Monthly Archives: May 2011

Firstborn: Project Read Trained Teacher

I wrote a letter to the case manager regarding the IEP Draft that I had picked up on June 2, 2005 that was the proposed IEP from the May 27th meeting. I had called for another IEP meeting that was … Continue reading

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Firstborn: It’s all phonetics!

It was June 2005. My son was still in the process of vision therapy. The children’s desks at school were starting to be emptied out and all their work sent home. I received a writing journal that had been kept … Continue reading

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Firstborn: FERPA

So I decided to contact the Family Policy Compliance Officer at the United States Department of Education in Washington, D.C.. I explained to him how the child study team hadn’t given me access to the teacher’s notes that had been … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Bully Mom

So you heard a portion of the IEP meeting on May 27th but let me explain some of the other things that happened at that IEP meeting and after wards to give you a better picture. First off I provided … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Prodigy Child

Despite the fact that I always audio taped my IEP meetings I also sent a letter of understanding as well. Why? Because in the event we headed to due process it is rare that a Judge would listen to an … Continue reading

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Social Networking!

Believe it or not I was really against social networking in the beginning. I was invited to My Space but never joined. Then later I was invited to Facebook but never accepted the invitation till a year or two later. … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Transcribed audiotape

It was May 27th. I arrived at the meeting, tape recorder in hand. The meeting was going pretty smooth. We were all playing “nicey nice”. Then we got to the discussion about my son’s writing and the topic of Assistive … Continue reading

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