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State Resources
State Special Education Website
http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/special.ed/

Regulations (current)
http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/special.ed/rules/comm.html

Regulations (proposed)
http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/special.ed/rules/proprule.html






 

 

Advocates & Attorneys

WILLIAM BARKS-DALE (Advocate)
Annie Mae's Child
2500 Old Farm #1524
Houston, TX 77063

Phone: 713.446.3495
Email: barksdale158@gmail.com
Practice Areas: Resolve issues with the ARD/IEP process
Resolving issues with accommodations adn modifications
Schedule of Services
Geographical Area:
Houston, TX area
Willing to travel out of state

 

DAVID BEINKE (Advocate)
SpecialEdMarine
1901 Palm Blvd
Round Rock, TX 78654

Phone: 512.784.3666
Fax: 512.244.6014
Email: specialedmarine@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.cirkielaw.com
Practice Areas: All things IDEA,504,ADA,RTI,DAEP, MDR,IEP,BIP,ITP,ESY PWN,FBA, IEE, mediation, complaints, and grievances. Assistance ranges from a brief consult to a full hands on intervention.
Geographical Area:
All of Texas, and neighboring states. No place too far or too close.

I am currently the Director of Advocacy for Cirkiel and Associates, a disability law firm in Round Rock, Texas. With 20 years of case management and administrative experience in the mental health field and 14 years with law firm, I bring a proactive, assertive brand of support for children with special needs in their educational environment to families throughout the State of Texas. Participating in COPAA as co-chair of Advocates Committee and one of the founding members of TOPAA (Texas Organization of Parents, Attorneys and Advocates), he maintains a statewide presence in training and mentoring advocates and parents. As former United States Marine Corps Sergeant I claim the moniker and related email address of "specialedmarine". I also provide representation to individuals in their Supplemental Security Income, Social Security disability Income, Medicaid, unemployment claims, workers compensation and ADA issues. During the summer, I will be seen frequenting various Texas musical venues as a drummer with the touring band RNJ, and teaching chess.

 

MONIQUE BELL (Developmental Therapy)
WeeCare Therapy Services
14511 Lakeside Terrace
Houston, TX 77044
Phone: 713.417.2783
Fax: 281.436.0550
Email: wcts@earthlink.net
Website:
http://www.weecaretherapyservices.com
Areas of Practice: Physical and speech therapy services provided at home or daycare setting for children 0 - 21 years of age with developmental disabilities. Provide developmental, adaptive equipment and augmentative communication devices.
Geographical Area: Houston and surrounding areas

Accept all Medicaid and many private insurance providers. Self pay is accepted as well.

 

HEATH BURCH, CFP (Special Needs Family Planning)
The Special Needs Planning Center
1251 NW Briarcliff Pkwy., Suite 110
Kansas City, MO 64116
Phone: 816.741.1100
Email:
Website:
http://www.thesnpcenter.com
Areas of Practice: We are a family and financial planning firm exclusively serving families with special needs by helping coordinate their legal and financial plans. Issues we address with families include guardianship, social security education, special needs trust direction and continuity of care planning.
Geographical Area: Kansas City - Las Vegas - New York - Topeka - Dallas

 

SAMANTHA DAVIS (Advocate)
Davis Advocates

P.O. Box 3475
Pearland, Texas 77588

Phone: 936.524.4713
Email: samanthadavis@davis-advocates.com
Website: http://www.davis-advocates.com
Practice Areas: IDEA & 504; will help parents navigate the IEP process up to mediation and due process. At that time they will be referred to an attorney.
Geographi
cal Area: Greater Houston area. Will travel to other parts of Texas on a case by case basis.

 

SYLVIA FARBER(Advocate)
101 Advocacy
San Antonio, TX

Email: sfarber@101advocacy.com
Website: http://www.101Advocacy.com
Practice Areas: We help families navigate through the special education process. We attend ARDs with families.
Geographical Area:
Physical support in the greater San Antonio Area. Phone conferencing available throughout the state of Texas.

 

PHILIP FERRARA (Advocate)
AFNIC

301 Park Lane
Austin, TX 78704

Phone: 972.264.7983
Email: ferrara54@tx.rr.com
Website: www.afniconline.org
Practice Areas: Special Education Advoacy. Help parents navigate the SPED process. We help train schools understand & how to work with kids that have Autism, Tourette Syndrome, Bi-Polar, and ADHD that are explosive and non--compliant
Geographi
cal Area: The state of Texas only


MILTON FLETCHER (Advocate)
Feeding the Autistic Mind, Inc.
Burleson, TX 76028

Phone: 866.579.0867
Cell: 817.96.54039
Fax: 866.579.0867
Email:Fletch@texasdadvocate.com
Website: texasdadvocate.com
Practice Areas: Special Education: eligibility, ARD's, IEP's, Section 504, IEE's, PPCD, Special Education Services, Manifestation Determinations. DFW Metroplex and North Texas.
Geographi
cal Area: Dallas Ft. Worth Metroplex and North Texas.

We will answer any and all of your Special Edication questions and advocate effectively for your student and family!

 

KEVIN A. FORSBERG (Attorney)
The Forsberg Law Firm, P.C.
15899 Hwy. 105 W.
Montgomery, TX 77356

Phone: 936.588.6226
Fax: 936.588.6229
Email:kevin@forsberglaw.net
Website: www.txspecialedattorney.com
Practice Areas: A civil litigation firm committed to obtaining JUSTICE for our clients and their families. Specializing in IEP/ARD Meetings, Due Process/Litigation, Section 504 Rights, Disability and Retaliation, Bullying and School Discipline, BIP/Related Services and Mediation.
Geographi
cal Area: Texas - Statewide Practice

 

BONNIE GARZA (Advocate)
A Charmed Life

P.O. Box 302588
Austin, TX 78703

Phone: 512.358.4395
Email: acharmedlife@austin.rr.com
Website: bonniegarza.com

 

LOUIS GEIGERMAN (Advocate)
National ARD/IEP Advocates

4510 Redstart
Houston, TX 77035

Phone: 281.265.1506
Email: louis@narda.org
Website: http://narda.org
Practice Areas: ARD/IEP meeting representation, resolution sessions, assistance in due process, mediations and consulting
Geographi
cal Area: Primarily Texas, but will travel to other states on a case by case basis.

We level the playing field in special education.

 

MISTI GREEN (Certified Mediator)
HEADS UP Dallas

1627 Hickory Creek Ln
Rockwall, TX 75032

Phone / Cell: 214.794.9292
Email: mistigrn@gmail.com
Practice Areas:
Certified Mediator, Certified Educator and Professional Advocate: I assist families through the special education process. I will attend ARDs with families or represent you in your absence.

My goal is to create collaborative relationships between parents and educators. My expertise is based upon in-depth experience with case work including: ADHD/ADD, Dyslexia and Behavior Intervention.
Geographi
cal Area: Greater Dallas area. Willing to travel on a case by case basis.

 

DIANNE HAWKINS (Special Education Administrator and Educational Diagnostician)
Educational Diagnostics

604 Havencrest
Desoto, TX 75115

Phone: 972.230.2201
Cell: 469.363.1229
Email: diannekhawkins@yahoo.com
Practice Areas: ARD Facilitation, assessment reviews, case reviews and collaboration.
Geographi
cal Area: DFW Metroplex

I am a former Special Education Director and current PhD candidate with an emphasis in Exceptional Children and an interest in school outcomes and transitions.



DONALD HENSLEE
(Attorney)
Law Offices of Donald G. Henslee

700 Lavaca
Suite 1400
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 512-320-9177
Cell: 512-320-9178
Email: dhenslee@school-law.co
Website: www.school-law.co
Practice Areas:
Assisting parents with:
-Providing handicapped students with a free, appropriate public education
-Educating disabled students in the least restrictive environment
-Assessment and testing
-ARDs and IEP Team Meetings
-Student discipline issues
-Individualized Educational Plans
=Procedural safeguards
-Mediation of disputes
-Section 504 issues
-Due process hearings and appeals
-Litigation in state and federal courts
-Assistance for special education advocates with their role in hearings
-Education and training of advocates and parents in matters concerning hearings and mediation
-Assistance to advocates in gaining any required qualifications under state rules
Geographi
cal Area: Statewide in Texas and Washington State



DEBORAH HOLUM
(Advocate)
Advocacy Behavior Consulting

4100 W El Dorado Parkway
Suite 100-431
McKinney, TX 75070

Phone: 972-827-5863
Email: behavioradvocate@gmail.com
Website: www.advocacybehaviorconsulting.com
Practice Areas:
*PROACTIVE COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH
-Home needs assessment includes skills and behavior needs
-Includes home, community access, and school environments

*ONGOING DATA ANALYSIS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS
-Consultant routinely analyzes progress and behavior data throughout the year

*COLLABORATES WITH PARENT AND SCHOOL
-Pre-ARD review of programs and assessments
-ARD and 504 attendence to protect your childs rights

*EMPOWERS PARENT to effectively advocate for their child
-Parent training in data analysis and effective behavior interventions

*SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTABLITY holding schools to prove adequate progress.

*EXPERT IN THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL EDUCATION AREA'S: ARD, 504, IDEA, ABA, RTI, CPI, FBA, Standards Based IEP's, BIP, program development and data analysis.

*PREVIOUS BEHAVIOR CONSULTANT IN PREMIER DISTRICT - with 16 years experience in Special Education
-Assisted with Districts litigation defense.


Geographi
cal Area: Texas

 

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KARY JOHNSON (Academic Assessment and Intervention)
The Reading Connection
3145 McCart Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76110

Phone: 817.924.2000
Email: info@readwithkary.com
Website: http://www.reading-connection.com
Practice Areas: The Reading Connection is Texas's premier private reading and learning clinic. We provide one-on-one academic assessment and intervention to meet your specific needs. Assessments can be given in reading and math, as well as formal Dyslexia Assessment and Executive Function assessment. We also include services such as attending Dyslexia committee meeting, IEP/ARD meetings and classroom observations.
Geographical Area:
DFW and Austin, Texas

Please visit our website at www.reading-connection.com for more information.

 

JACK JUSTICE (Advocate)
Justice Advocacy for Special Ed

11723 Jaycreek Drive
Houston, TX 77070

Phone: 832.559.7779
Cell: 770.296.3001
Fax: 866.863.3670
Email: jack@justiceafse.org
Website: http://www.justiceafse.org
Practice Areas: ARD Meetings, Document Review, Evaluation Review, 504, Consultation, Disagreements, IEP Development, Discipline Issues, LRE
Geographi
cal Area: Houston, TX and surrounding counties.

I am a member of COPAA and strictly adhere to their ethics code.

 

MICHAEL KINSER (Advocate)
Michael Kinser
1901 E Palm Valley Blvd
Round Rock, TX 78664

Phone: 512.289.7814
Email: kinser.michael@gmail.com
Practice Areas: Comprehensive.
- popular search terms . . .
~Attend ARD, IEP, 504 meetings
~Attend Disciplinary Hearings, Appeals
~Appeal Placement, Suspension, Expulsion
~Evaluations (Independent, Disagreement)
~File Complaints -Federal, State, Local
~Request Due Process Hearing, 504 Hearing
~Request / Attend Mediation
~Parents & Teacher Training
~Consultant for Lawyers & Attorneys
~Educational Consultant
~Individual Therapy (LMFT-A)
~Family Therapy (LMFT-A)

2010-2011 Disputes Include:
Initial Eligibility (Special Ed, 504)
Discrimination
Accessibility (ADA Compliance)
Retaliation
Bullying
Harassment
Sexual Assault
Out of District School Transfer
Hostile Educational Environment
Failure to Consider Parental Concerns
Private School Placement
Instruction Aide, Paraprofessional
Reimbursement
Amending Educational Records
Residential Placement
DAEP – Disciplinary Alternative Education Placement
Disciplinary - Hearings, Appeals
Truancy
Lack of Adequate Yearly Progress
Amount / Type of Therapy Service
Regression
Compensatory Services
Independent Evaluation (IEE)
Inclusion (LRE)
Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)
Accommodation & Modification
Manifestation Determination
Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)
Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP)
Provision of Free Appropriate Public Education
Procedural Violations involving Notice
FERPA
Response to Intervention (RTI)
Geographical Area:
TEXAS - All School Districts
OKLAHOMA - All School Districts
LOUISIANA - All Parishes

If you need help; there is hope; you are not alone.

Have an urgent question? Phone consultation available in some cases for a small fee.

You will receive individual, personal and professional service.
You will not pay any fee unless you agree in advance.

No promise or guarantee can be made to you regarding the outcome of your case.

Recommendations may include options with legal implications which will be clearly explained. Even though lawyers seek his advice, Michael is not a lawyer and does not give legal advice. If you have legal need/question, Michael will give you a referral to an attorney upon request.

LINDA LABEAU, RN (Advocate, Facilitator, Mediator)
LABEAU FACILITATION, MEDIATION, CONSULTANT

5312 Benbridge Drive
FortWorth, TX 76107

Phone: 817.377.8172
Email: lindalabeau@sbcglobal.net
Website: http://www.lindalabeau.com
Practice Areas: 504 learning disabilities cases; early intervention for elementary ages and high school students. 503 mediation when all state services are disputed.
Geographical Area:
Texas


KASSANDRA LEVAY
(Advocate)
Disability Consultants of South Texas

202 East Park Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212

Phone: 210.226.8101
Cell: 210.379.8692
Fax: 210.226.8175
Email: levaykord@hotmail.com
Practice Areas: 504, IDEA, Special Education Services in public and non-public schools including but not limited to Discipline Advocacy, RTI, 504 hearings, TEA complaints, Due Process assistance.
I provide special education advocacy services for students with special needs, whether or not they have been qualified for special education through their school district or private school. Partial list of services include but are not limited to: Review educational records Identify any additional evaluations needed Accompany you to teacher/504/ARD/other professional meetings Development of Crisis plans, Behavior Intervention Plans Provide referrals to needed resources, including independent testing, behavioral therapies, special education attorneys, etc...

Geographical Area:
San Antonio and surrounding area.

DR. PATRICK MARTIN (Advocate)
Professional Psychological Solutions, PLLC
2821 W. Parker Rd., Suite 3A
Plano, TX 75023

Phone: 214.537.5943
Cell:214.537.5943
Fax: 214.785.7493
Email: drmartin@ppsdfw.com
Website: http://www.ppsdfw.com
Practice Areas: Providing assessments (English and Spanish), Advocacy, and ARD attendance for students of all ages. One principal is Texas State Licensed Psychologist, LSSP, and NCSP, and one partner is Certified Special Education Teacher (K-12)and specialist in IEP development.
Geographical Area:
Covering the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Concentration in Plano, Frisco, Allen, and McKinney.

 

ERIN MCCAULEY (Parent Advocate)
Austim, TX

Email: mccauley.emi@gmail.com
Practice Areas: I am a parent of a child with special needs who has spent years fighting the educational system to get his needs met. I entered this arena very uneducated but through countless research and hands on learning have prided myself in the knowledge of the laws and what schools do to skirt the boundaries and loopholes of them.I am here to help with any IEP planning, advocacy, ARD meetings, etc...
Geographical Area:
Austin, Texas

 

MARY SUSAN MCCLURE (Private Special Ed Behavior Analyst)
Verbal Behavior Clinics of Texas LLC
1016 West Alabama St
Houston, TX 77006

Phone: 713.528.2343
Cell: 713.819.0835
Fax: 281.334.2751
Email: susanmcclure2@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.verbalbehaviorhouston.vpweb.com

Practice Areas: Offering private Special Education instruction for developmentally delayed children on the austim spectrum; Applied Behavior Analysis, Verbal Behavior Training, Natural Environment & Social Skills Training; individual and small group instruction; summer daycamps; teaching self regulation skills and bridging the gap between ABA therapy and entry into larger school programs; insurance accepted.
Geographical Area:
Greater Houston TX area but willing to consult in other areas of Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.

We provide therapy services, in home training and consultations, school consultations, behavior plan and IEP development; comprehensive assessments using the ABLLS-R and VB-MAPP Protocols.

 

EDWARD O'NEILL (Advocate)
11335 Candle Park
San Antonio, TX 78249

Cell Phone: 512.693.8187
Email: ideaadvocacy@gmail.com
Practice Areas: 504 and IEP eligibility determinations
RTI processes and referrals
IEP/ARD reviews
Review of Existing Data/MET1 meetings
Eligibility determinations and placements
Requests for evaluations
Independent Educational Evaluations requests (IEE)
Full Individual Evaluation requests (FIE)
Behavioral Consultations
Functional Behavioral Assessments
Behavioral Intervention Plans
ESY determination reviews
Manifestations and Discipline
Students in Secure care settings
IEP goals and services alignment
Transition Plans and post-secondary outcomes
Prior Written Notices (PWN)
Complaints and grievances
School and community service collaboration
Geographical Area:
Texas and Arizona state wide.



PAMELA PARKER (Attorney)

Law Office of Pamela Parker
PO Box 80205
Austin, TX 78708

Cell Phone: 512.804.9934
Email: pparker@parkercounsel.com
Website: http://www.specialplanninglaw.com
Practice Areas: Special education, special needs trusts, estate planning for special needs families, SSI and Medicaid
Geographical Area:
Texas

 

ROBIN PETTY (Attorney)
Cirkiel & Associates, PC
1901 E. Palm Valley Blvd
Round Rock, TX 78664

Phone: 512.244.6658
Fax: 512.244.6014
Email: rspetty@cirkielaw.com
Website: http://www.cirkielaw.com
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/disabilityspecialist
Practice Areas:
Special Education advocacy, Social Security Benefits (SSI & SSDI), and ADA access (public & private), employee accommodations.
Geographical Area:
Texas; Central Texas; Greater Austin Area.

 

DORENE PHILPOT (Attorney)
Philpot Law Office, PC
7314 Offats Pointe
Galveston, TX 77551

Phone: 218.989.2010
Cell: 218.989.2010
Email: fape4kids@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dphilpotlaw.com
Practice Areas: Special education law, representing students and parents.
Geographical Area:
Texas

 

 

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The Law of Navigation ~ Anyone Can Steer The Ship, But It Takes A Leader to Chart The Course.

 

ROBIN RETTIE (Advocate)
Lighthouse Learning & Resource

10928 Grant Road
Houston, TX 77070

Phone: 832.478.5555
Cell: 713.560.7923
Fax: 832.688.8470
Email: Schwagerlawfirm@yahoo.com
Website: www.LHlearningresource.com
Practice Areas: Special Education Advocacy, Review of Assessments & Consulting, Guidance on Local & State Agencies, Social Skills Training, Parent Training, Specialized Retail Learning Products, IEP Tutoring.
Geographical Area:
Northwest Houston - 249 and Grant Road -Located between Klein, Tomball, Waller, and Cypress Fairbanks ISDs

LLR is a newly established one-stop-shop serving all areas of need for both child and parent.

 

 

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ADINA RICH (Advocate)
Rich Educational Consulting, LLC

16135 Preston Road #210
Dallas, TX 75248

Phone: 972.816.3100
Fax: 972.863.7498
Email: adina@richeducationalconsulting.com
Website: www.richeducationalconsulting.com
Practice Areas: Special Needs Advocacy including:
*ARD/IEP meeting attendance,504 meeting attendance, IEP/504 review,
* IEP goal writing and standards based IEPS
* data collection and goal monitoring
* Autism program development and related supplements and supports
* working with Related service providers
* Other Health Impairments or Medically Fragile Conditions
* ADHD program support
* Visual, Cognitive, and Auditory Impairments
* Multi-Cultural Evaluations and ESL Program Support
* 504 Development and Programming
* Functional Behavior Analysis & Behavior Intervention Plans
* Sensory Integration
*Transitions/Future Planning
*Early Childhood Programming Evaluations for:
* Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities
*College Accommodations
* Private School/Charter School Entrance or Accommodations
* Gifted Education Evaluations
* Auditory Processing, ASD or ADHD Evaluations
* Social Skills Evaluations
* Behavior Evaluations,including Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Plans
* Developmental or Pre-School Evaluations
* 504 Evaluations
* Independent Educational Evaluations
* Sensory Integration & Visual Integration Screenings
* Parent Training & Educator Workshops
WE SPEAK SPANISH. ALL ADVOCACY AND EVALUATION SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE IN SPANISH.
Geographical Area:
All Texas, All Oklahoma

We are state licensed and certified evaluators who have experience within public, charter, and private schools.

Our director is a COPAA advocate with extensive training in IEP facilitation, school administration, and conflict mediation.

 

JAMI RODRIGUEZ (Advocate)
FAPE FOR KIDS SPECIAL EDUCATION LEGAL ADVOCACY SERVICE
821 W Francis Ave.
Pampa, TX 79065

Phone: 806.664.1188
Cell Phone: 806.664.1188
Email: jami_rodriguez@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.fapeforkids.vpweb.com
Practice Areas: Special education legal advocate. Working towards guaranteeing EVERY child a Free Appropriate Public Education(FAPE).
Geographical Area:
Northwest Texas.


KIMBERLY SCHOGER
(Advocate)
Heart Education Advocacy Resource Team
2323 Clear Lake City Blvd., Suite 180-309
Houston, TX 77062

Phone: 281-731-7964
Cell: 281-731-7964
Email: info@heartadvocates.com
Website: www.heartadvocates.com
Practice Areas: HEART's advocacy mission is to assist and educate parents as they navigate the world of special education and social services and plan for their children's success in school and the community. HEART team members advocate for families and partner with schools in obtaining effective educational programs and services. HEART team members have unique specializations, making it easy for HEART to address many programmatic and personal concerns. HEART also provides professional development workshops to schools, parents and education professionals on a variety of engaging topics.
Geographical Area:
Houston, TX and surrounding areas

 

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CANDICE SCHWAGER
(Attorney)
Attorneys for Special Needs Children & Private
4307 Long Grove Dr
Seabrook, TX 77586

Phone: 281.508.8648
Cell: 281.508.8648
Fax: 713.583.7127
Email: Schwagerlawfirm@yahoo.com
Website: http://www/atty4kids.org
Blog: http://attorney4specialneeds.blogspot.com
Practice Areas: Special education, litigation in family, general, civil, commercial, insurance, and personal injury.
Geographical Area:
Houston and many cities in Texas

I personally accept families at significantly reduced fees to promote equal access to justice for special needs children

 

HEATHER STEPHENS (Educational Diagnostician)
Academic Evaluation & Diagnosis
7423 Wentwood
Dallas, TX 75225-4528

Phone: 214.597.8629
Cell: 214.597.8629
Email: hstephens@academicdiagnosis.com
Website: http://www.academicdiagnosis.com
Practice Areas: evaluations for learning disabilities and dyslexia
Geographical Area:
Dallas, Texas

 

JILL STOVER (Advocacy Consultant)
ARD Assist
4251 FM 2181
Suite 230 - 301
Corinth, TX 76210

Email: ardassist@yahoo.com
Practice Areas: Special Education Advocacy consulting
Geographical Area:
Dallas - Ft Worth; All areas North Texas

 

 

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DR. IFEANYI UFONDU (Educational & Special Needs)
Beautiful Minds Inc. - Educational & Special Needs Solutions
P.O. Box 152241
Arlington, TX 76015

Phone: 817.886.0044
Cell Phone: 310.590.5898
Email: iamufondu@gmail.com
Website: http://www.beautifulmindsinc.com
Practice Areas: OUR GOAL IS TO PROVIDE INDEPENDENT, TIMELY, AND CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE ASSESSMENTS and REPRESENTATION THROUGH OUR RELENTLESS EFFORT IN THE DILIGENT PURSUIT OF ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL SUCCESS OF OUR CLIENTS.

BMI's profound interest in exceptional students is the direct result of the growing concern and need of Educating, Evaluating and Empowering, families, while exposing the invisibility our clients encounter in schools throughout the country. Our areas of expertise are Special Needs Advocacy, ARD Representation, One-to-One instruction, Mentoring and Private School Placement.
Geographical Area:
Dallas/Ft Worth Metroplex- Willing to travel to other states.

Please refer to our website if you have further questions: http://www.beautifulmindsinc.com

 

JENNIFER WARWICK (Advocate)
JLW Advocacy

16603 Calico Creek Drive
San Antonio, TX 78247

Phone: 210.412.1148
Email: jwarwick1@satx.rr.com
Website: http://www.atty4kids.org
Blog: http://attorney4specialneeds.blogspot.com
Practice Areas: Special education, litigation in family, general, civil, commercial, insurance, and personal injury.
Geographical Area:
San Antonio, TX and surrounding areas

I advocate for children with qualifying disabilities as determined by IDEA and 504, with extensive experience advocating for children with:

•Autism Spectrum Disorders (including Asperger's Syndrome, PDD, and PDD-NOS)
•ADHD
•Learning Disabilities
•Speech or Language Impairments
•Intellectual Disabilities
•Emotional Disturbances
•Mental Illness (including anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, depression)

Services offered:
•Review your child's evaluations, assessments, testing results, and complete educational records
•Establish your concerns regarding your child and the services currently offered by his or her school
•Identify any additional evaluations needed
•Accompany you to ARD meetings
•Assist school team in obtaining the most appropriate IEP (Individualized Educational Program) for your child
•Follow up with your school team regarding the implementation and success of your child's IEP
•Help attain additional appropriate services addressing the following issues your child may be experiencing:
--Development of Behavior Intervention Plans
--Social Skills Building and Socialization Plans (developing and maintaining friendships)
--Bullying
--Home Training
--Identify local community resources available to you and your child, such as support organizations and medical professionals, where you can gain more information and insight into your child's unique needs

 

SIDNEY WOHLMAN (Advocate)
National ARD/IEP Advocates

5773 Woodway Ste. 138
Houston, TX 77057

Phone: 713.898.2255
Email: saw@narda.org
Website: http://www.Narda.org
Practice Areas: ARD Meetings, IEP Meetings, Discipline Advocacy, Non-Special Ed. Complaints, Response To Intervention, Dyslexia, Autism, Level one through three complaints, Chapter 26 complaints, Due Process assistance.
Geographical Area:
Southeast Texas, Including Houston Metropolitan Area are primary areas. Firm covers the state of Texas.


I have been a professional advocate for three years. I am a parent of a special needs adult who began attending ARD/IEP meetings in 1976.

I am a certified teacher and a professional tutor. I specialize in making students of under performing children using The Wohlman Method.

No results can be guaranteed.

 

LORETTA ZAYAS-REVAI (Advocate)
LZR Educational Advocacy and Mediation

2403 Alamanni Dr.
Pearland, TX 77581

Phone: 281.464.7323
Cell Phone: 281.857.1080
Fax: 281.464.4383
Email: loretta@lzream.org
Website: http://www.lzream.org
Practice Areas:
-Bilingual (Spanish) Advocate
-Support in all areas of the 504-IEP process
-Texas State Certified Mediatior
-Participation in Due Process Hearings and Mediation
-Attorney referral for Local, State, and Federal legal representation
-Pro-Bono cases based on need
-Member of the Council of Parents Attorney and Advocates
Geographical Area:
State of Texas.

 
     
 

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