When the School Says No...How to Get the Yes!

When the School Says No...How to Get the Yes!

Securing Special Education Services for Your Child

Vaughn Lauer

$24.95

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When planning a child's Individualized Education Program (IEP), it is vital that parents and educators are involved in collaborative decision making. This book offers parents of children with autism and other disabilities a unique way of approaching and tackling the problems that can arise relating to the provision of special education services.

Taking a structured, cooperative approach to IEPs, the easily applicable six question process enables parents to determine the needs of their child and obtain the services required by asking key questions during IEP meetings. Explaining the approach through real life scenarios and issues, this book demonstrates how to achieve effective collaboration with school personnel, ensuring the child receives the appropriate and necessary educational program and services.

Providing a practical, structured approach to IEP planning for parents and offering insight into the parental perspective for educators, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in IEP meetings.


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Vaughn Lauer:
Vaughn Lauer, PhD, is an educator with over ' experience in the field of special education. Working as a teacher, a university instructor and a building, district and state administrator in the field of public education, Dr. Lauer's experience spans all levels of education from pre-school to university. He has also worked in the field of test development for students with disabilities and has created professional development strategies for general and special education personnel. He lives in Virginia, USA.

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