Your child Might Have An IEP If ....
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If you have ever attended a meeting at school with 25 professionals...
your child might have an IEP.

If you are the only one wearing jeans....
your child might have an IEP.

If these professionals speak a different language....
your child might have an IEP.

If the meeting room was the size of a closet...
your child might have an IEP.

If you have ever been asked, "do you think your child is the only one in the district?"...
your child might have an IEP.

If you have ever heard, "we do not have money for that!"...
your child might  have an IEP.

If you have ever been called an "overprotective, hysterical parent" or an "uninvolved parent"...
your child might have an IEP.

If you have ever been told your child "will just grow out of it", "is lazy", "slow", "irresponsible", "immature and/or sensitive"...
your child might have an IEP.

If you feel you have walked into "Assertiveness Training 101" by accident...
your child might have an IEP.

If you have ever been screamed at by a school official...
your child might have an IEP.

If you have ever been told your child will be lucky to grow up and dig ditches...
your child might have an IEP.

If it has ever been suggested to move to another District...
your child might have an IEP.

If you have ever been invited to home school your child...
your child might have an IEP.

If you have ever called the school and asked for your child and were told "we do not have anyone here by that name..."
your child might have an IEP.

If your family is ever discussed in the teachers lounge...
your child might have an IEP.

If every time you call the school board office, the person you need to talk you is in a meeting...
you might have an IEP.

If a meeting with the school has ever been rescheduled more than twice to the time you definitely can not come...
your child might have an IEP.

If you have ever been patted on the shoulder and called "honey" by the principal...
your child might have an IEP.

If it has ever been suggested all your child needs is a "good spanking to straighten him/her up..."
your child might have an IEP.

If you have been asked by a teacher to "just sign it!..."
your child definitely has an IEP!