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14 Memes That Describe Parents at IEP Meetings


If you parent kids with disabilities, chances are you are intimately familiar with individualized education plan (IEP) meetings.

I have yet to meet a parent who feels excited about these meetings. As a matter of fact, most parents go into these meetings ready to fight on behalf of their kids.

That is not to say there aren’t amazing school and great teachers.

Regardless of what your experience has been, what is life without some humor? Here are some of our favorite IEP memes that we hope will make you laugh. Which ones best describe your feelings at the latest IEP meeting you had? Let us know in the comments below.

1.

You don't really expect me to sign that, do you?
Image from HardCoreParents via Pinterest

2.

This is your face before and IEP meeting (Indiana Jones calm) This is your face after an IEP meeting (Indiana Jones furious)
Image from AutismOdysseys via Pinterest

3.

The Parent Side meme: This is a parent (parent smiling holding folder) This is a parent after and IEP meeting (parenting laying on couch with an IV and wine bottle on side). Any questions?
Image from Colleen F. Tomko via The Parent Side 

4.

Can you come to another... IEP meeting?

Image via Pintrest

5.

That's no how this works, that's not how any of this works.
Image via Pinterest

6.

Dear IEP members: another word for pain-in-the-ass parent is advocate
Image via Pinterest

7.

Now that my kids's IEP is settled, are there any questions?
Image via Pinterest

8.

It feels like this after the IEP meeting
Image via Pinterest

9.

 The side you never want to see meme
Image via Pinterest

10.

Putting armor on to go to an IEP meeting
Image via Pinterest

11.

Dwight I am ready to face any challenge meme
Image used with permission by Primarily Aw-some

12.

Mommy says it is not an IEP meeting until someone cried... preferably not her.
Image used with permission by Primarily Aw-Some

13.

Yes, I rocked that IEP
Image used with permission by Primarily Aw-Some

14.

Sorry for what I said when I was mentally preparing for my kid's IEP meeting.
Image via Scary Mommy Special Needs

For more funny IEP memes check out 19 Memes That Might Make You Laugh If Your Child Has an IEP.