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RTP Special Education Advocacy

• Durham, NC 27703 • United States • 919-306-5293

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About Us

We are a Christian organization focused on helping parents of children diagnosed with learning disabilities advocate for adequate special education services for their children in Durham And Wake Counties in North Carolina.  Our support is provided to parents free of charge.  

What we do:

  1. Attend IEP meetings with parents
  2. Advocate for services and any assistive technology to support IEP goals
  3. Consult with parents on IEP strategies
  4. Educate parents on rights and responsibilities under IDEA

RTPSPED has partnered with Duke University Law School, Children’s Legal Clinic to provide workshops every other month to parents who want to learn more about advocating and navigating the IEP process.  Workshops schedule for 2019 is below and attendance is limited to 30 participants:

Monday, February 25th, 2019.          6:00 - 9:00 p.m.         Durham

Monday, April 29th, 2019                  6:00 - 9:00 p.m.         Raleigh

Monday, June 24th, 2019                  6:00 - 9:00 p.m.         Durham

Monday, August 26th, 2019              6:00 - 9:00 p.m.         Raleigh

RSVP for a specific date by emailing us at lm33411@gmail.com

IEP Resources

WRIGHTSLAW

https://www.wrightslaw.com/

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities. 

DUKE CHILDRENS LAW CLINIC

https://law.duke.edu/childedlaw/

The Children's Law Clinic is a community law office that provides free legal advice, advocacy, and legal representation to low-income children. The clinic is staffed by Duke Law students who bring their compassion, commitment, and energy to the task of advocating for at-risk children. Since its establishment in 2002, the Children's Law Clinic has represented hundreds of children from a wide region around Durham.  

For an intro to special education legal services provided by Duke Law watch this video first:  https://youtu.be/Y_zzWiocWQI

 

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