General and Special Education ~ IDEA and 504 Planning
LLR offers guidance to parents and guardians as they navigate the maze of special education services.
Much care and attention is given to parent concerns and a child's social, emotional, and academic needs.
LLR staff are certified educators and work collaboratively with school staff.
LLR's services include:
• review and interpretation of assessments, support to increase parent knowledge regarding educational opportunities for your child, guidance with interpreting and understanding Procedural Safeguards, District Policy, and Federal and State mandates as established in Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA), and attend meetings as a team member,
• guidance with RTI, developing 504 Plan, Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) as determined by your child's educational evaluations, PLAAFP, grade level assessments, grades, and data collection,
• guidance regarding current research specific to your child's needs, evidence-based teaching strategies and curriculum, all anchored in neurology; the science of learning and behavior.
All partnerships between parent(s) and LLR are established through a contractual agreement. LLR reserves the right to withdraw services when it is determined progress can not be made on behalf of the child.
LLR consultant, Robin Rettie, has a bachelor's degree in K-8 education, certified in early childhood education (Pre-K & K), and has a master's degree in special education (EC - Adulthood). Robin has also received the Texas Education Agency Educator Certification. Robin's combined teaching experience in early childhood, general education, and special education, ages early childhood through adult, totals over 20 years.
Robin has 40 hours of training in All Kinds of Minds, 8 Neurological Constructs of Learning; completed 64 hours in Mediation and Negotiation Training through the state of Texas; WrightsLaw training; countless hours in training in all areas of disabilities ranging from Autism to Visual Impairment, including social skills and behavior training. She lives in Cypress with her husband, 2 dogs and 15 cats. Robin is most grateful for her two daughters; one an educator in HISD, and the other works for Back On My Feet in Austin.
LLR's consultants are available for educational consulting for all ages, early childhood through adult. Email is suggested to establish a client/consultant relationship. [email protected]
Lighthouse Learning Resources does not file Due Process and only recommends entering into Due Process when your child has clearly been denied F.A.P.E. ~
Free Appropriate Public Education.
If you are in need of a Special Education Attorney, the following are recommended, listed in alphabetical order.
Cirkiel & Associates, www.cirkielaw.com
Disability Rights Texas, www.disabilityrightstx.org
Estate and Life Planning
At LLR, learning never stops. Navigating the educational system takes a collaborative effort of knowledgeable persons in order to meet the individual needs of those we serve.
Disclaimer: Educational Consultant, Robin Rettie, is not a lawyer, does not provide legal advice or guidance, and makes no claim to be an expert in special education law. However, if a family should need legal representation, recommendations can be given upon request.
We care...all the way around
Call 713-560-7923 today to set up an appointment