You want to advocate for your child....
- What do you need to learn?
- What skills do you need to acquire?
Parents are far more likely to succeed when they negotiate for special education services when they -
1. are knowledgeable about their children’s rights (and their own rights and responsibilities)
2. know how to use tactics and strategies
Read everything you can find about special education, disabilities, and how children learn.
If you follow the Book a Month Plan, you'll have the necessary knowledge and skills to be an effective advocate before the year is out.
This issue of the Special Ed Advocate is Summer School Session 2. You'll find recommended reading selections for every advocate.
Please don't hesitate to forward this series to friends, family members, or colleagues.