Having a child with special needs often leaves parents with oodles of questions when it comes to their education. Does my kid need an IEP? Should I schedule regular meetings with his or her teacher? Am I doing enough to help my child in the classroom? For concerned parents, getting to the bottom of all their pressing questions can quite frankly be exhausting. We did some of the heavy lifting for moms and dads who are navigating the school system by asking special needs educators the things they want parents to know. And unsurprisingly, their answers are beyond enlightening.
Scroll through to see exactly what experienced educators from around the US have to say about their profession, and grab a notebook to take some notes along the way!