Don't panic. Parents, don't let yourself feel rushed, especially about agreeing on a plan that is not right for your child. It is important to be familiar with your child's needs and rights!
Prepare, prepare, prepare by learning more about your child's rights and disability!
Learn About Your Child's Rights
Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition (ISBN: 978-1-892320-16-2, 456 pages) available in two formats, as a print publication and as a print and e-book combo.
Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition (978-1-892320-09-4, 338 pages)
Wrightslaw: No Child Left Behind with Suzanne Whitney (ISBN: 978-1-892320-12-4); includes the NCLB CD-ROM of resources and references.
Wrightslaw: All About IEPs (ISBN: 978-1-892320-20-9, 192 pages) by Pete Wright, Pam Wright, and Sue O'Connor.
Surviving Due Process: Stephen Jeffers v. School Board DVD Video - award-winning documentary, 2 hours.
Become familiar with your child's disability! Connect with support organizations and other parents!
The Next FETA Sacramento Meeting:
We are continuing our study of Wrightslaw From Emotions to Advocacy, Special Education Survival Guide, Section 2 - Advocacy 101 (chapters 4-7). Link to study questions for Section 2 - Advocacy 101. http://
Check out the FETA Web on Wrightslaw for additional information and related articles on these chapters. Very helpful! http://www.fetaweb.com/
For additional information and study questions, contact Angie at corngie at | gmail | dot |com.