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Upon arriving at the classroom to pick them up, my daughter informed me of the situation. The general ed teacher overheard this. She was aware of the situation and told me that it is illegal for me to reprimand a student.
I explained I was only asking and not reprimanding. I want guidance on how I should have handled this what I did wrong and is this something that is illegal in Ohio?
Your concern is valid. However, you approached a year old child to question his behavior on school property —that child cannot defend himself without an teacher or his parent present in my opinion.
I know many parents who would involve school authorities or the police if their child was approached by a parent like that. It was an innocent question on your part but out of place.
Your goal is to develop positive relationships with the people who teach your children so they WANT to help your kids. Discuss the problem with the teacher — she is responsible for dealing with problems in the classroom.
To top Parental Rights: Can a parent waive her rights to attend a triennial meeting for her child? Can the meeting therefore continue without the presence of the parent? Joe, Yes — on both accounts.
No, Donna, they do not have the right to do that. You are the parent.
You know what will work best for your child. You may have to calmly remind them of that multiple times. This made it hard for the parent to think clearly. Can the chair require immediate translation whenever parent and advocate talk to each other in Spanish during the meeting? What would you think about this?
What if everyone in the room spoke only English? Would you still feel comfortable having your side conversation with the advocate, if everyone could understand it?
You obviously want to reap the benefits of having your advocate present. Perhaps you can work out a way with the Team Chair that would allow you to be able to confer with your advocate but remain inclusive during the meeting.
Maybe you or the advocate can provide a brief translation about what is being said e. Or maybe you could arrange for periodic short breaks during the meeting, so you can have a private conversation with your advocate.
The parent felt overwhelmed. Having a friend there, making a connection with her in her home language, helped center her. We just needed to confer with each other briefly. Note, much of what is said in English in those meetings sounds like so much gobbledygook to her.
I understand the need to confer, to explain, or to simply console during the Team meeting — and for that to not always be in English. And I can definitely empathize with being overwhelmed with the special ed acronyms and jargon being thrown around!! No wonder Pete needed to write Emotions to Advocacy.
The emotional pain is so difficult when your rights and the rights of your child are so clearly violated. File a state complaint. If you are not satisfied you still have the right to pursue a due process. I lost my sons last one which took 7 hour days.
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