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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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Oklahoma school sends student with autism home without IEP meeting

Elementary principal called the mother multiple times, over several weeks,  to pick up child since child misbehaving. Mom complies and loses her job. School did not offer to have IEP meeting to address issues. Parents often need to work to … Continue reading

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Student with dyslexia needs tested by Oklahoma public school

Parent has mentioned several times to school staff over the years how the child has dyslexia; the school responds with “we’ll do strategies to help him” and “we’ll wait and see how he does”. The US Dept of Education clarified … 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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