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“That is probably the biggest worry of any parent who has a child with special needs. You want them to outlive you in one sense, but then you wonder what will happen.
“If there won’t be an accurate score, then why should he take an IQ test? We didn’t want a number on the front of his Individualized Education Program (IEP) plan.* We want someone to flip the page and read all about him and not just assume what their expectations
should be based on that number.”
“There is a deficiency of well-trained special education teachers and general education teachers should be more knowledgeable about disabilities as well.”