Essential resources for understanding the world of special education in Howard County and beyond.

Back to School Preparation Tips

Summertime is almost over, and it’s time to think about gearing up for school. This can be a welcome thought or a scary one! Even    scarier if your child is moving up and making a big change, whether it be out of RECC, into middle school, or onto freshman year in high school. These big…

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Independent Educational Evaluations

Parents and school personnel are often confused about what constitutes an independent educational evaluation (IEE) and how the evaluation is to be used. This article addresses what constitutes an IEE, the value of an IEE, what the law requires of school districts,

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Resolving Parent-School Disputes

IEP FAQs Pop-Up Parents want the “best” education for their children. Schools are only required to provide “appropriate” services for children with disabilities. Conflict between parents and schools is normal and inevitable.

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