Wandering child needs tracking device Texas

Parent is fearful student will stray from expected route.  Parent has mentioned lack of fence around playground to the school officials.  Student lacks ability to be aware of risks of walking away and will go readily with strangers.


Parents are now using tracking devices and one now has real-time tracking (viewed on smart phone, device or desktop).  The emitter can be easily affixed inside the child’s pants pocket and can only be removed by the parent who has the magnetic key. Also, a feature includes “listen” to hear what is going on!

Operates on GPS as well as cell services.

Imagine the tragedies this will avoid!


ARD meeting help by school advocate in Keller ISD Texas

Parents who struggle with the public school often get the “spin” from the building staff and don’t realize that often the power to take more control of the problem situation is outside the district.  Many entities exist that are ready to accept reports of public institutions that are not providing adequate access or appropriate programming.children

Advocates at The IEP Center.com™ help parents solve schooling problems by providing information so they can advocate for the child with special needs. Schools often don’t put plans into place legitimately unless a parent pursues action.  Educational “systems” move slowly.  It’s what a parent doesn’t know that can deprive children of needed services.  We go to  school meetings with parents.

Don’t be bamboozled!  Waiting and hoping for problems to go away allows our children to regress.  Hoping the problem will go away will only delay getting the problem addressed.  Waiting too long to address concerns eliminates opportunities for correction.

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Special Education Law Anniversary Texas students

Today in 1975 the Individual with Disabilities Education Act was signed into law.  Parents worked to get it passed through Congress.  It is a funding law; that is, monies go to states to provide services to eligible school children.  However, federal dollars currently do not cover the entire costs of educating our children with special needs.  State and local monies usually provide the bulk of the costs of educating our children.

This law opened doors of public schools to our children who previously sat at home without schooling.  Looking upward at the dome within the US Congress rotunda.

Although the front doors are open in Kindergarten, the back door is also open for some students. Schools sometimes don’t know how to educate our kids who have behavior challenges as part of the disability.  Students are suspended and parents are not told of options, or parents feel pressured to withdraw the student or homeschool.  Many students are “drop-outs”.  Administrators act as though they are shocked when accused of these “forced dropout” scenarios.

Congress was wise to include in the IDEA avenues for parents and schools to resolve conflict; especially mediation.  Mediation can be held within a month and often resolves disagreements so that the child can get appropriate services.

We help parents at low-cost.  We help parents prepare for school meetings and also go to school meetings with parents.  Visit our website at   theiepcenter.com

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We are not attorneys and do not give advice.  We are not licensed to practice law.  Consult an attorney.  Legal info can be found at wrightslaw.com

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Special education student with Aspergers struggles unnecessarily Plano

100_0669Children with “invisible” disabilities are some of the most misunderstood in public schools. They are treated as typical children yet struggle.  These children may have slow processing, learning disabilities, intellectual delays, asperger, or autism. They may need specialized instruction in social skills; without it they may not behave appropriately resulting in discipline issues.

Public schools are mandated to address these needs’. Parents need to insist they be addressed to prevent unnecessary discipline problems. If the school refuses, there are simple actions parents can initiate without legal representation.

The civil rights advocates at The IEP Center© can help these northeast Texas parents. We have low-cost advocates available to help parents prevent on-going struggles with the public school.

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