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I don't want to go to PTC/meeting tomorrow!

Posted by on Mar. 10, 2013 at 9:36 PM
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After almost a year of slacking, BM finally got around to actually getting SD an IEP plan.(BM started this process in MAY of last year and bs-ed with finishing it by not signing the forms to have the testing done.) Mostly b/c DH said if she didn't he'd do it himself, even if that meant court. Any-who, the meeting is tomorrow at 8, which presents many issues. DD has to be at school at 8:10 for starters, we would have to take DD4 and DS2 with us, AND I have freaking strep throat for the first time ever! I honestly feel no need for me to go, but DH and BM both want me to, and SF is going. The last one I went to was kind of a mess, with BM making rude comments to and about both DH and I. The teacher and the school psychologist were speechless, and you should've seen their faces! DH says I need to suck it up and go, but WHY? Why do I need to be there??

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PumpkinSpice8
by Silver Member on Mar. 10, 2013 at 9:41 PM
I hope you feel better soon!!! I don't think you should have to go. :( Just Say No!
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dawncs
by on Mar. 10, 2013 at 9:42 PM
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Before you go, I know of a great free resource on IEPs at http://www.wrightslaw.com/.I also recommend reading http://www.ldonline.org/.

Dawn


Group owner of Different Learners Support Group (http://www.cafemom.com/group/118648)

HopesNDreams
by Silver Member on Mar. 10, 2013 at 9:49 PM
Attend by phone. It's pretty common. Problem solved.
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elisesmom922
by Silver Member on Mar. 10, 2013 at 9:49 PM

I know the basics of ADHD, I have been SD's SM for 3 years, and was her babysitter for 3 before that. And your first link says Error 404 something when ya click on it.

Quoting dawncs:

Before you go, I know of a great free resource on IEPs at http://www.wrightslaw.com/.I also recommend reading http://www.ldonline.org/.


elisesmom922
by Silver Member on Mar. 10, 2013 at 9:50 PM

Didn't even think of this one!

Quoting HopesNDreams:

Attend by phone. It's pretty common. Problem solved.


HopesNDreams
by Silver Member on Mar. 10, 2013 at 9:58 PM
As a teacher, I would much rather you attend by phone than attend with strep - the kids bring in enough germs!

Quoting elisesmom922:

Didn't even think of this one!

Quoting HopesNDreams:

Attend by phone. It's pretty common. Problem solved.


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dawncs
by on Mar. 10, 2013 at 10:53 PM

 It should be http://www.wrightslaw.com/. Sorry about the typo!

Quoting elisesmom922:

I know the basics of ADHD, I have been SD's SM for 3 years, and was her babysitter for 3 before that. And your first link says Error 404 something when ya click on it.

Quoting dawncs:

Before you go, I know of a great free resource on IEPs at http://www.wrightslaw.com/.I also recommend reading http://www.ldonline.org/.

 

Dawn


Group owner of Different Learners Support Group (http://www.cafemom.com/group/118648)

packermomof2
by on Mar. 10, 2013 at 11:27 PM
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As an adult who works in a school in close quarters parents who are in and out, my advice is do not go with strep throat. School staff do not appreciate being around sick kids, much less sick adults. We'd rather you stay home so that we don't risk catching whatever you have. Your husband and mom can suck it up and deal with it.
Seychelles1409
by Gold Member on Mar. 10, 2013 at 11:57 PM
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You don't!  As a former teacher who has been to countless IEP meetings, the only people we need there are the custodial parent (s).  By the way, the BM can't get SD on an IEP.  IEP's are only allowed if the student meets certain criteria and never because a parent requests or pressures the school for one.  I am so sorry for your embarrassment at your last IEP meeting.  I assure you, we have seen and heard it all and the BM did not make you or your husband sound bad.  She made herself out to be petty, jealous, crazy, nuts....pick your adjective.  Most likely when you guys all left, the teachers, etc. said BM was "a piece of work"!    I can't tell you how many times we've come across jealous ex's and their agendas are so apparent.  Again, stay home.  DH may want you there for HIS moral support.  He's a big boy.  Let him handle this by himself!

Leigh84
by Silver Member on Mar. 11, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Yeah I agree w/everyone else, you have strep u need to stay home
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