8 episodes

On the IEP OMG Show, we will explore what schools can do to support students with special needs and how parents can secure these supports. We’ll talk about the relevant history of special education and empower parents with strategies and insights into the school systems.
These bite-sized shows will leave you informed, inspired, and ready to rock any SST, 504, or IEP. (PS this show is still for you if you don’t yet know what those are!) Let me guide you through what is often confusing and overwhelming. Team up with me on IEP OMG! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/iepomgshow/support

The IEP OMG Show Sarah Kesty

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

On the IEP OMG Show, we will explore what schools can do to support students with special needs and how parents can secure these supports. We’ll talk about the relevant history of special education and empower parents with strategies and insights into the school systems.
These bite-sized shows will leave you informed, inspired, and ready to rock any SST, 504, or IEP. (PS this show is still for you if you don’t yet know what those are!) Let me guide you through what is often confusing and overwhelming. Team up with me on IEP OMG! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/iepomgshow/support

    What if the school team says NO?

    What if the school team says NO?

    We're all on the same team...the team for your KID! But, it sure can feel like we're on different planets when the school and home teams don't agree. Listen this week to understand where our disagreements come from and how to navigate them for the best results for your kid! 

    All my love, Sarah 

    Love what you're learning? Please rate and review the show! Visit IEPOMG.com for resources and to learn more. Thanks!


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    • 13 min
    A Dad's Perspective on IEPs: insider tips from Rick Daynes

    A Dad's Perspective on IEPs: insider tips from Rick Daynes

    Author of Keep It Together, Man, Rick Daynes, shares incredibly helpful tips about making IEPs work for you! Join us for his inspiring stories and insights on today's show! 

    About Rick: 

    Keep It Together Man author, speaker, and father of five, three of whom have special needs, offers life changing solutions to inspire ALL who want to empower their marriage, family, and community.

    http://keepittogetherman.org/

    https://www.differentmusical.com/


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    • 34 min
    How to Prepare for an IEP or 504

    How to Prepare for an IEP or 504

    Being at an IEP or 504 meeting feels a little bit like attending a new language class that’s just above your level. You know most of the words and can generally get the gist from context, but what was that about recoupment? What did they mean by percentile and T-score? And, man oh man, could they please spell out those acronyms? This episode will help you prepare yourself to be empowered with the understanding and perspective for an effective meeting! 



    Quizlet example

    Slides for IEP 504 jargon flashcards

    Resources at IEPOMG.com 


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    • 12 min
    Where to start: SST, 504, IEP? OMG!

    Where to start: SST, 504, IEP? OMG!

    Whether you're new to the process or a few meetings in, this episode will help you understand the differences between meeting and plan types, as well as what to expect as you navigate the school support system. We've also got some great tips for preparing yourself before each meeting, including a planning resource on IEPOMG.com. Newbies and seasoned parent-advocates alike will learn a lot in this episode! 



    https://www.iepomg.com/resources


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    • 15 min
    Services through Special Ed: Academic Supports

    Services through Special Ed: Academic Supports

    So, the school wants to test your kid for special education support? What kind of things can they offer? What do they mean when they say "SDC" or "LRE?" Jump in for a quick primer on special education services for academic support! Whether you're new to the process or have been IEP-ing for a while, you'll learn the full range of options schools can provide and gain an understanding why we say Special Education is a Service NOT a Placement. 

    All my love,

    Sarah


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    • 10 min
    A brief history of Special Ed in the US

    A brief history of Special Ed in the US

    It's a brief history indeed; special education isn't even 50 years old yet! Listen to this quick and informative episode, as it will explain and validate why the special ed process can be so, so tricky for parents, students, even schools! 

    For resources or information on advocacy support: IEPOMG.com 

    All my love,

    Sarah


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    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/iepomgshow/support

    • 11 min

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