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Coaching

Perhaps you're new to special education or your child has been receiving services and supports in school for some time.

 

The ebb and flow of chronic and crisis issues defines raising a neurodiverse child and navigating through school. You don't have to do it alone.

 

Knowing what you don't know will change quickly once you begin to learn what you need to know.


 

My Promise:

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I will meet you where you are in the special education process.

I will teach, coach, and guide you to increase your advocacy competence and confidence.

I will help ensure that situations requiring immediate changes and/or intervention are addressed.

I will listen to you, ask many questions, and support your needs that come with being a working parent raising a neurodiverse child. I understand the herculean job you're doing to understand and support your child while juggling your caregiving, family, and work responsibilities that far too often create conflicts and additional needs..

I get it because I lived it. You can replace overwhelm with clarity and direction. How? By having a 1:1 partner who will provide you with individualized support and guidance to travel the path beside you. The "oxygen mask" analogy about securing support for you before helping your child and family applies. In one, 75-minute consultation, you will learn more and receive more support than you may expect. Things can and will change for the better.

I will get you to where you need to be.

It begins with a 30-minute call to see how I can help you - 

IEP Meeting Participation/Advocacy

Confusion. Apprehension. Worry. Dread.

Words used to describe your child's IEP meetings.

You often leave with more questions than when you arrived, frequently feeling unheard, uncertain, and vulnerable as well.

 

You often face issues and decisions that require you to understand the process, people, and parameters of these meetings and documents while maintaining a firm understanding of your child's needs...and yours.

No longer.

My Promise:

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I will have a comprehensive understanding of your child and their needs.

 

I will support you as you negotiate the issues and navigate through these meetings.

I will speak and question with and for you to secure the information and answers you need.

I will collaborate with your IEP team as we review evaluation reports, IEPs, placement, transition, and beyond, challenging assumptions and conclusions as needed.

IEP meeting participation will provide you with a knowledgeable, competent, and objective voice with extensive experience navigating the IEP process to change things significantly for you and your child.

I will get you to where you need to be.

It begins with a 30-minute call to see how I can help you - 

*Please note - IEP meeting participation requires the Special Education Comprehensive program.

Special Education Comprehensive

Special education is complex and so is your child.
 
If they're struggling in school, you're struggling too.
 
Work and family hours are being spent trying to navigate ongoing school issues.

Feeling overwhelmed and frustrated often accompanies the special education arena while your child's individual needs continue or intensify.


My Promise:

I will teach you what you need to know.

I will help make sense of the processes, procedures, players, acronyms, documents, steps, and conclusions.

I will show you how to advocate for the services and supports your child needs.

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I will provide you with information, answers to your questions, strategies that work, and steps to increase your competence and confidence to help your child succeed in school.

This program is a comprehensive, in-depth review of your child, all education documents including independent evaluation reports, discussion of their educational history and current path, and written post-review conclusions and recommendations for next steps. You will understand your child, school, how the pieces fit together, and that your vital role as their informed parent advocate is key to helping them realize success moving forward.

I will get you to where you need to be.

It begins with a 30-minute call to see how I can help you - 

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