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Advocates & Attorneys

MATT COHEN (Attorney)
Matt Cohen and Associates
155 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 715
Chicago, IL

Phone: 866.787.9270
Cell: 866.787.9270
Email: mdcspedlaw@gmail.com
Website: www.mattcohenandassociates.com
Practice Areas: Practice provides representation on all special education matters including eligibility, label, placement, methodology, related services, discipline, inclusion, Assistive Tech, Transition, Graduation and Private Placement. Practice also works with students denied accommodation in private schools and higher ed and with placement problems for adults with disabilities. Also handle insurance disputes.
Geographical Area: All of Illinois, and some involvement in Indiana and Wisconsin.


Cutler-Landsman Consulting
914 Hidden Cave Road
Madison, WI 53717

Phone:(608) 712-9141
Email: cutlerlandsman@gmail.com
Website: www.cutler-landsman.com
Practice Areas: My practice centers around teacher training, special education advocacy, IEP assistance, transition options and genetic syndromes. I have done presentations on special education issues both in the U.S. and abroad to parent groups, hospital staff and schools. I am the author of several books on special education issues.
Geographical Area:
I have assisted families and schools throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, UK, Australia and South America.


Dohrn Education Advocacy
1106 Mohican Pass
Madison, WI 53711

Phone: 608.358.1416
Email: elizabethdohrn@Att.net
Website: http://bit.ly/advocacyforkids
Practice Areas: Special education, behavior, intervention, response to intervention, positive behavior supports, collaboration.
Geographical Area:

Other: I facilitate collaboration between home and schools.


The Law Center for Children & Families
450 S. Yellowstone Dr.
Madison, WI 53719

Cell Phone: 608.821.8205
Fax: 608.821.8201
Email: mgiesfeldt@law4kids.com
Website: www.law4kids.com

Practice Areas: Student-Side School Law (special education, discrimination, bullying, expulsion/suspension); Adoption and Surrogacy; Guadianship; Grandparent's Rights; LGBT issues; Paternity; Children in Need of Protective Services; General Civil Litigation
Geographical Area:
Madison, Dane County, throughout Wisconsin.



AMY J. GOETZ (Attorney)
School Law Center, LLC
452 Selby Avenue, Suite 2E
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Phone: 651.222.6288
Fax: 651.222.7193
Email: agoetz@schoollawcenter.com
Website: schoollawcenter.com
Areas of Practice:Special education, discrimination, discipline, bullying and harassment, juvenile justice, training and teaching.
Geographical Area: Minnesota and Wisconsin


Advocacy for Educational Equity
4249 Gaibrelles Gate
Madison, WI 53704

4125 Carberry St.
Green Bay, WI 54313

Phone: 920.771.0072
Cell: 608.213.8066
Email: jg.aeeacr@gmail.com
Areas of Practice:Special Education advocacy services in all disability areas; Section 504 planning; Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavioral Intervention Planning; Mediation; Manifestation Determination meetings; Training on Special Education Issues/topics; Technical Assistance over the phone and email; Community referrals.
Geographical Area: Mainly Wisconsin, however will travel to other states


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JANE KENYON, M.Ed. (Advocate)
Listen and Learn, LLC
PO Box 4
Waunakee, WI 53597

Phone: 608.335.2043
Fax: 608.850.9424
Email: jane@listen-and-learn.com
Website: www.Listen-and-learn.com

Practice Areas: Special Education Advocacy Services, Autism Support, Modification and Differentiation Training, Sound Therapy, Licencsed Professional Educator, Certified Autism Specialist, Licensed Solisten Practitioner
Geographical Area:


From Advocacy to Action
231 Bingham Circle
Mundelein, IL 60060

Phone: 847.401.5053
Cell: 847.401.5053
Fax: 847.566.4431
Email: plabellarte@gmail.com
Website: www.fromadvocacy2action.com
Practice Areas: Special Education/IDEA,Section 504/Accommodations,Manifestation Determination Review, Mediation, All Neuropsychological Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Aspergers, Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Behavioral Challenges/Discipline, Bi Polar Disorder, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Chronic Health Conditions, Communication Disorders, Conduct Disorder, Developmental Disabilities, Down Syndrome, Dyslexia, Emotional Behavior Disorder/Disturbance, Executive Function, Health Impairments, Hearing Impairment/Deafness, Intellectual Disabilities, K-12, Learning Disabilities (LD), Mood Disorders, Multiple Disabilities, Neurological Developmental Delays, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), School Refusal/Phobic, Sensory Integration /Processing Disorder, Serious Emotionally Disturbance, Social Skills Deficits, Specific Disabilities: Orthopedically Impaired, Speech and Language Disorder, Tourette Syndrome, Transitioning Youth, Twice Exceptional
Geographical: Northeastern Illinois, Southeastern Wisconsin

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