Niche Resources
Special Education Myths, Busted

Special education is often (and unfortunately) filled with myths and rumors that can cloud important facts and create stigma. We’re here to help.

IEP vs. 504 Plan: What’s the Difference?

IEPs (Individualized Education Plans) and 504 plans are both formal documents that provide important accommodations and information for any child with special needs, yet they are vastly different.

What Is Special Education? (Probably Not What You Think)

Decades ago, special education often meant a special classroom for “special” students – of varying physical, emotional and learning differences. But now, the implementation of special education is often invisible and integrated.

What Is an IEP?

If a student is approved for services after an evaluation, an IEP will then be carefully written. Here’s what it will look like.

What Happens To Your Child’s IEP After High School?

IEP meetings, academic goals, testing accommodations, and insight into the child’s academic performance are all standard. But what happens when a child is nearing the end of high school? Well, pretty much everything changes.