Dear Parents,

Welcome to our website, dedicated to supporting you and your child's educational journey. I am Natalie Batts, M.S.Ed., M.Ed., and it is my privilege to assist you in navigating the complexities of special education and 504 plans.

As an IEP advocate with extensive experience in both special education and general education, my mission is to ensure that every child receives the personalized support they need to thrive academically and personally. Our comprehensive services are designed to address a wide range of needs, from IEP development and 504 plan evaluations to challenging school decisions and addressing issues of non-implementation.

Our Services

Our Dedication to Your Child's Success

At the heart of our work is a deep commitment to your child's success. We understand the challenges and complexities you face, and we are here to provide the guidance, support, and advocacy necessary to ensure your child's educational journey is as smooth and successful as possible.

Our client portal offers a streamlined way to track your child's progress, upload necessary documents, and communicate directly with our team. Through our comprehensive services, detailed resources, and dedicated advocacy, we strive to make a positive impact on your child's educational experience.

Thank you for trusting us to be part of your child's educational support team. We are dedicated to helping your child achieve their full potential and ensuring their educational rights are respected and upheld.

Warm regards,

Natalie Batts

Natalie Batts, M.S.Ed., M.Ed.
IEP Advocate and Educational Consultant


Introduction to Our Services

Welcome to our comprehensive suite of advocacy services designed to support and empower you and your child throughout their educational journey. At The IEP Advocates, we are dedicated to ensuring that every child receives the individualized attention and support they need to thrive in their educational environment. Here is an overview of the services we offer:

IEP Plan Development: We specialize in developing detailed, personalized Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) that cater to your child's unique needs. Our goal is to create effective plans that foster academic and personal growth.

IEP Meeting Support: Our experienced advocates will accompany you to IEP meetings, providing expert guidance and ensuring that your child's needs are adequately addressed and represented.

IEP Review and Revision: We offer thorough reviews and necessary revisions of existing IEPs to ensure they remain relevant and effective as your child progresses.

504 Plan Evaluations: We conduct comprehensive evaluations to determine your child's eligibility for a 504 Plan, ensuring they receive the appropriate accommodations and support.

Eligibility Determination: Our team provides expert guidance in establishing your child's eligibility for a 504 Plan, navigating the process with ease and clarity.

Implementation Support: We assist in ensuring that the 504 Plan is correctly implemented, working closely with schools to uphold your child's educational rights.

Challenging School Decisions: We advocate on your behalf to contest unfavorable school decisions regarding your child's education, ensuring that their needs and rights are prioritized.

Addressing Non-Implementation Issues: Our team addresses issues where IEPs or 504 Plans are not being implemented as required, advocating for necessary changes and enforcement.

Discrimination & Retaliation Cases: We provide expert support in cases of unlawful discrimination or retaliation related to your child's educational accommodations, ensuring their rights are protected.

Individual Consultations: We offer personalized consultations to help you understand and navigate the special education process, empowering you to be your child's best advocate.

Family Training Sessions: Our training sessions equip families with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively support their child's educational journey.

Due Process & Complaints

Due Process Support: We provide comprehensive support in filing and managing due process complaints, representing your child's best interests throughout the process.

OCR Complaints Handling: Our team assists in filing Office for Civil Rights (OCR) complaints, addressing issues of discrimination and ensuring compliance with educational laws.

At The IEP Advocates, we are committed to making a positive impact on your child's education by providing expert guidance, comprehensive support, and dedicated advocacy. We believe in the potential of every child and are here to ensure they receive the educational opportunities they deserve.

Thank you for choosing us to be a part of your child's educational support team. We look forward to working with you and helping your child achieve their full potential.


Mission Statement

At The IEP Advocates, our mission is to empower families by providing expert guidance, dedicated advocacy, and comprehensive support to ensure every child receives the individualized education they deserve. We are committed to:

Together, we strive to create an inclusive and supportive educational environment where every child can thrive and succeed.


Empower Your Child's Educational Journey Today

Is your child struggling to receive the educational support they deserve? At The IEP Advocates, we are here to help you navigate the complexities of special education and 504 plans with expert guidance and unwavering advocacy.

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