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Penny Williams

He really does need to start learning self-advocacy skills. If he goes to college next, he will have to do all his advocating, the college will not talk with parents about any of it (I think that’s related to privacy laws).

So teens are encouraged to attend these meetings and have input. Plus, when they have input in their own accommodations they are more likely to use them.

Here’s a little input on making sure the 504 plan is implemented:

Checklist for Making Sure Schools Follow Your IEP or 504 Plan

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