Two Moms are walking into IEP meetings. One resents the fact that she has to go to an
IEP for her child. She had to take time off from work, the meetings are always the
same, nothing really helps and she is angry and frustrated. This is not what
she bargained for.
The other Mom is nervous,
but excited. Finally, she may be able to get some help for her struggling
child. All the pieces to the puzzle are coming together and she believes these
much needed services will benefit her child. It was a lot of work to get this point,
but she’ll do whatever it takes to help her child.
Two parents: two different outlooks. Sadly, it is easy to
predict two different outcomes for the children involved. Parents are their
child’s best advocate. No one knows their child better than they do. Parents who are better able to advocate for their
children and utilize the resources that are available will have children with an
overall greater success story.
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