Alicia Tucker Advocate USA
Mrs. Tucker
Alicia Tucker

Mrs. Tucker has worked in the public school system for 26 years, working primarily with students with special needs. She has served as Special Education Team Leader and as Special Education Department Chairperson.

Advocate for special needs in Pasadena

Alicia Tucker, is a Special Education Advocate in the Pasadena area and is able to help parents get the best education possible for their special needs child. Alicia can attend IEP and 504 meetings to ensure that the school is providing the services your child needs.

Services

How Alicia can help

Autism

Autism, a neurological condition, is characterized by differences in social communication and interaction, alongside restricted interests and repetitive behaviors.

Intellectual Disability

Intellectual disability is a condition characterized by limitations in cognitive functioning and adaptive behaviors, impacting an individual's everyday life and learning abilities.

Emotional Disturbance

Emotional disturbance refers to a condition in which an individual exhibits inappropriate behaviors, emotions, or both, leading to difficulties in social interactions and academic performance.

Oppositional Defiance Disorder

Children with ODD often exhibit stubbornness, argumentativeness, and a tendency to deliberately provoke others, leading to significant impairment in social, academic, and familial functioning.

ADHD

Advocates emphasize the importance of understanding ADHD as a unique neurological variation rather than a flaw, promoting acceptance, support, and accommodations for individuals with ADHD to thrive.

OHI

OHI is an engaging platform offering insightful content tailored to advocate interests, fostering community and empowerment through knowledge sharing.

Specific Learning Disability

A specific learning disability is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting the brain's ability to receive, process, analyze, or store information. It can manifest in difficulties with reading, writing, math, or other cognitive processes despite average or above-average intelligence

Speech Impairment

A speech impairment refers to any condition that affects a person's ability to produce sounds correctly or fluently, or to use their vocal cords, tongue, lips, or other speech-related structures effectively.

Speaking Engagement

A few topics Alicia can present include: “How to help de-escalate a child with intense behaviors”, “How to utilize a Safe Place within the classroom”, “Using visuals effectively”, “Documentation and collecting data on IEP goals and behaviors” and “Building rapport with sensitive and students with challenging behaviors”. She can also tailor presentations to address specific needs of the staff

Special ED Advocate in Pasadena

Every child deserves a free appropriate public education. Alicia is committed to advocate for your child’s individual needs. She understands the struggles that go along with trying to understand the special education system. If you are a parent in the Pasadena area, Alicia Tucker will provide advocacy services that includes reviewing your child’s current paperwork, all testing that has been completed, current IEP and services your child is receiving through the school.

Special Education Advocacy near Pasadena

Pasadena area parents, if you have any concerns about your child’s special education services or accommodations, it is important to consult with a special education advocate who can help you understand your rights and options. No matter what your child is diagnosed with (Autism, ADHD, Speech, etc..) Alicia will advocate for your child to make sure his/her IEP is tailored specifically for your child’s needs and that it is being implemented with fidelity.

Testimonials

Alicia Tucker's customer say

James Wittenbrook
James Wittenbrook
2024-07-11
She is definitely in it to help the children! After receiving her info from a family member I’m super grateful for all her help!
Rebecca Grubb
Rebecca Grubb
2024-05-29
Alicia is an amazing advocate. She has been working with our family for over a year and I only have wonderful things to say. She is detailed, reliable, responsible, organized and everything you could possibly want as an advocate. In addition, she is a warm and kind person who really just wants to help families anyway she can. She has years of experience working with autistic children and even more experience working within the school system. I would recommend anyone to her who is looking for support navigating this extremely complex process or just some advice on ways to work with autistic children. If you are on the fence, just give her a call and have a conversation with her. I promise you won’t be sorry you did!
Patricia Perez
Patricia Perez
2024-05-17
It was a pleasure working with Alicia a few years ago. She was a great advocate for our students, always attentive to their needs and dedicated to doing what was best for them.
Kalpana Mobley
Kalpana Mobley
2024-05-16
Alicia Tucker has worked with special education children for a very long time.She is very patient and caring towards all her students. She has indepth knowledge of the ARD proces. Mrs. Tucker will work hard to get the needed accomadation for your child.
Margie Cioci
Margie Cioci
2024-05-16
I have worked as a regular ed teacher with Alicia Tucker for many years. She was always thinking and doing what was best for her students. She has a in-depth knowledge of children's development and abilities that she was able to use for her students' benefit.
Bridget Rivera
Bridget Rivera
2024-05-16
I worked with Alicia for 7 years at Alvin Primary School and in her classroom for 1 of those school years. She demonstrated a strong self motivation to work towards the success of each student meeting their individualized needs. She was empathetic and firm while encouraging them. She was also a great teammate treating me with the utmost respect snd gratitude.
Ashley Kirkpatrick
Ashley Kirkpatrick
2024-05-16
I had the pleasure of working with Mrs. Tucker at my previous campus. She is an amazing educator and advocate for all students!! Her goal was always for the IEP team to work together to meet the childs needs. If I ever need an advocate I will be using her!!
Katie Posey
Katie Posey
2024-05-12
Alicia was a great advocate for our kids. She tried to do and fight for what was best for each kid.
Lilibeth delacruz
Lilibeth delacruz
2024-05-11
I worked along side Alicia for a couple years. I learned a lot about special education from her. From the acronyms to the laws! Any question I had she would answer it. She is very knowledgeable with this. I now recommend her to my students parents if they ever need an advocate!
Crystal Gomez
Crystal Gomez
2024-05-05
Getting help from Mrs. Tucker assisted in reducing the stress and feeling overwhelmed in the ARD meeting. With her help my child made more progress, improved his skills and confidence, and felt happier going to school. We love Mrs. Tucker”! Crystal, Pasadena ISD
FAQ's

FAQ'S

“Other Health Impairments” (OHI) is a category under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) that includes a wide range of conditions that can limit a child’s strength, energy, or alertness, affecting their educational performance. In Pasadena, common causes of OHI among individuals might include: Asthma,Diabetes, ADD/ADHD and Epilepsy. These conditions can vary widely in their impact on each individual, requiring personalized educational plans and medical support to ensure students with OHI can succeed in school. Schools and educators in Pasadena need to be aware of these potential causes to provide appropriate accommodations and support.

Families in Pasadena seeking special education advocacy services for their children with special needs can access support through several avenues: School district resources, local nonprofit organizations and advocacy groups, legal aid organizations and parent support groups. By utilizing these resources, families in Pasadena can find the support and advocacy services necessary to ensure their children receive appropriate educational services and accommodations in accordance with their needs.

Emotional disturbance can affect a person in many ways, including their emotions, physical skills, social skills, and cognitive skills. If you are a parent in the Pasadena area, here are some common signs of emotional disturbance include:

  • Behavior: Aggression, such as hitting, pushing, throwing, or screaming, or self-injurious behavior
  • Learning: Difficulty learning or performing below grade level
  • Social skills: Withdrawal from social events due to fear or anxiety, or an inability to build or maintain relationships
  • Emotions: Unhappiness, depression, inappropriate feelings, or temper tantrums

It is important for parents, educators, and caregivers in Pasadena to recognize these symptoms and seek appropriate interventions and support to help manage student’s with an emotional disturbance so that they develop the skills to manage these behaviors.

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