In General the term Related Service means services designed to enable a child with a disability to receive a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) as described in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) as may be required to assist a child with...
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Tina Marie DeLong's insight:
Lisa spoke about systems advocacy and how to get started. Many suggested that they still needed a bit of hand holding and suggestions on what to do. Hey, ask and you shall receive! Lisa may play with this post a bit and tweak it to get it to be consistent, but here is her first attempt. She thought it may be easiest to break it down into state, local and federal issues.
This is a challenge and a call to action. You don’t have to do all the items, please try to do at least one or two. We have to make our voices heard!
Knowing your legal assistive technology rights is only part of the effort. You must also use this information to educate the IEP team about their roles and responsibilities. The chart below illustrates some ways an advocate can redirect comments that may take the assistive technology consideration process off-track.
In this pop-up you will learn that he IEP must include a plan to meet ALL your child’s unique needs and tell you exactly what the school will do to address these needs. Learn about Present Levels, Goals and Services, and Accommodations.