Covid, Special Education, and Navigating The Waters

Parenting a student with special needs is not always a walk in the park. Advocating for your child’s IEP needs (or 504 Plan) may also present challenges on this path. So when we add the Covid experience to the process, advocacy often takes on a whole new level...

Advocacy: If Not Now, Then When?

Often parents say to themselves, “If things get worse, I will seek out the support of an advocate”. Think of it another way: Imagine the consequences if you said, “I will wait for things to get worse” before I go the dentist … or the...

If not now, when?

“And finally the tables are starting to turn, talking about a revolution”. Tracy Chapman. In my adult lifetime, I cannot imagine a moment in time where all social & cultural roads lead to institutional change: No matter where you look, as “Black...

Looking forward to a new beginning …

However it all lands, we are in the midst of a true transition: From what was to what will be. Some people describe the Covid 19 experience as “The Awakening” for we are collectively and individually called upon to reflect upon our lives; as...