My top ten tips for a smooth IEP process

Individual Education Plans or IEPs- REPOST

In honor of the start of another school year, a re-post on my top tips for a smooth IEP process.

Twenty percent of youth ages 13-18 experience a mental health condition in a given year. As a parent, you may find yourself in the position of needing to get help for your child from the school.     

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  • 29 August 2017
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Re-post: My top ten tips for a smooth IEP process

# TBT: Individual Education Plans or IEPs

With a new school year underway, this seemed like a good time to re-post my top tips for a smooth IEP process. 

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  • 7 September 2016
  • Author: Tracey Yokas
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My top ten tips for a smooth IEP process

Individual Education Plans or IEPs

This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week, and a great time to think up one idea you could do to help eradicate the stigma associated with mental illness or to advocate for a friend or family member.

Two weeks ago, I volunteered to go to a local high school and present the NAMI signature program, Ending The Silence, to three sections of freshman health classes. The presentation's purpose is to combat stigma, raise awareness of mental illness and its warning signs, to break the taboo of discussing suicide, and to provide guidance on steps the kids can take if they or someone they know need help.

Twenty percent of youth ages 13-18 experience a mental health condition in a given year. As a parent, you may find yourself in the position of needing to get help for your child from the school.     

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There are so many ways to help! Get involved and spread the word. Hope is real. Recovery is real. Help is real.

  • 5 October 2015
  • Author: Tracey Yokas
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