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Providing Special Education

Advocacy for Families

- Provided representation on behalf of 16 children with special education needs.

- Provided legal rights education to 170 individuals.

- Provided legal research and investigation on statewide shortcomings in the provision of special education services,

focusing on the Response to Intervention Program (RTI).

PROJECTS

COMMUNITY PARTNER LAW FIRM PARTNER

YEAR

Special Education - Individual

Representation and Community

Presentations

Casey Family Services; Children’s

Friend RI;

Meeting Street School;

East Bay Community Action

Program; and Amy Tabor, Esq.

RI Disability Law

Center; Medical Legal Partnership

for Children

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

Adler Cohen Harvey Wakeman

Guekguezian LLP

2006-2014

2015-present

Special Education - Impact

RWU School of Education

Ellen Saideman, Esq. and RI

Disability Law Center

2013-2015

PRO BONO HOURS

Special Education Advocacy

for Families Projects

Attorney Hours:

500

RWU Law Student Hours:

300

in

2014, 34% of children with

disabilities, under five years old,

were living in poverty.