“I want to do something splendid … something heroic or wonderful that won’t be forgotten after I’m dead. I think I shall write books.” Louise May Alcott
I, too, want my life, with all it’s beauty, imperfections, and most notably, the learning, not to be forgotten. So I serve others through advocacy; in the meantime, I write … Larry Davis
Love, Understanding, and Other Best Practices: The New School of Thought on IEP and 504 Plans:
Written for educators and parents; “Love, Understanding, and Other Best Practices”, inspires a new paradigm in Special Education based upon mutual understanding. By engaging in authentic conversation across the table, highlighted by genuine partnership and an evidence-based decision model, one of the most important opportunities to make a difference in a child’s life will unfold. Within an inspired and insightful perspective, guided by “What works?”, both the IEP and 504 Plan processes supports intervention based upon purpose, promise, and possibility. Though a quick read, this valuable resource guide presents an opportunity leading toward creativity, innovation, and collaboration within a process which has traditionally been described as “adversarial” and “us versus them”.
The Insiders Guide to Special Education Advocacy:
Written from the “insiders” perspective of an Education Advocate, the handbook guides parents through a step by step process within IEP and/or 504 meetings. Presented in a “quick read” abridged version to assure success, the Insiders Guide provides charts, templates, and scripts for your next meeting as well as essential information about the special needs path. Written for parents all across the country.