Education Advocate

Our Education Advocate (Saba Mahmood, M.Ed. – Licensed School Psychologist) specializes in supporting parents and caregivers in navigating Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans. With a wealth of experience in special education advocacy, we are committed to ensuring that every child receives the support and resources they need to thrive academically and personally.

Parent Feedback:I can’t even begin to tell you how grateful I am to have someone to help answer these questions and guide me through this process. This is such a new experience for me that, without you, I wouldn’t even know which direction to go, so thank you.”

Having witnessed firsthand the challenges faced by families with children who have diverse learning needs, Plum Tree brings a compassionate and empathic approach. We understand the complexities of the education system and are passionate about empowering parents to become effective advocates for their children.

Our expertise extends to guiding families through the IEP and 504 plan process, from initial assessment and goal-setting to plan implementation and review. We provide personalized support and advocacy services, helping families understand their rights, navigate bureaucratic hurdles, and collaborate effectively with school teams to develop comprehensive and tailored support plans.

With a background in education and a deep understanding of complexities of IEPs and 504 plans, our Education Advocate (Saba Mahmood M.Ed. – Licensed School Psychologist) is equipped to address a wide range of issues, including accommodations, modifications, behavioral interventions, and transition planning. She believes in the importance of fostering positive and collaborative relationships between parents, educators, and other stakeholders to ensure the best possible outcomes for students with special needs.

Saba is committed to staying abreast of the latest research, best practices, and legal developments in the field of special education advocacy. She regularly participates in professional development activities and networks with other advocates and experts to enhance her knowledge and skills.

Education Advocate