July 1, 2020

July 1, 2020 Update: US Dept. of Ed. Issues Q/A on IDEA Part B/C Procedural Safeguards During Pandemic. In response to inquiries, the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) released “Questions and Answers (Q...

October 14, 2019

A:  This is a question that I am asked frequently.  While there are similarities between a 504 Plan and IEPs, each have different proviosions.  For students with disabilities there are two federal laws that protect and guarantee their rights: Individuals with...

November 1, 2017


Q: “Can our advocate observe my son in the classroom? The school denied my request and said, ‘only the parent can observe.’ ”

A: Not true! Read on…

Members of the IEP Team

The parents and school decide who they want to be on the IEP team, aside from the required mem...

October 11, 2017

Q: What happens to the education rights of children displaced by natural disasters? 

A: In this issue of the myIEPadvocate.com newsletter learn what education rights the McKinney-Vento Act provides for homeless and displaced children.

Click on the link below to

October 11, 2017

Q:  Just How Effective Can an Advocate Be for Me?

A:  Very effective!  Read what other parents have to say:

According to the latest parent satisfaction survey results:

100% of parents said they are very likely to recommend Amy’s services and workshops to other famili...

October 3, 2017

Q: “How can hiring a special education advocate help me?"

​A: In many ways! Read on…

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Amy can….

  • inform you of your rights and suggest appropriate special education services and programs to meet your student's individual needs. 

  • articulate the meanin...

September 1, 2017

#1 Review

Review the current IEP: Do you have questions or concerns related to the content of the current IEP? Are goals listed still relevant? Are modifications and accommodations listed still relevant? Over the summer: Has your child made progress? Demonstrated regres...

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