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A2Z Educational Advocates
Phone: (888) IDEA-ADA
www.a2zedad.com

A Starr Children’s Advocacy and Investigative Service
Advocate Specialist Serving Southern California
Starr Taxman, MBA
(818) 914 1659
www.starradvocacy.com
starrtaxman@gmail.com

Alicia Stone, LMFT
Licensed Psychotherapist and Special Needs Advocate
www.astonemft.com
818-516-6584
Astonemft@gmail.com

Andrea D. Lorant
Advocate / Education Consultant
Advocacy, IEP assistance, Educational Program Assessment
Encino, CA
(818) 343-2227

Bobbie Westil
Educational Advocate
Works at offices of Valerie Vanaman.
Sherman Oaks
(818) 990-7722

Dina C. Kaplan, Esq.
P.O. Box 9055
Calabasas, CA 91372
www.specialkidslaw.com
Tel:   (818) 222-8118
Fax: (818) 222-2201

Elissa Henkin
Waldinger, Henkin, & Associates
Educational Advocate
Thousand Oaks, CA
(818) 217-8169
Elissa@ElissaHenkin.com
https://elissahenkin.wordpress.com

Gwen E. Campbell
Advocate and Educational Consultant
I have been a special education advocate for the past 11 years as well as a licensed marriage and family therapist for the last 18 years. Our office is located in Westlake Village, California and serve clients from Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles counties.

32123 W. Lindero Canyon Road, Suite 201
Westlake Village, California 91361
818-706-8801
Fax 818-706-9920
GCampbellAdvocate@gmail.com
www.gwencampbelladvocate.com/gwen-campbell.html

KPS4Parents, Inc.
Anne M. Zachry – CEO/Exec Dir
Phone: (805) 861-6607
Fax: (877) 536-5940
Email:  azachry@kps4parents.org
www.kps4parents.org

Lori Boehm
Special Needs Advocate
Advocacy, Regional Center assistance, IEP and IPP assistance,
transition from high school to adult services
Camarillo, CA
(805) 482-1681
www.advocateforspecialneeds.com

Michelle Biggs
Advocate
23275 Ventura Boulevard
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Phone: (818) 992-5770
Fax: (818) 992-6624
michelle@saritlaw.com
www.saritlaw.com

Rainbow Connection
We offer information, training, and support for families with children in the Prevention, Resource & Referral Program, the Early Start Program and children and adults served by the Tri-Counties Regional Center.

www.facebook.com/RainbowConnectionFRC
Email: rainbow@tri-counties.org

Student Rights Advocates
www.srahelp.org 

Advocate Attorneys

Kathy Greco
Attorney
2625 Townsgate Rd. #330
Westlake Village, Ca 91361
818 865 8443
1-310-456-4817
Email: Malibulaw@aol.com
Sliding Fee scale available
Other office locations available in Encino, Beverly Hills and South Bay

Jean Kvale
Conservatorships
Ventura, CA
(805) 644-7111 / 981-1818

Law Offices of Lee and Baghoomian, P.C.
3717 E Thousand Oaks Blvd
Westlake Village, CA 91362-3607
(800) 985-7913
(626) 768-3394 fax
info@lblawoffices.com
www.lblawoffices.com
The Law Offices of Lee and Baghoomian, P.C. is a law firm that represents families that have children with special needs. Our firm advocates for families before school boards and regional centers to ensure that families retain the appropriate services for their children. Our firm also plans the estates of families with special needs family members ensuring that the family is able to protect its legacy without endangering their special needs family member’s benefits.

Lillian Meridith
Meredith Law Offices
Special Education Advocacy Attorney
Ventura
(805) 644-4865

Dina C. Kaplan
Special Law for Special Kids
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 9055
Calabasas, CA 91372
Phone: (818) 222-8118
Fax: (818) 222-2201
specialkidslaw@gmail.com
specialkidslaw.com

Henry Tovmassian
Counsel to Vanaman, Aronson & Newman
Email: htovmassian@navlaw.net
ShermanOaks
(818) 990-7722
Private Practice
12400 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1300,
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 442-6767

Valerie Vanaman
Special Education Advocacy Attorney
Sherman Oaks
(818) 990-7722
www.navlaw.net

Joseph H. Lee
Attorney at Law
Lee and Green, PC
301 E Colorado Blvd
Suite 705
Pasadena, CA 91101-1911
Telephone: (626) 432-1699
Toll-Free: (800) 985-9713
Cell: (626) 765-5291
Fax: (626) 768-3394
joe@leegreenlaw.com
http://www.lgsattorneys.com

Mark Woodsmall
Woodsmall Law Group
Special Education Advocacy Attorney
2600 Mission Street Suite 200
San Marino, Ca 91108
(626) 440-0028
Fax (626) 440-0068
mark@woodsmalllawgroup.com
www.woodsmalllawgroup.com

Bonnie Yates, Esq.
Special Education Advocacy Attorney
3334 Caroline Avenue, Culver City, CA 90232
(310)204-6624
Email: BZYates@aol.com

Bruce Bothwell
Special Education Advocacy Attorney
Long Beach
562-435-0818

Sarit Ariam Ben-Moshe
Attorney at Law
23275 Ventura Boulevard
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Phone: (818) 992-5770
Fax: (818) 992-6624
sarit@saritlaw.com
www.saritlaw.com

Economou Law Group, Inc.
30 N. Raymond Ave., Suite 701
Pasadena, CA 91103
Phone: (626) 765-9607
Fax: (626) 765-9609
eli@economoulawgroup.com
www.economoulawgroup.com

Legal Information & Referrals

Free Legal Clinic
Medical, Legal & Counseling
Simi Valley
(805) 522-3733
Thousand Oaks (Medical & Legal)
(805) 497-3575

(TCRC) Tri-County Regional Center Advocacy and Information
Area Board IX
Oversight and complaint resolution for Tri-Counties Regional Center
(805)685-8395
Santa Barbara
tcrcweb@tri-counties.org
www.tri-counties.org

Kathy Mottarella
Protection and Advocacy (PAI)
Clients Rights Advocate
On retainer by TCRC
Jaqueline Phan, CRA Assistant
Santa Barbara
(800) 322-6994 x218

Stephen Day
Tri County Regional Center(TCRC) Adult Services
Santa Barbara
(805) 560-3757 x11

Joseph Buchroeder
Tri-County Regional Center (TCRC) Adult Services
Oxnard
(800) 664-3177 ext. 269

Advocacy Information & Helpful Websites:

Access Center
Enhancing access to the general education curriculum for students with disabilities.
www.k8accesscenter.org

California Association for Parent-Child Advocacy
The California Association for Parent-Child Advocacy is a collaborative, statewide organization which monitors, analyzes, and responds to both legislative and policy initiatives which would affect the education and lifelong prospects for students with disabilities in California.
www.capc.org

CDCAN-California Disability Community Action Network
Advocacy Without Borders: Connecting people with disabilities, mental health needs, seniors, families, workers, low income families to  disability rights, senior rights, civil rights and unified action
www.cdcan.us

Disability Rights California
(800) 719-5798
www.disabilityrightsca.org

Family Focus Resources & Empowerment Center
www.csunfamilyfocus.com

FEAT – Families for Early Autism Treatment
Sacramento Area (The founding FEAT people)
www.feat.org

LA FEAT – Los Angeles Families for Early Autism Treatment
www.lafeat.org

TASH
TASH is an international membership association leading the way to inclusive communities through research, education, and advocacy.
www.tash.org

CAL-TASH
http://tash.org/chapters/cal-tash/

Special Needs Alliance
(877) 572-8472
www.specialneedsalliance.org
info@specialneedsalliance.org

T.A.S.K. – Team of Advocates for Special Kids
Referrals & Workshop Trainings, Augmentative Communication
Orange County
(714) 533-8275
www.taskca.org

Wrightslaw
Special Education Advocacy Information,
great source of information for parents of special needs children
www.wrightslaw.com