Offering Assistance to Parents & Educators

for 30 Years

Speaking Engagements

Recent Presentations


September 30, 2015
Learning Ally Webinar: Optimize Your Child’s IEP Through Structured Collaboration

August 2, 2015
Sunday Night Radio with Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)

March 6, 2015
Queenie Foong Kwin Tan interview:  Providing for Children with Special Needs; Interview with Dr. Vaughn Lauer

December 5, 2014
Spotlight on Dyslexia: A Virtual Conference for Parents on December 5, 2014:  When the School Says No…How to Get the Yes! 6 Questions to Ask at the IEP Meeting  Click here for more information

November 15, 2014
International Dyslexia Conference
San Diego, California
When the School Says No…How to Get the Yes! 6 Questions to Ask at the IEP Meeting

Speaking Engagement Topics

The Subtle Art of Collaboration: 6 Key Questions to Ask at an IEP Meeting

Collaboration is the keystone to schools and families successfully working together, but we are seldom taught how to collaborate.  A valuable presentation for parents and educators, this will explain the six key questions that will guide the IEP team through a collaborative IEP meeting.

ADHD: What It Feels Like To Experience Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorders

The behaviors of children and adults with ADHD can be mystifying to those who do not have ADHD.  Through real life scenarios, personal experiences and simulations, participants will understand how ADHD affects the lives of those with ADHD.

IDEA and 504: Differences and Similarities

IDEA and 504 are sometimes used interchangeably or simply not understood, but there are clear differences between these two major laws impacting children with disabilities in the public school system.  Learn the purposes and differences between the two, as well as the often confusing “near similarities.”

Least Restrictive Environment

Have you ever wondered what exactly LRE is?  Is it the same for all students?  Based on a thorough explanation of the regulations and the meaning of least restrictive environments, participants will understand the process of determining LRE and why this is the LAST decision to be made in the development of the IEP.