For answers to questions like what happens at IEP meetings and for strategies to ensure your child’s IEP provisions are implemented, we turn to the experts.
Melissa Mayor is a learning specialist at Beacon College in Leesburg, Florida and a former grade school teacher who worked with students with IEPs to ensure their educational needs were met, they succeeded, and met promotional criteria.
Fiona Rattray is a parent training and information specialist at Westchester Independent Living Center in White Plains, NY, a peer-driven, community-based organization that empowers people with disabilities to lead self-directed lives. She develops, coordinates and conducts parent, professional and youth trainings in-person and through webinars on the special education process, advocacy, transition planning, and building parent school partnerships.
Ann Siegel is the legal director for Disability Rights Florida, a nonprofit that provides legal advocacy and rights protection for adults and children with a wide range of disabilities. She oversees their advocacy, education and & outreach team.