Education Advocacy

  • Take a break when you can–put the IEP away over the summer! 
  • Write a parent input statement for the meeting 
  • Ask for a copy of evaluation and draft service plans before the meeting 
  • Consider including requisite parent teacher therapist communication in your IEP 
  • Bring food to meetings–food makes people happy 
  • Contact your school board as needed for positive and negative issues 
  • Use data to back up your concerns 
  • Contact your PTI (Parent Training and Information Center) and CPRC (Community Parent Resource Center), if available 
  • Contact your Protection and Advocacy (P&A) agency as needed 
  • CC documents and correspondence to your child’s file¬†
  • Check your child’s file once a year for accuracy