educational consulting and advocacy
Provide support and advocacy services for children and youth with disabilities (IEPs) ages 3 to 21 with preparation for IEP meetings, support during meetings, and follow-up afterward. Also available for early intervention advocacy from birth to age 2.
supported decision making and guardianship assistance
There are different options available to families when planning their children's future, such as guardianship and supported decision-making. Services to explain the options and complete guardianship process if that is appropriate for their youth.
workshops and trainings
Parents and children with disabilities have specific rights guaranteed under Part B and C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. I can help parents, guardians or foster parents understand their rights and obligations under IDEA.
IDEA/Section 504 and IEP workshops are offered in the summer and fall, free to families. There is a nominal cost for professionals. Agencies can request the workshop for the families they serve.
There are different options available to families when planning for their children's future, such as guardianship and conservatorship. Workshop on Supported Decision Making (SDM), Alternatives and Guardianship. It's a two-day session, Session 1, on SDM and guardianship and Session 2, on How to complete guardianship documents?
Other topics: Autism 101, Understanding ADHD, Myths and Truths about People with Disabilities, Disability Etiquette, How to Advocate for your Child, Raising a Child with Disabilities and Understanding the Grief Cycle.
The cost of workshops and training is negotiable; mileage and hotel reimbursement required if you are located outside the Denver metro area.
Interested in starting a nonprofit? Have a nonprofit but need help with board development or getting back on track with your mission? Over 25 years experience in nonprofits - available to do Nonprofit Board and Staff Trainings in Spanish and English
Fee for services is negotiable.
Translation of documents from English to Spanish and from Spanish to English (not certified but expertise with COMIRB). Budget available upon request.