So how exactly do we advocate?
This link provides excellent information about how to advocate for your child. And just in case you may be wondering, it also has information about what advocating even means and the steps necessary to get started. Additionally, this link takes you directly to sign up for the the Special Ed Advocate newsletter. This online newsletter is filled with information on topics of advocacy and special education with many of their articles addressed toward parents. Through it you may learn about helpful books, articles, seminars and training, as well as new cases.
You can sign up using an email address but if you’re not interested in receiving the weekly newsletter, they also have archives of every issue since 1998. This is a great way to get started. Read up on advocacy issues affecting the educational system and become your child’s most powerful advocate!