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Lisa Lightner
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IEP support, resources and more from a special needs mom and advocate.
IEP support, resources and more from a special needs mom and advocate.

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what parents need to know about the IEP


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How to write the best ever parent attachment letter for your IEP

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Measurable IEP goals that address executive function deficits

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the weight loss program that all busy moms should check out #personaltrainerfood @personaltrainerfood

It started with my shirts being a little too tight. “Hmph, my body must be changing as I age,” I told myself. Then one of my favorite pairs of jeans wasn’t even coming close to fitting or being zippered. “Well, guess I had too many holiday treats!” as I…

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What to expect after an #IEP meeting

I answer a lot of questions about IEPs. And, my advocate friends and I give a lot of guidance about what to ask for prior to and during an IEP meeting. And now I’m seeing a trend among parents…asking, “I had my IEP meeting today, now what?” Many parents…

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We have 3 days to get this done...so let's do this!

Today’s action item comes to us right from COPAA, and I’m just going to copy and paste it from the email. Tell the Senate to vote NO on Resolution to Rollback ESSA Accountability Regulations ACTION ALERT Tell the Senate to vote NO on Resolution to…

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New school voucher bill introduce by House members
HR 610
school choice
IEP



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well that escalated quickly! school voucher bill introduced in House

Thanks to a Facebook group member for bringing this to my attention– A bill was introduced in the House today for school vouchers. As I said to her, it’s time to circle the wagons, but not necessarily time to panic. Here is a link to HR 610. Reasons I am…

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time to move on to the next task...getting Sessions out of there! #DumpSessions

Whew! What an exhausting few weeks. I swear, after today, I hope I never have to hear the name Betsy DeVos again. But, that vote is today at noon. So if you’re up early today (Feb 7) go ahead and maybe call one more time. And then we move on. To Jeff…
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