Parents May Take FMLA Leave for Special Education Meetings

By |2019-09-09T15:59:02-04:00September 16th, 2019|Parents, Special Education Services, Uncategorized|

A parent’s attendance at IEP meetings is essential, but some parents may struggle to take time off in order to attend these meetings. If this sounds like you, you are in luck! A recently published opinion from the Department of Labor (DOL) details how parents can take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in order to attend meetings to develop your child’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP), known in Connecticut as PPT meetings.

Upcoming Training: Special Education and Transition Planning

By |2019-09-24T16:58:01-04:00September 9th, 2019|Special Education, Special Education Services, Students with Disabilties, Training, Transition|

I am thrilled to present at the upcoming 5th Annual Connecticut Secondary Transition Symposium: Every Voice Matters. This two-day event event brings students and their families together with educators and other professionals to improve secondary transition programming and services for students with disabilities.