Tag Archives: Annual Reviews

What is an IEP “Amendment?”

Published on March 17, 2010 by Jennifer Laviano

Every so often, Congress “reauthorizes” the IDEA.  The most recent was the 2004 Reauthorization, also known as IDEA04, and sometimes IDEIA (the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act).  When the 2004 IDEA came out, there were a number of changes with which I, and many parents’ attorneys and advocates, disagreed.  However, there was one change […]

Your Lack of Planning is Not My Emergency

Published on June 2, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Okay, less than a month left in IEP Season, and hopefully I won’t have as many rants about how special education cases are handled over the summer.  But for now, I am just getting more and more annoyed by the same tactics being employed by school districts all over the place!  In particular, why is […]