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From IFSP to IEP: Navigating the Preschool Transition

From IFSP to IEP: Navigating the Preschool Transition

Update: 2021-04-12
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Navigating the preschool transition for children with unique needs can be confusing and overwhelming. Learn how to prepare as your child moves from IFSP (early intervention services) to IEP (public school district services). Our guest, special education attorney Seth Schwartz, Esq., shares several helpful tips including knowing relevant timelines and maintaining good documentation as you prepare for your child's first IEP meeting.

Seth Schwartz, Esq. is the managing attorney at Brightside Law Group (https://brightsidelawgroup.com​). Brightside Law Group helps families with children of all abilities to navigate their special education rights and with limited conservatorships. Brightside Law Group's approach is to provide objective and experienced legal counsel, in a compassionate and understanding manner. Many families have never worked with an attorney before, and Brightside does our best to make the process as transparent and as easy as possible.

Crystal Sanford, M.Ed.. M.A. CCC-SLP is the owner and director of Sanford Autism Consulting (https://www.sdautismhelp.com​), a consulting practice offering IEP advocacy and parent empowerment classes for fellow special needs families throughout the U.S.  Crystal specializes in supporting fellow families impacted by Autism, as well as other unique challenges such as learning disabilities and ADHD. To learn more about assistance in advocating for the special education your child deserves, contact Crystal at info@sdautismhelp.com.

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From IFSP to IEP: Navigating the Preschool Transition

From IFSP to IEP: Navigating the Preschool Transition

Crystal Sanford, M.Ed., M.A. CCC-SLP & Seth Schwartz, Esq.