IEP

Free Download - Transitional Resource Guide

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At the age of 14 or 16, a document called the Individualized Transition Plan becomes a part of the IEP.

Are you prepared to partner with the schools in creating this document?

The below Resource Guide is a goldmine of over 30 website links in 12 categories filtered for the best information on the web to prepare for successful planning. 

For an overview of the Individualized Transition Plan, read LOMAH's 4 part series on the topic.

For a more in depth dive, download the free Transition Guide below.

I Don't Want Back-to-School Advice for My Special Needs Child

"Please, for the love of all things special needs parenting, do not give me a to do list right out of the gates as the school year begins. Unless it involves a nap or Bloody Mary at 10:00, I am not interested. 

Just give me a week to recover. I will be all over the to do lists in a few weeks. 
I promise."

Wounded by Prayer & Healed with Cake

Prayer has been like a wound I prefer to cover with a clean bandage.

Can I just keep prayer nice and neat? Can I just occasionally peak under the bandage to see if anything is changing? Can I just claim “Amen! Answered prayer!” when things are healing and “God has a plan!” when it’s still a mess? 

For about a decade, I kept prayers in a safe spot under the bandage. I had to. There was a deep wound from unanswered prayer...