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Be your child"s best advocate

100 strategies for parents of children with learning or behavioral issues

by Peggy J. Schmidt

  • 367 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Xlibris in [U.S.A.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parents of children with disabilities,
  • Behavior disorders in children.,
  • Learning disabled children.,
  • Child rearing.,
  • Parent and child.,
  • Learning disabled children -- Education.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeggy Schmidt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ759.913 .S37 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination305 p. ;
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3960268M
    ISBN 101401029957, 1401029965
    LC Control Number2001118682
    OCLC/WorldCa50762421

      Wednesday’s event was the second forum of the year and focused on tools and resources to support families in being their children’s first educator and advocate. Jeannie Nelson, a parent leader for Schmitt Elementary, spoke about how volunteering at school helps her children know that schoolwork is a priority. Know that you are your child’s best advocate as you know her profile better than anyone, and you know it across all domains (home and school). Schedule follow up meetings and review your child’s progress consistently throughout the school year, perhaps once per month or .

      Being a mother of four children is a tough job. Being a mother of a child with Type 1 Diabetes adds yet another layer of responsibility. You see, when you have a child with a need, be it medical, temporary or lifelong, you must be your child’s best advocate! Your Child’s Voice is the book I wish I had when I was starting my patient advocacy journey. I wrote this book to share tips, tools and resources that I’ve learned along the way with parents and caregivers of children with special needs. Raising a child with special needs can be challenging, frustrating, rewarding and isolating.

      You are your child’s biggest advocate. Once your child enters public school, you will need to educate yourself in (at least the basics of) special education law. Ideally, parents and schools work together to address a child’s learning needs and .   Tips for becoming a successful advocate: A little understanding goes a long way. Like everyplace else, schools are straining to stay within budgets and to .


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Leslie says to try hard to build relationships with everyone regardless of the situation. That also includes meetings about healthcare where you may need to be an advocate. Take time to listen carefully and know exactly who in the room is authorized to make any decisions for your child.

Leslie says to be the expert on your child and the situation. Tips for Parents: Advocacy - Working with Your Child’s School This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik, Ph.D. She provides numerous strategies on how to advocate for your gifted student in his/her school setting.

This book also highlights the practical aspects of being an advocate for your special education child. While these may seem obvious, it is always helpful to be reminded.

The tips below can make the difference in whether or not you obtain an Book Edition: 9th. Ken Maxwell Ken Maxwell is a special educator, psychologist, and educational advocate, who has worked extensively, for more than forty years, with students who have learning disabilities.

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Ken. Just remember that you are your child’s best advocate. You are going to know what’s best in most cases and you will work harder than anyone to get them what they need. If you need help, that’s fine, but, the more advocacy comes from you, the better it will be.

Share. There does not have to be a negative situation in order for you to be their advocate. Being involved is being an advocate. If your child brings something to your attention, you show empathy, discuss the situation, and decide if you need to act.

You want your child to trust that when they come to you, you protect them. Advocates don’t have to start or end every conversation with confrontation.

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