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May 8, 2024 27 mins

IEPs (Individualized Education Plans) - Part 2  | The Purple Couch Podcast

We're back with another enlightening episode, diving even deeper into the world of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). Join us as we continue our exploration of this vital educational tool, uncovering its essence and unraveling its potential to transform lives.

In this captivating continuation of our discussion on IEPs, we peel back the layers to reveal the intricate details that make these plans truly unique. From goal-setting and progress monitoring to accommodation strategies and parental involvement, we leave no stone unturned in our quest to understand the essence of IEPs.

Once again, we're privileged to be joined by Tracey Duharte, Director of Educational Services at Puzzle Box Academy. Drawing from her wealth of experience and expertise, Tracey shares invaluable insights into the finer points of crafting and implementing effective IEPs. 

Prepare to be inspired as she along with our host Pam and co-host Dr. Manuel Rodriguez  illuminates the path towards personalized learning and inclusive education.

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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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