As part of our mission, we love to share advocates we meet in California. It would not be appropriate for us to endorse or recommend one advocate over another.
Please listen to their stories, check out their websites and contact the advocate(s) that seem right for you.
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Special Education Advocate Anne Zachry
Anne has been a special education and disability resource lay advocate since 1991, a paralegal since 2005, and an educational psychologist since 2013.
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Special Education Advocate Juliet Barraza
Juliet Barraza is the parent of two young boys, one of whom has developmental disabilities and epilepsy.
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Special Education Advocate Valerie Aprahamian
Valerie Aprahamian, Founder of Advocates For Angels, is a Non-Attorney Advocate, Author, Teacher of Special Education Law, and Speaker. Valerie's life work has been to assist parents of special needs children in the development of their child's Individual Education Program (IEP)—to enable each child to reach the highest expression of themselves and fulfill their potential in living a meaningful life.
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Special Education Advocate Lynda Zussman
Lynda is an Educational Consultant and Advocate who helps families with the Special Education process to receive the best placement and services for their special needs child.
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Special Education Advocate Bonnie Landau
Bonnie is a special education advocate and parenting coach who helps parents find solutions to help their children overcome their special ed challenges. As a special ed mom herself, Bonnie has dedicated the last 11 years to researching solutions to help her oldest son who was diagnosed PDD-NOS in 2009. She is the author of Special Ed Mom Survival Guide: How to prevail in the special ed process while discovering life-long strategies for both you and your child. She has a masters in educational counseling and another in spiritual psychology. She is an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor and PPS credentialed School Counselor.
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Special Education Advocate Barbara Major
Barbara Major is mom to two kids, one of whom has autism. She has a corporate background in educational technology where she worked over 10 years with educators to ensure student achievement. She transitioned out of corporate work to concentrate on helping her child with autism. Like many parents of children with special needs she was led into advocacy when she needed to advocate for her own child.