obstacle in advocating for a child with a disability is the time you need
to spend doing research. You need to learn about the child's disability,
proven methods of teaching and learning, rights and responsibilities,
and advocacy strategies.
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about the child's disability, use the Directory
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your state special education regulations and other special education
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and parent training in your state, use the Directory
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