Education Advocacy

Education Advocacy Services includes assisting students and their families to understand their rights according to IDEA as well as assisting students and their families to understand the laws governing educating students with disabilities including IDEA, Section 504 and Tennessee State Law. Any student and his/her family who receives special education services in Franklin Special School District or Williamson County Schools or any students and his/her family that believes the student should be receiving special education services is eligible for Education Advocacy Services. For Education Advocacy services, please click here to complete a form.

Below are resources that you might find helpful:

Procedural Safeguards

State of Tennessee Special Education Framework

TEIS Steps to Success-Transition to Early Education

 Section 504 Guide

Intellectually Gifted Guide

The Arc’s School Advocacy Curriculum

This training is designed for non-attorney advocates who are providing information to and advocating on behalf of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families in special education matters. Clink here for more information.