How Can Hiring An Advocate Help Me?

GET INFORMED

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

 

  • We can articulate the meaning of assessments and reports and explain them with regard to your child’s educational needs. 

GET ORGANIZED

  • We can help you prepare for meetings , including proposing goals and objectives, reviewing supportive evidence and materials, helping put concerns and requests in writing, and providing strategies for the meeting. 

 

  • We can review all special education and documents, including student files, assessment reports, IEPs, Gifted EPs and Section 504 Plans. 

 

  • We can assist you with drafting letters and written requests or complaints to the school, district, or the State Department of Education. 

GET EMPOWERED

  • We can accompany you to IEP, Gifted EP, and Section 504 Plan meetings and provide advice and assistance as needed throughout the special education process. 

 

  • We can review IEP, Gifted EP, and Section 504 Plan documents and advise you before you sign them. 

 

  • We can help you get your concerns heard by the district and help you resolve a dispute. 

 

  • We can assess the strength of your case and make recommendations on how to proceed and refer you to a special education attorney, if needed, should you believe that you are ready to take your case to due process or file a complaint. 

 

  • We can empower, inform, guide and educate parents and students to strengthen their own advocacy skills. 

 

YES! I’d like to request a consultation regarding my child’s education!