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Thank you to our 2014 Sponsors!


 Diamond Sponsors


 Cuddy Law





The Cuddy Law Firm is dedicated to serving individuals with disabilities and their families throughout New York State. Cuddy Law Firm attorneys practice in the areas of special education advocacy and litigation, special needs planning including estate planning, guardianship, transition planning, Medicaid, OPWDD and other administrative appeals. Our attorneys also speak throughout New York State to families, advocacy and professional organizations on issues affecting families with loved ones with special needs.


 Platinum Sponsors


Law Offices of Regina Skyer &Assoc

Founded in 1992 by Regina Skyer, for the sole purpose of advocating, mediating and litigating on behalf of children with special education needs, Skyer, Castro, Cutler and Gersten, has grown into New York’s premier law firm in this area of legal practice.

Baker McKenzie


Founded in 1949, Baker & McKenzie provides sophisticated advice and legal services to dynamic and successful organizations through more than 3,900 locally qualified attorneys and 7,000 professional staff in 68 offices in 38 countries. Baker & McKenzie lawyers and staff are committed to providing service to the communities in which we live and practice. The fluent deployment of our worldwide talent, along with our shared passion to help local communities, allows us to impact some of the most significant and complex issues in the world today. This is our responsibility as global citizens, and we are privileged to use the experience, knowledge and resources of our Firm to promote the values we share and improve access to justice by all.

Chamberlain International School is a co-educational, Therapeutic Boarding and Day School located in Middleboro, MA. Students ages 11-22 in grades 6-12 and postgraduation transition. Located on a picturesque campus we offer programming for students from life skills through college prep. Highly individualized and supportive. Special education and content certified teachers; speech/language; OT; masters’ level clinicians; Psychiatrist and nursing on-grounds. Diagnosis include: ocd; anxiety; adhd; nld; asd; attachment disorder; bipolar; depression; and learning disabilities. NY approved out of state school as well as NJ, MD, PA,CT, RI, DC, IL and many others.


Gold Sponsors

Law Offices of Mark Martin

A Maryland law firm with extensive experience advocating for the civil rights of children and individuals with disabilities. We provide legal services and advice in the areas of Special  Education Law, Suspension and Expulsion Hearings, Juvenile Justice, Criminal Defense and  Civil and Disability Rights Statewide.


Metlife Center for Special Needs

The MetLife Center for Special Needs Planning SM is dedicated to helping families secure lifetime care and quality of life for their dependents with special needs. The Center’s mission is to help families plan for the future of their dependents, including preserving government benefits and providing insurance and other financial solutions which can help provide lifetime care.

Freeman Carolla Reisman &Gran 


With over 96 years of combined experience in advocating for individuals with disabilities across their lifespan, the attorneys at Freeman Carolla Reisman & Gran LLC rely on personal and professional expertise to serve their clients. In addition to advocating for special education and related services, FCRG attorneys help clients with access to adult services,guardianship, estate planning (including special needs trusts), appellate litigation, civil rights cases, and insurance appeals. FCRG attorneys practice mainly in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, but have handled matters throughout the United States.

 Kule-Korgood and Associates



Kule-Korgood and Associates, PC is a private law practice located in Forest Hills, NY, that focuses on representing parents of children with disabilities in obtaining an effective education. Our staff has been advocating on behalf of children with disabilities for over twenty years.




Alpine Academy offers family-based residential treatment that is uniquely successful at helping teenage girls learn the skills to succeed at home, in school, and with their own families. Our campus is located at the base of the Oquirrh Mountains in beautiful Erda, Utah. We are proud to be a part of Utah Youth Village, one of Utah’s oldest and largest charities providing treatment to children and families in crisis. Since 1969, our programs have been changing young lives for the better.


MAYERSON & ASSOCIATES, located in midtown Manhattan, is committed to promoting the rights and entitlements of individuals with autism.  We work closely with families, educators and professionals in the field to secure individualized and effective educational programs and services.  With the transition to adolescence and adulthood, we also represent individuals in matters relating to vocational (“transition”) training, housing, and employment.


Silver Sponsors




Allynwood Academy is an accredited, nonsectarian boarding school for students in grades 9–12, providing exceptional college preparatory education with individualized platforms of therapeutic support and independence. Allynwood’s unique design provides three platforms containing different supports and services, based on student need and readiness for independence. The three platforms (Safety, Discovery and Achievement) provide decreasing levels of structure and support and increasing levels of challenge and independence. The Safety platform is an intensive stabilization and assessment platform that can be an alternative to wilderness; Discovery is our therapeutic boarding program and the Achievement platform is a traditional boarding school model.

  The Glenholme School

The Glenholme School, a center of Devereux, combines a traditional boarding school experience and a therapeutic environment complemented by a positive, motivational program devoted to young people who struggle with Asperger’s, depression, anxiety and various learning differences.

Provo Canyon

Provo Canyon School is a residential treatment program serving youth ages 8-17. Providing specialized treatment and school for youth with academic challenges, reactive attachment disorders, substance abuse, and emotional/behavioral issues in a campus-based environment.

The Marketing Center

The Marketing Center provides dignified yet effective high quality marketing services - branding, television, print, Internet - for disability law firms all across the United States.

 Cardinal Cusing Centers


Cardinal Cushing Centers, located in Hanover, MA, is a place where people of all ages and abilities find possibility, opportunity and hope. Individuals with intellectual disabilities are an integral part of our community and are provided supports to achieve independence and fulfilling relationships.

Professional Tutors of America


Professional Tutors of America provides special education services nationwide, on a one-to-one basis, direct to the student’s home or facility of choice, by a current certificated special education teacher. Teachers are available 7 days a week.

Advocates for Special Education


We believe that parents need a directory in which to find Advocates and Attorney’s knowledgeable in Special Education law. Parents and educators working together as equals will be able to provide their children with a meaningful education. A parent knowing their rights and having someone to help obtain those rights will level the playing field. This will enable parents to participate fully in ensuring their children receive a meaningful education.


Your Special Education Rights


Based in Connecticut, The Law Offices of Jennifer Laviano, LLC represents children with disabilities throughout the special education legal process. Representation includes attendance at IEP Team Meetings, Mediation, Due Process Hearings, and, if necessary, federal court. Combining zealous advocacy with compassion and common sense, The Law Offices of Jennifer Laviano proudly serves clients in securing their Civil Rights.

Callegary & Steedman, P.A.


The Attorneys at Callegary & Steedman, P.A. advocate throughout the state of Maryland for children and adults with disabilities. We help these individuals receive special education and rehabilitative services that they need. We also focus on issues affecting children in the juvenile justice, child protective services and mental health systems. Our firm handles other family law matters such as divorce, guardianships, adoption, custody, and special needs trusts. Callegary & Steedman, P.A. now have three locations (Baltimore City, Harford County and Montgomery County) to better serve you. Consultations at all 3 locations are by appointment only, so please call us at 410-576-7606 for all scheduling matters.

Law Offices of Jennifer Laviano

Based in Connecticut, The Law Offices of Jennifer Laviano, LLC represents children with disabilities throughout the special education legal process.  Representation includes attendance at IEP Team Meetings, Mediation, Due Process Hearings, and, if necessary, federal court.  Combining zealous advocacy with compassion and common sense, The Law Offices of Jennifer Laviano proudly serves clients in securing their Civil Rights.


Ober Kale

Ober|Kaler is a strong and enduring law firm. With more than 130 attorneys and offices in Baltimore, Maryland; Washington, DC; and Falls Church, Virginia, clients across the country look to us for our knowledge of regulatory and transactional issues, leading skills in dispute resolution and deep resources in other key areas of the law. Our health, litigation, business, construction and finance practices are among the most prominent in the United States. At Ober|Kaler, we know and respect our clients. We understand their industries and their needs. Over time, our growth has been careful and deliberate. We stick with our strengths, and stay focused on our primary mission of providing thoughtful and effective service to our clients.

Bronze Sponsor


Heartspring is a not-for-profit day and residential school serving children ages 5 through 21, from across the country. Students come to Heartspring with developmental disabilities such as autism, Asperger Syndrome, speech and language impairments, vision and/or hearing impairments, cerebral palsy, and multiple disabilities. Most of our students also have challenging behaviors that interfere with their academic progress.


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