Advocating 4 Kids Inc is a non-profit organization that provides training, resources and direct advocacy support to parents of children with disabilities. We have a special focus on outreach to Minority and/or lower social economic status families whose cultural and civil rights needs are often overlooked in Virginia. We provide workshops and presentation to communities on the educational disparities in Virginia where about two of every 1,000 African-American students were expelled vs. one of every 1,000 white students. We also file state and federal complaints against school district who violate the civil rights of parents and students. We support, and/or represent parents in the Due Process administrative hearings and appeal cases to the federal courts when necessary. We Partner with community organizations to bring awareness about the national and state gaps in equity and representation of under served populations.
- Comprehensive records review
- IEP and 504 Consultation
- Actively assist at Eligibility/IEP/504 meetings