Check our help sheet on Self Advocacy for all ages:
No one is a better champion for your child than you. However, children who learn to self-advocate are confident, self-aware, and more socially adept.
As parents we take great joy in helping our children grow into full, happy, confident human beings. When they are young, part of our job is making sure they’re getting attention and support from others to help them on their journey. Speaking to doctors, teachers, coaches, or friends is all part of being a parent.
Although we are our children’s most vocal advocates, one valuable skill we can help them attain is self-advocacy. This requires both willingness and ability. Read more here.
You can also find more Help Sheets at this link.