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Individualized Education Program (IEP)

How Caseload Management Works Online

, By Jenny Barker

This month we spoke with Kristin Martinez, M.A., CCC-SLP, a clinical quality manager with PresenceLearning, to discuss how caseload management works online. Let’s begin with how you access your assignments as a PL teletherapist. PL providers ar...

Expert Answers: Julie Weatherly, Esq. on Legal Issues Surrounding Discipline and Mental Health

, By Jenny Barker

Our special summer webinar “Come and Get It! A Legal Update on Discipline and Mental Health Issues for Special Ed Leaders” was with special education expert Julie Weatherly, Esq. During this webinar, Julie discussed discussed recent case law, i...

From Punishment and Rewards to Problem-Solving Using Dr. Ross Greene’s CPS Approach

, By Jenny Barker

Many student behavior management strategies focus on consequence and reward; however, more and more research shows this approach can be detrimental to the child. MotherJones.com wrote an article about the drawbacks of traditional management str...

Kindergarten Suspensions: How and why is this happening?

, By Jenny Barker

The “Have you Heard” podcast covers various public education topics. Recently hosts Aaron French and Jennifer Berkshire aired the episode titled “Kindergarten Suspensions: Yes, It’s a Thing.” The thought of suspended kindergarteners seems absur...

Expert Answers: Focused Attention Practices and Brain Intervals by Lori Desautels

, By Jenny Barker

Audience members from the first webinar in the “Eureka! Big Ideas for Big Changes in SPED” series with scholar, author, and speaker Dr. Lori Desautels had so many questions during “Big Ideas in Neuroscience: Brains, Behavior and Engagement for ...

Expert Answers: Dr. Margo Izzo and LeDerick Horne on New Insights for Building Disability Pride and Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities

, By Jenny Barker

The second webinar in the “Eureka! Big Ideas for Big Changes in SPED” webinar series was with researcher Dr. Margo Izzo and disability advocate, author, poet, and consultant LeDerick Horne. During “New Insights for Building Disability Pride and...

English Language Learner Issues Part 3: Tips for Gathering Information with an Interpreter

, By Jenny Barker

By Karin H. Koukeyan For the past couple of months, we’ve explored topics related to working with bilingual populations including how to determine when a bilingual evaluation is necessary and best practices for working with an interpreter. In t...

English Language Learner Issues Part 2: Best Practices for SLPs Working with Interpreters

, By Jenny Barker

By Karin H. Koukeyan As Speech-Language Pathologists, we work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. It is no surprise that the numbers of English Language Learners (ELL) is increasing all over the United States. During the course of our ca...

Top 5 Tips for Leading an IEP Meeting Remotely

, By Jenny Barker

By Karin H. Koukeyan The Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting is an essential part of the special education experience for school professionals. It allows members of the entire team to come together and develop a plan that focuses on ...

Dear Colleague: Students with Autism May Need More than ABA

, By Jenny Barker

When it comes to determining which therapy services a student with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may benefit from, specialists are quick to jump to applied behavior analysis (ABA). While some research supports ABA, there are other approaches t...

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