A new school year means a new teacher and maybe even a new school. If your child needs accommodations or is in a special education program, it may mean a new IEP team. Add the transition from summer to the school routine, and your to-do list can quickly become overwhelming.
Here is a simple parent-tested way to prepare for back-to-school: create a one-pager about your child to share with school staff. Chances are busy teachers will appreciate having this information handy:
Would you mind emailing me the info sheet so I can print more? I gave them all out and only kept the one I wrote on!Megan, Special Education Teacher
Not sure where to start? Use our free template and check one thing off your list!
Note: You will need a free account to edit, save, and download the one-pager as a PDF document.
Looking for more practical tips for back-to-school inclusion? Check out our friends at Parenting Special Needs Magazine. For more support and information throughout your parenting journey, find a Parent to Parent program near you.