Encore: Advocating for Support in a School Setting

February 28, 2022
Hosted by Fawzya Khosti, C.HT., M.A.Ed./CI, Ed.D. (abd)

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Don't miss this interview! Amanda Tipkemper discusses ways you can advocate for support on behalf of your child in a school setting. Amanda Tipkemper serves as the Vice President of Education and Superintendent for The Children’s Home, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. She oversees the K-12 specialized education programs, as well as the transition to adulthood services, including a transition program for 18- to 21-year-olds with autism and related diagnoses. Amanda has been working and volunteering in the disability and special education field since 2004. She has acted as a behavior therapist to children, advocate for families, education specialist overseeing programs and IEPs, and coach/ mentor to staff and professionals in the field. She has a passion for developing programs infused with evidence-based practices.

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Fawzya Khosti, C.HT., M.A.Ed./CI, Ed.D. (abd)

Fawzya Khosti, C.HT., M.A.Ed./CI, Ed.D. (abd)

Fawzya Khosti, C.HT., M.A.Ed./CI, Ed.D. (abd), is an Executive Function Coach and Certified Hypnotherapist. Fawzya has extensive experience working in the field of education. She has worked with numerous students at Yavapai College while teaching Psychology 101, and while working as faculty at Western Governors University.

As an Executive Function Coach she loves helping others reach their highest potential, and she does this by evaluating and addressing issues holistically. When appropriate, she uses hypnotherapy as a tool to help her clients reach their goals. Fawzya has helped numerous students with challenges such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, autism, AD/HD, and anxiety improve their executive function skills and become more successful.

In her spare time Fawzya enjoys photography, pottery and painting. A creative outlet is important to a balanced life because it teaches us to plan ahead, learn from our "mistakes", improves our focus, and helps us problem solve more effectively.

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