Author Archives: JillC@CAA

Demystifying DDS

Demystifying DDS By Jill Chuckas, MSW CAA Special Education Advocate Well, perhaps not completely, but hopefully it won’t feel quite as overwhelming after you are done reading!  As advocates, we work with families at all stages of their child’s learning … Continue reading

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Back to School: The start of a successful school year begins with…….

I was raised by teachers.  My dad was a classroom teacher and taught both 5th and 6th grades for over 38 years.  My mom went back to school when I was in high school for education and proceeded to be … Continue reading

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Help us help you! Working collaboratively with your advocate…

Last week, we shared with you some tips to get off to a great start for your child’s school year. There are also ways that you can help us, as advocates, better support you in your meetings and with your … Continue reading

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Back to school time…and some tips to start the year off right!

Back to school is often an exciting – and nerve racking – time in both parent’s and children’s lives. So much anticipation goes into this time of year – the right clothes, back packs, school supplies. Will he get the … Continue reading

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