Advocating for your child this school year and Early signs that your child needs an IEP

Ann-Maura Hinton, Director of BRIDGE Educational Services at Lifeline, joins Herbie Newell and Rick Morton for a conversation about advocating for your child's education this school year. This episode will also provide a few early signs that your child may need an Individual Educational Plan (IEP).

GUEST
Ann Maura Hinton is the Director of BRIDGE Educational Services. She joined the Lifeline team in August of 2017. She brings with her over 25 years of teaching experiences in a variety of different settings and with a variety of different abilities.  She loves to learn and is constantly looking for new ways to help build a bridge from frustration to hope alongside families in need.  She is a certified Cognitive Developmental Therapist and has earned her master’s and undergraduate degree in Special Education. Originally from Madisonville, TN, she headed to the University of Tennessee and earned her master’s degree in special education.

HOST
Herbie Newell is the President & Executive Director of Lifeline Children’s Services and its ministry arms.

CO-HOST
Rick Morton is the Vice President of Engagement at Lifeline Children's Services.

RESOURCES
Our recently released Pregnancy Counseling site was designed specifically to reach and meet the needs of women in unplanned pregnancies, their family members, and the Pregnancy Resource Centers that serve them. This resource is filled with encouragement, information, resources, and direct contact to our professional pregnancy counselors. Visit planmyadoption.org tto view these resources. 


LIFELINE CHILDREN'S SERVICES
The mission of Lifeline Children’s Services is to equip the Body of Christ to manifest the gospel to vulnerable children. Our vision is for vulnerable children and their communities to be transformed by the gospel and to make disciples.