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Special Ed Law Anniversary Oklahoma

Today in 1975 the Individual with Disabilities Education Act was signed into law.  Parents worked to get it passed through Congress.  It is a funding law; that is, monies go to states to provide services to eligible school children.  However, … Continue reading

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IEP teachers don’t understand learning style of student

High school student who has attended for years in the district started the fall at a new building where hundreds of students attend. The student is complex and has special needs’. Student was doing well academically previous year but now … Continue reading

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Student not required to attend IEP meeting in Oklahoma

student who struggles in public school
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Beware of homebound offer for IEP student

Some students who are eligible for special education services and have IEPs have behaviors that may be considered by some as violent.  These students are often a challenge for a school district to provide the appropriate program. A parent may … Continue reading

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Oklahoma parents can push the system at the school

Half the school year is over.  Some districts use a model where a student with an IEP may be seen by several teachers/staff in a week.  However, with large class sizes and the stretching of teachers by administration, our kid … Continue reading

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