When I think about special education from a broader perspective, my thoughts often turn to a dilemma faced by those of us who love and support students with disabilities: How far can (should) we push the school team?
Are we supposed to fight every battle? If not, then when and where is it OK to let it go? I think most parents and advocates understand that we need to be persistent about protecting the student’s rights and pressing to get them the supports and services they need.
However, we can’t be in a state of constant, total war with schools. Compromise, accommodation, and acceptance are sometimes necessary.Read more on themighty.com