"Rebecca Burgess, a woman based in the U.K., told The Mighty in May that she put together a detailed comic strip featuring a character named Archie in order to help others "understand that autistic people don’t all fit a stereotype."
The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of the students special education rights.
The CDC states 1in 68 children Identified with ASD. For more on their findings click here...
Welcome to the Spectrum Advocacy home page. I became an advocate for children of special education needs with my main focus on Autism since my son Brice was diagnosed with Autism when he was eight years old. As an Advocate help parents prepare for their meetings giving them the tools to be an effective IEP team member giving them an equal place as an IEP team member. When attorneys are involved as potential of becoming adversarial. In a letter sent to then Hilery Clinton (Sentetor) July 23, 2001 by the New York State Office of Special Education Programs address this question. To see the full letter click here.
“The presence of an attorney could contribute to a potentially adversarial atmosphere at the meeting. The same is true with regard to the presence of an attorney accompanying the parents at the IEP meeting. Even if the attorney possessed knowledge or special expertise regarding the child” and (§ 300.344(a)(6)), an attorney’s presence would have the potential for creating an adversarial atmosphere that would not necessarily be in the best interests of the child.
Introduction by Archie