Teaching Students with Disabilities IS a Team Effort

Having a bunch of goals on an IEP with the expectation that a single teacher is going to solely execute them all on their own isn’t realistic.

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Think about it for a moment. If an elementary school teacher has twenty five students in their classroom and seven students have an IEP, each one with a dozen unique goals — you are literally asking one person to work on several dozen tasks all at once in addition to teaching students the curriculum at hand. What sense does that make?

Continue Reading at: https://laurajmurphy.medium.com/teaching-children-with-disabilities-is-a-team-effort-c7fcb046a72f?sk=8155a3058bc4783a3470c47f3871f259

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Mischief Momma was started in 2016 to write about the playful truths of parenting and life. In 2017, MM began to focus more on writing about parenting and life on the spectrum and raising her daughter and stepson. She writes about the joys, humor, and struggles of raising children who are different, and navigating obstacles like childcare, education, and work. This mom writes about her journey upward after hitting rock bottom.

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