The Importance of Being Your Child's Advocate in the School System

Foster and adopted children can face unique challenges in the school setting that may require extra support or special accommodations. Parents often struggle with how to advocate for their child and develop a positive partnership with the school to help their child reach their full potential. This seminar will address critical school related concerns such as understanding and navigating the IEP process, handling school assignments that are sensitive, and preparing children to respond to difficult or intrusive questions. Learn techniques for working effectively with school teachers and administrators to ensure that your child?s educational and social needs are met.