Be Your Child’s Best Advocate

A blog post with advice for how to effectively, cooperatively, and collaboratively advocate for your child within the school system.

*Start with the three Cs: Collaboration, Communication, and Cooperation*

Children with disabilities deserve to be treated as valuable members of their communities, and this includes their school community.

“Adequate special education is a REQUIREMENT, not a ‘dispensable luxury.’”

—The U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 

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Published by Neurodiversity MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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