In This Issue ...
January 5, 2016
Do you know any "gatekeepers" in your school or district?
Gatekeepers make statements like:
- We can't make exceptions.
- We have never done that before.
- The law says we don't have to do it.
In this issue of the Special Ed Advocate you will learn what to do if you are advocating for a child with a disability and run into a gatekeeper. On "The Lighter Side," find some statements gatekeepers make that are astonishing. Well...maybe not.
Please don't hesitate to forward this issue to other friends, families, or colleagues.
Gatekeepers! Their Job is to Say "No!"
If you have health insurance through an HMO or managed care firm, you know about gatekeepers.
As you work to develop an appropriate program for your child, you may run into a Gatekeeper whose job is to uphold the “We can’t make exceptions” rule.
Find out the 10 Reasons Why Schools Say No!
Schools Say the Darnedest (Craziest, Meanest, Most Ridiculous...) Things!
Why can't schools just provide the information a parent needs?
On The Lighter Side, read Schools Say the Darnedest Things!