The IEP Advocacy Blog

School Avoidance: What to Do When Your Child Refuses to Go to School advocacy

It’s a core memory from my childhood. 

I remember it like it was yesterday.

I was 9...

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Back-to-School Advocacy Strategies for September advocacy

Let’s start at the beginning.

Scratch that. Let’s change things up and start at the...

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It’s My Advocate Anniversary! advocacy my story

It’s hard to believe but the 2022-2023 school year was my 5th as an education advocate. I...

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Parents: Beware of IEP Meeting Red Flags! (Part 2) advocacy

This next violation is SO COMMON that it’s rare for it NOT to come up at the meetings I...

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Parents: Beware of IEP Meeting Red Flags! (Part 1) advocacy

The spring IEP season is well underway. This year most parents are being invited to participate...

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How to Prep for Your Child’s IEP Meeting in 2021 advocacy

IEP season is officially upon us—are you ready?

Things might look and sound a little...

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The Forgotten About Casualties of Covid–Autism Families advocacy

**A shortened version of this piece was featured in the South Jersey Times on ...

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IEP Advocacy Moves for Parents – Part 2 advocacy

**Most of the content from this article was taken from Special Education Savvy...

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IEP Advocacy Moves for Parents – Part 1 advocacy

Most of the parents I talk to tell me that at one time or another, they have felt powerless...

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The Mid-Year Check-In advocacy

Did everyone’s family survive the transition back to school in 2021?  Whether your...

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Please Don’t Become THAT Mom advocacy

I’m the first to admit that the special education system has the capacity to chew parents...

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Special Education in 2020 advocacy

2020.

Aka, the year the rule book flew out the window.

I edited my book entitled Special...

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The IEP Parent's Guide
to the BEST School Year EVER!

A month-by-month checklist of Best Practices

This is the guide you need
to step up your advocacy game. 

Simple, monthly action steps to keep busy parents on track all year long.
*Relevant for all grade levels and disability categories.*