Many suggested that they still needed a bit of hand holding and suggestions on what to do. Hey, ask and you shall receive! Lisa may play with this post a bit and tweak it to get it to be consistent, but here is her first attempt. She thought it may be easiest to break it down into state, local and federal issues.

 

This is a challenge and a call to action. You don’t have to do all the items, please try to do at least one or two. We have to make our voices heard!

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13 Informative IEP articles you need to read

13 Informative IEP articles you need to read | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
This time of year is known as March Madness mainly because of the Colleges Basketball tournaments that start in mid-march and carry into April. For parents of children with special needs March Madn...
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IEP Headquarters | IEP Information - NCLD

IEP Headquarters | IEP Information - NCLD | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Virtual Shoe Throwing~week of March 1, we throw shoes at.......

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Top Ten Things to Think About as You Prepare for Your Transition to Adulthood | LD Topics | LD OnLine

Top Ten Things to Think About as You Prepare for Your Transition to Adulthood | LD Topics | LD OnLine | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
LD OnLine is the leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences.
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Anti-Bullying Group Teaches Awareness During ‘No Name Calling Week’ - CBS Philly

Anti-Bullying Group Teaches Awareness During ‘No Name Calling Week’ - CBS Philly | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
"No Name Calling Week" is designed to bring awareness to the effects of bullying, both short-term and long-term and there is one local organization determined to eradicate it all together.
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Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990,AS AMENDED with ADA Amendments Act of 2008

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Welcome to NSTTAC | NSTTAC

Welcome to NSTTAC | NSTTAC | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
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National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center

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Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students

Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
What’s the opposite of scaffolding a lesson? It would be saying to students something like, “Read this nine-page science article, write a detailed essay on the topic it explores, and turn it in by Wed
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Resources

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Learning Disabilities (LD) — National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

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Special Education: Landmark Case Affects IEP Meetings

Special Education: Landmark Case Affects IEP Meetings | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
A landmark ruling that all parents of children with special education needs should know about before their next IEP meeting.
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SETP - Special Education Technology Practice

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Knowing your legal assistive technology rights is only part of the effort. You must also use this information to educate the IEP team about their roles and responsibilities. The chart below illustrates some ways an advocate can redirect comments that may take the assistive technology consideration process off-track.

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IEP FAQs Pop-Up: Developing Your Child's IEP - Wrightslaw.com

IEP FAQs Pop-Up: Developing Your Child's IEP - Wrightslaw.com | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
In this pop-up you will learn that he IEP must include a plan to meet ALL your child’s unique needs and tell you exactly what the school will do to address these needs. Learn about Present Levels, Goals and Services, and Accommodations.
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Tina Marie DeLong - Google+ - Our latest, go check it out.…

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Google products that can help you manage your child with special needs and IEP

Google products that can help you manage your child with special needs and IEP | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
Let's face it, when you have a kid like ours, Moms and Dads become case workers. Unpaid case workers at that. I've never seen one person, let alone a 6-year-old, generate so much paperwork.
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Who knew?  I will be investigating some of these Google products because like everyone else, I could use help organizing my children's educational needs.

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The Ultimate List of Dyslexia Resources

The Ultimate List of Dyslexia Resources | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it

According to the NIH, 17% of our nation’s children have trouble learning to read. Come on in and find some of the BEST resources for diagnosing, treating and learning to thrive with Dyslexia.

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Thurston Law Offices - Advocating for Kids Education and Special Needs Rights

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Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

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Department of Education page on FERPA