Advocacy Training - Monthly 1st Tuesday Meetings

PHP's education department has a new Twitter account to let you know about upcoming trainings and share information that is education related. We would love you to follow us:

Click here to read the November 2012 Education Advocacy Newsletter

What happens at this Workshop? We move through sections of the book 'From Emotions to Advocacy', by Pete and Pam Wright.  Bring home tips, strategies, and information to empower your ability to advocate effectively. 

Who should attend this workshop? All levels of skills are welcome. It is advisable that you attend an IEP training prior to attending. Please contact Loni if you wish to attend without prior training OR If your child is currently served under Early Start.

Web Sites and Advocacy related information click here

How can you improve your advocacy skills? Attend the IEP trainings offered by PHP and other organizations. Attend support groups to meet other parents. Attend workshops about your child's disability. Join local and national organizations in increase your knowledge. Share information you've learned with other parents new to learning their rights.

NEW! FOOD ALLERGIES: If you are the parent or guardian of a child with food allergies, you should know about this group! SF Bay Area Food Allergy Support Group helps families adjust to living with food allergy by sharing knowledge, experiences and support.

Please email me at if you have an interest in a new Advocacy Group for parents of Transition Age Youth; 14-21.  

Click Here to watch YouTube video on the history of special education

Click Here to view  The Power of Section 504 Part I

Click Here to view The Power of Section 504 Part II

Effective Teaching-Successful Lives- Educational Handouts by Barbara T. Doyle, M.A. Consultant Click here to download her useful handouts

Visit Pete Wright's companion web site to his book: From Emotions to Advocacy Click Here to visit the site.

Don't miss out! Sign Up for PHP's eNews and this group, among others, at

Membership will be encouraged and a small donation of $10.00 suggested.

Loni Allen
Email Address: