Episode 38: The School Year Has Started - And It's Not Going Well. What Can I Do?
Georgia Fruechtenicht, Special Education Parent Mentor for Coweta County Schools
Back by popular demand, the "ADA Live!" Show: The School Year Has Started - And It's Not Going Well. What Can I Do? is being rebroadcast by the Southeast ADA Center. This session of WADA ADA Live! continues our conversation with Georgia Fruechtenicht. 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.
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