A CVI tutorial discussing components of the IEP and advice on how to advocate for your child’s needs
CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on Navigating the IEP process on April 2, 2021
Educational Advocate Angela Gowans presented and answered parent questions about
- components of the IEP process: assessment, present levels, goals and objectives, services, placement, tracking progress data
- advice on how to advocate for your child’s needs
- questions to ask in an IEP meeting
- how to avoid costly pitfalls
- accommodations and the least restricted environment (LRE)
To earn 2 professional development credits for this experience, register for the online tutorial, and complete an assessment based on the presented material.
Angela Gowans is an education advocate with New England Educational Advocacy. Since 2005, Angela has worked as an advocate for families with children with disabilities. Over the last 15 years, Angela worked to lobby for educational and healthcare legislation. Angela uses her extensive background in special education law, political lobbying, political negotiating, and communications to help families access services and education.