Being Prepared
  • "In my over 30 years as a special educator and child advocate, I've learned that well informed and well prepared parents are essential to their child's success in school."
Working Together
  • Free half-hour initial consultation to discuss the child's needs, parents' challenges, and the parents' desired outcomes.
  • Review your child's 504 plan or IEP.
  • Review your child's educational and, if necessary, relevant medical records.
  • Request more information from the school or recommend additional and independent nonschool evaluations.
  • Visit and assess the child's school and classroom environment.
  • Help plan for upcoming 504 and IEP meetings.
  • Discuss placement and access to the general education curriculum.
  • Provide individualized tutoring that addresses your child’s specific learning issues and needs.
Benefits
  • Help you review the educational evaluations and school records.
  • Accompany you to the 504 plan meeting or Committee on Special Education (CSE) meeting.
  • Work with you to navigate the school system’s services to help you develop the 504 plans or the Individualized Education Program document (IEPs) that meet your child’s needs.
  • Advocate for your child at the 504 plan meeting or the CSE meeting.
  • Tutor your child one-to-one to help him or her do better in school.