Attention Teens: You Can Lead Your IEP Meeting

If you are a student with an Individualized Education Program (IEP), you are in charge—even if no one ever told you that! This individualized program and all that paperwork are about you: your goals, skills, interests….  As members of your IEP team, the school and your parents are offering to help you be your most Read More

Self-Advocacy: Becoming an Active Member in Your Community

If you have ever stood up and defended the rights of yourself or others you were acting as an advocate. Self-advocacy means taking the responsibility for telling others what you need and want in a respectful and direct way.   Anyone can be a self-advocate and while speaking up for you or someone else can make you feel Read More