We recently had a client in the Bay Area who's parents were extremely active and involved but needed some professional support. I won't go into the entire history because I only want to share one particular point with you.
During an IEP for the client, the one of the members of the schools IEP team actually said, "…the idea of jane doe catching up is an unfair goal." HUH??? Now we are talking about a 3rd grader performing at a kindergarten level and catching up isn't the goal?
It's tragic how these schools have just written off so many children with special needs simply because they don't care to provide the extra resources and attention the child may need.
It is critical that parents know their rights and their children's rights when it comes to their education. If you don't know, we can help!