One of the most important things a parent of a child with a disability can do is learn to be an advocate. Please visit the websites listed below for detailed information on this topic.

Advocacy Websites

  • PACER Center (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights)—
  • “Be an Advocate” project of the National Center for Learning Disabilities
  • Kids as Self-Advocates: Leadership by and for youth and young adults with disabilities (a division of Family Voices):
  • The Wrightslaw website provides advocacy information written by special education lawyers: