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Do you want to change special education policy?

Are you a parent/caregiver of a child with an IEP? Are you a youth interested in making a change? Join us in a focus group about advocacy in special education.

  • Attend a free 6-hour training focused on IDEA and legislative advocacy
  • Participate in a focus group about advocacy in special education
  • Complete three surveys to document the effectiveness of the training*
  • Be videotaped (for less than three minutes) sharing your concerns about IDEA**

*If you are able to participate, we will ask you to complete a pre-survey. After completing the pre-survey, we will let you know whether you will be participating in the training on October 15 or April 29.

**You will receive your edited videotaped testimonial and your legislators’ contact information so you can forward your concerns to your legislators.

You will be chosen to participate in either the October 15th 2022 or April 29th, 2023* session.

In-Person, Augusta Maine, Location TBD

10 am – 4 pm

All participants will receive 2 $25 gift cards!

Any Questions? Please Contact Zach Rossetti,, 617-353-6419

This study is funded by the Spencer Foundation.