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I know what it’s like to be a parent of special needs kids when dealing with schools, to be confused by the law, to feel completely alone, to realize the schools don’t always have your child’s best interests at heart. I can help you navigate the system and educate you on how to best be an advocate for your child.

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I help families with advocating for their children in schools and finding appropriate alternatives when schools fall short of providing a free appropriate public education.

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My favorite FERPA request letter

As we head into the third nine weeks (and second semester) in the Carolinas, I think it’s great to remind parents that you can do a records requestThe Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal privacy law that gives parents certain protections with regard to their children’s education records, such as report cards, …

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I know what it’s like to be a parent of special needs kids when dealing with schools, to be confused by the law, to feel completely alone, to realize the schools don’t always have your child’s best interests at heart. I can help you navigate the system and educate you on how to best be an advocate for your child.