At last night’s DPAC meeting, reference was made to two BCCPAC resources for parents. Links to these resources are here:
JUST UPDATED in 2014 – Many parents are not sure what to expect at an Individual Education Plan (IEP) meeting. When they meet school staff on behalf of their child, they may feel vulnerable or even frightened. Often, they don’t know what to do and are not clear about their role in the process. In this guide, our focus is to help you understand how an IEP meeting works and how you and your child, working together with the school, can get the most out of this process for the benefit of your child.
A step-by-step guide to resolution advocacy for parents who want to become better advocates for their children. This guide gives information on:
- details on how the school system works,
- outlines parent and students rights and responsibilities,
- provides strategies for advocating for children, and
- supports student self-advocacy