Lynn Kistler

Parent Advocacy in the ARD Process

Brief Description 250 words or less: An IEP must contain an appropriate Prior Written Notice (PWN).

This is not a simple cut and paste form but a synopsis of what was requested during the ARD meeting. Wording from new legislation states that the district must “offer cogent and responsive explanations for their decisions”.

What does this mean?

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Lynn Kistler earned a B.S. in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education from Baylor University. In addition, she received a Master of Education in Special Education with an Educational Diagnostician certification at Stephen F. Austin University.

Lynn was a teacher 10 years and an Educational Diagnostician for 20 years. After retiring in 2015, she started her own Advocacy business, Bridging the Gap.