Wrightslaw is a great resource for anyone who needs a great resource for all things that fall under the category of Special Education. Below is a paraphrased excerpt from an electronic article titled "Parent Advocacy: What You Should Do . . .and Not Do" by Leslie Seid Margolis, Esq.
What Parents Should Do
1. Prepare for Meetings
2. Prioritize Your Child's Needs
3. Build Good Relationships
4. Document Issues & Concerns