Special Education Advocacy

Just So You Know… Strategies for Nontraditional Families to Share Their Information with Schools “All About Me” template

Just So You Know… Strategies for Nontraditional Families to Share Their Information with Schools “All About Me” template.

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Slides from Take Action: Strategies for Supporting & Advocating for our Daughters w ADHD
November 08, 2018

Slides from 11/8/18 presentation by Catherine Adams of the ADHD Resource Group of No Va and Kelly Henderson of FFF. Girls with ADHD-Parenting for 11 8 18

  • PDF, Slides from Take Action: Strategies for Supporting & Advocating for our Daughters w ADHD


Back to School: Surviving Reentry 2018 webinar
September 16, 2018

A Formed Families Forward webinar that covers some 504 and IDEA basics, as well as some strategies for communicating with school staff and kicking off the new school year well!

Note- Recording includes some dead space at beginning; content starts at 15 minutes in.

  • Webinar, Back to School: Surviving Reentry 2018 webinar

  • PDF, Back to School: Surviving Reentry 2018 webinar


Spring Forward breakout “Stepping it Up: Making the Most of Special Education”

Spring Forward breakout “Stepping it Up: Making the Most of Special Education” by Kelly Henderson.

Understanding the mountain:

  • Basics of early intervention (birth -age 3)
  • Basics of disability access
  • Basics of special education (age 3 –21)

Living with the mountain: IDEA cycle

Alternative routes to scale the mountain: Special Issues for formed families

  • PPT, Spring Forward breakout “Stepping it Up: Making the Most of Special Education”


Spring Forward 2015 Pulling It All Together panel presentation
April 11, 2015

Participants will…

  • gain strategies for improving organization of students’ time and materials.
  • learn positive approaches for communicating with school personnel generally and in IEP meetings specifically.
  • identify options for addressing troubling behaviors at school and at home
  • learn from and with other parents/caregivers and gather resources to use in supporting the children and youth in
    their care
  • PPT, Spring Forward 2015 Pulling It All Together panel presentation