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Rochelle Thompson

Do you have a child with special needs attending school in one of the following charter schools?

  • American Leadership Academy
  • Ascent Academies of Utah
  • Hawthorn Academy
  • Leadership Learning Academy
  • Mountain West Montessori
  • Ogden Preparatory Academy
  • Providence Hall

Parent Consultant Serving Families in one of the participating charter schools

Email: rochelle@utahparentcenter.org


Do you have questions or concerns about your student’s eligibility or Special Education program?

If so, there is someone that can help you!

The Utah Parent Center has partnered with select charter schools t to provide free assistance to families of children with special educational needs. If your child has special needs, so do you!  The Parent Consultant serving families in these select charter schools offers:

  • training,
  • information,
  • referral and
  • assistance.

These services are offered to parents and professionals through the provision of one-on-one consultations, and group workshops and presentations.

Rochelle can help you by:

  • Providing a free, private consultation in-person or over the phone regarding questions or concerns about the special education process.
  • Providing information on the IEP process and your rights and responsibilities under IDEA.
  • Helping you prepare for IEP meetings and providing support during IEP meetings.
  • Connecting you to resources and supports in your community.
  • Providing workshops on the impact of having a student with special needs in your family.
  • Information about: Section 504 and IEP process, early transition, transition to adult life, communication and disability specific concerns.

All services provided are free and confidential.  No information will be released without your consent.