Education, IEP, and Advocacy Resources



Arizona School Choice is an interactive website will be completely dedicated to aiding Arizona parents as they navigate the many educational opportunities available to their child.

You are invited to join educators and parents from across the United States to participate in free webinars featuring state-of-the-art strategies related to inclusive education for students with autism and related disabilities

Support for Families Throughout the Special Education Process. Call toll-free Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, 1-877-230-PINS (7467), or

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

For individuals interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues. Offering resources, links, blogs, news, information on laws and opportunities.


Joe Gentry, PhD, BCBA-D

This guide has tools for parents to prepare

them for their child’s transition from public school to

post-secondary education and adulthood. It includes information about laws that protect parents’ rights, as well as the rights of adult children in college.


Susan Marks, Esq.

Vanessa DiCarlo, M.Ed.

Andrea O’Brien, M.Ed.

Kristina Blackledge, M.S.-MFT, PBS Specialist

Elaine Berkley, MSW

Hope Kirsch and Lori Kirsch-Goodwin

Amy Langerman, P.C.

Kim Yamamoto

The Family Involvement Center (FIC), founded in 2002 by parents of children with emotional and behavioral health needs, has over the last decade developed a wide array of parent, youth and family support services, as well as family education and training groups. They proudly announce the addition of Family Life Coaching and Education Advocacy Services* and introduce Carolyn Warden, Parent Coaching and Consulting Program Specialist.

The goal of Family Life Coaching and Education Advocacy Services is to assist families to design and implement solutions that will empower them to successfully navigate special education environments, create harmony in the home and plan towards a productive adulthood for their child.

To find out more about Family Life Coaching and Education Advocacy Services or to make an appointment, please contact the Family Involvement Center (local) 602-412-4095 or Carolyn Warden (cell) 602-689-9957


* Fee for Service. Call today for introductory pricing. At this time we do not accept insurance plans.

This handbook, written in plain language, welcomes newly-diagnosed autistic people and autistic people who have just learned of their diagnosis to the Autistic community.  It addresses the most common questions that people may have about their diagnosis, emphasizes that they are not alone, and celebrates their new identity. This booklet is available in two versions for two different age groups: Adolescent and Adult.





One of the top informational sites on the web for parents and teachers of children with special needs (and people who want to become special education teachers). The site includes original, trustworthy content from a number of experienced special education professionals, including prominent contributors.