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Creative Solutions to

Special Education Problems

Is your child struggling in school because of their disability?

Are you losing income by taking time off work and/or paying for private therapies?

I can change the conversation about your child so that school personnel want to provide an appropriate program and welcome your collaboration. Just ask my clients:

"Virginia was the game changer in making things right for our son and his challenges with school. We did everything that we thought we were supposed to do but soon discovered that it was way more complex. We were completely lost in the shuffle of the system, knowing our rights, and stress of the unknown. Virginia was able to point out things we would have never known about, explain it clearly, and hold everyone accountable in this journey. We trust her emphatically and consider her a part of our family and close circle. We could not have made it to where we are in support of our child without her. Clone Virginia" KC, Austin

"Personable, knowledgeable and caring." SL, Austin

"Virginia is very caring and very knowledgeable. I would not have been able to fight the school for services for my child without her support!" CS, Austin

" Virginia Spencer was wonderful to work with. She went above and beyond to help my child. If it weren't for her expertise, we would not have been successful in my child's placement. She came up with ideas that I never would have though of. She is truly amazing, I highly recommend her." AK, Houston

Services for Families

Education Advocacy &

ADHD Coaching

Special Education

Are you, your college student, or high-schooler struggling to meet goals because of ADHD?

Realize goals through change

What can an ADHD Coach do for me?

My college student is struggling and I need help parenting my ADHD child...

I can help you, or your adult child, find motivation and implement effective strategies to meet your goals.

 

ADHD coaching is focused on an individual's sustained cognitive, emotional, and behavioral changes that facilitate goal attainment - in life and work.

Are you, or your child, "stuck" and unable to move forward?

"ADHD Coaches are, first and foremost, trained life coaches who endorse and accept the coaching paradigm of the International Coach Federation (ICF), and who additionally have specific training in coaching people and/or groups affected by ADHD" - (ACO)

 

Ask me if you can benefit from this service. Choose a coach whose training meets the professional standards of the ICF and PAAC

Learn Advocacy 101

ARD Committee Strategy

Are you trying to protect the school-parent relationship but feel overwhelmed at ARD/IEP meetings? I will prepare a strategy and give you a voice.

Know & exercise your rights

Influence possible outcomes

What do we do when you can't reach consensus? I help explore the options with you and provide you with third party experts and referrals.

Fine-tune Future plans

Transition planning

Is your child's IEP getting them ready for further education, independent living and employment? I give you the tools and resources to prepare your child for a successful adult life.

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