WHEN YOU MIGHT WANT A QUARTERBACK
Gabriele Nicolet sat down with special education expert and WEG advocate Caroline Strauss to talk about why families might want to use an advocate, and how a “quarterback” can help families access services, IEPs and more.
ADVOCATING SCHOOL SUCCESS FOR KINDS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Rich Weinfeld sits down with Debbie Reber for the TiLt Parenting Podcast.
Highlights from this episode:
WATCH 2019 DIAMONDS KEYNOTE KEYNOTE'S TED TALK
"Why the future will be differently wired"
Deborah Reber at Tedx Amsterdam
THREE THINGS PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ENDREW F.
The unanimous Supreme Court decision in Endrew F. vs. Douglas County School District gives parents, advocates and educators additional guidance on individualized education plans, or IEPs. Are you using this landmark SCOTUS decision to help your child? In this short video, Rich Weinfeld provides insight on three key elements of this important decision. Parents will gain new insight on the IEP process, and specific language they can use when talking with teachers and school officials about their child's IEP.
Listen to the Special Needs Connection podcast hosted by Maryland Financial Advocates with guest Rich Weinfeld who describes the importance of collaboration between parent and school staff when planning for students with special needs.
Mr. Weinfeld discusses his online training program for parents and professionals who want to learn to be more effective advocates for student with special needs. He also mentions the yearly Diamonds in the Rough Conference where professionals and parents learn about interventions that work for these students.
The following books have been authored by WEG team members