• Develop and promote standards for practicing advocates • Promote the recognition of advocacy as a profession • Provide its members with professional information needed to assist clients adequately and appropriately • Provide workshops, training and professional information on issues related to special education • Provide its members with opportunities for continuing education and professional development • Provide a forum where advocates can discuss common needs and share and disseminate information • Help advocates establish sound business practices • Enable peer support among advocates • Provide information about governmental activities, both federal and state, that impact special education law • Develop and maintain a collegial, collaborative and cooperative relationship with public and private agencies which are concerned about special education • Publish a newsletter • Provide the public with a list of special education advocates • Offer telephone information and referral for parents and professionals • Encourage members to sit on various statewide advisory boards
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