Category: Family

Consultant vs. Advocate

When I tell parents I’m an Education and Communication Consultant working with families of children with special needs, their first thought is that I’m a Child Advocate and just calling myself something different. However, I am a Consultant not an Advocate. According to Wikipedia an advocate is a person who “intercedes on behalf of another […]

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Steps to Creating School-Parent Partnerships

WHY Create Partnerships? Research tells us parents and school districts must create partnerships in order to maximize their children’s development, learning, and success in school. Partnerships are essential! Partnerships can only be created when everyone understands the skills and learns how to use these skills when interacting with each other. Conversations build trust and transparency, […]

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