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How to Create the Best IEP and IEP Results…Even from a Distance

As someone who has spent her career delivering speech therapy to students and schools online, here are some tips based on my experiences to ensure that you and your IEP team are able to keep IEP meetings productive, positive, and consistent during this inconsistent time.

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4 Steps for Transition Planning: Valuing the Process

As a high-school intervention specialist, my personal transition planning process has evolved over the years. Regardless of your approach to transition planning, however, there's one thing we can all share: If you value the process, your students will appreciate the growth.

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Be the Change

The nation has been rocked by the deaths of numerous Black people in the past weeks. What does this have to do with special education? Here's some insight from one Black male special educator.

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10 Tips for Combating Frustration With Online Student Engagement from the CECommunity

As you work to provide special education remotely, here’s some advice for keeping students and families engaged from the CECommunity All-Member Forum.

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Preparing Students for the Real World with LCE

As educators, one of our most important goals is to prepare students to become fully participating members of their communities. And for students with disabilities, the life skills education and training they acquire in school may be the only resources they receive to help them transition from being students to life as independent and productive adults.

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#NationalVolunteerWeek: Special Educator…Ninja…Same Thing!

Take a moment to read this special thank-you message from CEC President Dr. Jennifer Lesh in honor of National Volunteer Week,

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“It. Will. Be. O.K.”: What I’ve Learned About Navigating COVID-19

As a brand new central office administrator, I have learned a lot through the COVID-19 crisis. One of the most important things I want teachers and other practitioners to know is that you are not alone.

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How CEC Volunteers Are Making Strides: Spotlight on the LDC

To learn more about CEC’s leadership and the various ways our members are making strides in the special education community, we chatted with Leadership Development Committee (LDC) Chair, CEC Past President Mikki Garcia.

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