The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law that is designed to protect the rights of students with special needs by ensuring that they receive a Free Appropriate Public Education(FAPE).
Why do you want your child to have FAPE?
To be prepared for:
1. Further Education
3. Independent Living
I can help you navigate your way through the educational system.
Katrina Hayes is a professional Advocate for children and young adults with Autism. She has been speaking up for families for 6 years. She, herself is the parent of a sweet little boy with Autism and the sister of an adult with special needs.
Currently Katrina is participating in a leadership program called Partners in Policymaking and recently became a Court Appointed Special Advocate
Katrina is looking forward to the day ALL children with disabilities receive the appropriate
educational services necessary to live a happy, fulfilled and productive life.
Junior League Member
COPAA Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
COLORS Children’s Organizations Linking Opportunities, Resources and Support
Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Workshop