Unite and Conquer with Parent Michelle Malewitz and Undivided Navigator Kelly Hatfield

Event Recap
Nov. 5, 2021Updated Jul. 8, 2022

The Undivided: Unite and Conquer series brings parents together with professionals to talk through issues and problem-solve. On October 28, 2021, parent Michelle Malewitz and her Undivided Navigator Kelly Hatfield walked us through how they became an unstoppable IEP prep machine, how they stay organized, and how Kelly helped Michelle get the right accommodations for her child.

Check out the highlights or watch the full recording below!

Attending your first IEP meeting can be incredibly overwhelming: new faces, unfamiliar titles and special education terms, a long list of your child's deficits. In this clip, Michelle talks about her first experiences and how much more confident she's gotten in IEP meetings now.
As a mom raising a kid with an IEP, Undivided Navigator Kelly knows how hard those meetings can be! Check out this clip for her advice to fellow parents:

Assessments, both those administered by the school and those obtained independently, can be tricky to read and understand. Listen to this clip for Michelle's and Kelly's tips for looking at assessments and using that data to prepare for the IEP meeting.

Need more IEP support? Ask an Undivided Navigator to help you understand the services your child may be entitled to, learn how to advocate while fostering collaboration, and give expert tips so you can enter your IEP meeting feeling prepared and confident.
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