Black and Dyslexic
Ep.8 | Access to Advocacy with Marcy Jackson
November 18, 2021
Join Winifred A. Winston and LeDerick Horne with Marcy Jackson as they discuss how educational consultants can help parents access special education services through an IEP or 504 plan. Mary also shares how Richard Weinfield, Executive Director & Educational Consultant, with Weinfield Education Group (WEG) has made advocacy accessible by providing no-cost, expert, special education advocacy to Black students with special needs whose education has been impacted by systemic racism with the SEE US program.
Join Winifred A. Winston and LeDerick Horne with Marcy Jackson as they discuss how educational consultants can help parents access special education services through an IEP or 504 plan. Mary also shares how Richard Weinfield, Executive Director & Educational Consultant, with Weinfield Education Group (WEG) has made advocacy accessible by providing no-cost, expert, special education advocacy to Black students with special needs whose education has been impacted by systemic racism with the SEE US program.

Here’s a breakdown of what to expect in this episode:


About Marcy Jackson:
Marcy Jackson has a Master’s Degree in Education Administration and is a Certified Facilitator and Certified Program Planner who has developed education programs for special populations for over 20 years. She is a graduate of the WEG Special Needs Advocacy Institute and past Coordinators for WEG’s Diamonds Conference and School Selection Service. She is an Education Consultant for families with and without special needs, highly effective at performing expert witness and nationwide school comparison evaluations for parents with and without custody factors.  She led the development of the WEG-7 Research-based criteria for School Selection and proudly serves as a team member. Marcy She has advocated for youth and young adults with ADHD, Emotional Disabilities, Asperger’s and Intellectual Disabilities, in private, parochial, public and home education settings.  Marcy is thoughtful, detailed and strategic.

You can find Marcy Jackson on. . .
Website: montgomerycollege.edu  
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcy-jackson-ma-seeus/ 
Website: seeusadvocacy.com 
Website: wegadvocacy.com

Connect with Winifred!
Website: https://www.soallcanread.org 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/soallcanread/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/soallcanread
Instagram: https://instagram.com/blackanddyslexic
Instagram: https://instagram.com/soallcanread 

Connect with LeDerick! 
Website: https://lederick.com/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lederickh/ 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lederickhorne/ 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lederickhorne 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/lederick?lang=en  

Resources from this episode:

Special Education Excellence for Underserved Students (SEE US)
www.seeusadvocacy.com
 
Weinfeld Education Group (WEG) 
https://www.weinfeldeducationgroup.com/ 
 
Online Course for teachers, administrators, and staff - Identifying and Removing Obstacles for Black Students with Special Needs:
https://www.cecreditsonline.org/collections/courses/products/identifying-and-removing-obstacles-for-black-students-with-special-needs
 
Book – “School Success for Kids With Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties” by Walter E. Dunson, Ph.D
https://www.amazon.com/School-Success-Dyslexia-Reading-Difficulties/dp/1593639627

The Parent’s Place of Maryland
https://www.ppmd.org/

Find a Parent Center Near You:
https://www.parentcenterhub.org/find-your-center/

First Step Act 
https://www.bop.gov/inmates/fsa/ 

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
https://sites.ed.gov/idea/about-idea/ 

SPAN Parent Advocacy Network (New Jersey)
https://spanadvocacy.org/ 

Wrightslaw Books
https://www.wrightslaw.com/store/index.html 

IEP Data Collection
https://adayinourshoes.com/how-to-easily-get-meaningful-iep-data/ 

School Success for Kids With Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties
by Walter Dunson

THIS PROJECT IS PARTIALLY FUNDED BY MORGAN CARES AND THE CENTER FOR URBAN HEALTH DISPARITIES RESEARCH AND INNOVATION AWARDED BY THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES (NIMHD 1U54MD013376-01A1)