✓ Get organized!
✓ Start a home file to include an accurate journal of meetings, phone calls, letters, etc.
✓ Put every request, concern and objection inwriting to all involved.
✓ Compile a binder with tabs for evaluations, IEPs, samples of current performance (such as writing samples, classroom tests, projects, activities and homework) and written communications. Include a chart listing all evaluations by date, evaluator, test given, major areas of concern and recommendations.
✓ Make two copies of all evaluations/reports, one to keep as an original and one to use as a working copy.
✓ Be sure to bring this file with you to all meetings regarding your child.