Meanderings of the Mind of an Autism Mom...

IEP Seasons: Mastering the Parental Playbook for Your Child’s Success!

Hey, beautiful people! Latina Nickelson, Special Education Advocate & IEP...

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It’s Your Child’s Right to Be Included

Empowering Parents: A Guide to Turning Special Education Chaos into...

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Navigating the Back-to-School Chaos: A Special Education Advocate’s Guide by a Special Education Advocate

Navigating the Back-to-School Chaos: A Special Education Advocate’s Guide by...

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Best Practices In Preparing for Your Child’s IEP Meeting

So you’ve got that IEP meeting coming up, and like...

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Navigating Microaggressions in Special Education: 5 Strategies for Combatting Them

**Navigating Microaggressions in Special Education: 5 Strategies for Combatting Them**...

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Navigating the Rollercoaster Ride 🎢

Hey there, my fabulous folks! It’s that time again –...

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IEP Tip of the Day: The Power of Informed Parental Input

Hey there, amazing parents and caregivers! It’s Latina Nickelson, and...

Read MoreAugust 3, 2023

Are Your IEP Goals SMART? Unlocking Success for Your Child’s Education! 🌟🎯

To my Instagram community, recently, I asked if your IEP...

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Find Your Peeps, tribe, or support team!

Hey, y’all! I recently had the incredible opportunity to connect...

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ChildFind Mandate

Today, I want to dive into a topic that’s crucial...

Read MoreJune 19, 2023

What are we, Coaches, Advocates, or Troublemakers?

I guess the answer to that is based on who...

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What you need to know if your Student has School Behavior Problems

What’s the FBA (in my Mary J voice) or You...

Read MoreFebruary 17, 2023

What is PRIOR WRITTEN NOTICE?

This time of year is known as IEP season, and...

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MLK’s Mission & Students with Disabilities

MLK day marks the celebration of The Civil Rights Movement. ...

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He doesn’t have Autism.

If I could count the times, I have heard this....

Read MoreDecember 31, 2022

How I got here!

Hey Y’all, Greetings! I’m glad that you decided to take...

Read MoreJune 18, 2021

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