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May 1, 2024 23 mins

IEPs (Individualized Education Plans) - Part 1  | The Purple Couch Podcast

What exactly are Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), and why are they crucial in the educational landscape?

Join us as we demystify the intricacies of IEPs, exploring how they serve as a personalized roadmap for academic and developmental achievement. Through real-life examples and expert analysis, we uncover the ways in which IEPs empower children to thrive, regardless of their individual challenges.

We're honored to welcome Tracey Duharte, Director of Educational Services at Puzzle Box Academy. As a passionate advocate for personalized learning, Tracey brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our discussion. Tune in as she shares her insights and sheds light on the invaluable work being done at Puzzle Box Academy to tailor education to the unique needs of each child.

Don't miss out on this enlightening episode of The Purple Couch Podcast! 

Whether you're a parent, educator, or simply curious about the power of personalized learning, there's something for everyone in our discussion of IEPs. 

Join us as we embark on a journey of discovery, compassion, and empowerment.

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Autism | Neurodiversity | Applied Behavior Analysis | Special Education | Individualized Education Plans

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Host Bio:

Pamela Furr, affectionately known as Puzzle Box Pam, is the founder/CEO of Puzzle Box Academy and Kaleidoscope Interventions. She is a seasoned educator, holding a degree in early childhood education. She is well-versed in regulations regarding reimbursement of insurance plans regarding child therapy services, having worked as a licensed insurance agent and adjuster for over two decades. In 2007, Furr left behind the finance and insurance industry when her son was diagnosed with Autism. Since then, Furr has dedicated her life to the education and early intervention treatment of children and their families on the Autism spectrum. Furr’s achievements as a leader in the last ten years include pioneering evidence-based strategies for accelerating academic achievements and leading Puzzle Box Academy to growth and scale during economic challenges while maintaining high-quality programs.

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