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Experienced Advocacy: What I Rely on Most
Recently, we heard from an experienced advocate in Vermont who shared some insight about his years as an advocate and what has served him well. We thought we would share, and also say “thank you” for the recommendation for Wrightslaw.
“In my advocacy experience the things that I rely on most often are:
And, the thing that school personnel seldom understand. The last 3 meetings I went to…the parents never would have called me if the case manager had just been honest with them. In special education this sometimes means the same as apologizing on a fairly regular basis.”
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