For our American friends – however, although the terminology differs, the information is useful for ALL parents, around the globe. This is good advice for parents who are pursuing school supports for their child(ren). In addition, you may find this link helpful. It’s an article I wrote that outlines how to prepare for a meeting with the school admin – to discuss (and address) your child’s learning needs. Remember, I’m not only a parent of children with special needs, I’m a school administrator and special education specialist. I’ve been to a lot of these meetings.
Best of luck,
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