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The Special Education Journey – How Can Parents Help?

March 31, 2023 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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Peace At Home founder Ruth E. Freeman, LCSW chats with Andrea Brinnel, Ed.D. who was a Special Education Coordinator both at the school district and state levels in Connecticut. Andrea will help us understand the nature of the Special Education process and how parents can be effective partners in that process. And it can be complicated, so don’t go it alone.

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After this discussion, you will be able to:

  • Navigate the Special Education Process
  • Know where to get help
  • Get your questions answered on the spot

Meet your Instructors

Ruth Freeman

Mental Health, School Age, Relationships,


Andrea Brinnel

Education, Special Education, Toddlers and Preschoolers,



  • communication

Age Category

  • School Age
  • Teens & Young Adults
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