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A Parent’s Critical Role in Their Child’s IEP 

A Parent’s Critical Role in Their Child’s IEP 

  Being a parent- period- is a huge job, but being a parent-advocate  for a child with special needs, can feel like a monumental task. The goal of My Educational Solutions is to make the job of parent advocacy a bit simpler, a bit easier and a whole lot more accessible to your average parent. …

The Value of Inclusive Education for All Students

The Value of Inclusive Education for All Students

The Value of Inclusive Education for All Students Inclusive Education and successful inclusive schools are not just good for some students, it’s practice that’s good for all students. Time and time again we have seen that the same principles that make inclusive education work for students with disabilities, provide other students in the very same …

Florida School’s Reopening and School Choice

Florida School’s Reopening and School Choice

Florida Schools Reopening and School Choice   Parents, clients, potential clients and professional colleagues have been contacting us with lots of questions and also asking for advice in making decisions about what to do with their children’s education come fall. Surveys have been sent out throughout districts statewide asking parents to select from a set …

Virtual Schooling AND IEP’s

Virtual Schooling AND IEP’s

We here at My Educational Solutions are hoping that you are healthy and maintaining some sense of peace during this very destabilizing time. We are parents and we know the challenges of online education. WE know this is new for school districts and teachers. But we do feel that the greatest individuals effected by this …

The Coronavirus… Schools Are Shut Down- Now What? 

The Coronavirus… Schools Are Shut Down- Now What? 

A Parents Guide By, Allison Cohen- Guest Blogger & My Educational Solutions Parent If you are anything like me, the thought of school being closed, at least through mid-April, is overwhelming.  There seem to be almost more hours in the day when we feel like we need to fill them. How do we keep our …

Compelled By Research- The Push for IEP Teams

Compelled By Research- The Push for IEP Teams

Team members at IEP Meetings that make decisions about where students with disabilities need to receive their services are in many cases ill prepared and ill informed to do so. District trainings should include exposing IEP team members to actual research, including that released by the Department of Education, that looks at the life outcomes …

The IEP Is In Effect- Now What?

The IEP Is In Effect- Now What?

The IEP Is In Effect- Now What? You have worked so hard to prepare for your child’s IEP Meeting, it came and went, and now there’s a comprehensive plan in effect that you are hopeful will make a difference. I know that you left the meeting feeling a sense of relief, but for many parents …

Best Practices In Preparing for Your Child’s IEP Meeting

Best Practices In Preparing for Your Child’s IEP Meeting

Best Practices In Preparing for Your Child’s IEP Meeting Your child has an IEP Meeting coming up and like most parents you want to be as prepared as possible to play a meaningful role in the development of the initial or updated IEP. It’s difficult to know the right questions to ask and what exact …

A Change of Approach versus A Change In Placement

A Change of Approach versus A Change In Placement

A Change of Approach versus A Change In Placement The number one reason that students with disabilities are moved to more restrictive environments is due to BEHAVIORS that are interfering with their learning or the learning of others in the classroom. Interestingly enough, what has been shown to be most impactful in changing the behavior …

What Parents of Students with School Behavior Problems Need to Know

What Parents of Students with School Behavior Problems Need to Know

One of the most frustrating parts of sending your child to school, is when they are sent right back home for poor behavior or sent out of the classroom to sit in the office. All the while you are constantly being called by the school to remedy the problem in some form; speaking to your …

What Martin Luther King Junior’s Mission Meant for Students with Disabilities

What Martin Luther King Junior’s Mission Meant for Students with Disabilities

  The Civil Rights Movement paved the way for the simple consideration that individuals with disabilities are entitled to equal access and that separate is inherently unequal, when the basis of separation is a characteristic or condition that one is born with (being a woman, being a certain ethnicity/color, being disabled, medically fragile, etc). This …

It’s Your Child’s Right to Be Included

It’s Your Child’s Right to Be Included

When it comes to addressing your child’s needs, there are several ways in which the law requires schools to provide these necessary educational services. They do so through a federal law that was established in 2004, known as IDEA, or Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The IDEA provides rights and protections to children with disabilities, …

Curious If Your McKay Scholarship Allotment Is What It Should Be?

Curious If Your McKay Scholarship Allotment Is What It Should Be?

McKay Scholarship Allotment: Is it What it Should Be?   If you are like most people, you look at the McKay Florida Scholarship Fund with a lack of understanding as to how your child was assigned the amount they were assigned. You might wonder whether or not the scholarship assigned was appropriate or not. Here …

Welcome to MyEducationalSolutions.com

Welcome to MyEducationalSolutions.com

My Educational Solutions provides a multitude of services for parents of children who are having a difficult time academically and behaviorally. The mission of the company is to be an all inclusive problem-to-solution bridge for parents to walk across and reach real answers for their children, that will equate to transformation in the child’s life …