Avoiding Common Mistakes

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Circulation: 98,627
ISSN: 1538-320
January 20, 2015

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Advocates meetingFrustrating missteps getting you down when negotiating with the school?

The stakes are high. Don't shoot yourself in the foot.

This week, we give you two popular articles from the series Mistakes People Make that will help you -

  • manage conflict
  • anticipate problems
  • avoid pitfalls
  • prevent miscommunication

In this issue of the Special Ed Advocate you will learn what approaches parents should take and how to avoid making unnecessary mistakes. Find out what advocates should do to keep a cool head and apply informed judgment in the special ed process.

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Mistakes People Make: Parents

Need help steering clear of disagreements with the school team?

It is difficult for parents of children with special educational needs to advocate calmly and objectively for their children.

Learn some common Mistakes Parents Make that undermine their ability to obtain appropriate services.


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Mistakes People Make: Advocates

The more serious mistake advocates may make are generally ones of excess...

Learn some of the common Mistakes Advocates Make by Massachusetts parent attorney Bob Crabtree.


Avoid Mistakes: Tactics & Strategy

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Tips for Effective Advocates

If you have a disagreement or dispute with the school, tactics and strategy will help you control the outcome.

Learn how to plan, prepare, organize, and get quality special education services. Effective Advocacy Strategies.


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