In this episode of "Don't IEP Alone," host Lisa Lightner and special guest Dr. Amy S.F. Lutz delve into the complexities of advocating for individuals with severe autism and other disabilities. They share personal experiences, discuss challenges with terminology and language, and highlight the difficulties faced by families in navigating service models and regulations.
The conversation also addresses the need for policymakers to understand and address the unique challenges of profoundly affected individuals and their families. Join us as we explore the intersection of advocacy, language, and navigating the systems to provide the best support for individuals with disabilities.
Links to resources mentioned in podcast:
National Council on Severe Autism: https://www.facebook.com/ncsautism
Don't IEP Alone with Lisa Lightner, Special Education Advocate
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