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Views From Both Sides of the Table: Special Needs| Parenting| Education

Jun 12, 2017

What kind of advocate are you?  In today's episode, I talk a little bit more about my journey as a parent to two children with unique learning differences. Along the way I have become a "go to" person for supporting other parents to navigate the education system.  Find out why and what I've observed along the way that leads me to believe their are three distinct types of parent advocates. Which one are you?

In this episode:

1:28 My why and my journey

4:45 Advocacy is about staying on top of things...

5:56 Why I chose the title of this podcast

6:44 Feelings are universal among parents

7:45 How I grew my confidence as a parent advocate

8:12 I became a "go to" expert

11:03 Real talk about parent advocacy styles

11:58 Parents are having different experiences when advocating for their child.            Why is that?

12:25 Truthtime - you don't want to miss this

13:36 The ostrich 

14:18 The optimist 

15:35 The avenger 

18:56 There's probably a bit of ourselves in all of these styles


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