The OT School House Podcast

Episode 43: 7 Reminders For That Tough IEP Meeting


Jayson Davies, OTR/L


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In this episode, I share 7 tips to help you get ready for a tough, maybe high-profile, IEP. With the help of a few personal experiences, I talk about how to ensure that you are prepared logistically and emotionally for what can be an intense 3-6 hours with the IEP team. Did you listen and feel like I forgot something on my list? let me know with an email!

This podcast does not qualify as a Professional Development Podcast. You can learn more about how to earn professional development credits through the OTSH Podcast for your OT/COTA renewal certification here! 

Links to Show References:

  • OT School House's A-Z School-Based OT Course

    • Check out the course that I have put together just for you, the OT School House community. This course is a direct response to the questions and feedback I have heard from those who listen to the show. Learn more about the course here!

  •  10 Strategies to Help You Survive Your Next Difficult IEP Meeting

    • Check out this blog post for more ways to prepare for that tough IEP you have coming up. ​

  • Dear IEP Team: Don't Call Me Mom​​​

    • A blog post from a parent about her feelings when attending an IEP and being referred to as "Mom"​




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