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For Parents: Special Education Planning and Advocacy


Advocacy is the unwavering voice that champions the rights, needs, and aspirations of individuals or groups, striving to bring about positive change and equitable opportunities. It involves tirelessly pursuing justice, representation, and the fulfillment of fundamental human rights through dedicated action and influence.

Our Services:

  • Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Consultation and Advocacy: We assist parents and students in comprehending, formulating, and executing effective IEPs that are precisely tailored to the unique needs and aspirations of each student.

  • Educational Assessments and Functional Behavior Assessments: Our educational and Behavioral assessments pinpoint students' strengths and areas that require attention, offering valuable insights to shape appropriate education and behavior intervention plans.

  • Behavioral Support Services: We provide expert guidance and strategies for managing challenging behaviors, developing behavior intervention plans, and fostering positive behavior within the school environment.

  • Transition Planning: Our support extends to assisting students with disabilities and their families in preparing for post-secondary transitions, whether that's heading to college, vocational training, or pursuing employment opportunities.

  • Legal Advocacy: For families grappling with disputes involving school districts, we offer legal services to ensure compliance with special education laws and regulations.

  • Collaboration with Schools: We establish close working relationships with educational institutions to foster a positive environment and facilitate effective collaboration in implementing special education plans.

  • Resource Referrals: We connect families with relevant community resources, support groups, and organizations to provide additional assistance and vital information.

  • Policy and Legislation Consultation: Staying informed about changes in special education policy and legislation, we offer valuable guidance to families and educational institutions concerning compliance and advocacy efforts.

  • Advocacy Training: Our advocacy training empowers parents and educators with the skills and knowledge they need to be effective advocates for students with special needs within the educational system.

What Sets Us Apart:

  • Collaborative Family Focus: We are dedicated to forging strong partnerships with families, recognizing that they are vital stakeholders in the journey toward empowering neurodivergent individuals. Together, we chart a course that aligns with long-term goals and unique aspirations.

  • Compassionate Advocacy: Our advocacy work is not just about fulfilling obligations; it's about wholeheartedly championing the rights and well-being of neurodivergent learners. We approach this work with empathy, understanding, and a fierce dedication to their dignity.

  • Promoting Inclusivity: In the educational realm, we are agents of change, advocating for inclusive practices that transcend mere accommodation. Our focus is on creating environments where every learner is an integral part of the community, valued for their unique contributions.

  • Holistic Development: We believe in nurturing the complete individual. Our strategies encompass not only academic growth but also emotional, social, and personal development. We empower neurodivergent individuals to flourish in all aspects of life and we work to create and maintain a positive working relationship with education organizations.

  • Empowerment Through Education: Through our advocacy, we work tirelessly to ensure that educational programs not only impart knowledge but also instill self-confidence and the skills needed for neurodivergent individuals to thrive independently.

Motivation Works is more than a service; it's a commitment to building a brighter, more inclusive future where neurodivergent individuals can truly shine. Join us in this transformative journey toward empowerment, compassion, and holistic growth.

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