|Collaborative Advocacy™ Associates
Effective Advocacy for Children with Special Learning Needs™
- Autism Spectrum Disorders; - Other Health Impairments ( ADD & ADHD, Lyme Disease );
- Aspergers Syndrome; - Deafness (Deaf-blindness);
- Emotional Challenges; - Hearing Impairments;
- Specific Learning Disabilities (LD); - Developmental Disabilities (MR);
- Speech or Language Impairments; - Multiple Disabilities;
- Traumatic Brain Injury; - Orthopedic Impairments;
- Visual Impairments - Developmental Delays
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| THE BOTTOM LINE
Our experience working with more than 2,000 families has made one fact very clear:
There is a strong likelihood that your child will be under-served unless you:
- clearly understand your child’s special learning needs;
- have basic understanding of what the effective teaching methodologies are
to address those particular needs;
- know how to navigate the intricacies of the specialized process you need to
use to ensure that your school provides the right services to truly address
your child's needs.
|Experience Means Knowing The Answers
To These Common Questions:
- What should I do first once my child has been diagnosed
as having special learning needs?
- What does my child's evaluation or diagnosis mean in
- How does my child's diagnosis affect his ability to learn,
and what's the most effective method to use to help him
- How do I ensure my school district is providing my child
with not just an appropriate, but an effective individualized
education program (IEP) ?
- What can I do if my child is being denied the special
education services I believe she needs?
- What can I do if my child isn't making progress in her
- How do I ensure that my child's IEP is actually being
- How do I determine if my child should be in a private or
therapeutic school environment, and how do I go about
finding the right one?
- How do I know when I must take action to protect my child's
right to an appropriate educational program?