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Parent Advocacy

 

Parent Advocacy

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“We have no             special needs children. 

      Just children…with              special needs.”

         ~ Uwe Maurer
 

Welcome to Tassajara Hills Elementary’s Parent Advocacy page. YOU are the BEST advocate for your child and special education terminology, evaluation, implementation, and legal rights can be a very overwhelming experience for both you and your child.

If you are concerned or suspect your child is demonstrating a pattern of serious difficulty in school and frequently exhibits learning problems, please use the following information and available resources provided.

 

Special Education. What is it? How does my child qualify? srvusd website

eligibility information

The Special Education Process- Referral, Assessment, and Placement sped processreferral & assessment

         SRVUSD Programs and Services  programs & services

        What is that? Common Special Education understood

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One of the BEST ways to advocate for your child is to understand and experience first-hand what they are going through, both in and out of the classroom.

Take a moment to experience the most common developmental and learning disabilities.

 

ADHD/Attention Issues (11% of American children, ages 4 to 17, have the attention disorder)

understood

 

Autism (On average, 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls are diagnosed with autism) youtube.com

 

Dyscalculia (Affects 6% of the population) understood

 

Dysgraphia (Affects 5-20% of students in any given population) understood

 

Dyslexia (Affects One in five students, or 15-20%) understood

Executive Functioning, Organization, and Time Management understood

Sensory Processing Disorder (Affects 1 in 20) youtube