Aug 142014
IEP Training for Educationally Involved Parents

Do you need Free IEP Training? If you have a child on an IEP and feel like you’re a lost fish swimming in an ocean of special education jargon, I’ve been there! Going through this IEP Training will reduce your confusion and feeling of being overwhelmed. It might even help you feel like a true member of your child’s IEP team! Let me welcome to Learning Abled Kids’ IEP Training. Since IEPs can determine what your child is taught, how your child is taught, who teaches the content, as well as when and where your child’s education is provided, the […]

Aug 032014
IEP Training Course for Learning Abled Kids

IEP Training Course Content This course consists of six units which correspond to the required sections of an IEP. The required sections are: Present Levels of Performance Goals & Objectives Supports & Services Accommodations & Modifications Measures of Progress Placement Each unit of this IEP Training Course will familiarize you with the purpose of one of these IEP sections. You will also learn about the required content for the specific section. The course will allow you to read the specific portion of IDEA laws which detail the contents of the IEP section. To proceed directly through the IEP Training Course, […]

Jul 182014
IEP Goals for Written Expression or Difficulty with Writing

Two Quick Tips Before Creating IEP Goals for Written Expression: When your child struggles with his writing skills, you need Measurable IEP Goals for Written Expression. This page contains information about writing measureable goals, so you can tell if your child is making good progress in writing. If your child struggles at all with the handwriting component of writing, be sure to check out the IEP Goals for Writing , Keyboarding and Copying for Students with Dysgraphia or Handwriting Difficulties too. You may also want to check out these resources about other aspects of writing: + “How To Teach Handwriting […]

Jun 192014
IEP Goals for Organization Skills - Measurable Goals Part II

Learning to write Measureable IEP Goals for organization can help you write a goal for ANY instruction your child needs, including organizational skills. Organizational skills CAN be taught, but they require you or your child’s teacher to give your child specific, step-by-step instructions, each and every day, day after day, until the process becomes natural to your child. IEP goals for organization won’t miraculously be met without direct teaching of organization skills. For some reason, organization skills, even when goals are included in an IEP are overlooked in the teaching portion of the day. You can set goals for reading, writing, […]

Apr 042014
IEP Goals for Reading Fluency and Decoding w/ IEP Goal Examples

Make SURE your child makes progress in reading with great IEP goals for reading fluency and reading decoding. Learn How: Great IEP goals for reading will let YOU know if your child is making adequate yearly progress in reading. You’ll know if your child needs better, more, or different reading services if he’s not making progress. (You won’t have to rely on your school’s progress reporting or wonder if their reporting is accurate). 😉 Having well written IEP goals for reading will give you the information you need to KNOW if your child is making adequate yearly progress. There are example IEP Goals for Reading listed […]

Aug 042013
IEP Goals for Writing , Keyboarding, and Copying

Specific, measurable, IEP Goals for Writing , keyboarding and copying with Example IEP Goals For Your Child In addition to grabbing the example IEP Goals for Writing for copying and keyboarding below, you may want to check out the How-to Teach Handwriting to a Child with Dysgraphia, including Curriculum suggestions page. It will give you a deeper understanding of how handwriting difficulties are best addressed. For a child with dysgraphia, learning to write by hand often requires a period of “copying” to master letter formation and placement. Copying texts eliminates the massive brain processes required to think of what to write, hold it […]

Aug 042013
Executive Functioning IEP Goals for ADHD and Organization

You Can Improve your child’s academic performance with Executive Functioning IEP Goals When writing Executive Functioning IEP Goals, notice how measurable is each goal. If your child’s organization goals are NOT measurable, how will you know if your child is making progress? By writing measurable goals, you and your child’s school will both KNOW if your child is improving in his skills. If you have measurable goals, you can adjust the goals as your child becomes more organized. Your child will become more organized when he’s making good progress on his goals. Write Executive Functioning IEP Goals for Organization to […]

Aug 042013
Spelling Goals for IEPs for Dyslexia or Writing Disabilities

If your child’s spelling is horrible, you need GREAT Spelling Goals for IEPs. Below, I’ve listed several examples of Spelling Goals for IEPs that are SMART, measureable goals. I’ve included an explanation of how to write smart spelling goals for IEPs. Feel free to use these example spelling goals for IEPs. Adjust them to fit your child’s individual spelling instruction needs. Before we dive into the spelling goals for IEPs, I’d like to point out that IF your child KNOWS spelling rules, but fails to spell words properly when writing, you might want to consider the research-proven method I used to help […]

Aug 032013
Free IEP Training Course: Instructor Biography

Sandy Cook developed this course as a labor of love in trying to help other parents understand and navigate the special education world, particularly IEP meetings.  She remembers how clueless she felt at her first several IEP meetings, the fact that she did not know her child’s rights, and later found out her child’s IEP was inadequate with vague or unmeasurable goals. When Sandy’s oldest son began elementary school, it was clear that he was struggling with language-based learning issues and was eventually identified as having dyslexia. Through attempts to gain appropriate educational services from the local school system, Sandy […]