March 7, 2022

Using Compassion and Boundaries in Our Advocacy

Tune In: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcast

“If we really want to practice compassion, we have to start by setting boundaries and holding people accountable for their behavior.” -Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection.  Surely you’d agree that compassion plays a big role in special education advocacy.  We want school teams to be compassionate and equitable to our children, right?  Have you ever considered how to evoke compassion, empathy, and equitability?  I re-read The Gifts of Imperfection over the weekend, and the quote above stuck out.  So, in today’s episode, I explore the intersection of compassion and boundaries, landing on three tips to help you hold your IEP team more accountable and – in turn- evoke more compassion at the IEP table.  

Never miss out on a new episode by joining my mailing list here:

next episode

previous episode

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Part 03: The 6W's of the Ashley Barlow Co - The Who

Calling all parents, teachers, school staff, self advocates, disability organization staff, doctors, therapists, coaches, tutors, grandparents, babysitters, community organization staff, volunteers, … Calling anyone that supports a student with a disability!!!


Parents of a child in special education are exhausted. Teachers and school staff are about the busiest professionals in the workforce. Nobody has time for in-person trainings, and thanks to COVID-19, few can safely access in-person trainings right now! 

Part 05: The 6W's of the Ashley Barlow Co - The how

How’s this all going to work? This is the great part. You don’t need to worry about how the content will arrive, especially if you join my mailing list (link in bio), like me on Facebook and Youtube, follow me on Instagram, and subscribe to the podcast.