Equip For Equality and Autism Home Support Services are offering a free training that is focused on how parents and others could best prepare and advocate for their children during the IEP and Evaluation process.
• Recognize your child’s legal right to a free and appropiate education
• Actively participate in making education decisions for your child
• Communicate effectively with your child’s school
How can Equip for Equality help you?
• IEP Advice and fact sheets
• Self-advocacy and legal representation
• Trainings and referrals
• Free legal help
Amanda is a staff attorney with the Special Education Clinic at Equip for Equality, where she represents students and families in special education and related school discipline matters. Previously, Amanda was an Equal Justice Works fellow and staff attorney at a non-profit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Advocates for Children, where she provided special education representation to families of children with mental health disabilities, as well as ongoing training and technical assistance in special education law to mental health providers working with low-income children and families through the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative. Amanda is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Law School.