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A Consultant and an Advocate
Fran Perlman, M.Ed.
410 Boston Post Road, Suite 34
Sudbury, MA 01776
(978) 443-8546; (978) 443-5687 (fax)
Email: fkperlman | at |
Special Education advocacy and consulting with over 30 years experience. Combining experience and expertise in Special Education and Special Education Law.

A Step Ahead Advocacy
Gail Mackler
27 Fieldstone Drive
Mansfield, MA 02048
(508) 930-3163; (440) 337-6539 (fax)
Email: stepaheaded | at |
Compassionate, effective for all abilities, including; ADHD, ASD and emotional impairments Team meetings, IEP's, Parental support and guidance, school placements. Federation trained and certified.

A+ Educational & Tutoring Services
Jennifer Clegg
479 Merrimac Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 457-5553
Email: cleggjennifer | at |
Serving the Educational Community by providing academic tutoring, educational planning, evaluation & assessment consultation and advocacy for parents and students of all ages and ability levels.

Brandon Herscovitch, M.S. BCBA
53 North Brookfield rd.
Spencer, MA 01562
(774) 249-8403
Email: bherscovitch | at |
ABACS, LLC offers behavior analysis services for those touched by autism or other developmental or behavioral disorders. Consultation and direct therapy overseen by a BCBA.

Christa Abbott, M.Ed.
332 Washington Street, Suite 380
Wellesley, MA 02481
(781) 237-4194; (978) 460-0977
Email: Christa | at |
Learning specialist providing academic support, organizational/executive function coaching, reading instruction, and test preparation. Experienced with ADD/ADHD, autistic spectrum, and behavioral issues.

ABLS - Applied Behavioral Learning Services
Mariela Vargas, PsyD, BCBA
Integrated Center for Child Development
340 Turnpike Street
Canton, MA 02021
(781) 619-1515; (781) 619-1509 (fax)
Email: cavila | at |
Individualized in-home or school programs to teach communication,social and self-care skills,higher level executive control skills,Saturday Enrichment Programs foster academic and social readiness.

Above and Beyond Advocacy
Lynne Castino
PO Box 80603
So. Dartmouth, MA 02748
(508) 951-2355
Email: lcastino | at |
Special Education Advocate/Consultant with 10 years experience. FCSN and EDCO trained. DOE Educational Surrogate Parent. Work with all ages/disabilities in the Greater Newbedford/Fall River Areas.

Carl Burridge
131 Seven Star Rd.
Groveland, MA 01834
(978) 372-2535
Email: carlburridge | at |
Advocacy, IEP meeting, mediation and hearings.

Advantage Kids, Inc.
Adrienne Nazzaro
42 Brookview Rd.
Boxford, MA 01921
(978) 502-4499
Email: a.nazzaro | at |
Advantage kids, inc. provides educational assessment and advocacy by designing batteries of tests that identify individual children's learning strengths and areas of difficulty.

Advocacy Associates
Noreen Quinn Curran
68 Leonard St.
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 489-2745
Email: nqcurran | at |
Advocacy: all disabilities, including complex, multiple areas of need. Team meetings, Mediations, Pre-Hearing Conferences. Consultations, Dispute Resolution. 35 years experience. Sliding fee scale - $60-$90

Advocacy Collaboratives of the North Shore
Deb Pacheco
1 Gee Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 879-7046
Email: goldilocksdeb | at |
FCSN trained. Board of Directors NAMI Cape Ann. SPAN member. Certified Early Interventionist. Specialize in Behavioral Health Issues, ADHD. Experience with all special Ed.

Advocacy Consulting For All
Matti Kaminsky, PhD
P O Box 35672
Brighton, MA 02135
(617) 987-8088; (617) 827-6159
Email: matti.kaminsky | at |
Psychologist and FCSN trained. Specializes in dyslexia and other learning and emotional/behavioral difficulties. Experienced in reading psychological reports and developing effective IEP's.

Advocacy l Consultation l Solutions
Andrew Lavash, M.Ed., M.Ed., MAT, Director
27 Lakeshore Drive
Hopkinton, MA 01748
(508) 435-9009; (508) 497-9111 (fax)
Email: andrew | at |
Former Special Education director/teacher providing comprehensive advocacy, consultation and support services – all disabilities/ages. Fourteen years of experience supporting students with disabilities.

Advocacy Consulting Services
Advocacy Consulting Service
Pam Fitzgerald
202 Brewer Street
Northboro, MA 01532
(508) 269-2032; (508) 393-1906 (fax)
Email: danielsmom94 | at |
Experienced professional specializing in negotiation, Team meetings, IEP's. Autism Spectrum, all LD's, Dyslexia, NVLD, Mood, emotional & anxiety Disorder, Hearing Impaired, Sensory issues. FCSN trained, MS.

Advocacy For All
Melissa Doherty
1 Windswept Drive
Sandwich, MA 02563
(508) 685-8661
Email: lissa1134 | at |
Advocacy For All is a Educational Advocacy organization that provides guidance and professional support to families and their children about to enter, or already in the 504 and Special Education process.

Advocacy for Less
Beatriz D.R. Kouracles
6 Liberty Lane
Rehoboth, MA 02769
(508) 557-1192
Email: bkouracles | at |
With +10 years experience in Consultation and training with FCSN and other collateral institutes. Serving Southern Massachusetts. Speak spanish and Italian, specialize in Autism.

Advocacy for Special Kids
Maureen Finaldi
167 Washington Street, Suite 37A
Norwell, MA 02061
(781) 733-9050
Email: advocacyforspecialkids | at |
Federation for Children with special needs trained advocate, Suffolk Law Advanced Legal Studies training, Wrightslaw bootcamps. Specialize in ASD cases NLD, Sensory Integration, emotional disabilities, mental health issues.

Advocacy Plus
Pamella Hettwer
30 Margerie Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 747-1136
Email: advocplus | at |
Educational advocacy /referral services for students with special needs. Speciality in providing extensive information and networking for those with Epilepsy. Former special education teacher and behavioral specialist with over 15 years experience.

Advocacy You Can Trust
Bridget Willis
39 Bay Farm Drive
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 922-2443
Email: bridgetwillis | at |
Educational Advocate; Serving the South Shore & Cape Cod Area; Specializing in ASD,ADHD, Mitochondrial Disease & the Medically Complex.

The Advocate
Special Education Advocacy Services for Families
Lynne Carlson-LeFort, MBA
294 West Boylston Street
West Boylston, MA 01583
(508) 835-1188; (508) 835-1187 (fax)
Email: theadvocate1 | at |
Since 1990. A highly-experienced group practice servicing all needs. FCSN certified consultants and trainers. Reasonable rates. Consultations, meetings, mediation, resolution. Don't settle for less than the best!

Advocate For Education
Antonia Shea
P.O. Box 1033
Winchester, MA 01890
(781) 729-1474; (781) 729-2663 (fax)
Email: advocateforeducation | at |
Experienced in IEP meetings/development, mediation, ADHD, NVLD, social/emotional disabilities. Travel within an hour of the Winchester area.

Advocate Services
Robert Augustine
67 William Street
Fall River, MA 02721
(508) 801-8840; (774) 289-2001; (508) 567-6853 (fax)
Email: C766Advoc | at |
Team Meetings, Mediation, Due Process Hearings; Education: Harvard University

Gayle R. Greene
7 Bridle Path
Ashburnham, MA 01430
(978) 827-5602; (978) 827-5602 (fax)
Email: advocatesplus123 | at |
Expert, professional consultation and advocacy services for students with special needs. All disabilities represented. Fifteen years experience. Reasonable rates.

All Cape Education Advocate
Heather Black
6 Carleton Drive
Mashpee, MA 02649
(508) 280-8668
Email: ACEAdvocates | at |
Work collaberatively with parents to strategize & implement individualized education plans for kids with learning challenges, attend meetings, offer extensive parent "Tool Kit" detailed for exceptional record keeping.

All Cape Advocates
Susan L. Ashe
P.O. Box 611
Centerville, MA 02632
(508) 771-9585
Email: dmashe6 | at |
Former Special Education teacher, Federation For Children With Special Needs trained. All ages and disabilities. IEP development and TEAM meetings.

All Out Adventures, Inc.
Sue Tracy
116 Pleasant Street, Suite 316
Easthampton, MA 01027
(413) 527-8980
Email: info | at |
Inclusive year-round outdoor recreation for people of all ages with and without disabilities. Adaptive activities include hiking, kayaking, cyling, camping, skiing and skating.

American Foundation for the Blind
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, NY 10001
(212) 502-7600; (212) 502-7662 (TTY)
Email: afbinfo | at |

Andover Educational Advocacy Group
Sue Terzakis
1 Atwood Lane
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 975-2537
Email: sterzakis | at |
Serve the Metro North area to provide quality consultation and advocacy services for students with special needs. Work with all disabilities and ages.

Jennifer L. Andrade, Esq.
Attorney at Law
89 Main Street
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 681-8600
Email: Jennifer | at |
Special Education Attorney providing comprehensive representation to children: IEP's, team meetings, Bureau of Special Education Appeals, mediation, Spedex, behavior issues, bullying, harassment, suspension and expulsion.

Appleseed Educational Advocacy
21A Crossman Ave
Leominster, MA 01453-4466
(978) 227-5328; (978) 855-6272
Email: tbadv | at |
Consultations of services for your child. Making the school district accountable for your child's education Educating parents of their rights and their children's right.

The Arc of Greater Plymouth
Roger Monty
10 Cordage Park Circle, Suite 208
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 732-9292; (508) 732-9229 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Providing services and supports in employment services, supported living, family support, PCA and respite to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in the Plmouth area.

The Arc of Northern Bristol County
Michael Andrade, President CEO
141 Park Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
(508) 226-1445; (508) 226-1476 (fax)
Email: info | at |

Arc Massachusetts
217 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453
(781) 891-6270
Email: advocate | at |

Jennifer Currant
22 Woburn Street, Ste. 21
Reading, MA 01867
(781) 944-6600
Email: jennifer | at |
Providing clinical art therapy services for children, adolescents and families. Specializing in art assessment, creative expression, family communication, self-esteem issues, and adjustment difficulties.

Asperger's Association of New England
1301 Centre St.
Newton, MA 02459
(617) 527-2894; (617)332-4521 (fax)
Email: info | at |

Associated Advocacy Center-Visions for the Future, Inc.
Toni Saunders-President
24 Widow Coombs Walk
Sandwich, MA 02563
(508) 420-4356; (888) 420-4356
Email: toni | at |
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Student and court advocacy, consultation and trainings for parents of children with special needs. Offering a sliding scale fee for low income eligiblility.

Attleboro Special Education Parent Advisory Council
Rebecca Dean
ASEPAC c/o Attleboro High School
100 Rathbun Willard Dr
Attleboro, MA 02703
(508) 222-0012 ext. 444
Promoting a network of parents of children with special education needs, and provide opportunity to share information. Provide information workshops to parents, educators, students and professionals.

Susan Atwood, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
450 N. Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067
(781) 724-1189
Psychologist in private practice providing diagnostic consultation, psychotherapy, and counseling to adults, children, teens and families.

Autism Center of the South Shore
P.O. Box 692382, Quincy, MA 02269-2382
(800) 482-5788

Autism Speaks - New England Chapter
Melody Horgan
85 School Street #100
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 924-1225; (617) 924-3311 (fax)
Email: mhorgan | at |
Autism Speaks aims to bring the autism community together as one strong voice to urge the government and private sector to listen to our concerns and take action to address this urgent global health crisis.

Autism Spectrum Advocacy
Stephanie L. LeBlanc
4 Deer Run
Hopkinton, MA 01748
(781) 439-5787; (508) 443-3132 (fax)
Email: stephanie | at |
Providing Special Education Advocacy & Support for Families of Children with Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders. FCSN and Wrightslaw Trained. Contact us today to see how we can help make your child's education more meaningful.

Autism Support Center
Contact: Gail M. Kastorf, Director
6 Southside Road
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 777-9135; (978) 762-3980
Provides information, referral, extensive library, parent groups and parent and professional training regarding autism spectrum disorders.

Philomena A. Barboza, Esq.
Attorney at Law
57 North Main Street
Fall River, MA 02720
(508) 536-3115; (508) 536-3222 (fax)
Email: attorneybarboza | at |
Providing comprehensive legal representation and advocacy of children of all ages and disabilities. My practice includes all areas of special ed law, special needs trusts, Rogers monitors and guardianships.

James M. Baron, Esq., M.Ed.
Attorney at Law
9 Spring Street
Waltham, MA 02451
(781) 209-1166; (781) 795-1591 (fax)
Email: jbaron | at |
Legal representation and guidance for all special education issues, from Team meetings to due process hearings. Special Needs Estate Planning. Personal and professional experience as education advocate / attorney.

BayCove Human Services / Parent Support
Margaret Nixon
66 Canal St.
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 371-3125; (617) 371-3155; (617) 371-3075 (fax)
Email: mnixon | at |
Free ongoing support groups,workshops, advocacy,and educational supports for parents of children and teens with mental/emotional disabilities.

Derek M. Beaulieu, Esq.
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 60452
Longmeadow, MA 01116
(413) 636-9157
Email: DBeaul1444 | at |
Attorney with over ten years experience handling Autism cases, Langusge Based LD, Disciplinary cases, and various other disabilities. Discrete advocacy and consultations available.

Behavior Associates
Elizabeth Schimmelmann, M.Ed
6 Robbins Road
Charlton, MA 01507
(508) 254-5076; (508) 249-6827 (fax)
Email: behaviorassociates | at |
Providing IEP consultation, behavioral intervention programs, social skills, tutoring, and ABA, for individuals with autism and other challenging behaviors of all age levels.

Behavioral Connections, llc
16 Sconticut Neck Rd #206
Fairhaven, MA 02719
(508) 444-6530; (917) 698-3194
Email: Importantstuff | at |
Behavioral Connections provides intensive intervention services to children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), Autism, or Aspergers Syndrome).

Behavioral Counseling Center
Dr. Ellis H. Katz, Licensed Psychologist, Health Service Provider
7 Essex Green Drive
Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 531-5571
Email: DrKatz | at |
Humane application of behavioral and cognitive principles to help adolescents, children and families with anxiety (including obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic, and phobias), mood (including depression and bipolar disorder), etc.

Berkshire County Educational Associates
Stacey Rossi
19 Pine Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-8474
Email: bcea-info | at |
BCEA provides comprehensive services for at-risk students and students with disabilities. Services include advocacy, counseling, independent evaluations, and other educational interventions.

Berkshire Hills Music Academy
48 Woodbridge Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
(413) 540-9720; (413) 534-3875 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Berkshire Hills Music Academy is a private post-secondary school for young adults (18-30) with strong musical aptitude who have special educational needs due to learning or developmental disabilities.

Better Outcomes
Trish Orlovsky
62 Iroquois Road
Arlington, MA 02476
(339) 368-0463; (781) 641-0182 (fax)
Email: t_orlovsky | at |
Special Education Advocate and Parent Consultant, Federation Trained, member of SPAN and COPAA. Meticulous plan and IEP development--better plans for better outcomes.

Beyond Expectations Consulting
Mary Fishman
1 Van Buskirk Way
Sandwich, MA 02563
(508) 477-5163; (508) 367-4733; (508) 477-2211 (fax)
Email: MCpecd | at |
Educational Advocate. Training includes FCSN and Wrights Law Workshops.

Susan W. Bibbins, M.A.
Behavioral Consultation and Training
77 Stanley Ave.
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 391-2940; (781) 439-1493
Email: susanbehave | at |
Behavioral consultation and training to parents, and professionals, in-home and classroom/educational program. Thirteen years experience in working with children with and without special needs.

BJR Special Education Advocacy
Barbara J. Rich
104 Mill Street
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-3751; (508) 397-6505; (978) 448-3751 (fax)
Email: barbararich | at |
Mature, respectful, student-centered advocacy by former Director of Special Education - Professional, solution-focused bridge-building between family and school- Serving MA and southern NH.

Mary Norton Bobrowski, Esq.
Attorney at Law
McKiernan, Thompson & Millea
243 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 223-1400; (401) 223-1401 (fax)
Email: mbobrowski | at |
Attorney with MA in Education and 14 years experience as Special Needs Teacher and Diagnostician in public schools. Licensed in RI and MA. Representing children and their families.

Boston ABA Inc
Neill Dorn
464 Common Street, Suite 106
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 272-0212
Email: info | at |
Boston ABA provides educational, behavioral and consulting services to children, families and school districts. Boston ABA also runs an inclusive summer program for children with a wide range of abilities.

Boston Educational Specialists
Debbie Moss
308 Boston Ave #31
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 350-5500; (617) 529-3580
Email: debbiemossteach | at |
Certified Special Education teacher providing advocacy, consultation and tutoring – all disabilities/ages.FCSN Trained.

Boston Speech, Language, & Literacy Services
Caroline Legor
18 Clifton St
Malden, MA 02148
(617) 448-6290; (617) 830-0268 (fax)
Email: Caroline | at |
Boston SLP specializes in evaluating children with suspected dyslexia. Areas assessed: speech, language, reading, writing, and spelling. Bilingual (English/Spanish) evaluations available. Assessment at your home.

Bowden Associates
David Bowden
1167 Ashley Boulevard, Suite 4
New Bedford, MA 02745
(508) 995-5200; (508) 995-5233 (fax)
Email: bowdenassociates | at |
Provide consultation and advocacy for students with special needs; Licensed counseling and behavior mod. therapy for children and families.

Tonya Boyce, Advocate
P.O. Box 446
West Groton, MA 01472
(978) 448-1266
Email: abc123tonyab | at |
Currently working with Attorney Stephen Bing (Bolton, MA) helping families to secure appropriate special education services for their children.

Brandon School & Residential Treatment Center
Rebecca Porter
27 Winter Street
Natick, MA 01750
(508) 655-6400; (508) 650-9431 (fax)
Email: rporter | at |
SPED day school, residential care, assessment services, specialized treatment, hospital diversion / step-down. Comprehensive clinical & case management services. Brandon is a positive place where boys with complex emotional, behavioral & learning needs succeed.

The Bridge Center
Jenn Harber, Exec. Director
470 Pine Street
Bridgewater, MA 02324
(508) 697-7557; (508) 697-1529 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Offering camp and year round opportunities to children and young adults regardless of the nature or severity of their disability. Also offering therapeutic horse back riding and other skills development opportunities.

Stanley A. Brooks, Esq.
Attorney at Law
20 Walnut Street, Suite 100
Wellesley, MA 02481
(781) 235-9777; (781) 235-4199 (fax)
Email: sabrookslaw | at |
Special Education Advocacy and legal representation to families of children with special needs - IEPs, 504s, Team Meetings and more, including Special Needs Estate Planning.

Janet Burt
790 Turnpike St., Suite 202
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 557-0052
Attorney/parent advocate

Cambridge Special Ed. Parent Advisory Council
Maureen Manning
26 Arlington St.
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 497-2225
Email: mo.maureenmanning | at |
Our mission is to provide a parent-to-parent network and a parent-to-school system network for communication on matters relating to the education of our children with disabilities.

Cape Cod Advocacy Center
Christine Riley
PO Box 1614
Marstons Mills, MA 02648
(508) 428-2288
Email: christineriley | at |
Special education advocacy and consultation for children of all ages and disabilities. Wrightslaw, FCSN & Suffolk Law School trained. Covering Cape Cod and the Islands.

Cape Tutoring Solutions
Joan T. Loncich
40 Deerfield Road
Osterville, MA 02655
(508) 428-7641
Email: Jloncich | at |
Comprehensive reading and writing instruction designed to meet student's individual needs. Wilson Reading & Language certified.

Career and Technical Education
Department of Education
350 Main Street
Malden, MA 02148-5023
(781) 388-3000; (781) 338-3905

The Carroll School
25 Baker Bridge Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
(781) 259-8342

Sangeeta Dey, Psy.D.
98 Nut Meadow Xing
Concord, MA 01742
(781) 652-9594; (781) 652-9557 (fax)
Email: sdey | at |
We provide neuropsychological and developmental evaluation and consultation for preschool and school aged children with developmental delays, attentional problems, and learning disorders due to various conditions such as PDD, Genetic & Metabolic Disorders.

Center for Children With Special Needs (CCSN)
Sandra Pelton/Cathy Mason
Tufts-New England Medical Center CCSN
750 Washington St. #334
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 636-8009; (617) 636-4832; (617) 636-5621 (fax)
Email: spelton | at |
The CCSN provides innovative, caring and comprehensive evaluation/consulatative services to children with developmental, neurological, learning and behavioral disorders.

Centers for Academic Success, LLC
Frank Markiewicz
26 So. Main Street #239
Concord, NH 03301
(978) 226-1700; (978) 116-1149 (fax)
Email: frankm | at |
Centers for Academic Success ("CAS") is a privately owned and operated educational organization committed to advancing educational skills for students and providing educational support to parents and their children.

Central Massachusetts Advocacy
Kate Wirtz
59 Hubbardston Road
Templeton, MA 01468
(978) 939-8224
Email: kwirtz1 | at |
FCSN trained advocate,paralegal. Will provide consultation, case review,advocacy, attend IEP meetings, mediation, hearing preparation.

CHADD Greater Boston
(617) 298-2917

CHADD Southern Massachusetts
Fall River
(401) 835-8044

Lucie Chansky
Special Education Advocate
259 Jackson St
Newton Centre, MA 02459
(617) 244-7310; (617) 965-7310; (617) 965-7310 (fax)
Email: luciec | at |
Special education advocate serving all disabilities, west of Boston suburbs only. Many years of experience, low rates.

Chatterboxes Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology
Megan Rozantes
10 Langley Road; Suite 305
Newton Centre, MA 02459
(617) 969-8255
Email: megan | at |
Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology private practice located in the heart of Newton Centre. Our highly experienced speech-language pathologists focus on the assessment and treatment of children dealing with communication disorders.

Child & Adolescent Services
Department of Mental Health
25 Staniford Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 626-8086
Email: joan.mikula | at |

Child Development Network, LLC
Janine Stasior, PhD, MS, ABPdN
76 Bedford Street, Suite 12
Lexingon, MA 02420
(781) 861-6655; (781) 861-6654 (fax)
Email: JStasior | at |
The Child Development Network (CDN) is an inter-disciplinary team of pediatric health care providers who provide evaluations and ongoing care for children, teens and their parents.

Child & Family Psychological Services, Inc.
Timothy A. Martin, Ph.D.
89 Access Road, Unit 24
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 551-0999; (781) 551-3396 (fax)
Email: TMartin | at |
CFPS is a multi-disciplinary practice offering a full range of outpatient mental health services, including: neuropsychological, psychiatric, psychological, educational, intelligence, achievement, developmental, and forensic evaluations.

Children's Law Center of Massachusetts
PO Box 710
298 Union Street
Lynn, MA 01902
(781) 581-1977; (888) kidlaw8; (781) 598-9364 (fax)
Email: a.echandi | at |
Private, non-profit, legal advocacy and resource center providing direct representation to low-income children in Eastern MA, and technical assistance and training to lay and professional communities throughout New England.

Client Assistance Program
Massachusetts Office on Disability
One Ashburton Place, Room 1305
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 727-7440; (800) 322-2020 (In MA)
E-mail barbara.lybarger | at |

ClubZ In-Home Tutoring
Andy Durham, Area Director
74 Forest Ave.

Cohasset, MA 02025
(866) 383-1277
Email: adurham | at |
Affordable In-Home Tutoring Services, PreK - Adult, All Subjects, Long Term Contracts Not Necessary, Quincy, Randolph, Braintree, Weymouth, Rockland, Holbrook, Abington & Hull areas.

COLE, Inc. - Laura L. Turley, MA
42 Tower Avenue
Marshfield, MA 02050
(781) 277-1146
Email: llgehring | at |
Autism Spectrum Disorders/Special Needs Consulting, Therapy, Training, Staff Supervision, Applied Behavioral Analysis, Picture Exchange Communication, Floortime, Verbal Behavior, Social Skills and Community Skills Training.

Andrea Collins & Judith Parrella
27 Newbury St.
Revere, MA 02151
(781) 286-6530; (781) 289-3333
Email: Andrea.Collins | at |
Email: Judithparr | at |
Providing educational advocacy services. FCSN trained! Accept most disabilities. Call to discuss your issues. Reasonable rates.

Laurel Collins, Special Education Advocacy and Consultation
6 Munroe Street
Woburn, MA 01801
(781) 308-4577; (781) 933-3038 (fax)
Email: laurel930 | at |
Comprehensive, compassionate and experienced special education advocacy with a concentration in children with autism and those turning 3.

Commonwealth Learning Center
Lisa M. Brooks
123 Highland Ave.
Needham, MA 02494
(781) 444-6916 (fax)
Email: info | at |
After-school/ summer programs: reading, writing, math, algebra, study skills, SAT, SSAT, ISEE, MCAS prep. Special programs for those with LD. In Needham, Sudbury, Danvers.

Community Autism Resources
Jan Randall
2315 Grand Army Highway
Swansea, MA 02777
(508) 379-0371
Email: janrandall | at |
We provide free information, referrals, services and private appointments for children and adults on the Autism Spectrum, their families and the professionals who assist them.

Community Care Services, Inc.
70 Main Street
Taunton, MA 02780
Community Care Services has provided education advocacy and consultation for over 25 years. Our team of consultants work together, sharing their expertise to empower parents. List of contacts:

  • Kathleen Auger-Savino
    (508) 822-8637 ext 282; (508) 822-8648 (fax)
    Email: kauger | at |
  • Patricia Cunningham
    (508) 822-8637 ext 315; (508) 822-8648 (fax)
    Email: pcunningham | at |
  • Barbara Silva
    (508) 822-8637 ext 351; (508) 822-8648 (fax)
    Email: bsilva | at |

Community Parent Resource Center (Serving city of Boston)
1472 Tremont Street
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
(617) 445-3191
Email: c.spinkston.urbanpride | at |

Community Resources for People with Autism
116 Pleasant St.
Easthampton, MA 01027
(413) 529-2428
Email: crautism | at |
Serving families with children with autism in western MA.

Connections Child and Adolescent Group Program
120 School Street
Lexington, MA 02421
(781) 863-5555; (617) 895-0011 (fax)
Email: connectionscagp | at |
Social-emotional development groups for children and adolescents, whose social abilities are affected by mood disorders, ADHD, mild Autism Spectrum Disorders, or other learning or behavioral challenges.

Corey Consulting Services
Melinda M. Corey
P.O. Box 807
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 309-8039
Email: coreyconsultingservices | at |
"Empowering Parents, Improving Educational Outcomes" - I provide parent education and advocacy for the North Shore. Specializing in autism and the transition at age three. Se habla espanol.

Cornerstones of Hope, LLC
Pamela Wordsworth
501 Belmont Avenue, Second Floor
Springfield, MA 01108
(413) 736-2338
Email: cofhope1 | at |
Providing Special Education Advocacy, education & support for families. We work with families to get the best services for their child. C of Hope works with all ages and specializes in mental health issues/disabilities...

Robert K. Crabtree, Esq.
Attorney at Law
One Bowdoin Square
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 227-7031; (617) 367-2988 (fax)
Email: rcrabtree | at |
I've represented parents of children with disabilities in disputes with LEAs for over 25 years and have lectured and written extensively about sped issues and advocacy.

Ann V. Crowley, Attorney and Counselor at Law
81 Washington Street, Suite 309
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 921-5656
Email: avcesq | at |
I represent parents and children in Special Education, CHINS, Care and Protection and Adoption, interested in Aspergers and FAS. Attorney for over 30 years

Wayne M. DeMello, Esq.
Attorney at Law
14D Seven Springs Lane
Post Office Box 32
Burlington, MA 01803
(781) 365-1460; (781) 365-0424 (fax)
Email: wmd | at |
Practice Areas: Special Education/IDEA, Section 504/Accommodations. Attorney DeMello is a parent of a child with autism and a child with ADHD.

Department of Mental Health
25 Staniford Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 626-8123

Department of Mental Retardation
500 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 727-5608

Leslie Deutchman, MS
285 Clarendon St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 839-3707
Email: | at |
ABA/Verbal behavior model consulting. Development and implementation of programs for children and adolescents with autism, developmental disabilities, behavior problems, learning disabilities. Home and school based.

Developmental Consultation
Lisa Mandelblatt, OTR/L, MPH
7 Hartwell Street
Waltham, MA 02453
(617) 388-7439
Email: onsite_ot | at |
Occupational Therapy services provided in your child's home, school or other community-based location. Expertise in International Adoption, Sensory Integration, Visual-Perceptual and Coordination Disorders.

Sangeeta Dey, Psy.D.
594 Marrett Road, Suite 22
Lexington, MA 02421
(781) 652-9594; (781) 652-9557 (fax)
Email: | at |
Neuropsychological and Developmental Evaluations and School Consultations

Diagnostic Testing 1-2-3
K Birner, K Reynolds, E Gilmore
Topsfield, MA 01983
(978) 359-0053
Email: diagnostictesting123 | at |
Demystifying the Special Education Process. Testing, Consultation, Evaluation, Clinical Tutorials, Observation, Public and Independent School Consulting, Educator Instruction.

Disability Law Center, Inc.
11 Beacon Street, Suite 925
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 723-8455; (800) 872-9992; (617) 227-9464 (TTY); (800) 381-0577 (TTY)
Email: mail | at |

Cynthia DiStefano, Advocate for Children with Special Needs
12 Binney Street
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 474-0052
Email: spedadvocate71b | at |
Special education advocate specializing in dyslexia and ADHD in the Merrimack Valley and North Shore areas. Will provide help with other disabilities as well.

Division for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Department of Public Health
250 Washington Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02108-4619
(617) 624-5959
Email: cheryl.bushnell | at |

Dore Achievement Centers
Deirdre Donchian
75 Second Ave, Suite 360
Needham, MA 02494
(617) 842-0179
Email: Deirdre.Donchian | at |
The Dore Program is a home based, clinically proven, medication-free, permanent solution for AD/HD, dyslexia, Asperger’s and other learning differences. Discover Dore, developing skills for life.

Dore at The Hallowell Center
Christine Robinson
142 North Rd
Sudbury, MA 01776
(978) 287-9570 Ext. 100
Email: christine.robinson | at |
The Dore Program is a home based, clinically proven, medication-free, permanent solution for AD/HD, dyslexia, Asperger’s and other learning differences. Discover Dore, developing skills for life.

Michael F. Dorsey, Ph.D., BCBA
Dorsey & Associates
16 Priest Rd.
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 789-5061; (508) 256-7745 (fax)
Email: mfdorsey | at |
I am a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Psychologist with over 20 years experience completing Educational Evaluations.

The Down Syndrome Resource Group of Western Massachusetts
Jason Dorval, Vice President
243 King Street, Suite 248
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 586-8196, (800) 337-7791; (413) 582-9098
Email: info | at |
We provide comprehensive resources to families, individuals, and professionals with an interest in Down syndrome throughout Western Massachusetts including advocacy, support, and educational workshops.

Roberta Mann Driscoll, Esq.
Attorney at Law
505 Waltham Street, Ste. 6
West Newton, MA 02465
(617) 558-1818; (617) 304-5513; (617) 558-1819 (fax)
Email: rmdesq | at |
Law firm specializing in child welfare and educational advocacy, including DSS involvement; educational assessments and the IEP process; child custody, guardianship, and support issues.

Jennie DunKley
JDK Communications
9 Meetinghouse Lane
South Easton, MA 02375
(508) 230-7357; (508) 230-7363 (fax)
Email: jdk | at |
Special Education Family Consultant and Child Advocacy, providing services to families throughout the Special Education process.

Eagleton School
Becky Mitchell
446 Monterey Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-4385; (413) 528-6377 (fax)
Email: bmitchell | at |
Private residential treatment facility for boys ages 9 to 22. Specialize in Autism, Asperger’s, Pervasive Development Disorder, Communication/Cognitive Delays, and Behavior/Emotional/Learning Disorders.

Easter Seals Massachusetts (Assistive technology, recreation, and therapy)
484 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 757-2756

Educating for Life
Miriam Biurci Scrivener
8 Yoke Road
Bridgewater, MA 02324
(508) 279-1033; (508) 846-8211
Email: miriamscrivener | at |
Advocacy services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ages 5 to 15. Trained by the Federation for Children with Special Needs. Bilingual (Spanish and English).

Educational Advocacy and Consulting Services, Inc.
Rachel Wilson
P.O. Box 309
Winchester, MA 01890
(781) 369-1394; (781) 369-1002 (fax)
Email: wilson.rachel | at |
Provide educational advocacy services to families in the Boston area.

Educational Advocates
Laurie Sorota, M. Ed.
10 Carmel Road
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 470-4752
Email: LSorota | at |
Providing special education advocacy/consultation services for areas north of Boston, including the Merrimack Valley and the seacoast community. Will work with all disabilities and ages.

Educational Advocates & Consulting Services, Inc.
Susan Ankeles Wilchins
27 Water Street, Suite 314
Wakefield, MA 01880
(781) 224-0007; (617) 901-9960; (781) 224-0007 (fax)
Email: EducationalAdvocates | at |
Advocating for children with special needs, assisting parents with understanding the IEP process to ensure an appropriate education, overseeing and monitoring the continuum of care.

Educational Advocates of SE Massachusetts
Chair: Pamella Hettwer
30 Margerie Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 747- 1136
Email: advocplus | at |
Small non-profit professional organization designed specifically for Educational Advocates, Consultants and Agencies. Provide referral system amongst members who concentrate practice in Southeastern Ma./ Cape area. Expertise in all areas of educational services.

Educational Consultant
Shelly Greene, M.Ed.
79 Langdon Street
Newton, MA 02458
(617) 244-2350; (401) 339-0658; (617) 244-3797 (fax)
Email: shellygreene1 | at |
Educational Advocate - emotional, social, behavioral, learning, all types of differences, ten years experience, over 100 school districts, over 500 families, parent/teacher training, program evaluation.

Educational Consultants of New England, Inc.
Alex Michaels
460 Totten Pond Road, Suite 300
Waltham, MA 02451
(781) 895-3200; (781) 895-3226 (fax)
Email: alex | at |
For students with Autism Spectrum, NLD, Anxiety, OCD, bipolar, ADD, Tourette’s, and related disorders we have a day school, summer camp, EI, home based services, consultation, and workshops.

Educational Consultation & Advocacy
Ann Killion, BS Ed, MS, FCSN Trained
97 Willard Street
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 461-8728; (617) 571-0824; (781) 461-8729 (fax)
Email: akillio1 | at |
Educational Consulting, training, and advocacy for children with Special Needs. 20+ years as a MA K-8 certifed Teacher with training in Autism & Asperger's Syndrome.

Educational Consults
Melinda Macht-Greenberg, PhD
54 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA 01730
(781) 879-5363
Email: mmgphd | at |
Dr. Macht-Greenberg combines psychology, child development and school advocacy to help families determine, develop, implement and monitor appropriate educational services for their children.

Educational and Family Advocate
Tina C. Rae
Springfield, MA
(413) 827-7807
Email: spedmomof1 | at |
Working with parents and schools to provide the most appropriate educational plans for our children. Experience with developmental disabilities and mental illnesses in children. Federation trained, serving western Mass.

Educational Options, LLC
Renee L. Goldberg, Ed.D.
160 Fremont Street, Unit 414
Worcester, MA 01603
(508) 304-9672; (617) 864-8864; (508) 304-9257 (fax)
Email: renee | at |
Comprehensive educational planning and placement services for students with LD, AD/HD and behavioral issues. Offices in Newton and Worcester.

Educational Solutions
Allison J. Traxler, M.Ed.
Educational Consultant
184 State Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 462-1888 ext. 7
Email: traxlered | at |
Educational Solutions offers independent educational evaluations in reading and writing, tutoring lessons for students preK-8 in reading and writing, consulting, advocacy, and parent workshops.

Educational Testing Resources
Cheryl B. Smith
163 North Main Street
South Deerfield, MA 01373
(413) 687-2942
Email: schpsychsmith | at |
Licensed school psychologist providing psychological and educational testing and advocacy services.

Effective Advocacy
Theresa Jackson
18 J Braden Thompson Rd
Forestdale, MA 02644
(607) 765-1930
Email: childadvocate22 | at |
I am a special education consultant and advocate. I have 17 years of Autism experience. I have worked and trained in NY and MA.

Epilepsy Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Programs and Services Office
540 Gallivan Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02124
(617) 506-6041; (888) 576-9996

Every Body Centered
Marykate Smith-Despres
44 Maple Street, Suite One
Danvers, MA 01923
(781) 913-8598
Email: mksmith-despres | at |
At Every Body Centered, traditional behavior therapy is combined with the flexibility of relationship-based learning. The art of yoga compliments the science of evidence-based practices.

Families and Adults Afflicted with Asperger's Syndrome
P. O. Box 514
Centerville, MA 02632

Susan Fagan, Esq.
Attorney at Law
30 Second Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 491-4044; (617) 491-4045; (617) 491-1099 (fax)
Email: sffagan | at |
Special Education, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Civil Litigation

Family TIES of Massachusetts
Mary Castro Summers, Director
MDPH-Donovan Health Bldg., 3rd Floor
5 Randolph Street
Canton, MA 02021
(800) 905-8437; (781) 774-6736; (781) 774-6618 (fax)
Email: mcsummers | at |
Statewide network for families of children with special needs, offering information and referrals, parent-to-parent support, and free trainings.

Federation for Children with Special Needs
1135 Tremont Street, Suite 420
Boston, MA 02120-2140
(617) 236-7210 (V/TTY); (800) 331-0688 (in MA only)
Email: fcsninfo | at |

Deborah B. Fencer, Educational Therapist (M.Ed. ET/P)
2 Canton St. A5
Stoughton, MA 02072
(781) 363-6223
Email: deb | at |
Assessment and individual therapy services for children, adolescents and adults with learning challenges due to dyslexia/literacy weaknesses, ADHD, Executive Function weakness, and Asperger's Disorder.

First Signs, Inc.
Nancy Wiseman
P.O. Box 358
Merrimac, MA 01860
(978) 346-4380; (978) 346-4638 (fax)
Email: info | at |
First Signs is a national public awareness program to inform physicians and parents about the early warning signs of autism and other developmental disorders and the importance of early identification and timely intervention.

Beth Foley-Cox LMFT, MA
375 Redemption Rock Trail
Sterling, MA 01564
(978) 422-8132; (978) 422-8650 (fax)
Email: bfoleycox | at |
Individual and/or family therapy for children,teens and families Insurance accepted, private pay scale also avail. handicapped accessible.

Follow Your Art
Kristina Rodolico MA LMHC ATR
14 Sewall Woods Road
Melrose, MA 02176
(781) 665-5652
Email: info | at |
Creative art experiences honoring the artist in Everyone. Groups and individual sessions for children and adolescents foster creativity, self-awareness and healthy expression of emotions.

Framingham Special Ed Parent Advisory Council
Cathryn S. Kaner-Taytslin
c/o 1257 Worcester Road, PMB 508
Framingham, MA 01701
(508) 879-2110; (508) 558-7220; (508) 243-4945 (fax)
Email: info | at |
F-SEPAC is a parent-run, district-wide resources for parents/guardians who are concerned about the special needs of children in Framingham School District.

Eva M. Friedner - Speech/Language Pathologist
38 Sunset Drive
Milford, MA 01757
(508) 473-9460; (508) 488-6049 (fax)
Email: afriedner | at |
Private Practice providing diagnostics and treatment for children K-12 for disorders of articulation, receptive and expressive language - focusing on academic and social/pragmatic skills.

Full Spectrum Advocacy
Kimberly Baker
Lighthouse Place
11 Cape Drive, Suite 10
Mashpee, MA 02649
(508) 292-3134
Email: kbakeradvocate | at |
Special Education Advocacy and Consultation Services. Concentration in Autism Spectrum, Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, Transitional Age Youth. Compassionate, collaborative approach.

Futures Behavior Therapy Center
100 Cummings Center Suite 151-B
Beverly, MA 01915
(617) 519-3374; (617) 519-3374
Email: futuresbtc | at |
Social skills program, in-center therapy and home therapy for children ages 2-6 with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Jane Gagen, Educational Consultant
36 Woodbury Street
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
(508) 612-8923
Email: janegagen1 | at |
Educational Consultant: I advocate for students with disabilities by assisting parents in navigating the world of special education to access educational rights for their children.

Jennifer R. Gavin, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1330-1354 Beacon Street Suite 246
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 876-2631; (617) 232-1227 (fax)
Email: jgavin | at |
I specialize in the representation of children with learning disabilities, cognitive, emotional and social impairments which interrupt, complicate or otherwise influence their ability to make progress in school. I provide consultation, negotiation, and litigation services.

Christina Gentile, Esq.
Attorney at Law
400 Trade Center, Suite 5900
Woburn, MA 01801
(781) 670-3373; (781) 709-5446 (fax)
Email: christina | at |
Attorneys practicing exclusively in the area of special education law. Representing parents in reviewing IEPs, attending team meetings, and pursuing private placements.

Kristen George, M.Ed., Parent Consultant/Advocate
179 Tyler Steet
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 681-9116; (978) 420-5440
Email: kmg318 | at |
FCSN Trained Special Education Parent Consultant/Advocate. Serving Merrimack Valley and surrounding areas. Collaborate with parents to get the most out of special education experience.

Laura Gillis, Esq.
Attorney at Law
900 Cummings Park
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 338-6611; (978) 338-6612 (fax)
Email: LG | at |
Attorney and Mother of child on Autism Spectrum. IEP review, letter writing, TEAM meetings, Out of District Placement, BSEA Hearings and Mediations, school discipline.

Claudette-Jean Girard, Esq.
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 278
Monson, MA 01057
(413) 626-3699; (413) 886-0200 (fax)
Email: attorneygirard | at |
Attorney/advocate providing advocacy and representation of children with special needs in western Massachusetts.

Beth K. Goldberg, Esq.
Attorney at Law
250 East Main Street, Suite 4
Norton, MA 02766
(508) 285-5504; (508) 285-6022 (fax)
Email: BethKGoldberg | at |
Attorney concentrating in: education law, special education, student disciplne, discrimination and CHINS. Experienced Master's level special ed. teacher and social worker.

Michael R. Goldberg, Esq.
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 598
Marblehead, MA 01945
(781) 631-1255; (781) 631-4819 (fax)
Email: mgoldberg | at |
Representing parents in special education matters as diverse as learning disabilities, disciplinary actions and health issues, including attendance at Team Meetings. Offices in Marblehead and Newton.

Golden Law Center
60 Dedham Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
(781) 433-8665 Needham; (508) 429-3035 Metrowest; (781) 433-0132 (fax)
Email: eag | at |
Providing Greater Boston and Metrowest services in elder law, guardianship and conservatorship, estate planning for persons with disabilities and their families, and wills and trusts.

Denise R Goudreault, M. Ed., Wilson Reading Tutor
51 Village Woods Road
Haverhill, MA 01832
(978) 835-0847
Email: brigoud | at |
Certified Wilson Reading Specialist with over 8 years of experience. Excellent references. School-based and at-home tutoring.

Greater Boston Arc
1505 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02135
(617) 783-3900

Mary W. Grimm M. Ed (Special Education)
P.O. Box 502
Harvard, MA 01451
(978) 456-9356; (978) 456-9356 (fax)
Email: mwgrimm | at |
Advocacy services in the metro and central Massachusetts area by certified special ed teacher with fifteen years experience in Advocacy, Federation trained, advocating for children of all disabilities.

Susan L. Haberman, M.Ed., Educational Consulting & Advocacy
60 Davidson Road
Framingham, MA 01701
(508) 965-4175
Email: susan | at |
Advocacy, consulting, testing, Wilson Reading. Multiple diagnoses including LD, ASD, ADHD and psychiatric disorders. 18+ years in education.FCSN and Wilson trained. Serving Boston to MetroWest.

Matt Hanna, Esq.
Attorney at Law
411 Waverley Oaks Road, Suite 314
Waltham, MA 02452
(781) 547-5599; (781) 547-5851 (fax)
I’m a special ed attorney in Massachusetts. I accept cases in Suffolk, Norfolk, Middlesex, and Essex counties.

Healing Mothers and Children
Mary Kate Christie M.Ed
1 Tiffany Circle
Millbury, MA 01527
(508) 259-4665
Email: mkchristie | at |
Educator, 20 Years Experience, Reflex Integration, Brain Gym, Academic Tutoring, Children and Adults, Pay What You Can, No One Turned Away.

Healthy Kids: The Key to Basics
Ellie Goldberg, M.Ed.
79 Elmore Street
Newton, MA 02459-1137
(617) 965-9637; (617) 930-4327
Email: healthykids | at |
Planning for students preK - 12 with acute and chronic health conditions to coordinate health and educational needs; to reduce risk and disruption at school.

Heart Beats Music Therapy
76 Hastings St.
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 348-9731
Email: rustymaria | at |
Music therapy services for individuals with or without disabilities. Birth to elderly. The Individuals with Disabiities Act recognizes musc therapy as an allied service.

Deborah W. Hemdal, Esq.
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 644
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
(774) 239-2491
Email: dhemdal | at |
I have a small private practice specializing in representing parents in disputes with school districts.

Daniel T.S. Heffernan, Esq.
Attorney at Law
One Bowdoin Square
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 227-7031
Email: dheffernan | at |
Mr. Heffernan concentrates his law practice in special education, civil rights and personal injury. He graduated magna cum laude from Boston College and cum laude from Harvard Law School.

Catherine Hickey, M. Ed., Advocacy
14 Baker St.
Foxboro, MA 02035
(774) 259-4380
Email: advocacych | at |
Sped Advocacy: will attend mtgs, navigate IEP/504 process, parent empowerment, specialize in anxiety related disorders; social/emotional disorders, transition to college, FCSN trained.

Home Modifications Loan Program for People with Disabilities
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
27 Wormwood Street
Boston, MA 02210-1616
(617) 204-3600; (800) 245-6543

Martha D. Humphreys, RN, JD
3 Angel Road
North Reading, MA 01864
(978) 664-2010
Email: MDHumphreys1 | at |
Parent Consultant; Special Needs Education; Area of focus: dyslexia

Andra J. Hutchins, Esq.
Attorney at Law
60 Walnut Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
(781) 997-1600; (781) 997-1564; (781) 997-1633 (fax)
Email: ahutchins | at |
Education attorney representing children in special education matters -IEP's, Team meetings, Board of Special Education Appeals hearings and mediation; school disciplinary hearings - suspension, expulsion; bullying and harassment issues.

Anne Marie Smith, M.Ed.
10 Kirkland Street
Agawam, MA 01001
(413) 789-0906; (413) 626-7156
Email: iephelp | at |
Consult, assist, collaborate with parents, student & other necessary professionals in understanding options pertaining to concerns of student as family navigates through special education process.

Independent Living Centers and Services
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
27 Wormwood Street, Fort Point Place, Suite 600
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 204-3851 (V/TTY)
Email: Karen.Langley | at |

Institute for Community Inclusion
UMASS Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125
(617) 287-4300; (617) 287-4350 (TTY)
Email: ici | at |

InSync Communication Center and Sensory Gym
Judy DeNault M.S., Director
1 Beverly Drive
Sterling, MA 01564
(978) 422-0200
Email: info | at |
A indoor/outdoor center that provides daily multi-sensory and social skills groups to ages 3-young adult to enhance communication, health, fun,and friendships.

Integrated Center for Child Development - Canton
Meghan Welsh, MS, Intake Coord
340 Turnpike Street
Canton, MA 02021
(781) 619-1580; (781) 619-1500; (781) 619-1509 (fax)
Email: mwelsh | at |
Neuropsychological, behavioral, medical and educational services; evaluative and treatment options to children and adults with a variety of developmental challenges-see web site.

Integrated Center for Child Development - Newton
Meghan Welsh, MS, Intake Coord.
193 Oak Street, Suite 1
Newton, MA 02464
(781) 619-1580; (617) 658-5600; (617) 527-0640 (fax)
Email: mwelsh | at |
Offer neuropsychological, behavioral, medical and educational services; evaluative and treatment options to children and adults with a variety of developmental challenges-see web site.

IPEST (Serving Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket)
P.O. Box 4081
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
(508) 696-5486
Email: ipest | at |

Island Advocacy
Jeanne B. Norton
PO Box 3317
Nantucket, MA 02584
(508) 228-2045; (508) 325-5873 (fax)
Email: jeannenorton | at |
Providing support and advocacy to parents of special needs children on Nantucket. FCSN trained.

Sharon L. Jermain, M.Ed.
34 Kendall Street
North Attleboro MA 02760
(617) 803-1293; (508) 699-9450 (fax)
Email: SLJAdvocate | at |
MA certified special education teacher, Pre-K - 12, former classroom teacher, knowledgeable with MA regulations and federal law, familiar with all disability categories, serving MA and RI.

Debra A. Joyce, Esq.
Attorney at Law
401 Main Street
P.O. Box 3322
Amherst, MA 01004
(413) 835-6321; (413) 549-0909
Email: Joyce.Advocacy | at |
Advocating with Western Massachusetts school districts on behalf of children with special needs and their parents/guardians to ensure appropriate services and placements.

JVS Yesodot
29 Winter St., 3rd floor
Boston, MA 02108 USA
(617) 399-3299; (781) 674-9850 (fax); (866) JVS-WORK; (617) 451-1496 (TTY)
Email: Director | at |
Yesodot builds Jewish community foundations for families challenged by disability. Yesodot provides parent and sibling support, parent education workshops, Transition support and resources, and family social and recreational events.

Karen Kaufmann, MS., CCC-SLP
71 Spit Brook Road, Suite 103
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 714-5822
Email: kaze109 | at |
Over 37 years experience. Ages pre-school through adults. Private practice, family oriented, nurturing.

Kennedy Educational Consulting
Wendy L. Kennedy MS.Ed
64 May Elm Lane
Norwell, MA 02061
(781) 738-2414
Email: wendy | at |
Providing, behavioral support, educational consulting, speech language services and social skills training for families and children birth through 21 years of age.

Irene Kessel, Music Therapist
33 High St.
Natick, MA 01760
(508) 736-9628
Email: irenekessel | at |
Music Therapy for Kids. Irene Kessel, MT-BC. Music therapy services for young children with special needs: Individualized sessions to enrich, educate & encourage.

Carol J. King, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Wallace Law Office, P.C.
490 Chapman Street, Suite 201
Canton, MA 02021
(781) 830-9990; (781) 830-9993 (fax)
Email: admin | at |
Assisting families with children in need of special education services; guardianship issues and general family law (i.e., divorce, wills, etc.) Licensed in MA and Rhode Island.

The Kolburne School
Kathleen Greco
343 NM Southfield Road
New Marlborough, MA 01230
(413) 229-8787
Email: kgreco | at |
Kolburne is a relationship-based therapeutic facility and residential special education school for children ages 8-22 with autism and related disorders.

Paula Korman
Special Education Consultant/Academic Tutoring
50 Longwood Avenue #716
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 739-0420
Email: kormanp13 | at |
State licensed Special Educator, Certified in Orton-Gillingham method of teaching language and reading.

Lois M. Kraus, M.Ed.
Special Education Solutions
371 Mount Vernon Street
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 329-6874
Email: lois.kraus | at |
Special Education Consultant/advocate with 14 years experience. Will help to develop appropriate educational goals for your child, and guide you throughout the IEP process.

Sue-Ellen Kresh M.A., J.D.
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 8337
Salem, MA 01971
(978) 744-4726
Email: kreshlegal | at |
Experienced child, adolescent and family therapist, behavioral consultant, program director and attorney. Special education advocacy and legal assistance across emotional, psychological, behavioral and learning issues.

John Krieger, M.Ed., Education Advocate and Consultant
Fox Meadow Executive Center
300 West Main St., Building B
Northboro, MA 01532
(413) 522-2908; (508) 393-4270 (fax)
Email: kriegeredconsult | at |
Experienced Educator and Advocate: ADHD, Asperger's, Autism, Bullying, Developmental Delay, Down Syndrome, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health Issues, Neurological Injuries, PDD-NOS 1st Consult No Charge

Landmark School
429 Hale St.
P.O. Box 227
Prides Crossing, MA 01965
(978) 236-3000; (978) 927-7268
Email: jtruslow | at | landmarkschool

Karen J. Laufer, Esq.
Attorney at Law
35 Middle Street
Lexington, MA 02421
(781) 862-0845; (978) 549-0834; (781) 240-0755 (fax)
Email: Klaufer | at |
Experienced attorney/advocate providing compassionate representation for you and your special needs child. I offer comprehensive representation from team meetings to appeals.

Launch into Learning - Dyslexia Correction
Carolyn Tyler
68 Laurel St.
Fairhaven, MA 02719
(508) 994-4577
Email: carolyntyler | at |
Launch into Learning is a New England based one on one dyslexia correction program which uses the Davis Dyslexia Correction® methods to assist the struggling visual spatial learner.

Learning Disabilities Association of Massachusetts
P.O. Box 142
Weston, MA 02493
(781) 891-5009

Learning Support Services of Metrowest
Clayton Ryan, M.Ed
88 Mechanic Street
Holliston, MA 01746
(508) 736-0025; (508) 485-3176 ext.115
Email: clayton01746 | at |
Our group’s connective philosophy of mental health and academic support involves strengthening the child as well as the family system.

LearningRx Cognitive Training Center
Kate Walsh, Center Director
16 Haverhill Street
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 470-1556
Email: k.walsh | at |
LearningRx offers customized, comprehensive brain training programs providing lifelong improvements in attention, memory, visualization, auditory processing, speed and reasoning skills.

Carla C. Leone, Esq.
Attorney at Law
278 Elm Street, Suite 228
Davis Square
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 718-2356; (617) 718-2056 (fax)
Email: leonespedlaw | at |
Representing children with disabilities in Due Process Hearings and demystifying the special education process for parents; reasonable rates; Language-Based and Non-Verbal LD, ADHD, Tourette, and OCD.

Charles G. Levin, Esq.
Attorney at Law
14 Parker Avenue
Northfield, MA 01360
(413) 498 0089; (413) 768 9176 (cell phone)
Email: clevinlaw | at |
Eight years experience representing parents of special education students in IEP meetings, mediations, due process hearings, federal court. W. Mass-based, but accepting clients statewide.

Life Skills Coach
Laurette Fine-Genest, RN
45 Elm St.
Newton, MA 02465
(617) 332-5476
Email: lfinegen | at |
Web: http://
Life Skills Coach with a background in college health and middle school, who works with kids, teens and adults with NLD, Asperger's and AD/HD.

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes - Boston
Julie Bogdanski
4 Water Street
Arlington, MA 02476
(781) 643-4567; (781) 643-4581 (fax)
Email: | at |
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an organization dedicated to helping children and adults learn to their potential. Lindamood-Bell’s research-based instruction teaches reading, language comprehension, and math.

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes - South Shore
Christina Seremitis
515 Washington Street
Norwell, MA 02061
(781) 659-7722; (781) 659-2445 (fax)
Email: | at |
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an organization dedicated to helping children and adults learn to their potential. Lindamood-Bell’s research-based instruction teaches reading, language comprehension, and math.

Marcie Lipsitt L.L.C.
27260 Willowgreen Court
Franklin, MI 48025
(248) 514-2101
Email: willowgreen1 | at |
I am a full service educational advocate that represents students in Michigan and Massachusetts.

Literacy Boosts
Jan Yeh
50 Grove St.
Scituate, MA 02066
(781) 544-7399
Email: janyeh | at |
Specializng in one-on-one and group work with school-aged children struggling with language-based learning difficulties, reading/writing struggles, and executive functioning deficits.

Leslie Lomot, LICSW
54 Lincoln Street
Framingham, MA 01702
(508) 405-2595
Email: jllomot | at |
I provide individual therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults who are in need of therapetic support. I specialize with people who have Asperger/Autism.

Kai Long, MS SLP CCC
26 McTernan Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 547-1438
Email: klongslp | at |
Providing advocacy, consulting and direct speech language services for all ages. Specializing in typically developing students, 8 years of age and above, with language-based learning disabilities.

Martina Roy Lynde, MSW, LADC1 private practice
11 Stearns Street
Newton, MA 02459
(617) 965-5549; (617) 527-9690 (fax)
Email: MartinaLynde | at |
Special education advocate, placement specialist and clinician, with over 35 years experience in the field. Writing observation reports, advocating for services, attending mediations and hearings.

The Mainstream Center at Clarke School for the Deaf
David Manning, Ed.D.
48 Round Hill Road
Northampton, MA 01060-2124
(413) 582-1121; (413) 586-6654 (fax)
Email: dmanning | at |
Description of Service: A special education agency that consults with deaf or hard-of-hearing students, their families and schools who are pursuing the oral approach. 700+ students in past 27 years.

Regina C. Martin, Esq.
Attorney at Law
467 East Falmnouth Highway
P.O. Box 467
East Falmouth, MA 02536
(508) 737-2812
Email: Rmartinatty317 | at |
Special Education Attorney. Unique experience both professionally and personally dealing with public school systems as the parent of a son with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Laurie Martucci, Esq., M.Ed.
Wagner McDonough LLP
158 Main Street
Norfolk, MA 02056
(508) 528-4007; (508) 528-4408 (fax)
Email: lrm | at |
Attorney at law, with prior experience as Special Education counselor, available to appear at hearings before the DOE and BSEA, and represent families at team meetings, etc.

Mashpee SEPAC
Bonnie Cohen
P.O. Box 1887
Mashpee, MA 02649
(508) 539-1503
Email: info | at |
Mashpee Special Education Parent Advisory Council are a group of concerned parents of children with special needs. We hope to provide information, resources, support and networking for parents located in Mashpee.

Mason Associates
Ben Mason
264 Beacon Street, Suite 1R
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 236-4747; (617) 236-1515 (fax)
Email: ben | at |
Educational Consultants serving clients throughout the US and internationally. Specializing in placement for students with LD, AD/HD, at-risk behaviors and special learning needs.

Mass Center for Academic Success
Frank Markiewicz
PO Box 394
Tyngsboro, MA 01879
(978) 226-1700; (978) 226-1149 (fax)
Email: frankm | at |
Serving parents and their children of all ages and grade levels by providing diagnostic assessment, in-home academic and test prep tutoring, and special education and section 504 advocacy.

Mass Tutor
James Hardin
225 Albion St. Apt. 2
Wakefield, MA 01880
(781) 246-2948
Email: runiok | at |
Mass Tutor provides tutoring services in the Boston area of Massachusetts. The subjects that are tutored include basic math and algebra.

Massachusetts Association of Special Education Parent Advisory Councils (MASSPAC)
P.O. Box 167
Sharon, MA 02067
Email: info | at |

Massachusetts Brain Injury Association
484 Main Street, Suite 325
Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 795-0244; (800) 242-0030 (in MA)
Email: mbia | at |

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
88 Kingston Street
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 727-5550; (800) 392-6450; (800) 392-6556 (TTY)

Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
150 Mt. Vernon Street, Suite 550
Boston, MA 02125
(617) 740-1600; (617) 740-1700 (TTY)
Email: | at |

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System' (MCAS) Test Results
Select - State Testing (MCAS)

Massachusetts Department of Education

Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council
174 Portland Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 727-6374 ext. 100; (617) 727-1885 (TTY)
Email: Dan.Shannon | at |

Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
P. O. Box 866
Melrose, MA 02176
(508) 278-7769; (800) 664-6372

Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change
P.O. Box 61
Raynham, MA 02768
(800) 406-3632

Massachusetts Hearing Decisions (FEE BASED)
You can access recent decisions without charge online. If you want to search older cases, it costs $25 per 24 hours of access.
Select: Legal Publications
Select: Special Education Decisions

Massachusetts PTA
P.O. Box 710
Fiskdale, MA 01518-0710
(508) 347-7055; (888) 404-4782
Email: masspta | at |

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
Fort Point Place
27 Wormwood St.
Boston, MA 02210-1616
(617) 204-3600 *800) 245-6543 (MA only)

Massachusetts Speech-Language-Hearing Association
200 Reservoir Street, Suite 309A
Needham, MA 02494
(781) 444-4098; (800) 898-8177

Massachusetts Spina Bifida Association
733 Turnpike St # 282
North Andover, MA 01845
(888) 479-1900
Email: edugan | at |
MSBA is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people in Massachusetts affected by spina bifida, by providing a community of support, education and advocacy.

Massachusetts Statewide Independent Living Council
280 Irving Street
Framingham, MA 01702-7306
(508) 620-7452 (Voice/TTY); (866) 662-7452; (508) 620-7450 (fax)
Email: info | at |
Web Page:

Mindy Mazur, Educational Therapist
45 Audubon Rd.
Milton, MA 02186
(617) 696-8024
Email: mindy.mazur | at |
Combining educational and therapeutic approaches for assessment, treatment service, case management, and communication/advocacy on behalf of families whose children families whose children have special/mental health needs.

Francis J. McDonough, Jr., Esq.
Attorney at Law
21 Buttonwood Drive
Hollis, NH 03049
(603) 340-5292
Email: fjmcd17 | at |
Providing special education legal services to parents and family of special needs children in NH and MA.

Katie A. Meinelt, Esq.
Attorney at Law
60 Walnut Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
(781) 997-1600
Email: kmeinelt | at |
I am a former teacher who is now a Special Education Law attorney.

Mary Mercier, M.Ed., LCSW
288 Winter Street
Brockton, MA 02302
(508) 584-1688; (508) 584-2226 (fax)
Email: mary.e.mercier | at |
Serve Southeastern MA as well as Metro West Area. Expert consultation and advocacy for children and young adults with special needs. Work with all disability types.

Mercy Centre of Catholic Charities
Doreen Donovan-Barbera
25 West Chester St.
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 852-7165; (508) 856-9755 (fax)
Email: DBarbera | at |
Mercy Centre - where teachers, specialists and staff see your child’s potential... Real Inclusion, Music Therapy, Total Communication, Community Class,Functional Academics, Home/School Liaison.

Merrimack Valley Academic Center - (MVAC)
Kathleen E. Farrell
2 Dundee Park
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 470-8585
Email: kathymvac | at |
Merrimack Valley Academic Center is a comprehensive tutorial service that provides individualized sessions to students of various ages and learning-styles.

Metrowest Educational Advocates
Karen Randall & Sarah Commerford
255 Central St.
Holliston, MA 01746
(508) 429-0962; (508) 429-4760 (fax)
Email: karenran | at |
Comprehensive special education advocacy services for children and their families in the Metrowest area of Massachusetts.

MGH YouthCare
Contact Name: Sylvia Lewinstein
73 High St.
Charlestown MA 02129
(617) 726-0060
Email: mghyouthcare | at |
YouthCare runs camps for children/teens with social communication challenges, including AS, HFA, NLD, in Charlestown and Westwood, MA. Also, year-round social skills groups.

Pamela S. Milman, Esq.
Attorney at Law
999 Broadway, Suite 301
Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 231-4332; (781) 231-3273 (fax)
Email: ecalsdan | at |
Former teacher, administrator and education specialist at the MA Dept. of Ed., providing representation, training, consulting and advocacy services throughout the Commonwealth.

Mitochondrial Disease Action Committee
Cristy Balcells
14 Pembroke Street
Medford, MA 02155-4827
(888) 648-6228
Email: info | at |
Mitochondrial Disease Action Committee, MitoAction, provides support for patients with mitochondrial disease as well as their caregivers, friends, and families.

Morton Neuropsychology
Christopher Morton Psy.D.
799 Concord Ave.#4
Cambridge, MA 02138
(857) 998-7474
Email: cmorton | at |
Neuropsychological, Educational, Psychological evaluation and consultation services.

Moschella & Winston, LLP
440 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02145
(617) 776-3300; (617) 629-7500 (fax)
Email: naw | at |
We specialize in the management and protection of public benefits of persons with injuries, illness, or developmental disabilities.

Mount Hope Christian School
3 Mc Ginnis Drive
Burlington, MA 01803
(781) 272-1014 Ext 139; (781) 272-3830 (fax)
Email: lbohleen | at |
A private religious school serving students with disabilities.

Murphy & Raymond LLP
60 Washington Street, Suite 202
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 542-1900; (978) 542-1910 (fax)
Email: Mary.Raymond | at |

Music Therapy Center of Holden
Susan Davis Warren, MT-BC
16 Windy Ridge Road
Jefferson, MA 01522
(508) 829-2626
Email: MusicRx65 | at |
Offering child centered creative music therapy services to children and adults with sensory and developmental challenges-- in a FUN, non-threatening environment.

The Music Workshop
Beth Anne Young
P.O. Box 1102
Lakeville, MA 02347
(508) 813-1387
Email: music-workshop | at |
Music and movement classes for children newborn-7 years old.

Nakata Consulting LLC
Joe Carreiro
210 East Street
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 317-7386; (215) 975-4102 (fax)
Email: nakataconsulting | at |
Offers special education advocacy services, guiding parents through the IEP and special education process, working to help children develop their skills and capacity.

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusettes
Laurie Martinelli
400 West Cummings Park
Suite 6650
Woburn, MA 01801
(781) 938-4048; (781) 938-4049; (781) 938-4069 (fax)
Email: lmartinellinami | at |
NAMI-MA offers one day workshops for families and professionals that provides information on childhood mental health disorders and offers strategies for home and school along with resources and information that offer hope and encouragement.

National Mental Health Association
1021 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2971
(703) 684-7722; (800) 969-6642

Natural Choices in Health Care
Dr. Louise Sanchione
136 Dwight Rd.
Longmeadow, MA 01106
(413) 320-9158
Email: drsanchione | at |
Dr. Sanchione is a naturopathic medical doctor, classical homeopath and former SPED teacher. She provides natural, safe and effective alternatives to prescription medication for children and adolescents with learning and behavior challenges.

Bethany W. Nelson, Special Education Advocate/Parent Consultant
P.O. Box 695
Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 854-5378; (978) 705-3498 (fax)
Email: bn.spedadvocate | at |
Parent-to-Parent empowerment – helping (other) parents of children with disabilities obtain the appropriate special education services/placement for their child. FCSN Trained. All cases considered.

NESCA, p.c.
Sandra Oliveira, Administrator
90 Bridge Street, 2nd Floor
Newton, MA 02458
(617) 658-9800; (617) 658-9801 (fax)
Email: thelmus | at |
NESCA evaluates and treats language-based, nonverbal and other learning disabilities, Autism spectrum disorders including Asperger’s and PDD, executive functioning deficits, emotional issues and ADHD.

Diane Nesman MACCC Private Speech Pathologist
149 Nourse Rd.
Bolton, MA 01740
(978) 764-8672
Email: thespeechgirl | at |
Nationally and state certified speech/language pathologist specializing in PDDNOS, Autism, PECS, Apraxia, Articulation, Early literacy, Receptive/Expressive Language Delays.

Never Give Up On You
Kelly LaRoe
47 Johnson Street
Springfield, MA 01108
(413) 455-2609; (413) 330-0062
Email: Kelly_laroe | at |
Special Education Advocate/ Consultant, Mother. 9 yrs experience serving individuals mental illness and/or mental retardation. FCSN trained, Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

New England ADA and Accessible IT Center
374 Congress Street, Suite 301
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 695-0085 (V/TTY); (800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)
Email: adainfo | at |

New England Attentional & Learning Assessment Clinic (N.E.A.L.A.C.)
Contact: Dr. Ann Leonard-Zabel
7 South Park Avenue
Park Avenue Trust Building
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 746-5666

New England Diagnostic and Learning Center
James Paicopolos
14 Seth Davis Way
Dartmouth, MA 02748
(508) 287-5413; (774) 202-4973 (fax)
Email: dpaicos | at |
The New Diagnostic and Learning Center provides Independent Special Education Evaluations, Educational Advocacy, counseling in context with a social skills development program.

New England Dyslexia Solutions
Karen R. LoGiudice
110 Haverhill Road, Suite 516
Amesbury, MA 01913
(978) 337-7753
Email: info | at |
Offering the Davis Dyslexia Correction® program to children and adults struggling with Dyslexia and other learning disabilities, including ADD, ADHD, math, and handwriting difficulties.

New England INDEX
Shriver Center University of Massachusetts Medical School
200 Trapelo Road
Waltham, MA 02452-6319
(781) 642-0248; (800) 642-0249; (781) 642-0122 (fax)
Email: info | at |
New England INDEX provides, to the public for free, information about programs and services for people with disabilities.

New England Sports Academy
Aaron Shute
345 University Ave
Westwood, MA 02090
(781) 493-6345
Email: ashute | at |
Exciting new sports and social skills classes for children with Autism and other Disabilities.

Newburyport's Independant Special Education Group
Beth Tremblay Hall
1R Horton St
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 502-1707
Email: tremblayhall | at |
An independant group of parents and educational professionals working to improve individual situations as well as the special education systems in the Newburyport area.

North Shore ARC
5 Electronics Ave.
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 750-6001; (978) 774-4478 (fax)
Email: kmurphy | at |
Special Education advocacy services for families; legal services, including guardianship, estate planning, elderlaw and probate; workshops and trainings

Northern Worcester Psychological Consultants, PC
32 Adams St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 342-4344; (978) 342-2806 (fax)
Comprehensive evaluation of your child's unique needs plus educational and systems advocacy to make sure your child receives effective services!

Oak Tree Academy
Dawn Marotta
PO Box 526
Marstons Mills, MA 02648
(508) 428-7749
Oak Tree Academy provides students with a caring and nurturing environment where they can reach their full potential and succeed educationally.

John C. Orrell, Consultant & Advocate
98 Bjorklund Avenue
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 854-0883
Email: orrelljc | at |
FCSN Trained Special Education Consultant and Child Advocate, providing services to families in Central Massachusetts through the special education process. Serving Central Massachusetts. Reasonable Rates.

Sandra Osborne, M. A., Special Education Advocate
104 Goodrich Street
Lunenburg, MA 01462
(978) 582-7650
Email: sandracosborne | at |
Specializing in advocacy services for students on the Autism Spectrum. Federation trained.

Kristin M. Palace, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Topsfield Crossing
18 South Main St., Suite 304
Topsfield, MA 01983
(978) 887-3547; (978) 500-7463; (978) 861-4447 (fax)
Email: kpalace | at |
I help parents of children with special needs secure appropriate educational services and placements for their children.

Parent Advisory Council, PAC
Diane Purchase
200 Birnie Avenue, Suite A Office 5
Springfield, MA 01107
(413) 787-7194
Email: purchased | at |
Parent Facilitator free help for families navigating the special education process. Monthly support meetings, workshops, newsletters, fliers, and individual help.

Parent Advocate Consulting Services
Maribel Kane
PO Box 403
Wilbraham, MA 01095
(413) 596-9987
Email: maribelkane | at |
Helping parents of children with special needs make informed decisions about their child's education. Covering Western MA. FCSN trained Parent Consultant and area trainer.

The Parent Coach
Elizabeth Bostic
10 Ordway Terrace
Reading, MA 01867
(617) 592-3852; (781) 942-9413 (fax)
Email: elizabeth.bostic | at |
Advocating for children’s educational rights through a positive, non-adversarial, mutually respectful relationship between the school district and the parent.

Parents for Residential Reform
Andrea Watson - Founder & Project Coordinator
1135 Tremont Street, Suite 420
Boston, MA 02120
(800) 672-7084; (617) 572-2094
Email: pfrr | at |

Pedersen Educational Associates, LLC
Debra Pedersen
25 Hopkinton Rd.
Upton, MA 01568
(508) 529-4777
Email: pedersen | at |
Special Education Consulting & Advocacy Services Former teacher, 30 yrs. experience, FCSN trained, expertise developing IEP's, TEAM Meetings, LBLD, Dyslexia, ADHD, NVLD, & Tourette Syndrome.

Fran Perlman, M.Ed, Educational Consulting
57 Robbins Rd.
Sudbury, MA 01776
(978) 443-8546; (978) 443-5687 (fax)
Email: fkp48 | at |
30+ yrs. Experience: Special Educator, SPED team chairperson, IEP development, Advocacy. Specializing in Reading, math, LD, ADHD, NVLD, Aspergers, and SID. FCSN trained and Wright's Law trained. Will do school observations.

Donnah Nickerson-Reti, MD
1620 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 10
Lexington, MA 02420
(781) 308-1600
Perspectives Resource Center provides services to individuals and families living with Aspergers Syndrome, ADHD, Gifted Special Needs, and LDs. Assessments, Therapy, IEP Support & Guidance.

The Peter Pan Center
Donna Shea
P.O. Box 312
280 Ayer Road
Harvard, MA 01451
(978) 772-1255
Email: dshea | at |
Offers social skills programs for children ages 4-15, anger management workshops for children, behavioral consultations and seminars for parents and professionals.

Piece of Mind Consulting
Gina M. Tacconi-Moore
240 Smith St
Lowell, MA 01852
(617) 780-5782
Email: gtacconimoore | at |
Consulting firm headed by behavior specialists Gina M. Tacconi-Moore and Allison Beaulac focusing on parent/ grandparent education and support, social skills groups and IEP preparatory services.

Play to Learn...Learn to Play, Inc.
Julie K. Pennell
77 Great Road, Suite 204
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 264-9200
Email: julie.playtolearn | at |
Private practice clinic serving young children and their families. Specializing in individualized social coaching, positive behavior support, and preschool/child-care consultations.

Joseph C. Presti, Esq.
Attorney at Law
12 Ernies Dr.
Littleton, MA 01460
(978) 837-8717; (603) 673-9539 (fax)
Email: joepresti | at |
Representing your child in Education/Special Education law including Team meetings through BSEA Hearings and Court representation. Services also include Special Needs estate planning.

Carolyn Price M.ED. C.A.G.S.
2 Redstone Drive
East Longmeadow, MA 01028
(413) 525-0075; (413) 427-2847
Email: cprice0075 | at |
Educational Consulting and Child Advocacy. Helping parents to respond to their child's educational needs: Special Education and Regular Education.

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Early Learning Services
Department of Education
350 Main Street
Malden, MA 02148-5023
(781) 338-6357

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Early Childhood Unit
Division for Special Health Needs
Department of Public Health
250 Washington Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 624-5969
Email: ron.benham | at |

Project CHILLD
Kathy Carley
500 Cummings Center, Suite 3850
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 232-0332; (978) 232-1103 (fax)
Email: kcarley.projectchilld | at |
Pediatric occupational therapy, speech therapy and sound training center.

Rachlis Advocacy
Lynn Rachlis
61 Hoover Road
Needham, MA 92494
(781) 449-0622
Email: lynnerachlis.advocacy | at |
Special education and mental health advocate since 1982; specializing in advocacy for psychiatrically hospitalized children and adolescents.

Radius Pediatric Center
Marisa Baronas or Linda White
123 South Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 746-4343; (508) 747-2853 (fax)
Email: lwhite | at |
We are a center for multihandicapped children with severe cognitive disabilities. We offer residential care, day school and specialized service program for those over 22.

Sherry L. Rajaniemi-Gregg, Esq.
Attorney at Law
One Bowdoin Square
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 227-7031
Email: srajaniemi-gregg | at |
Ms. Rajaniemi-Gregg concentrates her legal practice in the areas of special education on behalf of parents and their families, civil rights, and general litigation.

RCS Learning Center
Natalie Rizzo
6 Strathmore Road
Natick, MA 01760
(508) 650-5940; (508) 650-5942; (508) 650-5944 (fax)
Email: nmrrcs | at |
Realizing Children’s Strengths (RCS) provides the highest quality of individualized behavioral and educational services for children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities.

REACH Educational Services
Christine Blake
115 Sandwich Street, Suite 5
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 747-1556; (508) 398-1501 (fax)
Email: cmblake1 | at |
REACH offers a variety of educational and consultative services to children and families including skills assessment, behavioral intervention, home programming, social skills groups and ABA instructional programming.

Read On Reading Specialists
Jaime Jancosek Nassar
361 Massachusetts Ave.
Arlington, MA 02474
(508) 361-6526
Email: jaime.jancosek | at |
Research-based intensive phonological & phonemic awareness, fluency, comprehension and expressive/receptive language instruction.

Relate to Autism
Kat Houghton
485 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 300
Cambridge, MA 02139
(800) 340-5978
Email: support | at |
A unique combination of online Member Tools and professional consultation services using the Growth through Play System providing relationship-based support services for parents.

Michael L. Rich, Esq.
Attorney at Law
74 Newport Street
Arlington, MA 02476-7828
(781) 641-3472; (781) 641-2214 (fax)
Email: kidlaw | at |
Legal representation in special education meetings, mediations and hearings and in DCF (DSS), guardianship or adoption administrative or court hearings.

Sally Rae Rogers M.Ed. Counseling Psychology
35 Deerfield Rd.
Sharon, MA 02067
(781) 784-3574
Email: songinside | at |
Play therapy utilizing inprovisational singing and drama play. Fun communication development through mutual creation & repetition of personally designed drama story and song-always fun.

Roman Music Therapy Services
Meredith R. Pizzi, MT-BC
423 Main St., Suite 2A
Melrose, MA 02176
(781) 420-4669
Email: mpizzi | at |
Roman Music Therapy Services provides individual and group music therapy services in the Greater Boston and North Shore areas.

Beth Leopold Ross, Esq.
Attorney at Law
220 Broadway, Suite 205, Lynnfield Woods North
Lynnfield, MA 01940
(781) 581-7266; (781) 599-8980 (fax)
Email: beleopold | at |
Provide representation, training and consultation services throughout the entire special education process. Attend meetings. Former educator. Previously represented school districts.

Gina Sattler, MED
Educational Consultant /Advocate
25 Nottingham Drive
East Longmeadow, MA 01028
(413) 526-9978
Email: sattlers | at |
Providing families and schools with all types of educational, consulting, and training services for students educational, emotional, and social needs. Includes planning educational needs, obtaining services, and school placements.

Ann F. Scannell, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Morrison Mahoney LLP
446 Main Street, Suite 1010
Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 757-7777; (508) 752-6224 (fax)
Email: ascannell | at |
Dedicated to helping Massachusetts' families obtain the appropriate educational services for their child with disabilities. Offices in Worcester, Springfield, Fall River and Boston.

Sam Schoenfeld, Esq.
Attorney at Law
490 Chapman Street Suite 201
Canton, MA 02021
(781) 830-9990
Email: admin | at |
Web: http:/
Assisting families with children in need of special education services; guardianships,care and protection, school discipline and delinquency issues.

Schwartz Center for Children
1 Posa Place
Dartmouth, MA 02747
(508) 996-3391; (508) 996-3397 (fax)
Email: mmaiato | at |
We are a full year approved day school serving students 3 -22 with multiple disabilities. Services: academic, speech, occupational, physical and aquatic therapy.

Joseph A. Seckler, Esq.
Attorney at Law
446 Main Street, Suite 1010
Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 757-7777; (508) 752-6224 (fax)
Email: jseckler | at |
Experienced litigation attorneys who consult and advise families of students with special needs in public and private schools in Massachusetts and throughout the Northeast.

Sensational Kids Occupational Therapy
Brooke Lear, MS, OTR/L
14 Cedar Street, Suite 314
Amesbury, MA 01985
(978) 378-4848
Email: brooke | at |
Pediatric Occupational Therapy practice, with a specialty in sensory integration, focusing on assessment and treatment of children with difficulties in sensory processing, fine motor skills, handwriting, and coordination issues.

Kristen M. Serwecki, Advocate
19 Holland Avenue
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 250-7637; (413) 564-0131 (fax)
Email: Serwecki2 | at |
Experienced Disability and Social Services advocate located in Western Massachusetts, and serving children and families across MA, CT, VT, NH, and NY.

Shriver Center - UMASS Medical School
200 Trapelo Road
Waltham, MA 02452-6319
(781) 642-0001; (800) 764-0200 (TTY)

Simply Smiles Tutoring, LLC
21 Pleasant St Suite 235
Newburyport, MA 01950
(781) 626-4806
Email: simplysmilestutoring | at |
Simply Smiles Tutoring, LLC serves the autism population in the North Shore area ages 1-10. Call now for a FREE initial consult (Main office is in Newburyport)

Tim Sindelar, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Ames, Hilton, Martin & Sindelar
22 Putnam Avenue
Cambridge MA 012139
(617) 871-2140
Email: sindelar | at |
With four experienced attorneys, AHMS brings more than 75 years legal experience in working in the areas of special education, mental health and other state services, disability discrimination and civil rights.

Anne Marie Smith, M.Ed.
10 Kirkland Street
Agawam, MA 01001
(413) 789-0906; (413) 626-7156
Email: iephelp | at |
As a Retired certified Special and Regular Education Teacher, College Disability Coordinator providing expert witness, classroom observation tutorial services and other professional services upon request.

Cheryl B. Smith, MA, CAGS, LLC
P.O. Box # 163
South Deerfield, MA 01373
(413) 687-2942; (413) 665-0245
Email: sch.psych.smith | at |
Licensed psychologist providing psycho-educational assessment services as well as support services, e.g. counseling, social skills- assertiveness training, advocacy, and referrals.

Social Smart Kids
Nadine Briggs
P.O. Box 667
Westford, MA 01886
(978) 764-2758
Email: nbriggs | at |
Social Smart Kids supports children with social challenges through consulting (classroom chats/ advocacy), online advice, parent tips, discussion cards, safety bracelets, books, videos, and more.

Southeast Advocate Associates, Inc.
Cheryl Follett
4 Carleton Rd.
Plainville, MA 02762
(508) 272-0010; (508) 695-9799 (fax)
Email: CherSEA | at |
A comprehensive advocacy and family support service for children with special needs ages birth through transition to adult life.

South Shore Support Services
Renee McCorkle
317 Libbey Industrial Parkway Suite B300
Weymouth, MA 02189
(781) 331-7878; (781) 331-4882 (fax)
Email: rmcorksoshsuport | at |
Since 1995,We are dedicated to providing supports to people with developmental disabilities. We serve from all sements of the community and do so in a manner that respects cultural diversity.

Special Ed Express
Carole A. Cleveland, M Ed
P.O. Box 903
Belchertown, MA 01007
(413) 323-6050; (413) 221-0672; (413) 323-4729 (fax)
Email: carolecleveland | at |
Consultations/services to parents of children with special needs that include attendence to meetings, mediations, review of ed plans, assessments, and advising/recommendations to parents on rights/regulations relating to special education.

Special Education Advocacy of New England
Nancy Reddish
12 Coventry Lane
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 809-3134
Email: Nreddish | at |
Educational advocacy for special needs children. Consultation, IEP Development, Team meetings & Mediation. 12 years advocacy experience and a certified Mediator. Federation and Wrights Law trained.

Special Education Advocacy Services
J. Stephen Lowe, PhD
Acton MA 01720
(978) 263-9725; (779) 254-1289 (fax)
Email: advocate | at |
Special education advocacy services for children and their families. I work to get the services that meet children's individual needs. NVLD, autism spectrum, and specific learning disabilities.

Special Education Advocacy Services
Garrett Colson
128 Webster St, Unit #1
East Boston, MA 02128
(978) 853-8811
Email: ed_advocates | at |
FCSN Trained; Assessment, eligibility, IEP Development, Team Meetings, Suspensions/Expulsions, BSEA Hearings; Experienced with emotional/behavioral challenged adolescents, asbergers, bipolar, ADHD; Eastern Mass area.

Special Education Advocacy
Anne M. Fitzgerald
156 Flaggler Drive
Marshfield, MA 02050
(781) 837-3478
Email: massfitz | at |
Special education advocacy for all learning disabilities. Primary focus is dyslexia, ADD/ADHD.

Special Education Advocate
Carolyn A. Moore
36 Alden Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 436-4262
Email: moorecarolyn | at |
Special Education Advocate specializing in High Functioning Autism, Aspergers, NVLD and Mental Health Disabilities.

Special Education Advocate
Denise Sullivan
P.O. Box 4506
Chicopee, MA 01014-4506
(413) 594-2832; (413) 348-5066; (413) 594-2832 (fax)
Email: sped.advocate | at |
Special Educational Advocate who works with parents to obtain the proper supports and accomodations for your child to succeed academically, socially and emotionally.

Special Education Compliance and Complaint Page
Program Quality Assurance (781) 338-3700
Parent's Guide to Special Education Appeals
Bureau of Special Education Appeals: (781) 338-6400

Special Education Consultants of Massachusetts, Inc.
Sarah A. Haussmann, Ed.D.
208 Main Street, Suite 206
Milford, MA 01757
(781) 223-3382
Email: info | at |
SECM provides independent education evaluations (IEE) for children in preschool through high school and college. 7 years offering professional service with comprehensive results.

603 CMR 28.00: Special Education (In effect January, 2001)
Disclaimer: For an official copy of these regulations, please contact the Secretary of State's Publications and Regulations Division at (617) 727-2831

603 CMR 18.00: Program and Safety Standards for Approved Public or Private Day and Residential Special Education School Programs

Special Education Planning and Policy Development Office
Department of Education
350 Main Street
Malden, MA 02148-5023
(781) 338-3000; (781) 338-3388

Special Education Solutions
Lois M. Kraus, M.Ed.
371 Mount Vernon Street
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 329-6874
Email: loiskraus5 | at |
Special education consultant with 15 years experience in advocacy, can handle all disabilities, specializing in Autism/Asperger Syndrome.

Special Education Teacher and Private Tutor
Jennifer Thistle, M.S.Ed.
16 Winstead Ave.
Woburn, MA 01801
(339) 227-3136
Email: wilsontutor | at |
Certified in Wilson, as well as many Project Read and Lindamood-Bell programs. Educated at Simmons College. High quality tutoring in an enjoyable and supportive enviroment.

Special Education Web Page
For questions about special education compliance monitoring systems and requirements in school districts, education collaboratives, charter schools or Chapter 766 Approved Private Schools, contact Program Quality Assurance Services at (781)338-3700.

Special Needs Advocacy Network
P. O. Box 269, Natick, MA 01760
(508) 655-7999
SPAN is an association of advocates and others concerned about the special needs of children and young adults with disabilities. The mission and purpose of SPAN is to develop and promote a functioning and supportive network of child advocates.

Special Touch Advocacy
Teresa Sauro
50 Cook St.
Newton, MA 02458
(617) 969-5445; (617) 641-9168 (fax)
Email: stat766 | at |
Helping parents understand the process of obtaining special education services for their child. FCSN trained with 30 years experience.

SPED Child and Teen
S.M. Riddle
86 Prendiville Way
Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 303-3424
Email: info | at |
Website and Newsletter that Lists Up Coming Disability Events, Workshops, Conferences and More in the Greater Massachusetts Communities.

SPEDWatch, Inc.
Ellen M. Chambers, MBA
P.O. Box 1440
Pepperell, MA 01463
(978) 433-5983; (978) 433-0492 (fax)
Email: emchambers | at |
Statewide nonprofit executing a grassroots civil rights movement to secure the educational rights of Massachusetts students with disabilities.

Speech & Language Resources
Sherri Miller, M.Ed., CCC/SLP
475 Franklin St., S201
Framingham, MA 01702
(508) 620-9094; (508) 620-1008 (fax)
Email: slrtalk | at |
Teaching with compassion. Diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for speech, language, and voice challenges for children, adolecsents, and adults. Groups for social skills.

Speech Therapeutics
Tanya Acosta-Sinnott
818 E. Fifth St.
South Boston, MA 02127
(857) 257-9081
Email: shmrk123 | at |
Speech Therapy services for all ages. Autism, Aspergers, Articulation, Voice Therapy etc.

Lisa E. Spry, Esq.
Attorney at Law
244 Liberty Street
Rockland, MA 02370
(617) 875-5033
Email: lisa | at |
Personalized advocacy for your child's education: IEP/Evaluation review; advocacy and negotiation with school attorneys and administration; representation at the Bureau of Special Education Appeals.

State Mediation System
Department of Education
Bureau of Special Education Appeals
350 Main Street
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 338-6443

Statewide Head Injury Program
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
27 Wormwood Street, Fort Point Place, Suite 600
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 204-3852; (617) 204-3817 (TTY); (800) 223-2559 (MA only)

Step By Step Consulting
Jennifer Herrmann
P.O. Box 435
Sturbridge, MA 01566
(774) 277-0254
Email: Jennifer | at | StepByStepConsulting.Net
Education advocate for children with special needs. FCSN trained. Mission is to obtain the best services possible for children and establish a collaborative relationship between families and schools.

Steps to Success LLC
Alyssa Porter
183 Bedford St
Lexington, MA 02420
(781) 674-0000
Email: admin | at |
Steps to Success, LLC, is a dynamic provider of behaviorally-based consultation and educational services utilizing an applied behavior analysis (ABA) model.

Steri Educational Inst. LC
Steve Angelique
P.O. Box 815
Sagamore Beach, MA 02562
(508) 833-3666; (508) 477-2002; (508) 888-6477 (fax)
Email: SAnglq | at |
Moderate SPED services relative to academics. School system-authorized. Serving Cape Cod and southeastern Mass.

Robert Stier, Ph.D.
P.O. Box 989
Andover, MA 01810
(508) 265-2037; (978) 775-5396; (800) 716-1291 (fax)
Email: RobertPhD | at |
Provide (fee for service) educational consultation, mediation/advocacy services to parents of children/adolescents requiring specialized educational services.

Tee Stock, MS OTR/L, OT Services
49 Hillcrest Rd
Needham, MA 02492
(781) 444-4528; (781) 690-0881
Email: edandtee | at |
Occupational Therapy services for children and consulting to parents. Including sensory work, sensory diet, fine motor, visual motor, visual perceptual, handwriting, self-help, and more.

Miriam Strenger, Special Education Advocacy Services
32 Maple Avenue
Avon, MA 02322
(508) 587-6599; (508) 587-5633 (fax)
Email: Spedadvorn | at |
Special Education advocate with 21 years of experience. I assist parents in developing a plan to address their concerns and resolve disputes.

David Tharaldson Advocacy
182 Poplar St.
Chicopee, MA 01013
(413) 592-0471
Email: dvdtharaldson | at |
I provide a service to parents by informing them of their legal rights mandated by state and federal laws, and by attending team meetings.

Therapeutic Learning Center
Diane L. Maxson, MS, OTR/L
500 Chapman Street, Suite 104
Canton, MA 02021
(781) 821-9955; (781) 821-9950 (fax)
Email: info | at |
TLC is a multi service pediatric therapy center offering a variety of programs and services designed to enhance each child's ability to control their bodies, to be successful learners, have positive relationships with their family and community, and develop inner resources to use as they grow and develop.

Thinking Outside the Classroom
Michael Delman
1071 Worcester Road, Ste. 31
Framingham, MA 01701
(774) 279-6395
Email: michael | at |
Thinking Outside the Classroom provides tutoring and consulting to students with disabilities and their families in the Metrowest and Greater Boston area.

Thom Springfield Infant Toddler Services
Marie Peirent
1506 A Allen Street
Springfield, MA 01118
(413) 783-5500; (413) 782-7612 (fax)
Email: mpeirent | at |
Early Intervention Home visting serivces for children birth to three years old who have developmental delays or are at risk for delays.

T. L. Connections, Inc.
Karin McClure
155-M New Boston St, Ste 140
Woburn, MA 01801
(781) 932-0759; (781) 932-0797 (fax)
Email: karin | at |
Bridging the gap and empowering parents and schools. We work with all ages/disabilities throughout all of Eastern MA and Southern NH. FCSN trained/SPAN member.

Dina A. Traniello, Ed.D.
11 Smith Ave.
Lexington, MA 02421
(781) 862-1480; (781) 354-0854
Email: dtraniello | at |
Consultation focused on supporting students with disabilities and specifically challenging behaviors. Additionally, I train school personnel on conducting FBAs and implementing positive behavior support plans.

Tree House Advocacy
Lee Desmarais-Moitoso
P.O. Box 850
Norton, MA 02766
(508) 851-0533
Email: treehouseadvocacy | at |
Special Education Advocate/Consultant,FCSN and EDCO trained,DOE Educational Surrogate Parent. Free consults, sliding scale, Medically Complex,Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Transition (Age 15-22).

Trek Associates
Steve Dykstra
PO Box 110
Palmer, MA 01069
(413) 283-6645; (413) 283-6645 (fax)
Email: TrekAssoc | at |
Speech & Language services, learning difference specialist, with expertise in assisting students with written expression needs.

Triad Advocacy
Melody Orfei
192 Virginia Road
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 371-2182
Email: o.mel | at |
Advocacy services for students with disabilities. Specializing in Learning Disabilities (LD), Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Sensory Integration Disorders (SID/SI) and Asperger Syndrome (AS).

Triple C Consulting
Jessica Hickman
2 Glacier Ln.
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 556-5181; (928) 261-8182
Email: feroli1104 | at |
In home support services for children and teens with disabilities. A wide range of services from IEP planning to behavior intervention. Social skill training for autism spectrum disorders as well.

Michael W. Turner Esq.
Attorney at Law
PO Box 910
242 Wareham Rd
Marion, Ma. 02738
Email: turner | at |
(508) 748-2362; (508) 748-6836 (fax)
Advocate and lawyer in education law, special education law, civil rights, school expulsions, juvenile law, SE. Mass, Cape and Islands

Tutoring Success A1
Lori Ajamian, M.Ed
2211 Lexington Ridge Drive
Lexington, MA
(617) 633-3397
Email: Lal022ppc | at |
Tutoring service to support all academic needs of elementary level students in Reading, Writing, English, Math and related subjects since 1990.

TUTORrific Academic Services
Alexis Avila
5 Sylvan Way
Wayland, MA 01778
(781) 753-9951
Email: info | at |
Tutoring in Standardized Test Preparation, Academic Subjects College and College and Career Counseling Success and Study Skills Coaching; have successfully worked with students who have NLD and ADD.

Tutoring By Design
Alicia Diozzi, M.Ed., Director
121 Loring Avenue #250
Salem, MA 01970
Email: Alicia | at |
In home tutoring for children with Special Needs. Our tutors have experience in Special Education and can design programs that address the learner's unique needs.

United Cerebral Palsy of Metro Boston, Inc.
71 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 926-5480
Email: UCPBOST | at |

Upper Cape Cod Educational Services
Kristine Burke-Caruso
11 Shagbark Rd.
Forestdale, MA 02644
(774) 313-0562
Email: ucced | at |
Does your child need a voice in his/her education? Do you feel overwhelmed with the prospect of navigating the process on your own? I can help.

Charlotte R. Spinkston
c/o The Boston Foundation
75 Arlington STreet, 10th Floor
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 338-4508; (617) 338-4276; (617) 338-1608 (fax)
Email: info | at |
A non-profit parent organization providing a comprehensive system of information, direct support, and referral for parents of children from birth through transition to adult life.

Vendito Consulting (South Shore)
Diane Bartlett
P.O. Box 548
Marshfield, MA 02332
(781) 799-6426; (866) 851-2477 (fax)
Email: diane.bartlett2 | at |
Advocacy services for parents of children with special needs. Success through collaboration. Three years experience working with schools as well as mediation experience.

Village Family Chiropractic
Dr. Lisa Geiger
126 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 566-2001; (617) 566-2007 (fax)
Email: chirolisa | at |
Chiropractic care from pregnancy throughout life. Amazingly effective with special-needs kids, as it allows their nervous system to function with less interference. Just ask my son!

Vista Preparatory School
Kathleen E. Farrell
2 Dundee Park
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 470-1399; (978) 470-1106 (fax)
Email: kathyf | at |
Vista Prep is a small Independent School in Andover, MA that serves students in the elementary grades with at least average intelligence, who have learning-style differences. Instruction is very individualized.

VSA arts of Massachusetts
China Trade Center
2 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02116-9856
(617) 350-7713; (617) 350-6836 (TTY)
Email: cjwashburn | at |

D. Luray Wallace, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Wallace Law Office, P.C.
490 Chapman Street, Suite 201
Canton, MA 02021
(781) 830-9990; (781) 830-9993 (fax)
Email: admin | at |
Assisting families with children in need of Special Ed Services as well as those seeking advice re guardianship or juvenile delinquency issues.

Meredith G. Warshaw, M.S.S., M.A.
Special Needs Educational Advisor
Newton MA
(617) 964-2994; (617) 344-5666 (fax)
Email: mwarshaw | at |

Wayside Youth & Family Support Network
Dana Farley, Parent Partner
30 Mystic Street
Arlington, MA 02474
(781) 641-8270
Email: dfarley3 | at |
Parent Support Group in Cambridge/Somerville area, for families of children/adolescents with mental health and/or behavioral challenges.

Wayside Youth & Family Support Network
Anne Sullivan, Parent Support Coordinator
406 Massachusetts Ave
Arlington, MA 02474
(781) 643-2580 x 123
Email anne_sullivan | at |
Parent Support Groups in Acton & Arlington, for parents/caregivers of children or adolescents with mental health &/or behavioral challenges.

Weaver Center
Carolyn Case
30 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA 01778
(508) 358-1112 Ext. 210; (508) 358-1112 Ext. 213; (508) 358-3441 (fax)
Email: Info | at |
Neuropsychological and educational evaluations, educational advocacy, medication, treatment and self advocacy skills development for children and adults with learning, attention, organization and self-esteem difficulties.

Marilyn Weber, Special Education Parent Consultant
11 Dartmouth Avenue
Dedham, MA 02026
(617) 640-1007
Email: maroweber | at |
Parent consultant with over 10 years experience, specializing in ADD, ADHD, PDD, Autism/Asperger youngsters and transitioning the 15-year old.

Wellesley Therapeutic Services
Suzanne Flax
204 Worcester Street (Route 9)
Wellesley, MA 02481
(781) 237-1769 Ext. 232; (781) 239-9965 (fax)
Email: sflaxslp | at |
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. Evaluation/treatment of children through adults. Diagnoses include language, articulation/phonological disorders, apraxia, learning disabilites, tongue thrust, and autism spectrum disorders.

Wilson Tutoring
Janice ambrose
8 Eastern Point Road
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-4655
Email: jan_amb | at |
Individualized tutoring to improve basic skills for reading and writing. North shore area w/in 20 mile radius of Gloucester.

Andrea Wizer, M. Ed.
7 Emerson Rd.
Needham, MA 02492
(781) 449-8367
Email: awizer | at |
Provide consultation, advocacy and support for parents of children with social, emotional, behavioral challenges. Help navigate the IEP and state agency systems.

Lillian E. Wong, Esq.
Attorney at Law
PO Box 454
Reading, MA 01867
(781) 942-1100; (781) 942-1103 (fax)
Email: lillianwongesq | at |
Compassionate and Strategic Advocacy

Rachael E. Wurtman, Esq.
Attorney at Law
153 Summit Ave
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 997-9954
Email: RWURTMAN1 | at |
I provide special education advocacy and legal representation to families of children with special needs.

Y3K Tutor In Your Home
40 Ware Rd
Needham, MA 02492
(781) 492-8700
Email: info | at |
Call Y3K Tutor In Your Home today, when schoolwork goes the wrong way! We tutor special ed. and regular ed. students in your home.

Jan Yeh, Speech-language pathologist, MS, CCC-SLP
50 Grove St.
Scituate, MA 02066
(781) 544-7399
Email: janyeh | at |
Specializng in one-on-one and group work with school-aged children struggling with language-based learning difficulties, reading/writing struggles, and executive functioning deficits.

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