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Episode 24: The School Year Has Started – And It’s Not Going Well. What Can I Do?

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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Speaker 

Georgia Fruechtenicht, Curriculum and Learning Specialist, Trainer, and Navigator Team Leader; Parent to Parent of Georgia

Description 

Join ADA Live! (WADA) on September 2 for our second conversation with Georgia Fruechtenicht from Parent to Parent of Georgia (P2PGA). In this episode, Georgia will explain the options parents have when their child’s school year is not going well. She will discuss writing emails and letters to express concerns and how to request a meeting. She will also discuss effective communication techniques parents can use to address their concerns, strengthen their partnership with the teacher, and get their children the support they need to be successful at school.

Georgia Fruechtenicht is the Curriculum and Learning Specialist, Trainer, and Navigator Team Leader for Parent to Parent of Georgia and Project Coordinator for the Parent Detailer Project, which is part of the Autism Plan for Georgia.

Featured Organization 

Parent to Parent of Georgia

Parent to Parent of Georgia (P2P) is a statewide nonprofit that serves families and individuals impacted by disabilities or special health care needs. P2P is a unique organization because callers are connected to staff who are parents too! We believe that one of the most meaningful sources of support is another parent or family member who has experience navigating the educational and health care systems in Georgia. We believe that ALL families can be empowered to be involved in education and health-related decision making.

With staff and a network of parent volunteers across the state of Georgia, P2P is the source of support, education, and leadership development to families or individuals with ANY disability or special health care need. All of our services are provided free of charge. Call us today at 1-800-229-2038 or visit our website at p2pga.org. Another parent is waiting to talk with you!