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An advocate assists when you work with your school (or other agency) to plan your child's education by writing letters, attending meetings, helping you to understand what services your child may be entitled to under the law, and negotiating with administrators. An experienced advocate may also help you find local professionals to diagnose or treat your child. Advocates typically charge by the hour and fees vary widely. Free advocacy services are available and you should never hesitate to ask for help if you are unable to pay the full fee.

An attorney legally represents your child in special education (IEP) disputes. (In some places, only attorneys may represent your child; parents and advocates may not be allowed to do so.) In practice, almost all the work attorneys do is really advocacy: negotiating with school administrators to reach a settlement without involving a judge. Attorneys also bill hourly and are usually far more expensive than advocates.

An education consultant will help you plan your child's education and may also provide evaluation and testing services important both to establishing your child's needs and supporting your request for educational and therapeutic services.

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The A.B.L.E Choice, Inc., P.O. Box 608 Pismo Beach, CA 93448, (888) 513-9332, fax (888) 959-9332, TheABLEChoice@gmail.com, Advising and Behavioral Learning Experiences: Collaborate, support and lead districts and families in a direction to open communication and build trust so the child is put first and receives the best possible service and program.

 Building Blocks Child Therapy Clinic, Unit 503 Civic Prime Building Filinvest corpotae City, Alabang Muntinlupa City, Philippines, 632-5563305, fax 639175490324, buidlingblocks.ctc@gmail.com, Muntinlupa, Paranaque, Cavite (selected areas only), Las Pinas, ABA, OT, PT, SpEd

Debra Leach, Ed.D., BCBA, 561-789-9944, dleach@fau.edu, Consultation and training for individualized home-based behavioral programs for children with autism and other disabilities. Parent coaching to assist with implementing intervention within everyday routines and activities. Consultation in schools and other community programs. Direct services with children with ASD. Special education advocacy.

Educational Rersources for Success, LLC, 8003 Lincoln Drive Suite A, Assoicated Therapists Office, Marlton NJ, 08053, 856-815-6876, Provide advocacy for parents as well as special education teachers. Work on IEPs, go into classrooms, but mostly help parents learn how to advocate effectively. Also teach methodology to teachers around the world.

My Educational Advocate, 15 Harding Street Andover, MA 01810, 978-994-3101, myedadvocate@gmail.com, provides support and advocacy for families who have a child experiencing challenges in school. 



Edu-Advocates, Ottawa ON, 613-769-8960, eduadvocates@rogers.com, services include: File and IEP reviews, parental representation for educational meetings, mediation services, unbiased, individualized professional service by registered teachers and special education specialists

Lindsay Moir, at Comhnadh Consulting, 92 Cumberland Crescent, London ON N5X 1B6, 519-660-0493, l.moir@sympatico.ca 

Parent Advocates 4 Struggling Students Inc., Burlington ON, 289-288-3167, We offer a range of services to parents of children who struggle academically. Coming this Fall – our comprehensive, interactive website will provide fast access to the information parents need to accelerate their advocacy efforts. Face to Face consultation services are also available for parents in need of more support.

 United States


Shane T. Sears, Attorney at Law, The Sears Firm, P.C., The Sears Building, 5809 Feldspar Way, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35244, (205) 886-0991, (866) 754-9453 (fax), ssears@me.com, Serving the entire state of Alabama, We provide legal services to individuals who are not receiving a free appropriate public education (FAPE) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) in the public school systems in Alabama.

Wiggins, Childs, Quinn and Pantazis, Deborah Mattison, Attorney, 301 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203, (205) 314-0561: I have represented numerous children with diagnosis on the autism spectrum. I am licensed in Michigan and Alabama.  I work all over the state of Alabama and am admitted to the Federal courts here, the 11th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.  I also frequently lecture about the rights of children.

Advocates of Northern Arizona, flagstaff arizona, 928-221-7864, The foundation of our practice supports partnership and collaboration based upon first hand experience as Parents, Advocates, Consultants, Community Leaders,and Family Support Specialists.We strive to create a bridge between Parents and Professionals through mutual understanding and collaboration.

Arizona disability & educational rights lawyer, 7000 N. 16th Street, Phoenix AZ 85020, 602-997-7367, fax 602-997-7467, Lucy M. Keough, lucykeough@me.com, Provides legal representation and advocacy to students and adults with disabilities. Emphasis is on special education advocacy and legal representation in preparation of complaints, attendance at IEP and other meetings, mediation, due process hearings, disciplinary proceedings. Provide representation for appeals from denial of Medicaid and DDD related services and adult guardianship. Former Arizona licensed Speech Pathologist.

AZ Parent Advocate, Phoenix Arizona, 602-402-9510, fax 866-742-8185, Nationwide via teleconference services (e.g. telephone, Skype, etc.); Provide assistance obtaining accommodations and services according to 504 Plans or IEPs, reviewing IEPs, attending school meetings with parents, parent advocacy training, assistance creating "a record", assistance with letter writing. Experience with and training in Disabilities Specialist, Education Coordinator, Family Therapist, Play Therapy, Positive Behavior Intervention and Support, and classes toward becoming a BCBA (expected graduation date of Fall 2010).

AZ Transitions, Chandler, Az, 480-274-4541, Kelly McGuire, info@kellymcguireadvocate.com, Advocating for children with special needs.

Dawn Dolinski, M.Ed., 636 E. Calle Del Norte, Chandler AZ 85225, 480-309-4607, jesuslives0405@yahoo.com, providing special education advocacy services to parents with all local school districts and charter schools.

Law Offices of Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC, 8787 East Pinnacle Peak Rd. Suite 210, Scottsdale AZ 85255, 480-585-0600, info@kgklaw.com, Arizona Special Education Attorneys representing students and their families, from pre—school through college.  Our attorneys include a former special education teacher and school administrator (nearly 20 years at the New York City Board of Education), and the mother of a teenager on the spectrum.  Experienced with IEPs, Due Process, mediations, resolutions meetings, hearings, disciplinary matters, restraint and seclusion, bullying.  Post-secondary matters include residency, 504s, code of conduct, academic disputes and disciplinary issues.

Law Office of Barry E. Lewin, P.C., 202 E. Earll Drive Suite 490, Phoenix AZ 85012, 602-325-1141, fax 602-279-1520, Barry E. Lewin, blewin@barrylewinlaw.com, We address disputes over IEP's, Section 504 plans, disability accommodations, bullying, extended school years services, speech and occupational therapy services.

Faith G. Thaw, M. Ed., Scottsdale AZ, 480-560-8696, fax 480-629-5963, also serving NV CA NM CO, IEP development, review, and accomodations, Design and development of specialized educational programs, Assisting families in understanding the special education process, Review of all applicable special education documentation, Written communication with school district, Observation of students, Attending meetings with administrators, teachers, psychologists, and other medical professionals, Expert forensic witness, Expert knowledge of state and federal statutes and regulations.

Susan Marks and Advocates PLLC, Fourth Street Professional Building, 2501 N. 4th Street, Suite 9, Flagstaff, AZ 86004​, 928-440-5084​, I am an attorney who is also an autism specialist and BCBA. My advocates are also autism specialists with extensive special education experiences. We decided to form a firm that would offer parents a flexible option to either work with an advocate or an attorney, depending on their issues. Plus, working with our firm ensures that if they start with an advocate, there's no wasted time should it become necessary to have legal representation. Plus, as an attorney who started off working directly in the field, I am knowledgeable about autism interventions.

Access Center for Education, Temecula CA, 949-370-1186, sadtoglad@mac.com, serving LA County, Orange County, Riverside, San Bernadino and San Diego; Non-profit providing special education advocacy, from an educational planning perspective

Adams & Associates, 20042 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach CA 92648, 714-698-0239, Tim Adams, info@edattorneys.com, areas of legal practice include: Disability and special education law and appellate advocacy

Advocate for Children with Special Needs, Irvine, CA 92606, Kimberly Simpson, simpsonk636@hotmail.com, I am a parent of two children with special needs. My son has bipolar (classified as ED), my daughter has a learning disability. I am a strong advocate for my children and have been succesful in advocating on their behalf to get the services they need. Now I am looking to help other parents fight for their children too. I am currently a law student looking to practice in this area of law. I am very familiar with education law, the IDEA, and No Child Left Behind. Please contact me, I'd would be honored to partner with any parent fighting for their child's rights in education.

Advocacy Services in Southern California, Nick Davaei, J.D., ndavaei@aol.com, 2522 Chambers Rd. Suite 100, Tustin CA 92780, 714-417-9955 and 562-756-7775, Fax 714-242-7304, IEP/504/SST/SARB/Expulsion/Due Process & Mediation proceedings

Advocate--Meagan Nunez, J.D., 6426 Bradford St., San Diego CA 92115, 619-757-3550, meagan.nunez@gmail.com, Assisting parents to advocate for their child's special education needs

Advocates for Kids, 26891 Recodo Lane, Mission Viejo CA 92691, 949-582-3601, fax 949-716-9498, provides all types of educational advocacy, Our clients range from pre-school to college students in California and various other states.

Law Offices of Sarit Ariam, 23275 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills CA 91364, Tel: 818-992-5770, Fax: 818-992-6624, Cell: 818-253-5305; Sarit Ariam is the parent of two special needs children, and Nicole Vodnoy Johna 

A2Z Educational Advocates provides legal representation and advocacy services to parents of students with disabilities, including IEP representation, Due Process; 16712 Marquez Ave, Pacific Palisades CA 90272, 310-573-1430, contact: Cassie English, info@a2zedad.com 

A4K -- Advocates for Kids, 26891 Recodo Lane, Mission Viejo CA 92691, 949-482-3601, fax 949-716-9498, serving all 50 States, represents parents of students with disabilities in IEPs (Individualized Education Plans) meetings, mediations, and Due Process Hearings. Also represent to mental health agencies, state agencies, and insurance commissioners.

Law Office of Michelle Ball, 717 K Street, Suite 228, Sacramento CA 95814, 916-444-9064, fax 916-444-1209, help@edlaw4students.com, Since 1995, the Law Office of Michelle Ball has been assisting students with special education, 504, discipline, and other school problems in public and private schools from preschool through the college level.

Deborah Bloom Educational Consultants, Special Needs Advocacy, 1 Crow Canyon Court Suite 105, San Ramon CA 94583, 925-820-5480, fax 925-820-1570, office@deborahbloom.com

Law Office of Janina Botchis, Glendale, CA , (818)253-9444, specializes in representing children with special needs. Whether the matter involves the school district or your regional center, I will help you and your child obtain the services that you are entitled to under the Individual's with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Lanterman Act.

The Law Office of Gregory R. Branch, 5122 E. Hunsford Dr. Suite C, Orange CA 92867, 714-856-1166, Greg Branch, I represent clients in special education issues in Southern California. Previously, I was a teacher and a school administrator for over twenty years.

California Special Needs Law Group, 1901 Newport Blvd. Suite 350, Costa Mesa CA 92627, 888-900-0744, fax 949-264-1545, legal services focused on protecting the educational rights of students

Gwen Campbell & Associates, Advocates and Educational Consultants, 32123 W. Lindero Cyn. Rd. Suite 201, Westlake Village CA 91361, 818-706-8801, fax 818-706-9920, gcampbelladvocate@gmail.com, serving Ventura, Los Angeles and surrounding counties. IEPs, 504s, Formal Complaints, Resolution Sessions, SSTs & School Placements. To assist each child in obtaining appropriate services, we work closely with parents and professionals to clearly determine each child's unique range of educational needs.

Law Firm of Alexis Casillas, 405 El Camino Real #328, Menlo Park CA 94305, and San Marino, 650-204-9579

Law Offices of Jessica Cochran, 533 Airport Blvd. Ste.400, Burlingame CA 94010, 650-373-2015, fax 888-482-0078, Represents parents with children with special needs at 504 meetings, IEP meetings, resolution sessions, mediations, and due process hearings. Also represents children who may be eligible for or are receiving regional center services at IPP meetings, informal meetings and fair hearings.

Law Office of Nick Davaei, 2522 Chambers Rd., Suite 100, Tustin CA 92780, 714-417-9955, fax 714-242-7304, contact Nader "Nick" Davaei, ndavaei@aol.com, Greater Southern California; serving all of Orange County along with Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Diego counties. Special Education Advocacy and Legal services in the area of Disability Rights including Special Education and related matters under the IDEA, Section 504, and ADA. Represent families at IEP meetings and assist families with the IEP process, Due Process Hearings, Mediations, Resolution sessions, 504 meetings, and Expulsion Proceedings.

DRT CONSULTANT, California, 707-816-2957, We serve all military locations

Education Specialist, 5438 E. Hanbury St., Long Beach CA 90808, 562-221-1298, fax 562-429-2300, Serving Long Beach, LA County, Orange County, surrounding areas, Guide families in IEP process, IEP compliance issues, & disputes

EduLegal, Mandy Leigh, Esq., PO BOX 574, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104, TEL 415-819-3071, FAX 510-530-6344 

Edvice Group, 438 N. Fresno St. Los Angeles, Ca 90063, 310-570-2748, contact Alison O'Fallon MA. Ed., edvice@gmail.com, is a network of highly qualified educational specialists in Southern California. We provide academic assessments and special education consulting services, as well as academic therapy.

J. S. Garton & Associates, 12032 Eastbourne Road, San Diego CA 92128, 858-480-1958, fax 619-50-6495, LDAdvocateLaw@gmail.com, Special Education Advocate with 16 years experience...Low income and military payment programs available for those who qualify. Phone consultation and parent advocate coaching is available nationwide by correspondence and Skype or Google talk, including affiliate referrals in various areas. Local Associates include educational attorney's and law firms who consult on each case.

Angela Gilmartin, Law Offices of Angela L. Gilmartin, 20750 Ventura Boulevard Suite 224, Woodland Hills CA 91364, 818-703-0700, fax 818-703-0600, California Special Education Advocacy and Litigation; Child and Elder Abuse Litigation; Administrative Appeals; Mental Health Law; Conservatorships, Special Needs Trusts

Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Gottlieb, Whittier CA 90601, 562-699-2412, fax 562-490-8593, Jeffrey A. Gottlieb, Esq., Satellite offices located in Los Angeles County, Orange County and the Inland Empire, law practice focuses exclusively on behalf of disabled children and their parents, including IEPs, resolution meetings, mediations, due process hearings, compliance complaints, and settlement negotiations

IT Consultants, Southern California, 909-841-2600, offers advocacy services

Law Offices of Georgianna Junco-Kelman, 11755 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1500 Los Angeles, California 90025, 310-493-1775, fax 818-762-4123, georgiannakelman@gmail.com, services include: Client Consultation Case Review, IEP Attendance, Regional Center services including IPP Attendance, Mediation and Resolution Session, Due Process & Fair Hearing, Post Hearing Enforcement

KAMOROFF & ASSOCIATES, Paul Kamoroff, Esq. 1720 E. Garry Avenue Suite 221, Santa Ana CA 92705, Direct: 949-474-0305, Fax: 949-474-0306, PKamoroff@KamoroffLaw.com 

Kletter & Peretz, One Embarcadero Center Suite 1200, San Francisco CA 94111, phone: 415-732-3777, fax: 415-732-3791

Joanne Kraenzel, M.Ed. – Special Aid,  P.O. Box 2342, Granite Bay CA 95746, 916-769-9268, specialaid@surewest.net, Provides consultation and advocacy for parents with special needs children in the Roseville/Greater Sacramento area.

Learning and Behavior Solutions, Torrance, Ca, 310-612-6204, Behavior Assessment, ABA services, Psycho-Educational Assessment,Consulting, Educational counseling and Advocacy. I also can provide BCBA supervision and Exam Prep.

LeMay Consulting, 2356 3rd Ave, San Diego Ca 92101, 760-696-7894, fax 760-295-6029, Kristen LeMay, klemay3@gmail.com, Education consulting and advocacy for children with all ranges of disabilities

Andrea D. Lorant, M.A., 6520 Platt Ave #813, West Hills CA 91307, 818 343-2227, fax 818 888-5019,  alorant@gmail.com, greater Los Angeles and surrounding areas, I am an advocate and education consultant in private practice in the San Fernando Valley for over 18 years. I provide assistance to families who have children with special needs. I assist parents in school- related issues including, but not limited to, the IEP process, as well as Regional Center issues through informal appeals.

Loughrey & Associates - Lawyers & Advocates for Disability Rights (LADR), 220 Fourth Street Suite 103, Oakland CA 94607, 510-891-1254, fax 510-891-1258, admin@spedattorneys.com, Attorneys are licensed in California, Colorado and Massachusetts; we have also been admitted to other states as out of state counsel (pro hac vice). Advocacy and legal representation to children with disabilities and their parents from the IEP process to due process hearings and federal court appeals as needed. We also handle disability discrimination cases and tort issues arising from inappropriate behavior management including seclusion and restraints. We have a significant amount of experience representing children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Free consultation. 

Claudia Lowe, JD, SENC, 3941 Park Dr, #20-114, El Dorado Hills CA 95762, 916-939-3492, fax 916-939-3905, serving families in CA and all other states Teaching parents through a consult model about IEPs and 504 plans and how to secure appropriate supports, services, and specialized instruction; compliance and implementation of IEPs and 504 plans; specialize in issues and concerns related to IEPs and 504 plans.

Made Exceptional, Northern California Bay Area, (925) 308-6003, Helping your family navigate through the special education process. We offer consultation, parent support and advocacy assistance to help parents secure services to fit your exceptional child's specific needs.

Law Offices of Martha Millar, 915 Highland Pointe Drive, Suite 250 Roseville, CA 95678, 530-273-2740, Free legal services to qualified parents. Call for more information on legal services and fees

SUSAN MOROFF, SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVOCATE, kdzadvocate@roadrunner.com, 760-727-2473, 760-597-1742, Riverside, San Diego and San Bernadino counties (CA), I can help develop an Individualized Educational Plan to obtain social, emotional and educational goals, assessments in areas of suspected disabilities, receive services specifically designed for your child’s special needs and help determine the best placement for your child.

Law Offices of Thomas S. Nelson, 16466 Bernardo Center Drive Suite 106, San Diego CA 92128, 858-945-6621, fax 858-521-0678, San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernadino Counties; free phone consultation

Lan Q. Nguyen & Associates, 9141 Bolsa Avenue Ste. 303, Westminster CA 92683, 714-891-1901, fax 714-373-0250, vietlaw@vietlaw.com, We provide legal representation and advocacy for special needs students including negotiating, challenging, and enforcing IEPs, disciplinary actions, due process claims. Please note that due to potential conflict of interest with our firm's owner as board of trustee member for the Garden Grove Unified School District, our firm is unable to represent students within said district.

Kristina Nicole, B.M., M.A., J.D., Educational Consultant, 760 N. Euclid St., Suite 209, Anaheim CA 92801, Phone: 714-991-9357, Fax: 714-224-1440, kristinanicolejd@sbcglobal.net

Ken Oliver & Associates, 1260 Grove Way Concord, CA 94518, 5104822039, fax 8772942616, Ken Oliver, advocate99ken@yahoo.com, Advocacy services; Former school psychologist and compliance officer with 25 years experience representing all category disabilities. Specializing in program enhancement for language and learning disabilities and program treatment for significant behavioral issues through observation, formative assessment and representation at IEP meetings and due process. Cognitive training provided for students with intention to attend college or those LD students in college.

Pacific Coast Advocates, 5755 Oberlin Drive Suite 301 San Diego, CA 92121, 858-750-1634, fax 858-750-1901, Special Education advocacy for parents who want to be represented for school related issues with their child's special needs. Advocacy and coaching are available. Pacific Coast Advocates offer a unique two advocates per client collaboration system, ensuring expertise across many issues.

Lee H. Roistacher, Esq., Daley & Heft, LLP 462 Stevens Avenue, Suite 201 Solana Beach, CA 92075, 858-755-5666, fax 858-755-7870, Special education representation and counseling

Rowell Family Empowerment of Northern California Inc., 962 Maraglia St. Redding, California. 96002, 530-226-5129 1-888-263-1311, fax 530-226-5141, offers support education and advocacy for families of children with disabilities. Need help with an Individualized Education Program IEP. RFENC has a training that will assist Interested in getting involved with children with disabilities. The fact that most staff at RFENC have children with disabilities is one characteristic that sets us apart from other agencies. We serve the upper Northern California Region consisting of 25 counties.

Sanders Law Group, 638 Camino De Los Mares, Suite H130-510, San Clemente, CA  92673, 310-574-2754,  Inga Sanders, Esq., info@sanderslg.com, Our firm provides families with representation at IEP and 504 meetings, mediations, disciplinary and due process hearings, and other administrative and legal proceedings, and frequently serve as consultants to local advocates and service providers working to improve the lives and education of children with disabilities.

Law Offices of Seth Schwartz, 2247 San Diego Ave., Suite #237 San Diego, California 92110, 858-430-8166, fax 858-430-8167, info@dorightlaw.com, serving Los Angeles, Riverside, Poway, and the Greater San Diego Area., Special education attorney, education and equality legal advocacy and representation. The Law Offices of Seth Schwartz helps children with disabilities and their families ensure educational rights under the IDEA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the ADA and, other laws that offer education and equality protections. Common services include a free consultation, document requests and review, attending IEP & 504 meetings, manifestation determinations, and other hearings, compliance complaints, due process and fear hearings, civil rights actions, and appeals.

Theresa Sester, I.D.E.A-Individual Disability Education Advocacy, Temecula CA 92592, (951) 553-4835, theresasester@gmail.com, Serving all of Riverside County, FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION - UP TO 1.5 HOUR for new clients.

Sherman and Ziegler, Washington Mutual Bank Building, 2740 Van Ness Ave, Suite 300, San Francisco CA 94109, 415-924-1300, ASpecialEdLawyer@sbcglobal.net. Specializing in special education law and autism spectrum.

Speech, Learning & Psychology Services, P.O. Box 2257 Aptos, CA 95001, 831-234-4181, fax 831-728-1078, Carol Murphy, admin@carolmurphy.org, Speech-language pathology, learning and behavioral advocacy and or consultation, assessments, screening

Stockton Advocacy Group, LLC., 27570 Rondell Street, Agoura Hills CA 91301, 818-590-0672, fax 818-735-9720, kurtzie24@hotmail.com, Education Advocacy for families with children with special needs

Pablo A. Tagre, Esq (office Web site: tagrelaw.com), 1300 K Street P.O. Box 3030 Modesto, CA 95353, 209-521-1800, fax 209-572-3501, advocates on behalf of parents of special needs children, helps negotiate appropriate Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), and provides legal representation in due process hearings to ensure special education students receive a free and appropriate public education. Mr. Tagre serves clients in Northern California from his office in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California.

Law Office of Natashe Washington, 725 Washington Street, Ste 300, Oakland CA 94607, 510-285-7384, fax 510-839-9857, Natashe Washington, natashe22@gmail.com, We provide legal representation at no cost to Parents of children with any type of disability. Our legal services include but are not limited to disciplinary hearings, early resolution sessions, mediations, due process hearings and federal appeals.

Jan S. Weiner [note - she is an educational advocate, not an attorney - please do not contact her if you are looking for a lawyer], 1 Federation Way, Irvine CA 92603, 949-435-3460, Orange County Educational consultant-support, inservice or parent training, direct services in PBS, authentic-functional assessment, resource networking.

Jane Whitney Education Consultant Certificated Advocate, San Diego CA, 760-747-0341, fax 760-888-0448, janewhitney2@me.com, Specialist in least restrictive environment (LRE) and appropriate services for children with autism

The Willow Tree Foundation, Inc., info@willowtreefoundation.org, CA, 714-991-9357

Woodsmall Law Group, PC, 2600 Mission Street Suite 200, San Marin CA 91108, 626-440-0028, fax 626-440-0068, staff@woodsmalllawgroup.com, services include: Client Consultation Case Review IEP Attendance IPP Attendance Mediation and Resolution Session Due Process & Fair Hearing Post Hearing Enforcement

Williams Legal Services LLC, 13791 E. Rice Place Aurora, Colorado 80015, (303) 481-4415, fax (303) 552-2429 , a law practice exclusively focused on special education law for Colorado residents.

Advocacy NOW, 720 East Street, New Britain CT 06051, 860-505-8327, Parent-Advocate providing Low-Cost Advocacy Assistance for Special Needs Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, ADD, PDD etc; Intimately Acquainted with IDEA, CT State Law, CT State Bd. of Ed., most area LEA's and ALL IEP & Due Process Procedures

BARRINGTON LAW CENTERS, Serving CT: 429 Campbell Ave., West Haven CT 06516, 203-903-4252 - 401-288-3744, Serving RI and Southeastern MA: 524 Central Ave., Pawtucket RI 02861, Affordable and Accessible Legal and Related Services Dedicated to Helping Ensure A Free and Appropriate Public Education for Your Special Child

Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner, LLC, 1720 Post Road East, Suite 214E, Westport, CT 06880, (203) 255-0582, Fax: (203) 255-0576; and 26 Long Hill Road
Guilford, CT 06437. Special education and disability lawyer with 25 years experience, represents families with special needs throughout Connecticut and has dedicated his law practice to ensuring that the educational rights of Connecticut’s children with disabilities are met by their school districts with his legal counsel, advocacy and representation: conducting a complete records review, being present at PPT meetings, empowering parents, securing appropriate educational services, or pursuing rights through formal complaints, mediation, due process hearings

Child Advocacy, LLC, 543 Prospect Avenue, Hartford CT 06105, 203-271-3011, fax 860-236-2234, National via Teleconferencing Educational advocacy for families of children with special needs.

Connecticut Educational Advisors, LLC, 43 Hammonassett Meadows Road, Madison CT 06443, 203-779-5050, fax 203-779-5050, Kathleen R. Casparino, CEAKRC@comcast.net, Special Education Advocacy Services

CT Education Advocates, 1 Keen Court Enfield, CT 06082, (860) 698-0681, admin@ct-educationadvocates.com, also serving Western Massachusetts, Special education advocates. Consultation available for learning disabilities, behavior improvement, and IEP review and development.

Education Advocacy, LLC - Diane Willcutts, 846 Farmington Avenue, Suite 10 West Hartford, CT 06119, 860-270-0151, Connecticut - statewide, Diane Willcutts uses courtesy, clear communication, and strategic thinking to assist Connecticut families of children with disabilities to navigate the special education process. Works with Birth to Three through transition to college.

Andrew A. Feinstein, Attorney at Law LLC, 86 Denison Avenue, Mystic CT 06355, 860-572-8585, fax 860-572-0592, also serving NY

Law Offices Of Dana A. Jonson, LLC, 13 Starr Lane, Bethel CT 06801, 203-797-8881, fax 888-636-1361, State of Connecticut Special Education Attorney: representing students with disabilities through the special education process in Connecticut.

The Law Offices of Jennifer Laviano, LLC, 76 Route 37, South Sherman CT 06784, 860-350-4757, fax 860-350-8356, Special Education Law...Representing Parents and Children with Special Education Needs under the IDEA

New Beginnings, LLC, 860-742-9149, Former Special Ed. Teacher, MA in Special Education.  Teacher at Head Start. We review cumulative files, select the appropriate tests to flush out any/all existing disabilities, represent parent at their local school for their child's PPT.  We also do Mediation Hearings in conjunction with the Ct. State Department of Education.

Beth A. Pritchard, Behavioral Compass Group, LLC, P.O. Box 758 Avon, CT 06001, 8607989652, behavioralcompassgroup@comcast.net, Education Consultant- Special Education Advocacy, Communication, Life Skills, Emotional Self Regulation Training, Certified Guardian Ad Litem & Divorce Consultant

Law Office of Ann E. Rose, LLC, 6 Nelson Lane, Newtown CT 06470, 203-304-1332, Attorney Rose is a loving Mom of two school-aged children on the autism spectrum. Her practice focuses solely on Special Education Law and Advocacy. She is available for legal consultation, parent education, educational record review, representation at PPTs, mediation and Due Process.

Gregory Smith, Esq., Ridgefield, CT, 413-822-3040, fax 203-717-0543, also serving Massachusetts 

Law Office of Courtney P. Spencer, LLC, 970 Farmington Avenue Ste 304, West Hartford CT 06107, 860-638-9151, fax 860-342-1060, represents families who are having difficulty obtaining an appropriate education for their special needs child, ... facing disciplinary action, those in need of 504 services and families facing residency disputes

Linda J. Talbert LLC - Special Education Advocacy, Main office: 10 Wall Street, Norwalk CT 06850, Additional locations in Ridgefield and Greenwich, 203-899-0745, fax 203-853-9246, Special education advocacy for children, teens, and young adults with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities. A parent of a child with autism, Linda provides non-legal advocacy for parents seeking an appropriate education for their children; she also provides legal research and other paralegal services to Connecticut-based special education law firms.

Special Education Lawyer ct, 200 Connecticut Avenue Norwalk, CT 06854, 203-604-6730, fax 203-604-6730, Attorney Phillip J. Cohn is dedicated to helping families with any type of child‚s rights dispute, from early childhood to adulthood. He is experienced in education law, juvenile law, criminal law, and the laws governing children‚s rights and special education. We also provide confidential and comprehensive legal advocacy and educational consulting services to help parents manage the unique challenges associated with a child in need of educational and treatment options.

YourSpecialChild.com, 293 Main Street, Durham CT 06422 , 860-349-1806, fax 860-349-1806 , offers Special Education Advocacy Services, she specializes in children, teens, and young adults with Autism Spectrum disorders

Aceves & Associates, PLLC, 4545 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, DC 20008, 202-595-4237, fax 202-280-1358, Special Education and Disability Law - public and private school disciplinary hearings, Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) and education advocacy, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504

The Bibb Cook Group LLC, Washington, DC, 866-372-5910, fax 703-565-2846, also serving NoVa and Maryland, Special education advocacy and consultation for students with special needs. Services include: classroom observations, program reviews, IEP meetings, expert testimony and parental guidance.

Global Enrichment Solutions, LLC, 5425 14th Street NW, Washington DC 20011, 202-882-2533, fax 202-882-0533, globalenrichment@aol.com, serving MD VA TX NJ NY PA Advocacy; Evaluations; Therapeutic Treatment, Behavioral Intervention; Behavior Management Plans; Development of Individualized Programs and Plans; Transition throughout the lifespan; 504 plans; Parent Training; Professional Development; Program Assessment: SST support; School Matching, Expert Witness Testimony

Murrell & Associates, 1220 L Street NW, Suite 700, Washington DC, Contact: Michelle L. Barker 202-742-2046, English or Spanish, A1Diamante@aol.com 

Pamela H. Roth, Attorney at Law, 717 D St. N.W. Suite 300 Washington, DC. 20004, 202 667-4842, fax 202 667-3396, representation in Education Law, Adoption Law, and Employment Law.

Cammarata & Cammarata, P.L. (Maria Cammarta, Attorney at Law), 911 E. Atlantic Blvd. #108A Pompano Beach, FL 33060, 954-802-8423, info@cammlaw.com, Special Education, Disability, Civil Rights

Florida Education Advocate, Inc., 557 Noremac Avenue, Deltona, FL - We serve parents in the entire State of Florida, 386-801-7882, fax 386-845-9202, We provide advocate services to parents of students with disabilities seeking help with IEP's, 504 Plans, McKay Scholarship funding, manifestation (discipline) meetings, and other student study team meetings. We also represent parents in due process hearings. Our fees are very afforable.

Katie Kelly Law, Florida, 612-845-4893, Providing effective advocacy and representation to the parents of children with special needs. We specialize in IEP concerns, including initial evaluations, IEP development, expulsions, placements and restraint and seclusion issues.

Special Family Services, LLC, Winter Haven FL, dedicated to providing support, advocacy, and information needed by families of special needs children.... IEP review, meeting support, and mediation, Parent / family - school liaison services, Consultation services for assessment analysis, Educational due process support, Expert witness for proceedings regarding special education services placement, Database and information regarding [all aspects of special education], Online family networking, 863-604-0111,  fax 863-324-3010

Nancy E Wright, Attorney at Law, Gainesville, FL, (352)871-8255, Medicaid, Special Education for Persons with Disabilities.

Gia Compton, 2890 A Highway 212 Number 207, Conyers GA 30094, 770-329-9171, fax 770-602-2660, pipelineproject@bellsouth.net, IEP review and advocacy;Learning differences and school discipline,Gifted children and twice exceptional

Educational Leadership Group, LLC, 746 Hall Creek Road, Hiawassee GA 30546, 706-970-9104, fax 706-896-0984, Jesse Hale, Ed.D., ranmarelg@yahoo.com, also serving Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee. I specialize in assisting parents communicate, understand, and attain the desireable outcomes concerning their child's educational programming and IEP and BIP needs.

Lisa A. Skinner, PC, Atlanta, GA, We are dedicated to securing a child's future by ensuring a child gets an appropriate education to reach their full potential.

Advocacy Project, The, HI, 808-532-5437, Advocacy guidance throught United States, Free and low cost consultation and legal representation in the State of Hawaii

Action Addvokids, 612 Bayview Point, Schaumburg IL 60194, 847-882-1225, contact Cindy Asselstine, addvokids@wowway.com, Direct advocacy services to assist in parents throughout the special education process

Advocate for Special Education, Saint Charles, IL, 773-991-1327 630-549-6272, fax 630-549-6272, Serving northern and western suburbs of Chicago, review of records, prepare for IEP and 504 meetings, conduct observations, attend meetings, letter writing,provide parent training for IEPs,basics of special ed, and advocacy

Advocates for Special Education -AFSE, Crete, IL, 3095312053, Directory of Advocates and Attorney's that specialized in Special Education law.

Calian & Gross, LLP, 1609 Sherman Ave., Suite 203 Evanston, IL 60201, 847-736-7978, Special education attorneys representing families of children with a variety of disabilities.

Law Offices of Charles P. Fox, 3710 Commerical Ave. Ste. 6 Northbrook IL 60062, 847-205-9897, fax 847-205-9840

From Advocacy to Action, Mundelein, IL, 847-401-5053, 847-566-4431, provides advocacy services for families of children with disabilities, including educating parents of the rights, as well as attending special education and 504 Plan meetings.

Elizabeth Hooper, MA Educational Consultant, 1717 N. Naper Blvd. Suite 200 Naperville, IL 60563, 630-470-6877, fax 630-245-0337, Provides consultation and review of records, support to navigate the educational process, communication and follow up on agreements, positive behavior strategies, and tutoring.

The Law Office of Michael L. Kiser, 4713 Seeley Avenue Downers Grove, IL 60515, 630-725-0064, fax 630-963-0565, Mike Kiser, mike@mikekiserlaw.com, Northern Illinois, Attorney representing Illinois special education and other P-12 and college students. Master's in special education and Doctorate in education in addition to law degree.

TheAdvocatePsychologist.com, Chicago IL 60654, over 30 years experience as a Clinical School Psychologist, Professor, and consultant. Extensive experience in special education and special education law. Free initial phone consultation.

Law Offices of Gary S. Weiss, P.C., 20 N. Clark Street, Suite 2200 Chicago, IL 60602 , 312-419-9191, fax 312-332-4663, Special Education Law

The Applied Behavior Center for Autism, 6060 Castleway W. Dr. Suite 135, Indianapolis IN 46250, phone: 317-849-KIDS, fax: 317-842-5911, ABA in home or center based therapy, AVB, Behavior consulting, advocacy, training for schools, teachers, parents and providers

Thomas W. Blessing, HOLLINGSWORTH & ZIVITZ, 11555 North Meridian Street, Suite 530, Carmel IN 46032, 317.569.2200, 317.569.2202 fax, Legal representation for victims of neglect, abuse, molestation & personal injury; Due Process, Article 7, Civil Rights, Section 504 claims

Catherine M. Michael, Attorney at Law, 9650 N. Augusta Dr., Suite 532, Carmel IN 46032, Office: 317-824-9000, Fax: 317-824-0190 (site includes information on insurance coverage)

Dorene Philpot, Attorney at Law, 156 E. Market St., Suite 200, Indianapolis IN 46204, 317-486-4578

Law Office of James Clifford, LLC, One Monument Way, Suite 421, Portland, Maine 04101, 207-541-9101, fax 877-351-1817, Licensed to practice law in Maine and Massachusetts, Represent parents and individuals with disabilities against school districts, employers, and the government. Due process hearings, school discipline, disability discrimination, public benefits, juvenile criminal defense.

Midcoast Advocacy, 2 Sandy Ridge Road, Brunswick ME 04011, 207-504-7983, non-attorney consultants to parents and families on disability issues involving special education

ABCs for Life Success, LLC, 11120 New Hampshire Avenue Suite 203, Silver Spring MD 20901, 301-593-5166, fax 240-491-5912, abc4success@msn.com, also serving DC, VA, and other states; Education consulting, advocacy, expert services. IEP, 504, educational evaluations, transition, functional behavior assessment, school consultation and training.

Law Office of Matthew B. Bogin, 77 South Washington Street, Rockville MD 20850, 301-251-4410, fax 301-251-5420, Washington DC Metropolitan Area Estate Planning for Families with Special Needs Children; Special Education Advocacy

Kimberly Glassman, Esq., Montgomery Village MD, 301-651-2578, fax 202-747-5826, Serving clients in Maryland and the District of Columbia

HooverLaw, 600 Jefferson Plaza Suite 308, Rockville MD 20852, 301-424-5777, fax 301-216-9594, also sering Washington D.C., WV (education advocacy), provides legal representation for children with special needs involved in schools, courts and governmental agencies cases

Cynthia R. Marcum, MS, CCC-SLP, 410-268-0216, Annapolis MD 

New Genesis Consulting Services, Abingdon Maryland 21009, 410-417-8119, fax 410-779-3789, info@newgenesiscs.com, also serving DC, VA, and the Greater United States, "is a social and behavioral-analysis consulting firm...Our menu of services include: comprehensive psychological testing, neuropsychological testing, personality testing, educational testing, private school entrance exam testing, cognitive testing, psychosocial assessment, competency testing, expert testimony, functional behavioral analysis, behavior intervention planning, and autism and developmental testing."

possAbilities, 4980 Cloister Drive, Rockville MD 20852, 301-530-9400, possAbilities@gmail.com, serving Maryland, DC, Virginia Education advocacy for children with special needs. Support and education of their families. Case management.

Sources of Support, 9274 Christo Court Owings Mills, MD 21117, 443-857-8338, Provides individual consultation to parents of children and youth with disabilities, learning differences, or who are at-risk addressing the special education process, special education laws and regulations, and effective communication skills. Provides trainings and presentations related to a wide array of special education topics.

Weinfeld Education Group, LLC, 104 Northwood Aveue, Silver Spring MD 20901, 301-681-6233, fax 301-593-3333, MD, DC, VACA (Los Angeles) and FL. Advocacy, Assessment, Consulting, Training, Transition, Organizational Coaching

Above and Beyond Advocacy, PO Box 80603, So. Dartmouth MA 02748, 508-951-2355, FCSN trained and trainer

Advocacy at Oak Tree Academy, PO Box 526, Marstons Mills MA, 508-681-5700, Covering Cape Cod and the Islands Providing special education advocacy since 2000, educating and guiding families through the special education system. FCSN and Wright's Law trained, as well Neutral Facilitation training. Member of COPAA

Associated Advocacy Center-Visions for the Future, Inc., 24 Widow Coombs Walk, Sandwich MA 02563; 184 Dudley St., Roxbury MA 02119, 508-420-4356, fax 508-428-7276, is a nonprofit organization providing special education and court advocacy for children and youth with special needs and or learning or bahavioral challenges; youth empowerment programs for grades seven through graduation who have been ostracized, bullied, and excluded by their peers; culturally sensitive parent, school, and organization trainings; sliding scale fee for those eligible for a free or reduced lunch; representation at team meetings, mediations, and hearings.

Autism Spectrum Advocacy, Hopkinton, MA, (508) 625-2209, info@ASAdvocacy.com, Stephanie LeBlanc, Cheryl Temple, Debra Wasilauski, M. Ed. Using our unique group advocacy model, special education advocacy offers comprehensive special educational advocacy services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Law Office of James M. Baron, 9 Spring Street, Waltham MA 02451, 781-209-1166, fax 781-795-1591, Massachusetts, New Hampshire Legal representation, advocacy and guidance for education-related legal issues throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Team meetings, mediations, and due process hearings; Also special needs estate planning

Joan Beron, Attorney at Law, 90 Bridge Street, Newton, MA 02458, 508-202-4805, fax 617-395-6869, joan.beron@verizon.net, Case evaluation, consultation and legal representation in Special Education, Section 504, and Agency disputes; Former BSEA Hearing Officer and Speech Therapist

Boston Educational Specialists, 50 Adamson Street, Allston MA 02134, 617-529-3580, provides advocacy for parents with special needs children, and direct instruction tutoring

Cape Cod Advocate, PO Box 1614, Marstons Mills MA 02648, 508-428-2288, fax 508-613-7627, Cape Cod and the Islands FCSN trained and area trainer, SEAT trained advocate, trained mediator

Child Advocacy Resources and Education, INC., 50 Elm St., PO BOX 248, Southbridge MA 01550, phone: 508-765-2662, fax: 508-765-2662, provides psychological, special education assessments, special education advocacy, tutoring, and Parent programs and training. CARE also provides Professional Development In-services for school administrators and teaching staff.

Dolan Connly, P.C., 50 Redfield Street Suite 202, Boston MA 02122, 617-265-3100, fax 617-265-3101, Additional offices in Mansfield and Pembroke, Providing legal representation to families in areas of special education, school discipline, bullying and harassment. Experienced representation in due process hearings and in all juvenile court matters.

Liz Daneu, Esq., DiPiano Godson, LLP 210 Broadway Suite 202 Lynnfield, MA 01940, 781-780-7080, fax 781-780-7081, provides legal representation of students and families of students with disabilities. 15 years' experience teaching in classrooms K-12; licensed as an attorney in Massachusetts since 2006; experienced in Team Meetings, drafting and review of IEPs, 504 plans, review of expert testing and reports, filing with the Bureau of Special Education Appeals in MA.

Wayne M. DeMello, Special Education Attorney-Advocate, Burlington, MA Waltham, MA Worcester, MA, 781-365-1460, Attorney DeMello provides special education legal representation and advocacy services for parents to help resolve issues and disputes with Massachusetts school districts

Education Consulting, Advocacy & Legal Services, LLC, 999 Broadway Suite 301, Saugus MA 01906, 781-231-4332, fax 781-231-3273, Pamela S. Milman, Esq., ecals@comcast.net, Serving all over Massachusetts and New Hampshire, Dedicated to Providing Advice & Advocacy in Education & Special Education Matters.

Effective Advocacy, 18 J Braden Thompson Rd Forestdale, Ma 02644, 508-681-8257, Theresa Jackson, childadvocate22@aol.com, Serving SE Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the islands, Special Education Advocate and Consulting. We work to help develope IEP and 504s. We attend TEAM meetings.We review evaluations and reports.

Jennifer R. Gavin, Attorney at law, P.C., Brookline MA, 617-876-2631, fax 617-232-1227, eastern Massachusetts Legal Services for Parents and Children in matters related to special education needs.

Gentile & Ross, LLC, 400 Trade Center Suite 5900, Woburn MA 01801, 781-670-3373, fax 781-709-5446, info@gentileandross.com, serving all of Massachusetts, Attorneys practicing exclusively in the area of special education law. Representing parents in all education matters including reviewing IEPs, attending team meetings, and pursuing private placements.

Law Office of Laura E. Gillis, LLC, 27 Main Street, Topsfield, MA 01983, 978-338-6611, fax 978-338-6612, Eastern Massachusetts, Boston, North Shore, Middlesex, Suffolk, Worcester County, Special Education Attorney and mother of four, one of whom is diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Legal guidance and representation including IEP consultations, attendance at TEAM meetings, BSEA mediations or hearings, negotiation of change of placement or out of district placement, Anti-Bullying, and School Discipline.

Claudette-Jean Girard, Esq., P.O. Box 278, Monson MA 01057, 413-626-3699 (phone), 413-267-5308 (facsimile), Attorneygirard@verizon.net 

Peter A. Hahn, Esq., Attorney, 90 Bridge Street, Newton MA 02458, peter@peterhahnlaw.com, Special education attorney

Richard Howard, Attorney at Law, 4 South Main Street, Ipswich MA 01938, 978-356-5600, Fax 978-356-5618 

Kerstein, Coren & Lichtenstein, LLP, 60 Walnut Street, Wellesley MA 02481, 781-997-1600, fax 781-997-1633. Our firm represents families and children across the state of Massachusetts in all matters related to Education, including Special Education, School Discipline, Student Rights, Bullying, and many others.

Ellen Crowley Koltun, Esq. at Wallace Law Office, P.C., Woburn and Canton MA, 781-830-9990, fax 781-830-9993, serving all of Massachusetts; Special education rights of children, discipline matters, and all legal matters concerning children.

Massachusetts Family and Child, 126 Main Street #19 Watertown, MA 02471, 617-393-3704, fax 617-393-3704, Twenty years of experience as an advocate, program administrator, and educator working toward the best outcomes for children who have special needs. BS Education, Magna Cum Laude; Master of Public Policy focusing on Family and Child Policy, Tufts University. Former Administrator and Educator. All ages, all needs. FCSN, Wrightslaw, SPAN. Income-based, sliding fee available.

Massachusetts Legal Services Programs, 37 Friend St., Lynn MA 01902, 781-599-7730

Law Office of Daniel S. Perlman, 42 Davis Road, Acton, MA 01720, info@perlmanlegal.com, 978-274-7101, Fax 978-451-4434. Daniel S. Perlman has committed his entire legal career to helping families who have children with special needs. He routinely represents and advises families on all aspects of special education disputes. Mr. Perlman provides representation to families in the greater Boston area.

Law Office of Joseph Presti, 12 Ernies Dr., Littleton MA 01460, 978-837-8717, Education and Special Education advocacy and legal services for children and families

Stacey Elin Rossi, Attorney at Law, PO Box 442, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090, practices in MA, 413-248-7622 voice, 775-548-8474 fax. Legal counsel for special education matters.

Sankey Law Offices, P.C., 25 Braintree Hill Park Suite 200 Braintree, MA 02184, (781) 930-3127, Jeffrey M. Sankey, Esq., jsankey@sankeylaw.com, Special Education Attorney representing children with disabilities on all matters including: team meetings, IEP review, 504 plans, Due Process hearings,school discipline and manifestation hearings, bullying and juvenile court proceedings.

Special Education Advocate, Karen Koffink, Burlington, MA., 781-229-9962, karkof@rcn.com, Experience with the Autism Spectrum, ADHD, Non-Verbal Learning Disability, Fragile X Syndrome,Preschool through High School. Trained by the Federation For Children With Special Needs.

Special Education Lawyers, Law Offices of Tom Sannicandro, 945 Concord Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA, 508-872-4747, fax 508-302-8183, Special Education Lawyer representing students and families, to ensure that their child gets the educational services they need to be successful. We also handle a wide range of other legal topics including, Special Needs Trusts and Special Needs Estate Planning.

Special Education Collaborative Consulting, Massachusetts, (508)572-1095, Lisa O'Connor, LOConnorAdvocate@aol.com, Serving Northeast Massachusetts (North Shore & Merrimack Valley). Experience with: Academic, ADD, ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, Behavioral, Bullying, Communication, Developemental Delay, Dyslexia, Executive Functioning, Learning Disability, Medical, OT, PT, SI, Speech, Social Skills. IEP review, Team Meetings, etc. FCSN Trained. Member of SESPP.

Special Education Consulting & Advocacy, MA, 617-817-4961, Emily Katz Williamson, M. Ed., emilywilliamson@rcn.com, serving all New England; also provides professsional development and consultation to school systems,parent and family training, as well as assistance during mediation, hearings, and legal proceedings

Special Education Solutions, 371 Mount Vernon Street Dedham, MA 02026, 781-329-6874, Lois M. Kraus, M.Ed., loiskraus5@gmail.com, Educational Advocacy to families of special needs children ages 3 through 22. 15 years experience in advocacy. I will provide a review and evaluation of your child's current program, and the development of an appropriate educational plan for your child. Specializing in all Learning Disabilities including Autism & Asperger Syndrome.

Spectrum Families Advocacy, Framingham, MA, 508 202 9113, Cheryl Temple, Spectrumfamilies@gmail.com, works with families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders to successfully navigate the special education process in Massachusetts. Former educator, FCSN & Wrightslaw trained, parent of child with ASD

Turner Law Office, 242 Wareham Road, Marion, Ma. 02738, 508-748-2362, fax 508-748-6836, Special Education, injury and accident cases, Bullinng and Harrasmant issues, and Criminal representation

The Law Office of Lillian E. Wong, Esq., LLC, 15 Morningside Drive, Topsfield, MA 01983, 978-561-1588, Fax: 978-561-1591, Ms. Wong advocates for children of all ages and with any disability in the greater Boston area. She offers a variety of service options from a one-time, extensive legal evaluation to long-term representation.

Demorest Law Firm, PLLC, 322 W. Lincoln Avenue, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067 (248) 723-5500, 248-723-5500, fax 248-723-5588, Helping families with: Disputes over independent educational plans (IEPS) Section 504 plans Disability accommodations Dealing with behavioral problems Extended school year services Speech therapy and occupational therapy services

Law Office of James A. Lester, phone: 888-767-3449, 28 W. Chicago St. Suite 3J, P.O. Box 11, Coldwater MI  49036-0011, statewide legal advice and representation for families in education law matters, primarily special education and student discipline,  including autism and ABA cases

Michigan Special Education Advocacy and Interventions, 12342 Washington Ave. Genesee County, Michigan, 810-836-3249, Dana D'Andrea , angelwondr1@aol.com, Advocating for the rights and protections of children and youth provided under Education and Special Education law.

Law Office of William A. Rossbach, 802 S. Garfield Avenue Suite C Traverse City, MI 49686, 231 421-1750, fax 231 421-1752, Represents parents of general and special education students at: disciplinary hearings, IEP meetings, due process hearings and mediation. Assists parents in resolving disputes with school administrators, counselors, and others, over the most appropriate placement and program for students, as well as other obstacles to education, e.g., bullying or harassment by others on the school campus.

Secrest Wardle Lynch, Hampton, Truex and Morley, P.C., 30903 Northwestern Highway P.O. Box 3040 Farmington Hills, Michigan 48333-3040, 248-851-9500, fax 248-851-2158, Probate and estate planning, including special needs planning and or trusts, guardianships and conservatorships for disabled children and adults.

CYLKOWSKI LAW OFFICE, P.A., 4590 Scott Trail, Suite 210, Eagan MN 55122, 651-882-7808, fax 651-882-7806, Minnesota Special Education Attorney providing advocacy services and representation on behalf of children with disabilities.

Kane Education Law, LLC, 1654 Grand Avenue Suite 200 Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, 651-222-8611, fax 651-221-2623, Representing students for 22 years in special education, civil rights in education, discipline and juvenile justice, and personal injuries in the public schools.

Kerr Law, Sonja Kerr, 5972 Cahill Avenue South, Suite 110, Inver Grove Heights MN 55076, Relay Service 800-627-3529, Phone 651-552-4900, info@kerrlaw.com 

School Law Center, 452 Selby Avenue, Suite 2E Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102, 651-222-6288, fax 651-222-7193, Serving Minnesota and Wisconsin Students and Families, Providing representation and advice to students and families in special education, discrimination, discipline, bullying and harassment, and juvenile court cases for two decades.

The Arc of Monmouth, 1158 Wayside Road, Tinton Falls NJ 07712, 732-493-1919 , fax 732-493-3460, Sarah Logan, provides individual special education advocacy services as a benefit to its members on a fee for service basis. Services provided include telephone consultation, Individual Education Plan (IEP) review and assistance formulating an advocacy strategy, attendance at IEP and other educational meetings. The service is entirely voluntary and advocacy assistance is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Marie-France Akinrolabu - Aspiring Minds, 538 Florida Grove Road, Perth Amboy NJ 08861, tel. 888-470-1119. Fax 732-960-9955, aspiringminds@msn.com, Educational advocates helping parents secure the right educational programs for their children. Home tutoring and ABA services.

Craig David Becker, Attorney at Law, LLC, Main Office 1288 Route 73 South Suite 301, Mt. Laurel NJ 08054 , 856-273-0200, 215-510-8552, fax 888-851-2394, Philadelphia Office: 1818 Market Street Suite 3510, Philadelphia PA 19103; Education Law and Criminal Defense; Mr. Becker also represents students in disciplinary actions.

A Child Advocacy Place offers low cost advocacy for Special Needs Students, New Providence, New Jersey, 862-955-4962

Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf LLP, Park 80 West - Plaza One, 250 Pehle Avenue - Suite 401, Saddle Brook NJ 07663, 201-845-9600, fax 201-845-9423, Cohn Lifland's Disabilities Law Group represents families who have children with special needs...advocating, negotiating and when necessary, litigating cases where clients seek access to educational, residential, support and adult services. We also handle guardianship matters.

Connecting Education Consultants, 156 Memorial Lane, Mount Laurel NJ 08054, 856-466-7032; contact Caroline Wagner, caroline_wagner@verizon.net, serving New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware: Individual Education advocate services. Consultations, attendance at meetings, tutoring, workshops, student evaluation services for speech, psychologic and academics. References available.

The Law Offices of G. Emerson Dickman, 25 E. Spring Valley Ave, Maywood NJ 07607, 201-909-0404, fax 201-909-0639, info@dickmanalliance.com, Special education law, special needs trusts, guardianships, estate planning for individuals with disabilities

Karen F. Edler, Price Meese Shulman & D'Arminio, P.C., Mack-Cali Corporate Center, 50 Tice Blvd, Woodcliff Lake NJ 07677, 201-391-3737 ext 136, 201-391-3737, fax 201-391-9360, New Jersey Attorney and parent of special needs child specializing in assisting parents understand their rights and the rights of their children under federal and state law; successfully negotiating IEPs with school districts; filing mediation and due process; obtaining appropriate placements; and representing children at school board disciplinary hearings. Ms. Edler also provides special needs trust planning and files guardianship proceedings, if necessary.

Educational Resources for Success LLC, 8001 Lincoln Drive Suite H, Marlton NJ 08053, 856-816-6876

Freeman Law Offices, LLC, 103 Carnegie Center, Suite 300 Princeton, New Jersey 08540, 609-955-3529, fax 609-228-6909, also located in Freehold and Haddonfield, New Jersey. Advocating for individuals with special needs across their lifespan. Special Education, Adult Services, Accommodations in college, Guardianship, Estate Planning (including Special Needs Trusts).

Friedman Law, 12 Cushing Drive Bridgewater, NJ 08807, 908-704-1900, fax 908-704-1901, Over 25 years of experience providing special needs trusts, guardianships,and estate planning for individuals with disabilities.

Carole Ann Geronimo, Esq., 686 Godwin Avenue, Suite LL, Midland Park NJ 07432, cageronimolaw@yahoo.com, phone: 201-512-4400, fax: 201-512-4403, also serving NY. Representation of the needs of students with learning disabilities and/or emotional problems and troubled teens with School Districts from initial request for evaluation (if applicable), eligibility and/or IEP meetings (or 504 meetings), through due process (if needed). Assist parents in exploring placement options for students.

Law Office of Peter D. Hoffman, P.C., Peter D. Hoffman, Esq., 200 Katonah Ave., Katonah, NY 10536, 914-232-2242 Phone, 914-232-2245 Facsimile, pdh2@pdhoffmanlaw.com, pdh2@lawofficeofpdhoffman.com, licensed in New York, New Jersey and Washington DC, Nikki Woods, Esq., nw@pdhoffmanlaw.com, licensed in New York and Connecticut.

William J. Kennedy, Special Education Advocacy, 1 Meadow Creek Drive Cape May Court House N.J. 08210, 609-846-6951, chiefkennedy@yahoo.com, Cape May & Atlantic Counties, Advocate, Parent of Special Needs child, former School Board President & Law Enforcement Executive. Many years of experience at the State, Federal and N.J. Supreme Court level relating to Special Education Services. Provides individual special education advocacy services. Services provided include telephone & in-person consultation, Individual Education Plan (IEP) review and assistance formulating an advocacy strategy and contact with school districts, attendance at IEP and other educational meetings.

Lentz & Gengaro, 443 Northfield Ave., West Orange NJ 07052, Phone: 973-669-8900, Fax: 973-669-8960

Rachelle “Shelly” H. Milstein, Attorney at Law, 45 Nottingham Drive, Watchung NJ 07069, 908-561-1977 phone, 908-561-4678 fax, representing children with special educational needs and their families throughout New Jersey

Law Office of Stuart Nachbar, 570 West Mount Pleasant Avenue, Suite 101, P.O. Box 2205, Livingston, NJ 07039, 973 567-0954, fax 973 629-1294, Serving the Special Needs Community for IEPs, 504S, Due Process Hearings, Peronsal Injury, Guardianship, Municipal Court and Bankruptcy.

New Jersey Association for Child Advocacy, LLC, 22 Forestdale Road, Kinnelon NJ 07405, 973-271-9333, fax 973-291-6580. The New Jersey Association for Child Advocacy was formed to provide expert and affordable educational advocacy services for New Jersey children and families. Their mission is to ensure that your child is receiving a Free Appropriate Public Education in the Least Restrictive Environment.

Ocean Education Advocacy, 1255 Toms River Road, Jackson, NJ 08527, 732-637-9674, fax 732-377-8706, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, We work with families of children with special educational needs to help them navigate the laws and regulations of Special Education. We also work with young adults to help guide them through transitioning into independent living.

Reisman Carolla Gran Llp, 19 Chestnut Street, Haddonfield NJ 08033, 856-354-0071, fax 856-873-5640, also serving Pennsylvania (all levels); appellate representation throughout the United States, Legal representation of children and their parents

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, 220 Lake Drive East, Suite 200, Cherry Hill NJ 08002, 856-482-5733, attorney and parent of special needs child representing children with disabilities in PA and NJ

Dr. Scott B. Sigmon, 1945 Morris Avenue Suite 12, Union NJ 07083, 908-686-7555, drsigmon@verizon.net, New Jersey Specialty in doing psychological evaluations for families and attorneys in disputes or litigation with NJ school districts.

Kyra Nicole Smith, Esq., Attorney at Law, 1812 Berlin Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, 856-630-9899, fax 856-672-5165, KyraSmithLaw@gmail.com, Special education attorney practicing Education Law on behalf of students with special needs in Southern and Central New Jersey.

Special Education Advocate - Affordable & Expert, 22 Forestdale Road, Kinnelon NJ 07405, 973-271-9333, Mary Anne Lauria, M.A., lauria@newjerseyaca.com, Representation of children and families in matters of special education rights and laws.

Special Education Alliance, Ellen M. Smolko, Advocate and Founder, 10 Crenshaw Drive, Flanders NJ 07836, Phone: 973-252-4541, Fax: 973-252-4542, Cell: 973-610-4004

Special Education Attorney, New Jersey Office: 1288 Route 73 South Suite 301, Mt. Laurel NJ 08054, 856-273-0200, fax 888-851-2394, Pennsylvania Office: 22 West Gay Street Suite 2, West Chester PA 19380, practices Education Law and Criminal Defense..., representing students and other individuals who have been denied an appropriate and effective education. He also represents students in disciplinary actions. In addition, Mr. Becker represents adults and juveniles in all facets of criminal defense.

Law Office of Matthew Stoloff LLC, 44 Fairmount Avenue, Suite 1 Chatham, NJ 07928, 866-416-0911, Northern and Central New Jersey., Represents parents on behalf of their children in special education matters, including Independent Educational Evaluations, IEPs, 504, Behavior Intervention Plans, as well as service animals and bullying and harassment issues.

Sussan & Greenwald represents families in NJ. Also a good source for special education legal information.

Jerry Tanenbaum, Esq., 401 Route 70 East, Suite 100 Cherry Hill, NJ, (856) 298-4225, fax (856) 429-9036, jtanenbaum@mwm-law.com, also serving Pennsylvania, Representing children and families in all aspects of special and general education law.

Marla H. Tritsch, MA, Autism Spectrum Specialist, Individual and Family Training, 973-568-3001, Florham Park NJ 

Warshaw Law Firm, LLC, 403 King George Road, Suite 201D Basking Ridge, New Jersey 07920, 973-433-2121, fax 973-439-1047, Serving New Jersey and New York City area, Warshaw Law Firm, LLC is a client-centered law firm that is dedicated to assisting children with learning disabilities, learning differences, allergies, medical conditions, and special needs. We also represent children who have been bullied as well as children and young adults with disabilities in the criminal justice system.

Renay Zamloot, Education Advocate, 23 Wellington Drive, Annandale NJ 08801, 908-730-0080, fax 908-730-0063, rzamloot@embarqmail.com 

Access IDEA - Special Education Advocacy Services, 802 Orchard Hill Lane Brewster, NY 10509, 914-582-4546, Connecticut, New Jersey, Provides special education advocacy services for students with special needs who may require modifications and accommodations under an IEP or 504. Lynn, advocate and founder, has over 10 years experience advocating for children with special needs and was a K-12 teacher for 15 years. She will guide you through every stage of the process to meet your child's unique needs and challenges. She is knowledgeable about all disabilities, but specializes in mental health disabilities including ADHD, anxiety, depressive and mood disorders, OCD and autistic spectrum disorders.

Nicholas J. Agro, Esq., 1000 Main Street, Port Jefferson NY 11777,  Phone 631-642-2478, Fax 631-473-7315, Student Advocate Attorney practicing in the areas of School Disciplinary Proceedings and Special Education. Serving Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Robert Aronov & Associates, PC, 315 Madison Avenue Suite 901, New York NY 10017, 212-807-5525; 88-02 136 Street, Richmond Hill NY 11418, 718-206-1555; 75 South Broadway - 4th Floor, White Plains NY 10601, 914-819-5787; 1225 Franklin Avenue, Suite 325, Garden City NY 11530, 516-512-8967; 1635 E. 19th St, Brooklyn NY 11229, 877-LAW-NOW9, (212)807-5525; serving the special education needs of families and children in New York State. Robert Aronov is admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States, Bars of the States of New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern Districts of New York. Mr. Aronov appears in Stanford "Who's Who" Among Practicing Attorneys.

Berger & Brandow, LLP, 1320 Stony Brook Road, Suite 208, Stony Brook NY 11790, Phone: 631-689-7404, Fax: 631-689-7408, Deborah Berger, Esq., dberger208@optonline.net, Regina Brandow, Esq., rbrandow208@optonline.net. The firm's partners also are available to speak to parent groups and professional groups in the area of special education and education law.

Brooklyn Special Needs Consulting, BSNC consults on Special Education matters from designing programs for districts, schools and organizations dedicated to providing Special Education services to program implementation to walking parents down the hallways of the New York Department of Education Special Education system. BSNC works with community leaders to develop efficient and cost-effective methods to provide the Special Education services so many children so desperately need. @Aspieadvocate, 305 Battery Ave., Brooklyn NY 11209, 347-683-8158

CGC Consultants - Special Education Advocacy Services, P.O. Box 328, Suffern NY 10901, 917-292-6331, fax 888-270-6751, contact Carol Courtadon, cgc_consultants@yahoo.com, Special education advocacy services including: program planning; preparation for CSE, CPSE, VESID and other special education-related meetings; meeting attendance; assistance with negotiation; parent training; coaching; seminars and professional training.

Exceptional Children Consultants, LLC, Serving New York, Long Island: Nassau and Suffolk counties, 631-759-7661, info@exceptionalchildrenconsultants.com, is a Long Island based educational consultation firm specializing in the needs of students with disabilities who attend K through 12 public and private schools.

Frishman & Faber, 83 South Bedford Road, Mount Kisco NY 10549, phone 914-241-3680, fax 914-241-2681, also serving CT Fairfield County: Special Education Advocacy birth through 21; guardianship; specialized estate planning for families with special needs

Futterman & Lanza, LLP, 222 East Main Street, Suite 212, Smithtown NY 11787, phone: 631-979-4300

Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin, LLP, The Empire State Building 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1100 New York, NY 10118 81 Main Street, Suite 300 White Plains, NY 10601, 212-387-8400 + 914-397-0900, fax 212-387-8404 + 914-397-2423. Our firm offers a holistic approach to disability law, providing help not only within the area of special education law, but also with guardianships, supplemental needs trusts, and Medicaid planning, topics that parents and families will need to know about as their child grows older. Concentrating in estate planning, children's disability law, and elder law, we have aided countless families, attorneys, social workers and financial planners.

Goldstein, Ackerhalt & Pletcher, LLP, 70 Niagara Street Suite 200, Buffalo NY 14202, 716-362-1533, fax 716-362-1534, serving All States, legal advice and representation to individuals and corporate entities regarding Special Education, Regular Education, Wills, Trusts, Guardianships, Health Law, Not for Profit Corporation Law, Disability Discrimination, and Vaccine Injury Cases.

KIDS LEARNING LOFT, LLC, 436 Willis Avenue, 3rd Fl Williston Park, NY 11596, kidslearningloft@gmail.com 

Law Office of Peter D. Hoffman, PC, 200 Katonah Avenue, Katonah NY 10536, 914-232-2242, fax 914-232-2245, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Rockland County Law firm concentrating on representation of disabled children and their parents seeking a free and appropriate education.

Estrea Dworkin Janoson, Manhasset NY, 516-626-6215, fax 516-723-9331, ejanoson@ymail.com, offers consulting, advocacy and family training services

Kid Success, Inc., 2950 Hempstead Tpke.,  Levittown NY 11756, All4KidSuccess@aol.com, 516-796-0989, serving Nassau/Suffolk/5 Boroughs; Socialization classes, private SEIT services, private ABA/Verbal Therapy Services, Kindergarten

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, 123 Grand Street, Newburgh NY 12550, phone: 845-569-9110, fax: 845-569-9120, Mary Jo Whateley, Esq., mwhateley@lshv.org, represents children with developmental disabilities; advises and counsels parents; represents children at team meeetings, CPSE and CSE meetings, and due process hearings, as caseload permits. Counties served: Orange, Sullivan, Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland, Westchester.

LIACSN, Inc. (Long Island Advocates for Children with Special Needs), 1320 Stony Brook Road Suite 207, Stony Brook NY 11790, 631-444-5640, liacsn@gmail.com 

Liston Advocates, 341 Frozen Ridge Road, Newburgh NY 12550, 845-926-7558, fax 845-784-1624, Serving the Hudson Valley, Special Education Advocacy support, coaching and consultation services for families with children having social, emotional, and developmental disabilities and delays

Law Offices of H. Jeffrey Marcus, P.C., 5888 Main St. Williamsville, New York 14221, 716-634-2753, fax 716-204-2041, New York State, New York City, Buffalo, Albany, Rochester, all of New York State. We provide a variety of services including legal representation at impartial hearings, appeals, advocacy at CSE meetings, and more. We handle many different issues including the right to a free appropriate public education (FAPE), unilateral placements and tuition reimbursement, disagreements regarding placement or program, the right to an independent evaluation (IEE), disputes regarding related services, school anxiety or phobia, bullying, inadequate reading instruction and many others. We have a flexible fee structure. For those who can afford it, we provide services on an hourly basis. For those who can not afford the full cost of legal services, we negotiate a reasonable retainer and cap the fees at an amount that is fair, reasonable, and affordable. We represent many parents who can not afford to pay at all. Please do not allow your financial circumstances to stop you from contacting us. If we can help your child, we will make every effort to do so. In many instances, fees are recoverable from the school district. This allows us to represent parents who would not otherwise be able to afford our services. We are located in Williamsville, New York near Buffalo.

Blair McLaughlin, Law Office of Robert W. Ottinger, 11 John Street, Suite 407, New York NY 10038, phone: 212-608-4848, fax: 212-608-4383

Parent Advocacy Services for Students (PASS), 11 White Spruce Circle, Commack NY 11725, Phone: 631-543-5751, kimnordman@hotmail.com 

Deborah Rebore, Atorney at Law, 500 Bicounty Blvd., Farmingdale NY 11735, 631-587-0938, djrebore@yahoo.com, Legal advice and representation to parents of children (birth -21) with disabilities.

Bonnie Spiro Schinagle, (516) 967-5874, 6800 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 120W, Syosset, N.Y. 11791 and 19 West 34th Street, Penthouse N.Y., N.Y. 10001, "Special education legal and advocacy services, educational consultants."  In addition to representing parents, I am a published legal scholar in the area of special education law.

Special Education Advocate, 173 Mineola Blvd., #301, Mineola, NY  11501.  631-276-3027, fax 631-477-3059.  FREE CONSULTATION. I am available to answer any questions you have regarding your child's education. I am available to review your child's educational record to insure your child's due process rights are protected.

The Law Office of Andrea Spratt, 110 Wall Street, 11th Floor, New York NY 10005, 212-709-8066, fax 212-943-2300, Advice and representation to parents of children with special needs in special education matters, including tuition reimbursement for private school placements. Services include preparation and representation at CSE meetings, impartial hearings, and appeals to the Office of State Review and Federal court. Free initial consultations.

Thivierge & Rothberg, P.C, 5 Hanover Square, Suite 1201 New York, NY 10004, 212-396-6360, also serving NJ. Thivierge & Rothberg PC focuses exclusively on the representation of children and adolescents with disabilities through the special education process. Representation includes preparation for and attendance at IEPs, Mediation, Due Process, and, when necessary, litigation in the State and or Federal Courts.

Law Offices of George Zelma and David Berlin, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York NY 10106, 212-247-4650, 212-769-4422, fax 212-757-2863, We are a full-service firm to help you navigate the special education process. Advocates will assist and accompany you to Committee on Special Education reviews. Our attorneys will work to find a fair resolution with your school district and, if necessary, to represent you at an Impartial Hearing, SRO Appeal or in State or Federal Court.

EVERYCHILD, 2054 Kildaire Road P.M.B. 360, Cary NC 27511, 919-389-1469, fax 919-469-2684, Cynthia Daniels-Hall, danielshallc@aol.com, Special Education Advocacy, Special knowledge Autism Spectrum Disorders; Completed SEAT training 2006- offered by COPAA USC UCEDD

Nessa G. Siegel, Co., L.P.A., 4070 Mayfield Road, Cleveland OH 44121, 216-291-1300, Fax 216-291-9622

Step By Step Academy, 445 E. Dublin Granville Road, Worthington OH 43085, 614-436-7837, fax 614-436-8704, a Center for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Parent Advocacy and Funding Specialty Services available free for all of Ohio. Parent and Professional Training.

Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc. OK City Office, 405-525-7755 (V/TDD), 800-880-7755 (V/TDD), Tulsa Office 918-743-6220 (V/TDD), 800-226-5883 (V/TDD)

Parenting With Peace of Mind, Portland OR, 503-896-6780, Northwest United States Certified Parent Coach & Advocate; also serving Canada

Lana Traynor, LLC, 6950 SW Hampton Street Suite 336 Tigard, OR 97223, 503-968-6792, fax 503-968-6793, info@traynorlawfirm.com, also serving Washington, California, With a primary focus on special needs law, Lana L. Traynor, licensed to practice law in Oregon, Washington and California, will fight for you or your family to ensure that you can receive a quality education and the resources necessary to thrive.

Law Office of Susan J. Agard, 1500 Walnut Street 21st Floor, Philadelphia PA 19102, 215-735-7022, fax 215-751-0658, Susan Agard, sjagard@comcast.net, Philadelphia and suburban counties, Practice limited to special needs child and educational opportunity under the IDEA.

All About Kids Advocacy, Dawn M. Trautwein, director, 46 Byers Road Ottsville PA 18942, 610-213-8772, fax 215-944-1061, dtrautwein@epix.net, Special education advocate specializing in IDEA law, ER-RR-IEP process, and working cooperatively with families and school districts to avoid potential legal action. As a special education supervisor, teacher, and parent of a child with special needs, I have the unique experiences to help you get results for your child, without involving attorneys. You decide how much support you need. Free consultations.

Asral Behavioral Consulting Services, Doylestown PA, 267-885-4886, From IEP planning, parent resources and conferences, to observations, classroom placement and transition decisions, I collaborate with parents and school districts to address academic and behavioral issues. I have over 5 years professional experience in the home, legal and school environments advocating for a variety of exceptionalities including all those recognized under IDEA; and a lifetime of personal experience in advocating for my own siblings with special needs. My goal is to bridge the gap between home and school in efforts to enrich both an educational program and a home program to address learning and behavioral issues that may occur in both settings.

David J. Berney of the Law Offices of David J. Berney, 8 Penn Center 1628 JFK Boulevard Suite 1000, Philadelphia PA 19103, 215-564-1030, fax 215-751-9739, Law Firm dedicated to providing legal counseling and legal services to children with special education needs in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York

Barton Educational Consulting, 1635 Tuckaway Trail, West Chester PA 19380, 610-696-6018, fax 610-918-7245, Former teacher and high school principal. Serving students and families pre K - college in areas of: special education advocacy, special needs, college admissions, expert witness services, educational programming.

Connolly, Jacobson, DePietro & John, LLP, 188 North Main Street, Doylestown PA 18901, 215-340-7500, info@cjdjlaw.com, a law firm dedicated to serving students with special needs throughout Pennsylvania

Jonathan S. Corchnoy, Esquire, 1515 Market Street, Suite 2005, Philadelphia PA 19102. PA: 215-266-7872, NJ: 856-308-3330. Fax: 856-783-3330, I am the father of an 8 year old child diagnosed with PDD/NOS and ADHD, which keeps me particularly in tune with educational developments in the field. I have successfully represented parents within the Philadelphia School District; Camden County, NJ; and Charter Schools within Philadelphia County.

Carol Corso, MA, Educational Consultant, Special Ed. Advocate, 2325 Judy Lane, Coopersburg PA, 610-966-2258 or 610-965-8984,  cacedumom1@aol.com, 25 years experience teaching and counseling children with learning disabilites autism and emotional difficulties. Services include IEP GIEP consultation and development,consultation with schools facillitating IEP meetings testifying at due process hearings. Counseling testing and tutoring also available.

Rita M Denis, Special Education Advocate, 1735 Highview Lane, Upper Black Eddy PA 18972, 610-428-2119, dreams4mychild@yahoo.com, Serving Bucks, Montgomery, Lehigh, Berks and Philadelphia Counties. As a parent of a special needs child I understand...I provide special education advocacy for parents of special needs children. Assist parents in obtaining services and supports for their child. Experience with: organization of school records, IEP development, progress, due process and compensatory education.

Education Law Advocates, PC, The Culbertson Building, 590 Snyder Ave., West Chester PA 19382-5511, 610-696-5006, fax 610-696-6590. In some instances, we may consult by telephone with parents from other counties in Pennsylvania. Legal consultation and representation. We will attend school meetings, IEP negotiations, dispute resolution and handle due process hearings. We often work with parents to guide, draft letters and prepare parents to represent themselves at school meetings and mediation. We have a very informative website and newsletters that explain many special education subjects.

Frankel & Kershenbaum, LLC, Four Tower Bridge 200 Barr Harbor Drive Suite 400, West Conshohocken PA 19428, 610-260-6054, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Legal representation for children with special needs and their families; all areas of special education law, from eligibility and IEP development through litigation and appeals; compensatory education; tuition reimbursement; dual-enrollment; school discipline. Trainings for parents and advocates.

Sherry Frost Educational Consulting, 139 Timothy Circle, Wayne, PA. 19087, 610-529-8454, fax 610-828-8460, Sherry Frost, sherryfrost1@gmail.com, As an advocate I assist families when they are working with your school (or other agency) to plan your child's education by writing letters, attending meetings, understanding what services your child may be entitled to under the law, and negotiating with administrators. I will also help you find local professionals to diagnose or treat your child.

Greater Reading Educational Advocates, Pennsylvania, 6107802451, Serving the Greater Reading Area, parts of Chester, Montgomery, Lancaster, Lebanon & Dauphin Counties, As an educational advocate, I work with the family, the student, the school and all other relevant professionals to assure that each student receives an appropriate education.

Marie Lewis, R.N.,Ph.D., 320 Rockland Road, Wayne, PA 19087, 610-964-0143, PA & National, Special Educational Consutant, Neuro-Developmental Disability Case Manager and Behavioral Specialist. Educational needs identification, IEP development with appropriate supports and services, 504s, Dept. of Ed. complaints, Mediation, Inter-agency meetings, National private school placement consulting, Transitional planning, College management services, Serving children 0-24 with social, emotional, and developmental disabilities, Presentations nationally to professional, parent or disability support groups.

McAndrews Law Office, Pennsylvania , 610-648-9300, fax 610-648-0443, also serving Delaware, The McAndrews Law Offices have served the needs of clients with special needs since 1983. In addition to our national reputation in Special Education Law and Special Needs Trusts, our attorneys have been recognized for excellence in Estate Planning, Estate Administration and Personal Injury.

The Law Offices of Caryl Andrea Oberman, Grove Summit Office Park 607A North Easton Road Willow Grove, PA 19090, 215-830-5025, fax 215-830-5027, Since our founding in 1985, we have represented Pennsylvania families in special education, general education, school discipline, disability rights, gifted education, estate planning, and guardianship. That is our only focus.

Parents Exchange provides help to families in PA, 102 East Mermaid Lane, Philadelphia PA 19118, 215-242-9501, 215-247-4229 (fax)

Bonnie Renard, Child Educational Advocate, 74 Monarch Dr, Carlisle PA 17015, phone 717-943-2826, fax 717-506-0496, bonnieadvocate@yahoo.com 

Debra Schafer, 101 E. Gay Street, #35 West Chester, PA 19380, 484-887-8373, Debra@theeducationnavigator.com, Philadelphia metropolitan area (i.e. Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery & Lancaster counties); Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey & New York. Also provide nationwide cyber coaching., Special education coaching, advocacy, and consulting services to parents of children from preschool through college transition with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADD, ADHD, learning disabilities, and related hidden differences.

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, 220 Lake Drive East, Suite 200, Cherry Hill NJ 08002, 856-482-5733, attorney and parent of special needs child representing children with disabilities in PA and NJ 

SPECIAL EDUCATION PARENT ATTORNEY, 2 North State Street Ephrata, PA 17522, 717-371-9372, Stacey W. Betts, Esq., staceywbetts@gmail.com, Pennsylvania, Autism, special education

Halton Stegmayer, LLC, South Central Pennsylvania, 717-825-0610, also serving Northern Maryland, Special Education Consultant & Advocate helping families obtain the appropriate instruction and support services to meet their child's special needs

TEAMinclusion, 703 Aubrey Ave., Ardmore PA 19003, 610-658-9909, fax 610-658-9910, Becca Devine, teaminclusion@msn.com, serving all states. I am a federally trained advocate and also a member of many professional educational organizations,such as COPAA. I am a board memeber of the Pennsylvania Education for All Coaliton, Inc. I am prepared to assist with planning for and attending at IEP, IFSP, GIEP meetings, planning and preparing for Medation, Resolution Sessions, and Due Process hearings. I can also assist with ITM, and CCASP meetings for Behavioral Health. I can help in the preparation of academic and behavioral goals, FBA's and PBIP's. I will help in faciliting parent trainings, locating appropriate service providers and academic testing providers. 

Weinman Law Office, 158 East Butler Ave, Suite #4, Ambler, PA 19002, 215-591-3614, fax 215-220-3002, Carol S. Weinman, also NJ, Represent the rights and interests of students and adults with Autism, Asperger's and PPD-NOS. Special Education Law, Social Security Disability, and Special Needs.

Ilene Young, Esquire, representing parents and families with special needs and offering free initial consultation, 50 East Court Street, Doylestown PA 18901, 215-348-5448, Fax 215-689-4868

Fabisch Law, L.L.C., 875 Centerville Road Building 1, Suite 9 Warwick, Rhode Island 02886, 401-324-9344, fax 401-354-7883, also serving Massachusetts, 1st Circuit, Special Education Lawyer, IEPs, 504 hearings, special needs trusts and special needs planning, discrimination and ADA matters, educational advocacy, special ed medication

Demal I. Mattson, Jr., Attorney at Law, 990 Lake Hunter Circle, Suite 201, Mt. Pleasant SC 29464

Advocacy, provides special education advocacy in TX 

ARD Assist, Corinth, Texas, Special education advocacy consulting and training. Working with families of children with disablities in North Texas, as well as training agency and ISD personnel concerning parent perspective.

Attorneys for Special Needs Children, Houston, Texas, 281-508-8648, fax 713-583-7127, Nonprofit Advocacy founded by Attorney with a public interest special education law firm, charging reduced legal fees much lower than some well known paralegals and advocates

Feeding the Autistic Mind, Inc., 1133 Mourning Dove Dr. Burleson, Tx. 76028, (866) 579-0867, Dallas Ft. Worth Metroplex N. Texas, Special Education Advocate for Parents of children with disabilities. ARD's, IEP's, 504's, etc.

Jennifer Fitzhugh Advocacy, 4014 Angel Trumpet, San Antonio TX 78259, 210-497-8685, Jennifer Fitzhugh, jenniferlayne@sbcglobal.net, offers advocacy services

FOCUS Initiative, 322 Brooks St., Sugar Land TX 77478, phone: 281-240-0663, fax: 281-240-9133, offers consulting and advocacy services

The Forsberg Law Firm, PC, 15899 Hwy 105 W Montgomery, Texas 77356, 9365886226, fax 9365886229,  Law firm with experience in ARD advocacy, Due Process, OCR complaints, TEA complaints and litigation.

HeadWay Consulting LLC, San Antonio Texas, 210-857-4508, 210-296-6424, Specializing in neuropsychological evaluations for children with special needs, including epilepsy, Aspergers Syndrome, learning disabilities, ADHD and behavior issues. We also offer psychological evaluations (including bilingual).

LDadvocates.com provides advocacy, research, and organizational support; 1723 Westheimer Road, Houston TX 77098-1611,  cell 832-814-7463

Debra Liva Educational Advocate and Paralegal, Carrollton, TX, 210-834-3807, fax 972- 408-3432, Debra Liva, dlladvocate@aol.com Assisting parents through the ARD maze, 504 meetining, due process, mediation and discipline hearing in protecting the rights that they are entitled to by law

Lonestarmom.com,  Melanie Watson special education advocate, 3444 Purdue Ave, Dallas TX 75225, f) 972-499-2522, c) 817-707-9093

LZR Educational Advocacy & Mediation, 2403 Alamanni Dr. Pearland, TX 77581, 281-464-3242, fax 281-464-4383, Texas, New York & Connecticut. Bilingual advocacy services: Special education, Section 504, ARD & IEP process, educational law, and interpretation of evaluations.

Daniel L. McCall, Attorney at Law, 1539 Mason Rd., Katy TX 77450, 713-589-5807

National ARD/IEP Advocates, P.O. Box 16111, Sugar Land TX 77496-6111, phone: 281-265-1506, fax: 713-559-0301, serving Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, New Mexico. We assist families by advocating in ARD/IEP meetings. While we advocate for all disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders are our specialty.

Porter Law Firm, PLLC, 4801 Woodway Suite 300, East Houston TX 77056, 713-964-2672, fax 866-422-5716, Angela D. Porter, Esq, angela.porter@aporterlaw.com, Providing legal services under IDEA and Section 504, including assistance during the ARD process, due process hearings before special education officers, and state and federal courts litigation.

Professional Psychological Solutions, 2821 W. Parker Road Plano, TX 75023, 214-537-5943, IEP development, ARD participation and advocacy, and parent training on Special Education topics

Scherer Law PLLC, 777 Main Street, Suite 600, Fort Worth, TX 76028. I represent parents and children in special education and Section 504 matters as well as Guardianship. This includes records review, strategic planning, negotiation with districts, representation in ARD Committee or Section 5054 meetings, filing TEA or OCR complaints, and due process hearings.

Law Office of Karen Dalglish Seal, 202 East Park Avenue, San Antonio Texas 78212, 210-226-8101, fax 210-226-8175, I provide legal services to children in public schools with special needs. Included in my services are I.E.P. meetings, due process hearings, T.E.A. complaints, grievances, disciplinary actions and other school related events. At the same time, I file federal education law suits when necessary. I also handle juvenile cases that arise due to special education issues.

Ronald R. Smith, Attorney At Law, 423 Spring Gully Dr. Dickinson, TX 77539, 713-569-5829, fax 832-201-0601 

SpecialEdAdvocate.org, Sugar Land, Texas, 832 814-7463, Jimmy Kilpatrick, jimmy@specialedadvocate.org, Serving Houston, Texas and surrounding areas., Addressing the Barriers to Learning through appropriate assessments and professional advocacy!

ADVOCATING 4 KIDS, Virginia Beach VA 23452, Cheryl A Poe M.A., Urb., Edu., & Counseling, phone: 757-306-1942, office Cell 757-286-0549

Exceptional DC, 1816 Peabody Dr. Falls Church VA 22043

Jenkins & Jenkins, 401 Ridge Street, Charlottesville VA 22902, 434-296-4998, fax 434-296-9647, Barbara Jenkins, barbaraj@gmail.com, Special Education Legal Representation

The Learning Resource Center, 909 First Colonial Road, Virginia Beach VA 23454, 757-428-3367, fax 757-429-1630, educateme@earthlink.net, also serving NC - Other states by phone; Advocacy services are offered by phone (paypal), in our offices or at you child's school (school district)

Jean Veness, Parent Education and Advocacy Center, P.O. Box 61813, Virginia Beach VA 23466, Phone 757-235-2936, fax 757-353-6331

Advocate Collaborate, LLC., PO Box 1833, Woodinville WA 98072, 206-372-0465, available by phone and video conferencing. Office located in the Seattle Metro area. REVIEWING AND CONSULTING ON IEP and 504 Plans Behavior Plans Evaluations and Assessments Phone and Video Consultations available Team Meeting Preparation and Support Academic career review and recommendations Addressing Emergent Family

Law Offices of George Andre Fields, 1700 7th Ave., Suite 2100 Seattle, WA 98101 800-567-1556, 206-622-5679 800-567-1556, fax 800-567-1556, Admitted to practice in Washington State and Oregon, Special Education Due Process Hearings and Mediations, IEP Consultations; Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income Appeals in administrative hearings and federal court.

Freel Sparks Law Firm, 1941 Lake Whatcom Blvd., Suite B3-154 Bellingham, WA 98229, 360-306-5466, Special Education Law

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