“As a parent, you are your child's best education advocate, whether he/she may have Special needs or need additional support—until he/she is old enough, fully informed and knowledgeable to speak up for themselves”. You know your child's strengths, challenges and skills better than anyone else and you can help identify and impel for the resources and services your child needs to succeed. Our Advocates can assist you in securing education services, advise you on the status of your child’s case and also about the expected outcome based upon an analysis of the facts and the law. However, you the parent remain the ultimate decision maker with regard to your child’s educational planning.
Children with special needs are usually entitled to receive auxiliary services or accommodations through the public schools. Whether they may need additional time on test, questions read aloud to, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Assistive Technology to enhance their writing abilities, we at NYAdvocates4Kids are here for you. Federal law mandates that every child receive a free and appropriate education in the least restrictive environment possible. Children with special needs are entitled rights to services in school under federal and state laws.
Our job as Education Advocates are for the purpose/s of providing :
Your child will know that they have someone who believes in them and who is there for them by advocating for their educational needs.
Our staff facilitates with children who have IEP’s, 504 Plans, Gifted or Homeschooled requesting additional Special Education Teacher Support Services (SETSS) or Related Services, whose obligations are not adequately met through the Department of Education.
If you have a child with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADD or ADHD, LD, etc, you’ve come to the right place with our informative and extensive team to help. We will provide educational support in assisting parents in meeting the requisites of their child/children education and enhancing parents' role as the primary influence.
The Parent Member is a Certified member of the State that supports a parent of a child with a disability at their IEP meeting. Specializing in procedures and regulations for CPSE (Committee on Pre School Special Education) and CSE (Committee on Special Education) services as well as how to promote the parent's understanding and participation.
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