Self-Advocacy

The Importance of Self-Advocacy for Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

What is self-advocacy? Read about the importance of self-advocacy for kids who learn and think diffe…

Self-Advocacy Sentence Starters for Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

See what kids can say to self-advocate when they have learning disabilities and ADHD. Get self-advoc…

9 Reasons Kids Might Refuse to Use Accommodations

Why would a child refuse to use accommodations? Explore common reasons kids don't use classroom acco…

How to Build the Foundation for Self-Advocacy in Young Children

Young kids may not have the self-awareness to speak up for what they need. But you can help your chi…

6 Tips for Helping Your Grade-Schooler Learn to Self-Advocate

Standing up for yourself is an important skill to learn. Find out how you can teach self-advocacy sk…

6 Tips for Helping Your High-Schooler Learn to Self-Advocate

The ability to stand up for yourself is an important skill for high-schoolers to have. Learn how you…

10 Ways to Help Shy Kids Speak Up for What They Need

It can be hard for shy kids to ask for help or speak up for themselves. Here are 10 ways to help you…

5 Self-Advocacy Sentence Starters for Grade-Schoolers With Dyslexia

Grade-schoolers may not know what to say at school when they need help with their dyslexia. Here are…

5 Self-Advocacy Sentence Starters for Middle-Schoolers With Dyslexia

Middle-schoolers with dyslexia may be hesitant to self-advocate. Here are some situations and respon…

6 Self-Advocacy Sentence Starters for Grade-Schoolers With ADHD

Self-advocacy is a key skill for children with ADHD to learn in grade school. Go over these scenario…

5 Self-Advocacy Sentence Starters for Middle-Schoolers With ADHD

Middle-schoolers with ADHD may be hesitant to self-advocate. Help your child with ADHD by going over…

5 Self-Advocacy Sentence Starters for Grade-Schoolers With Dyscalculia

Grade-schoolers with dyscalculia may not know what to say when they need help. Here are some sentenc…

6 Self-Advocacy Sentence Starters for Middle-Schoolers With Dyscalculia

Middle-schoolers with dyscalculia may hesitate to self-advocate at school when they need help. Here …

5 Self-Advocacy Sentence Starters for Grade-Schoolers With Dysgraphia

Self-advocacy is an important skill for grade-schoolers with dysgraphia to start learning. Here are …

5 Self-Advocacy Sentence Starters for Middle-Schooler With Dysgraphia

Tweens with dysgraphia may be hesitant to speak up for themselves. Practicing can make it easier. Us…

8 Steps for Helping Third and Fourth Graders Become Self-Advocates

Third and fourth grade is a key time for kids to learn self-advocacy. Get tips on how to help kids a…

4 Ways to Help Your Child Build a Support Network

You are your child's biggest supporter, but it's good for her to have other people she can turn to. …

Can I Ask for Self-Advocacy IEP Goals for My Child?

Self-advocacy is an important skill for kids who learn and think differently. Find out if you can in…

Should My Child to Go to IEP Meetings?

When is your child old enough or mature enough to attend IEP meetings? Get advice from an expert on …

How to Help Your Child Defend Against Bullies

What is bullying? Learn how to help your child defend against bullies. Role playing bullying scenari…

Download: Self-Awareness Worksheets for Kids

Download self-awareness worksheets for young children and teens and tweens. Print a free worksheet t…

How Self-Advocacy Helped Me Fight for My Rights in College

Read how a college student with dyscalculia advocated for herself when her math professor refused to…

Download: IEP or 504 Plan Snapshot for Your Child

Help kids understand their IEP or 504 plan with this printable one-page snapshot. Your child can use…