Was your child recently diagnosed with a disability? Or, they were struggling in school and you were told they need an IEP?

Deep breaths. It’s a lot to take in and a lot to learn. But you’ve come to the right place. And, we’ve all been there. You might read this blog or join our Facebook group and be overwhelmed. Again, deep breaths.

You’re outside of your comfort zone, so that’s to be expected. You’ll learn it.


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