We want to empower you by providing knowledge about the educational system in which you and your child find yourself trying to navigate. Mission Empower believes knowledge is power! As you understand more about your child’s rights for a free and appropriate public education, you will become more confident to be an equal, empowered partner with your child’s school.

Do You Know Your Rights?

As a parent of a child with a disability, it is challenging and often frustrating when working with teachers and other school administrators. Do you know that you and your child have many rights in the classroom? We have listed some of the key rights that you and your child have that you may be unaware of.

Learn more about parent’s and children’s rights in the classroom

Resolving Problems With Your Child’s School

As a parent of a child with a disability, we have outlined some steps that you can take to resolve any problems with your child’s school.

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Working With Your Child’s School

You may have a lot of ideas, questions and solutions for certain problems when you consider approaching your child’s teacher and other school administration. Before your first meeting and even before your first phone call, your nerves and emotions may be running high. We have provided a list of steps you can take to make the most of the meetings with your child’s school.

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Parent Resources

We’ve put together a list of valuable and helpful resources that you can review at your convenience.

View our list of parent resources