How I Got ESY Services After the School Said "No"!

Has the IEP team already taken the position that your child does not need ESY services?

Here's a success story about how one parent used the Columbo Strategy to give the team a way to change their position.

To learn what the Columbo Strategy is and how to use it, read How I Got ESY Services After the School Said No.

In this success story, at the IEP meeting, the team mentioned one criteria for ESY - "regression-recoupment." Period. No other options were mentioned. When they handed the parent a paper to sign, she was not prepared to sign it.

Learn the steps she took and what happened at the next meeting that caused the IEP team to change their position and provide the ESY services her child needed.

Find more resources and cases about Extended School Year.