How Parents Can Help Promote the Application of Peer-Reviewed Research to Special Education

Special education is heavily regulated to protect the rights of eligible students to individualized educational planning, but complying with the…

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Data Sheets for IEP Goals Must be Individualized, Too

09/25/2011 – UPDATE! Instead of resorting to paper-based data tracking sheets, consider using Goalbook instead. Now in beta – sign…

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Podcast: Writing Measurable Annual Goals – Part 1

On December 13, 2008, we originally published “Writing Measurable Annual Goals – Part 1”. Throughout this school year, KPS4Parents is…

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Podcast: Why Placement Isn’t Where You Start

On December 11, 2008, we originally published ““Why Placement Isn’t Where You Start: Understanding the IEP Process.” As we move…

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Writing IEP Goals for Behavioral Issues

Update (4/11/13): ┬áThe link below to our former Ning community no longer works. We have moved our IEP goal-writing forum…

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Writing Measurable Annual Goals – Part 2

In our posting, Writing Measurable Annual Goals?- Part 1, we talked about what goals are, the purpose they serve, and…

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Writing Measurable Annual Goals – Part 1

In our last posting, we talked about present levels of performance. If you haven’t read that yet, read it first…

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Present Levels of Performance – Where They Come From and Why We Need Them

We’ve discussed and provided a basic definition of present levels of performance in previous postings, but I really want to…

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