The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education: A Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs

Amanda Morin (Author)
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Be your child's best advocate

Children with special needs who succeed in school have one thing in common--their parents are passionate and effective advocates. It's not an easy job, but with The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education, you will learn how to evaluate, prepare, organize, and get quality services, no matter what your child's disability.

This valuable handbook gives you the tools you need to navigate the complex world of special education and services, with information on:
  • Assessment and evaluation
  • Educational needs for different disabilities, including multiple disabilities
  • Current law, including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • Working within the school system to create an IEP
  • The importance of keeping detailed records
  • Dealing with parent-school conflict
With worksheets, forms, and sample documents and letters, you can be assured that you'll have all you need to help your child thrive--in school and in life

Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
Everything
Publish Date
May 18, 2014
Pages
304
Dimensions
7.9 X 0.8 X 9.1 inches | 1.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781440569678
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About the Author

Amanda Morin has advocated for her own child with special needs, as well as many others, working with Child Development Services of Maine and the Center for Disability Rights. She has also counseled parents and worked as a teacher and intervention specialist. She has written about special education for many websites and publications, including Education.com, POPSUGAR.com, ParentSociety.com, CircleofMoms.com, ModernMom.com, ChildParenting.About.com, and ParentSpectrum.org. She lives in Bangor, Maine.