District of Columbia

Sheri R. Abrams, Esq.
Attorney at Law
400 S Maple Ave., Suite 210
Falls Church, VA 22046
(703) 536-7778
Email: srabrams | at | nmpattorneys.com
Web: http://www.sheriabrams.com
Sheri concentrates her law practice to representing clients in Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland in their Social Security Disability appeals.

Joy D. Aceves-Amaya, Esq.
Attorney at Law
4545 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 825
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 595-4237; (202) 280-1358 (fax)
Email: jdaceves | at | acevesamayalaw.com
Web: http://acevesamayalaw.com
We are available for DCPS and private school disciplinary hearings, Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) and education advocacy. We listen to your concerns and provide the most effective investigative and legal services to meet your needs.

ADA Information Center for the Mid-Atlantic Region (DBTAC)
TransCen, Inc.
451 Hungerford Drive, Suite 607
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 217-0124 (V/TTY); (800) 949-4232 (TTY)
Email: adainfo | at | transcen.org
Web: www.adainfo.org

Adult Legal, LLC
Evangeline Covington, Esq.
1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 797-7199; (202) 318-0594 (fax)
Email: ecesquire | at | earthlink.net
ADULT LEGAL provides education advocacy training to parents through presentation of self-help seminars and a speaker’s bureau, and additionally provides legal representation and parental support.

Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc.
2041 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.E., Suite 301
Washington, D.C. 20020
(202) 678-8060; (888) 327-8060
Email: kim.jones | at | AJE-DC.org
Web: www.AJE-DC.org

All Can Read LLC 
Faune Marie Watkins
6829 Elm Street, Suite 240
McLean, VA 22101
(703) 288-2943
Email: allcanread | at | starpower.net
Web: http://www.allcanread.com
Intensive multisensory reading program for children with Dyslexia and learning differences. We use a scientific researched based reading program. Wilson Certified Teacher.

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

The Arc of the District of Columbia, Inc. 
900 Varnum Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 636-2950

Autism Society of America
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 657-0881; (800) 3-AUTISM
Web: www.autism-society.org

Autism Society of America, DC Chapter
Sondra K. Cunningham
5167 – 7th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 561-5300; (202) 561-5633 (fax)
Email: sondrakcunningham | at | verizon.net
Web: http://www.autism-society.org/site/Clubs?club_id=1051&pg=main
We serve as a support group, raise funds for summer camp program, and advocate on local level for summer programs, Saturday recreation programs.

Maria E. Blaeuer, Esq.
Attorney at Law
PO 42143
Washington, DC 20015
(703) 868-3544
Email: maria.blaeuer | at | gmail.com
Web: http://mariablaeuer.com
I represent families in special education and discipline matters in the DC Metropolitan Area. I also represent college students seeking accommodations at school or work.

Karen Bower, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1629 K Street, NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 503-9093
Email: kboweratty | at | gmail.com
Web: http://kbowerlaw.com
Specializes in representing students with mental illness in higher education, such as students placed on leave of asbsence, denied accommodations, or charged with disciplinary action.

Brain Injury Association of America
8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 611
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 761-0750
Email: info | at | biausa.org
Web: http://www.biausa.org

Breakthrough Developmental Services, LLC
Barbara Erby
P.O. Box 5124
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(240) 355-0834; (301) 559-7006 (fax)
Email: Info | at | BDSHelps.com
Web: http://www.BDSHelps.com
Individualized, comprehensive and functional curriculum programs provided by an experienced Education and Behavioral Consultant.

Browns Educational Consulting
Dr. Mildred Brown, Educational Specialist or LaTanya Higginbotham, Educational Advocate
1930 Martin Luther King Jr., Avenue, S.E., 2nd Floor
Washington, D.C. 20020
(202) 610-0120; (202) 610-1300 (fax)
Email: brownsconsults | at | yahoo.com

Cardinal Reading Strategies, LLC
Walter E. Dunson, PhD
20225 Maple Leaf Court
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
(202) 595-4002
Email: drwed | at | cardinalreading.com
Web: http://www.cardinalreading.com
Science-based reading instruction that meets the needs of students requiring primary instruction or remediation in the reading and spelling of the English language.

Community Service Agency
Department of Mental Health
35 K Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-4100

DC Congress of Parents and Teachers 
Hamilton School
1401 Brentwood Parkway, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 543-0333
Email: dc_pres | at | pta.org

DC Developmental Disabilities Council 
2700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.E.
Department of Human Services/801 East Building
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 279-6085

DC Speech-Language-Hearing Association 
P.O. Box 91016
Washington, DC 20090-1016
(202) 877-8061
Email: robin.goffen | at | gallaudet.edu

Sharon Dennis, Esq.
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 40025
Washington, D.C. 20016
(240) 479-4154
Email: msharondennis | at | gmail.com
Special education attorney.

Department of Education 
825 N. Capitol Street, N.E., Suite 6100
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-4800
Web: www.k12.dc.us/

Department of Special Education
825 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 442-4800; (202) 442-5517 (fax); (202) 442-5518
Web: http://www.k12.dc.us/dcps/specialed/dcpsspecedhome.html

Easter Seals Society for Disabled Children and Adults, Inc.
Programs for Infants and Children
Metropolitan DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland
4041 Powder Mill Road, Suite 100
Calverton, MD 20705
(301) 931-8700
Email: lreeves | at | eseal.org
Web: www.easter-seals.org

Educational Connections Inc.
3923 University Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 934-8282; (703) 934-1222 (fax)
Email: info | at | ectutoring.com
Web: http://ectutoring.com
At-home tutoring for students with disabilities. Services also include educational coaching, research-proven reading instruction, testing and special education advocacy.

Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region
300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1103
Towson, MD 21286
(410) 828-7700; (800) 492-2523
Email: lkingham | at | epilepsy-foundation.org
Web: www.epilepsy-foundation.org

Matthew T. Famiglietti, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 669-5880; (202) 478-1890 (fax)
Email: attorney | at | e-famiglietti.com
Web: http://www.e-famiglietti.com
Committed to being the strongest possible advocate for disabled children in need of Special Education. Consultations, IEPs, mediation, due process hearings, Federal Court representation.

Family Advocacy Clinic
Georgetown University Law Center
111 F Street, N.W., Room 312
Washington, D.C. 20001-2095
We provide legal representation to low-income parents/caregivers in the area of special education, public benefits and consent custody/adoption.

Georgetown University Child Development Center
3307 M Street, N.W., Suite 401
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 687-8837

Global Enrichment Solutions
Sharman Word Dennis
5425 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 882-2533; (202) 882-0533 (fax)
Email: globalenrichment | at | aol.com
Web: http://www.myglobalenrichment.com
Educational advocates, consultants, inclusion trainers, psychologists, educational diagnosticians, tutors, speech language therapists, occupational therapists, life coaches, parent and staff training serving MD, DC & VA

Patrick J. Hoover, Esq.
Attorney at Law
600 Jeferson Plaza, Suite 308
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 424-5777; (301) 424-1651; (301) 217-9297 (fax)
Email: phoover | at | hooverlaw.com
Web: http://www.hooverlaw.com
When your child is not receiving the most appropriate public education under the law, we intervene. We protect your family’s rights. We deliver results.

The HSC Pediatric Center
1731 Bunker Hill Road, NE
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 832-4400; (202) 635-5780 (fax)
Email: nburch | at | hospsc.org
Web: http://www.hscpediatriccenter.org
For over 120 years, The HSC Pediatric Center has served the community of Washington, DC—providing rehabilitation & transitional care for children and adolescents with special needs.

Bradford P. Johnson
Johnson Law Group Intl PLLC
1321 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 544-1515; (866) 446 3240 (fax)
Email: law | at | johnsonlawgroupintl.com
Web: http://www.johnsonlawgroupintl.com
Our firm serves as plaintiffs’ counsel in the Petties et al. v. District of Columbia et al. lawsuit on the issues of payment for special education and related services and the transportation of children to and from school.

Eric M. Isselhardt Ph.D.
5000 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 722-5555; (202) 722-5533 (fax)
Email: center | at | kingsbury.org
Web: http://www.kingsbury.org
Kingsbury’s program services include educational and neuropsychological testing, specialized tutoring services, and an independent day school for students K-12 with learning disabilities and differences.

Kingsbury Day School
Ms. Thadissa Fulwod
5000 14th St., NW
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 722-5555
Email: rbarbieri | at | kingsbury.org
Kingsbury Day School offers K-12 education for students with learning disabilities, and is DC’s oldest institution in the field of special education.

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes – Washington DC
Washington DC Learning Center
3201 New Mexico Avenue NW, Suite 320, Washington, DC 20016
(202) 237-7695; (202) 237-6529 (fax)
Email: washingtondc.center@lindamoodbell.com
Web: http://www.lindamoodbell.com/learningcenters/index.Aspx
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

M & L Special Needs Planning
Maedi Tanham Carney
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
(855) 344-9771; (202) 248-7635 (fax)
Email: martinp0440 | at | gmail.com
Web: http://specialneedsplanning.net/
M&L Special Needs Planning, LLC – We are USA based Certified Financial Planners and Consultants offering comprehensive educative workshops and services.

Kathryn McAuliffe, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1008 Pendleton Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 739-4300
Email: k.mcauliffe | at | daltonlaw.com
Web: http://www.daltonlaw.com
Experienced law firm working primarily in Special Education Law in Washington, D.C. and Virginia.

Mediation System 
Carol Helton, Mediation Coordinator
DC Public Schools
825 N. Capitol Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-5467
Email: carol.helton | at | k12.dc.us
Web: www.k12.dc.us

Vincent Melehy, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Zipin & Melehy, LLC
8403 Colesville Road, Suite 610
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
(301) 587-6364
Email: ovmelehy | at | zmdlaw.com
Web: http://www.zipinandmelehy.com
Special Education attorneys in Washington, DC and Maryland.

Mental Health Association of DC 
1628 l6th Street, N.W., 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-6363
Email: info | at | mhadc.org
Web: www.mhadc.org

Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities Administration
Department of Human Services
429 O Street, N.W., Suite 202
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 673-7678; (202) 673-3580 (TTY)

Merrill Lynch Special Needs Group
Certified Special Need Advisor
1152 15th Street N.W. Suite 7000
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 659-6138; (202) 822-8012 (fax)
Email: mark_friese | at | ml.com
Web: ttp://www.wealthmanagement.ml.comh
Holistic planning for families with Special Needs members. Including cash flow, financial needs evaluation. Can refer legal, health and goverment benefits professionals.

Multicultural Rehab, Inc.
Michael Branagan
9801 Georgia Avenue, Suite 229
Silver Spring, MD 20902
(301) 754-2200; (301) 754-2226 (fax)
Email: mrehab | at | mrehab.com
Web: http://www.mrehab.com
Mrehab provides in-home & site PT, OT & SP therapy & multi- & single discipline evaluations for 0-to-3 population. 10 years experience with Spanish speakers & DC MCO, OSSE, ITDD.

422 8th Street, S.E.
Washington, DC 20003-2832
(202) 546-0646
Email: namidc | at | juno.com
Web: http://www.nami.org

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 3 
Strong Start DC Early Intervention Program
Jerri Johnston-Stewart
810 First Street, NE, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 727-3665; (202) 724-7230 (fax)
Email: Jennifer.Gee | at | dc.gov
Web: http://www.strongstartdc.com
Strong Start is the District’s Early Intervention Program (IDEA Part C) for families with children under age three who are concerned about their child’s development.

Project MORE/Putnam County Educational Service Center
Amy Freeman
124 Putnam Pkwy
Ottawa, OH 45875
(419) 523-5951; (419) 523-6126 (fax)
Email: afreeman | at | pm.noacsc.org
Project MORE, Mentoring in Ohio for Reading Excellence, a scientifically based reading research. Project MORE is a (SBRR) 1:1 volunteer reading mentoring project designed for students with disabilities has demonstrated statistically significant reading results since 1999.

Psychological Assessment Solutions (PAS)
Richard P. Fleitas, Psy.D.
1748 Kalorama Road NW
Washington, DC 20009
(866) 333-6706
Email: fleitas | at | dcpas.com
Web: http://www.dcpas.com
We are available to support psychological and educational evaluation and consultation needs for students throughout the Metro DC area. Please contact us to find out how we can support your needs.

Purple Goose Kids
Darcel Jackson
PO Box 32303
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 355-8991; (202) 525-5837 (fax)
Email: darcel.jackson | at | purplegoosekids.org
Web: http://www.purplegoosekids.org
We aim to increase special needs education awareness and advocacy, to improve decision making, quality care, and optimal support services for children and their families.

Quest Therapeutic Camps of Greater Washington, Inc
Robert Field, Ph.D.
2333 San Ramon Valley Blvd. #125
San Ramon, CA 94583
(800) 313-9733; (925) 820-9761 (fax)
Email: Robert_Field | at | questcamps.com
Web: http://www.questcamps.com
Innovative summer and school year program for children/teens with mild to moderate emotional and social problems found to have “a strong treatment effect”.

Rehabilitation Services Administration 
Department of Human Services
810 First Street, N.E., 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-8663

Diana M. Savit, Esq.
Attorney at Law
4520 East-West Highway, Suite 700
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 951-9191; (240) 536-9156 (fax)
Email: dms | at | savitlaw.com
Web: http://www.savitlaw.com
Legal services: special education, disability accommodations, standardized testing, school discipline

Sonja I. Smith, Consultant, Reading Specialist 
3511 Stark Street
Kensington, MD 20895
(301) 962-3285
Email: sonja | at | readingcoach.net
Web: http://www.ReadingCoach.net
Consultant and Reading Specialist providing expert tutoring and diagnostic testing services in DC and Montgomery County, Maryland. Certified Phono-Graphix® Reading Therapist.

Special Needs Planning
Allie McCarthy
1050 Connecticut Avenue NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 248-7113; (202) 248-635 (fax)
Email: alliemccarthy1 | at | gmail.com
Web: http://specialneedsplanning.net
Special Needs Financial Planning – we are USA based Certified Financial Planners and Consultants offering comprehensive educative workshops and services to create financial security for individuals with special needs children.

Spina Bifida Association of the National Capital Area 
P.O. Box 523415
Springfield, VA 22152-5415
(703) 455-4900

Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater Washington
33 University Boulevard, East
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(301) 681-4133
Email: TSAGW | at | aol.com
Web: www.TSAGW.org

Anna Forbes Towns, Esq., MSW
Anna Forbes Towns and Associates
313 Hammonton Place
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(301) 680-9175; (202) 318-4755 (fax)
Email: law | at | annatowns.com
Special education advocacy; legal representation of DC residents. Social Security Disability Appeals.

Ken Trombly, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1050 17th St. NW, Suite 1250
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 775-8888
Email: schultztrombly | at | gmail.com
Web: http://www.schultztrombly.com/
Personal injury attorney specializing in special education and child disability injury cases. Offering free legal consultations.

TutorExcel Tutoring for Excellence
Soumonie Heng
6925 Terrace Place
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 400-4138; (888) 618-5533 (fax)
Email: sheng25 | at | hotmail.com
Web: http://www.tutorexcelonline.com
We provide private tutoring services for all ages and all subjects. We serve the DC metro area which includes Northern Virginia, Washington DC, and suburban Maryland.

United Cerebral Palsy of Washington, DC
3135 8th Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20017-1601
(202) 269-1500
Email: tbergeron | at | ucpdc.org
Web: http://www.ucpdc.org/

University Legal Services: Protection and Advocacy
300 I Street, N.E., Suite 202
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 547-0198; (202) 547-2657 (TTY)

Warren Behavior Analysis
Nancy Warren
1763 Euclid Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
(808) 344-9966; (888) 823-7336 (fax)
Email: nancy | at | warrenbehavioranalysis.com
Web: http://www.warrenbehavioranalysis.com
Educational Consultant (individuals & families), PBS systems evaluation and development (schools), BCBA

Washington Psychology Associates
Dr. Dana J. Grasso
1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite #750
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 374-5756
Email: dgrasso | at | washspych.com
Web: http://www.washpsych.com
We provide comprehensive evaluations that have a tremendous impact by identifying specialized needs, faciliating appropriate educational placements, and providing important diagnostic clarity for treatment.

Weinfeld Education Group
104 Northwood Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(301) 681-6233
Email: weinfeld | at | comcast.net
Web: http://www.weinfeldeducationgroup.com
Rich Weinfeld and his group of educational consultants advocate for services for children with learning difficulties, and provide training and consultation to schools and parents.

WVSA Arts Connection
1100 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 296-9100
Email: info | at | wvsarts.org
Web: http://www.wvsarts.org

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