1. What is IEP Testing?

    IEP (Individual Education Plan) is a term that seems to be getting increasing attention in the news across the country in recent years. If you have a child who has a mental health disorder or a learning disability, you are likely familiar with it already - and if you aren’t, you may want to learn more! The IEP is a system developed for public schools across the United States; it is designed to e…Read More

  2. Is anxiety on the rise in children and teens?

    When I first dove into the realm of private practice about nine years ago, a majority of the referral reasons for the children and adolescents that I worked with included oppositional behaviors, attention problems, and difficulty adjusting to separation or divorce. Slowly over the past few years, I began to notice that a majority of my patient population is diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. I wo…Read More

  3. Does your child or adolescent with anxiety qualify for an IEP or a 504 Plan?

    At Dr. Angela Reiter & Associates in Eastchester, NY, we can assist you in determining whether an IEP (Individualized Education Program) or a 504 Plan is more appropriate for your child or adolescent experiencing anxiety. A federal law called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that public schools create an IEP for every child receiving special education services. K…Read More

  4. Does Your Child Need an IEP?

    Is your child struggling in school but every time you meet with a teacher or counselor, they offer platitudes but not much else? Unfortunately, the school administration's’ hands may be tied by limited funding or other restrictions; the school may clearly see the need to help your child, but they may not be able to do so without a bit of assistance. This is where the IEP comes in. What It Is The…Read More