Being Proactive is Key

Jan 30, 2012 by

I happen to come across this article called “Special Ed Strategies: Be Clear, Be Proactive, Be Inventive”  I was actually quite impressed.  I have to say I am lucky enough to work in a school that follows most if not all of the proactive steps outlined.  In the past 25 years, I know systems that work better are the ones that are flexible enough to be proactive, see it from the parents perspective and have the administration support. If I knew that an extra half hour of speech and language services was going to help a parent feel empowered and more comfortable with the service delivery, I offered it.  Once I worked with a very skilled program manager who had no problem holding marathon IEP meetings.  This made the parent feel like the...

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