Tag Archives: Learning disability

New Jersey Reading Task Force Hear Our Voice

On April 30th, 2012 I drove to Trenton, New Jersey along with a friend to give my testimony to the New Jersey Reading Task Force. The task force is an 11-member group appointed by Governor Chris Christie to research current … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Logical and Fair

On June 21, 2005 the interim superintendent responded to my letter. He said that he would accept my letter as my formal complaint against the learning consultant and investigate the matter IMMEDIATELY! He also directed me to to the Board’s … Continue reading

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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: Time to file DUE PROCESS

The new case manager forwarded her notes to me as per my request. The most important part of the letter was the beginning. She wrote: “The team has recommended full-time placement in the Behavioral Disabilities Class to help him learn … Continue reading

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