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Parents at an IEP meeting which is one of their rights in the IEP process.
Special Education IEP
Suzie Dalien

Parental Rights In The IEP Process

Most parents don’t know they have rights in the IEP process. Recently, I had a conversation with a very concerned mother… it went something like this; Mother; “But, I’ve only been

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IEP War | A Poem For Parents
Parenting
Luke Dalien

IEP War – A Poem For Parents

IEP War ~ A Poem For Parents Tis’ the season, An IEP’s the reason, That parents walk through the classroom door. They chat with experts, IEP experts, While their children

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Special Education - Parents View
Luke Dalien

Parent View – Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

My son is four years old and has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. For those that are unaware, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is an incurable, degenerative muscle disease. Basically, over time people

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Special Education - Parents View
Luke Dalien

The First Year – Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy has invaded our lives. Our 4-year-old son, Alex, was diagnosed with this incurable, horrendous disease in February 2018. It’s been a VERY rocky, trying year. My wife

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Communication
Suzie Dalien

The Kid Who Stood Up Against Ignorance

There I was, another week in the books full of significant accomplishments, challenges and milestones. At last it was Friday, the day my high school students had been looking forward

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