Author: Suzanne Shaft

Suzanne Shaft

Autism and Sensory Issues

A parent’s guide to meltdowns

An infographic by VitalGuide and Parent Expert Suzanne Shaft (Plan A-Z) Learn more Suzanne Shaft and Plan A-Z on Vitalxchange Read more from Suzanne Shaft

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How to prepare for an IEP
Special Education

How to prepare for an IEP?

Can I trust the school blindly for the IEP? Suppose you have an IEP coming up soon.  Should you do anything to prepare?  You’ve got

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Parent under IEP meeting stress
Special Education

IEP Meeting and Prior Written Notice: Know Your Rights

Parents dread IEP meetings and often do not know how to prepare and advocate for the best interests of their children. Parent expert Suzanne shares a very important strategy and secret weapon in creating a paper trail the Prior Written Notice, provided by the school and protected by the IDEA law.

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