Knowledge Center

What are my options for pre-school? Teaser
Ali Malone, special education teacher and Our Place Expert walks you through what your options for pre-school are. You might be wondering what a day at pre-school looks like for your child, Ali is here to answer all of those questions. Check it out!
Who can help with my IEP?? Teaser
Our Place Expert Bonnie Hybner was a special education teacher for over a decade, now she help families through the IEP process. We are here to tell you more about the IEP process and if you need help, don't worry IEP advocates are here for you.
Evaluation.....Re-Evaluation? What do you need to know? Teaser
Join us as Dr. Brandi goes through special education evaluation and re-evaluation. Our goal is to help you understand how psychological evaluations can help your child access services and make progress
Guardianship....Where do I start? Teaser
Sarah White will be walking us through the process of guardianship. When do you start the process? What are the pros and cons? Everything you need to know will be covered!
Therapy......Not What you Think? Teaser
Sarah Erdman will be joining us from Summit’s Edge Counseling. Come listen as we explore the benefits of therapy and explore topics such as diagnosis….now what??
Everything Taxes - Deductions That May Surprise You Teaser
CEO of Charter Accounting, Deborah Daniel, will be joining us to answer all of your questions regarding taxes. You may be able to write off more than you think!
IEP Teacher POV Teaser
Have you ever wondered how accommodations for a student are given to a sub or a teacher who is covering while the main teacher is away? What about when a modification can't be followed due to a teacher shortage? We have all of your answers here at Our Place! Listen as we interview a teacher in Dekalb Country regarding everything IEP.
Now/Comp Waiver.....All about the application process Teaser
Dawn Johnson takes away the stress of the Now/Comp waiver application process! Listen as a subject matter expert walks you through the entire process from beginning to end.
IEP - Nuts and Bolts and Everything You Need To Know Teaser
Listen as Allison Vrolijk, special education attorney, walks you through the nuts and bolts of IEP.
Services Series: What in the world is a job coach? Teaser
Colleen Pirkle is an experienced Job Coach who is here to walk you through benefits of employment. She will give tips on finding services and go through exactly what a job coach does.
Services Series: How to find services??? Teaser
Drew Decker is here to answer all of your questions regarding services. He will walk you through different services offered and how exactly do you find the right fit for you?
Services Series: Employer Point of View Teaser
"The more people that meet your child, the more people will see what they have to offer the world." Angie Hudson, Co-founder of Esteamed Coffee joins us to tell us all about their amazing organization. Angie has the most amazing stories about their employees and the progress they have made in just 18 months! You don't want to miss this one.
Services Series: Gain Independence Through.......Exercise? Teaser
Movement is just as important as anything else! Rebecca Bell Owner of PPF athletics is here to discuss all things excersie and services. She will be walking us through what her program looks like and why athletics and movement should be a priority. She is also going to be walking us through service options from camps to day programs and what exactly you can do to find services near you!
Couples Counseling Teaser
As you care for a child with disabilities don't forget about yourself and your partner. Sarah and Katherine are here to walk you through everything you need to know about couples counseling.
Parenting Series: Travel tips and tricks teaser
Mom and travel agent, Kathryn Rosser, walks you through how to plan the perfect vacation for your family. If you need help getting started, don't forget to check out our Experts page where Kathryn can plan your next trip for FREE!