Education Law Advocates, P.C.

What We Do

Education Law Advocates, P.C.
Education Attorneys

Education and Special Education Law

Our firm represents children with special needs and their parents only. We provide legal counsel and litigation services for special education, discrimination, student rights, disciplinary matters, suspensions, expulsions, extended school year, early intervention, IEP's (Individualized Education Programs), least restrictive environment, procedural safeguards, family service plans, child find, private placements, gifted education, mediations, due process hearings, and appeals, as more fully set forth below:

° Special Education

° Extended School Year (ESY)

° Individualized Education Programs (IEP)

° Discrimination

° Gifted education

° Private schools

° Suspensions

° Procedural safeguards

° Private placements

° Expulsions

° Mediations

° Pre-hearing Conferences

° Student Rights

° Due Process Hearings

° Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

° Appeals

° Child Find

° Family Service Plans (IFSP)

° Related Services

° Bullying

° Civil Rights

° Discipline

° Educational records

° Manifestation Determination Reviews

° Accomodations

° Assistive Technology

° Supplementary Aids and Services

° Modifications

° Transition Services

° Alternative Educational Placements

° Evaluations

° Charter Schools

° Early Intervention Services

° Privacy

° Educational placements

° Compensatory Education ("Comp Ed")

° Assessments

° Confidentiality

° Free Appropriate Public Education ("FAPE")

We are committed to assisting all eligible children and their families, including children with:

  • ADD and ADHD
  • Autism
  • Mental retardation
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Speech or language impairments
  • Reading Problems
  • Dyslexia
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Visual impairments
  • Hearing impairments
  • Emotional disturbance
  • Physical handicaps
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Other Health Impairments
  • Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD)
  • Psychiatric problems

Administrative Law

Our firm represents clients in administrative law proceedings, including administrative appeals and litigation before the courts, in education and special education matters.

Civil Rights

Our firm provides legal counsel and litigation services in civil rights in the context of education, which involve fundamental and Constitutional issues of human rights and freedoms, equal rights under the law, and due process.

Have a question?  Need to talk to an education lawyer?  We do not charge for an initial fifteen minute phone or email consultation.  Call us now at 610.696.506 or   email us now.

We are confident we can help.

Education law is virtually all we do.

ELA Education Law Advocates PC - Special Education Lawyers

The Culbertson Building
590 Snyder Avenue
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19382
Voice: 610.696.5006
Fax: 610.696.6590
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Education Law Advocates, P.C. skillfully represents parents and their special needs children in southeastern and central Pennsylvania, including West Chester, Lower Merion, Coatesville, Paoli, Downingtown and Upper Darby, and throughout the Philadelphia metro area, including Chester County, Montgomery County, Delaware County, Bucks County, Philadelphia, Lancaster County and Berks County.

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