This workshop is sure to empower parents and
grow their level of participation in the IEP
This workshop teaches:
- How to set the tone for the IEP meeting.
- Learn strategies to support parents in
being confident participants in the IEP
- How to get support from the educational
system when developing and setting
goals for your child.
- How to write an IEP Vision Statement for
It is well known how important parents are to
obtaining the services needed for their child.
Often parents are not equipped for the task at
hand. Parents need more confidence.
Remembering that parents are experts on
knowing their child brings them equality at the
IEP table. In addition, obtaining knowledge of
the law and their rights, enhances the ability of
the parent to negotiate an IEP that is in
agreement with their vision for their child.
Some of the Services We Offer
- Conduct workshops for parent
- Conduct in-service workshops for
schools and agencies.
- Support parents by going to IEP
meetings with them.
- Sharing resources with parents,
Now knowing that you belong at
support your goals. This book will
show you how to negotiate an IEP
that supports the vision you have
for your child.
Getting to Yes tells you how to:
- Separate the people from
- Focus on interest not
- Work together to create
options that will satisfy both
- Negotiate successfully with
people who are more
powerful, refuse to play by
the rules, or resort to "dirty
Getting your child's needs met
is why you come to the IEP
table. Sit down knowing you
have the skills and confidence
to lead a successful IEP team,
that supports your vision for
Ability Advocates can help you
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