Here are some good rules to follow to speak up:
1. Communicate with your child and ask questions.
2. Recognize that your child behaves differently at home and at school.
3. Maximize parent-teacher conference time.
4. Don’t delay getting support for your child.
5. Request special services in writing.
6. Meet with the people who evaluate your child.
7. Understand the Individual Education Plan.
8. Monitor your child’s moods.