Friday, April 11, 2008

Simple Advocacy-Day Eleven

Organize your child's records. Keeping good updates, especially those involving educational and medical records in accessible, colorful folders or on your computer, helps you more easily put your hands on up-to-date information as needed. The goal? Stress reduction.

This simple act can prove especially helpful during unexpected hospitalizations, appointments with specialists who may not know your child, and during all those nerve-wracking school meetings, including IEPs, when stress levels are running high and accurate updates are critical.

This is one of those things in your life you can control.
Breakthrough Parenting for Children with Special Needs: Raising the Bar of Expectations

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