One of the biggest struggles foster and adoptive parents have, is formulating a healthy partnership with their child’s school. Usually this has to do with IEP meetings. In this episode, however, we are looking at a different angle.
In the past we’ve discussed, in-depth, IEP meetings, how to advocate for your child, what to say and not say, do and not do, and which important details you need to disclose to better advocate for your child, and his or her special need. But what about your child who doesn’t have an IEP, or need one? Educationally, they are on track, but they’ve still come from a place of trauma. How do you effectively communicate these details to better equip the school, and ensure the best possible school year for teacher and student alike? Today, we share valuable keys you can utilize as you and your child’s school prepare for the upcoming school year…
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Resources And Links.
A few years ago we created a special video and sample letter to help foster and adoptive parents advocate for their children. While this has primarily been used for IEP meetings, many have used this resource just to help their child’s teacher understand where their child has come from. Click below to access this resource today…
[reminder]We would love to hear from you: what are some additional ways you’ve been able to form healthy partnerships with your child’s school? [/reminder]