Advocacy for Special Needs Children
Best Special Needs Advocacy
Books on special education advocacy.
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School Behavior - A Good
Evaluation Helps Your Child Learn
A psychological evaulation can provide clues to your child's behavior
for a better education. Cary Chugh, Ph.D.
When and How to Retain a
Special Education Attorney for Your Child's School
Advice on using a special education attorney when you have problems with
your child's school. What to look for in choosing your lawyer, how to
keep the costs down, and when to use an attorney for the special education
process. Interview with David A. Sherman. Allison Martin
Never Give Up! Don't Let Statistics
Rob Your Hope and Joy
Medical statistics based on the group norms may be very misleading and
even disabling when applied to individual children. Foster Cline and
Advocating for Your Child
How to advocate successfully for services and information you need
when your child has severe disabilities. Miriam Edelson
You Can Raise A Child With A Learning Disability!
Most parents will agree that raising children is a very humbling but exciting
experience. Raising a child with a disability, specifically a learning
disability, is definitely an eye-opening experience. Cynthia Wassong
How to Talk So Health
Professionals Will Listen
Suggestions for parents communicating with doctors and other health professionals.
Programs and Services for Children with Disabilities:
Parents Lack Information
A research psychologist and the parent of a special needs child explains
that parents of disabled children need more access to support and information.
Rani Elwy, PhD
Your Parent Teacher Conference
Tips for meeting with your child's teacher. Tracey Wood
Special Needs Transition Services
from High School
Teens with special needs are eligible for a variety of transition services,
once they reach the age of 16. David A. Sherman
Someone I Love
A touching dedication to parents of children with special needs. Lori
Acknowledging Your Need for Help Diane Murray
Rose Colored Glasses
Parents don't look through rose colored glasses, but it must seem like
we do. Pat Linkhorn
The word inclusion seems to conjure up all the worst images for many professionals.
Parent advocates should have a code of ethics that permeates their actions.
Will the Real Professional
How parents of children with special needs would like to be treated by
the professionals. Pat Linkhorn
The IEP "Test"
The unspoken rules of an IEP meeting. Pat Linkhorn
Interview with Author Laura Dwight, about her picture book portraying
young children with disabilities. Allison Martin