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“Recognize when BCBA should contribute to IEP meeting,” Special Ed Connection

In an article published March 15, 2017 in Special Ed Connection, Atlanta partner Sherry Culves discusses when board-certified behavior analysts (BCBAs) are appropriate to be included in a child’s Individualized Education Program and what schools should do when a parent requests their services. "BCBAs or other related service providers, such as speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists, are not required members of the IEP team," said Ms. Culves, a school attorney and member of the School and University Law Group. "But if it is already as clear as day that the student needs specialized services, you have to involve that provider in some way in the IEP." Click here to read the full article.