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District of Columbia


State Resources
State Special Education Website
http://www.osse.dc.gov/seo/site/default.asp

Regulations (June 2007)
http://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/Title%205/chapter00028.htm?
f=templates$fn=main-nf.htm$3.0#JD_Chapter30




 

 

Advocates & Attorneys

DORI BIBB-COOK (Advocate / Special Educator)
The Bibb-Cook Group LLC
7513 Republic Court Apt 304
Alexandria, VA 22306

Phone: 334.663.5951
Fax: 260.632.7733
Email: Dori@bibbcookgroup.com
Website: www.bibbcookgroup.com
Areas of Practice:
Early Intervention Services, Transition services, Evaluations, IEP review and development, Due Process Hearing, classroom observations, behavioral assessments, 504 plans, compensatory education and non-public educational placements and residential centers.
Geographical Areas:
Greater DC Area, contact for further info.

Email is the most efficient contact.

 

MARIA E. BLAEUER, ESQ. (Attorney)
PO Box 42143
Washington, DC 20015

Phone: 703.868.3544
Phone: 202.355.6649
Email:maria.blaeuer@gmail.com
Areas of Practice:
Special education (IEP and 504 plan). Disability accommodations in higher educational settings.
Geographical Area:
Greater Washington DC Metro Area, admitted to practice in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.

 

MICHELLE R. DAVIS (Advocate)
ABCs for Life Success
PO Box 522
Nokomis, FL 34274-0522

Phone: 301.526.8512
Fax:
240.491.5912
Email: www.abc4lifesuccess.com
Website: www.abc4lifesuccess.com
Practice Areas: Assist parents navigating special education process, 504 Plan, IEP Audit. LD, ADHD, Autism, Health Impairments, EBD, Language Impairment, giftedness. Author Special Needs Advocacy Resource Book, School Success for Kids with EBD. Expert report and testimony. Training, workshops, presenter.
Geographical Area:
SW Florida, Washington DC Metro

 

KATHY DOWD (Advocate)
Cohen, Dowd & Madsen
8315 Electric Avenue
Vienna, VA 22181

Phone: 571-283-9400
Email: cdmadvocacy3@gmail.com
Website: www.makingeducationspecial.com
Areas of Practice:
CDM is a team of educational consultants with expertise in the areas of special education advocacy from referral to placement. We are dedicated to building positive communication between home and school while ensuring appropriate educational support and services.
Geographical Area:
Northern Virginia, District of Columbia.



MATTHEW T. FAMIGLIETTI
(Attorney)
1701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006

Phone: 202.478.1890
Cell: 202.478.1890
Fax: 202.478.1890
Email: attorney@e-famiglietti.com
Website: http://www.e-Famiglietti.com
Areas of Practice:
Social Security Disability Law, Special Eduction Law, Employment Discrimination Law, Civil Rights Law.
Geographical Area:
Washington, D.C.

 

KIMBERLY GLASSMAN
Kimberly Glassman, Esq.
PO Box 2958
Montgomery Village, MD 20886

Phone: 301.651.2578
Phone: 202.747.5826
Email: ksglassman@gmail.com
Website:www.kglassmanlaw.com
Areas of Practice: General and Special Education, Juvenile and Family Law
Geographical Area: Maryland and Washington, DC

 


BRIAN GRUBER (Attorney)
Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, PA
111 Rockville Pike, Suite 975
P.O. Box 141
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone:240.399.7900
Cell:
202.455.5375
Fax:
240.399.7901
Email: bgruber@jgllaw.com
Website: www.fapelaw.com
Areas of Practice: Special education legal representation including IEP meetings, meditation, due process hearings and federal court appeals. Professional training for parent groups, educators, and bar associations. Joseph, Greenwald & Laake provides attorneys experienced in major medical practice/birth injuries, estate planning, guardianship, custody, family law, and personal injury.
Geographical Area: Offices in Rockville and Greenbelt. Serving Maryland and the District of Columbia.

 

NANCY HEMENWAY (Advocate)
PO Box 6836
Arlington, VA 22206

Phone: 703.379.9178
Fax: 703.379.1593
Email: nph@inciid.org

Areas of Practice: I am a former special education teacher who has spent the last 5 years advocating for parents of students with special needs. My particular area of expertise and experience is with children who were adopted and/or who have developmental trauma, preverbal trauma and reactive attachment disorder, multiple placements (foster care) etc. I am most familiar with the school systems in Northern Virginia.
Geographical Area: Washington DC Metro Area (VA/DC/MD)

 

ALYSSIA JAMES (Advocate)
Just Kids Education Services,LLC
Maryland

Phone: 301.552.9229
Cell: 301.920.6034
Email:alyssia@justkidseducationservices.com
Website:www.justkidseducationservices.com

Areas of Practice: We represent children from birth-21 years olds with a variety of special needs.
Geographical Area: We serve children and families within the DC/MD/VA area.

We offer a varieties of other services with the realm of education.

 

CAITLIN McANDREWS, Esq.
McAndrews Law Offices, P.C.
1350 Connecticut Ave, NW. Ste. 850
Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 20036

Phone: 202-735-2300
Email: cmcandrews@mcandrewslaw.com
Website: www.mcandrewslaw.com

Areas of Practice:
Special Education Law
Estate Planning
Special Needs Trusts

Geographical Area:
Washington, D.C. Area
State of Delaware
State of Pennsylvania (offices include Berwyn, Philadelphia, Wyomissing, Scranton, and Harrisuburg)

 

ARTHERA SHELL (Advocate)
AMSECS, LLC.
8104 Red Farm Lane
Bowie, MD 20715

Phone: 301.262.8273
Cell Phone: 301.367.1017
National Phone: 1.888.716.2282
Fax: 1.775.871.9743
Email: docshell@amsecs.org
Website: amsecsllc.com
Areas of Practice: Special Education Avocacy; Educational Consultation & Technical Support Services ; Teacher Training; Counseling for At-Risk Students.
Geographical Area: Metropolitan Washington DC Area
Free Consultation

 

CHRISTIA SCHOCK (Advocate)
Exceptional DC

1816 Peabody Drive
Falls Church, VA 22043

Phone: 520.837.9271
Email: cmschock@exceptionaldc.com
Website: http://exceptionaldc.com/
Areas of Practice: I am here to assist families with navigating through, obtaining, and improving excpetional education services including but not limited to 504s, IEPs and transition plans. I am an experienced double master degree special education teacher who is here to offer support, act as a liasion between parents and schools and promote family advocacy. Additionally I am here to assist students with study skills and finding learning techniques that work best for them.
Geographical Area: Metro Washington DC/ Northern VA and MD

 

RICH WEINFELD (Advocate)
Weinfeld Education Group, LLC
104 Northwood Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: 301.681.6233
Phone: 301.593.3333
Email: weinfeld@comcast.net
Website:www.weinfeldeducationgroup.com

Areas of Practice:
Advocacy for all disabilities and student who are both gifted and have a disability. Psychoeducational and neuropsychological assessment, as well as speech and language assessment and occupational therpay assessment. Training for schools and parents. Consultation to schools. Related student services such as transition support, college counseling, SAT accommodations consult, behavior intervention, assistive technology consult.

Geographical Area:
Washington D.C., Suburban Maryland, Northern Virginia

 

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