Individuals & Families

School Issues

The TS Alliance recognizes parents and young adults often face many difficulties regarding educational and school-related issues. This section of our website was developed to help families and individuals successfully navigate through the educational system.

If you have questions, please call Shelly Meitzler, Regional Program Manager East, at (800) 225-6872 or email her at smeitzler@tsalliance.org.

School Support

The Educator Mentor Program (EMP) was developed to support school systems in understanding the learning needs of children with TSC. The EMP includes administrators, therapists, physiologists, and teachers from pre-kindergarten to college level having experience with TSC. They provide one-on-one support to any professional in the school system needing education and support in understanding the educational complexities of TSC.  For more information contact Shelly Meitzler at smeitzler@tsalliance.org or (800) 225-6872.

Elementary through High School Resources

Who Attends an IEP Meeting

What If I Disagree with the School’s Proposed IEP?

What are Related Services

What is the Purpose of Goals on an IEP

15 Tips for a Better IEP

Other Elementary through High School Resources

List of Parent Training and Information Centers in the United States

Transition and College Resources

Other Transition and College Resources

Disclaimer:  The information in this area of the website does not constitute legal advice.  It is solely for informational and educational purposes.  It is not intended to be a legal recommendation, nor should it substitute for obtaining legal counsel from your own attorney.