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Understand

  • Explain the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process 

  • Decode jargon that is rarely explained to parents

  • Explain school evaluations and procedures

  • Breakdown reports

  • Review IEPs and documents before signing

  • Review parental rights and protections

  • Advise parents about services, programs, and accommodations to support the child in school

Organize

  • Listen to your concerns and help clarify priorities

  • Review and organize all documentation

  • Document discussions and concerns

  • Follow up on action items from meetings

  • Check documents for accuracy and completion

  • Suggest teaching methods or strategies to implement

Prepare

  • Devise advocacy strategies

  • Prepare parents for school meetings

  • Debrief with parents before and after meetings

  • Draft written communications to school officials

  • Empower parents to advocate for their child

  • Work with educators to develop appropriate goals

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Support

  • Facilitate discussions and meetings

  • Attend meetings with parents

  • Help keep focus on the child during meetings

  • Connect with school staff and officials on parents' behalf 

  • Ease stress by taking care of the details for parents

  • Conduct classroom observations