Available services include:

Knowing¬†the whole child and determining the child’s unique needs and learning style.

  • Review¬†of educational and medical records: evaluations, school background, developmental history.
  • Classroom and school observations.
  • Short term diagnostic tutoring.
  • Assessment of¬† abilities.
  • Personalized learning plan be¬†used in IEP or 504 plans.¬†¬†¬†
  • Individualized¬†accommodations, modifications goals, and objective¬†to provide explicit¬†participation in developing effective IEPs and 504 plans.

Advocating for your child.

  • Promoting ¬†a positive constructive relationship between school and parents.
  • Facilitating educational meetings: including¬†¬† IEP, Section 504 and Inter-Agency Meeting.
  • Coordinating communications between school and outside providers.
  • Mediating and negotiating ¬†with school to obtain appropriate support and services.
  • Monitoring the ¬†implementation of IEP or 504 plan.
  • Providing referrals for diagnostic evaluations & treatment.
  • Evaluating outside options in¬†¬†educational placement.

Empowering  parents.

  • Helping ¬†parents understand that they are the most effective advocate for their child.
  • Coaching ¬†parents, on how to maintain effective win/win communications with the school.
  • Interpreting ¬†the implications and applications of federally mandated educational laws including: IDEA, NCLB, 504 & ADA.
  • Consultation on legal options, procedures¬†and resources.

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