Advocates & Attorneys (Regional Center, IHSS, SSI, ADA, School, Department of Rehabilitation)
Doctorate of Education, Masters of Education and Special Education, 30+ years as special education teachers and special education administrators. Provides consultations, IEP services, classes and more!
ABC Special Education Consultants – Araceli Barriga
32295 Mission Tl. #8332, Lake Elsinore
(951) 436-8534 / email: email@example.com
Free assistance to Spanish speaking families in the area of special education, IHSS, Health insurance and IRC related issues. Bilingual.
Brian Allen, Educational Advocate
(661) 942-8186 or (661) 264-7351
Advocating 18 years.
Amster Law Firm
1976 S. La Cienega Blvd. #353, Los Angeles
Represents individuals with special needs in special education and community services matters, including regional center and In-Home Supportive Services. Amster Law Firm is committed to a person-centered approach. Age, race, gender, income, educational level, and/or level of English proficiency should not determine which services an individual with special needs receives.
951-375-4627 / www.askmyadvocate.org
Can assist in the following areas: Advocacy Services, School District, Regional Centers
In Home Support Services ( IHSS ), Social Security Income ( SSI ), Department of Public Social Services Benefits (DPSS), Department of Rehabilitation, By Laws and Policies, Statewide Disability Organizations and Support Groups, and Referrals to Professionals. Fees are based on a sliding scale depending on household income. Services also available in Spanish.
Clients Assistance Program (CAP)
1111 Sixth Ave, Suite 200, San Diego CA
1-800-776-5746 / www.disabilityrightsca.org
Monitors Department of Rehabilitation for Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Disability Rights California provides information, advice, and advocacy to help people with disabilities get rehabilitation services, training, education and a job. CAP advocates help protect the rights of people who receive or need services from Department of Rehabilitation.
Community Access Center
6848 Magnolia Avenue, Suite 150, Riverside (951) 274-0358
74390 Hwy 111, Palm Desert, (760) 568-9301
550 E. 6th Street, Beaumont (951) 769-8539
Provides the following Services: Individual Advocacy, Information and Referral, PARADIGMS, The Technology Evaluation Computer Center, Self-Advocacy” training, ADA compliance reviews, Mental health counseling in American Sign Language, Caregiver Training. Will attend IEPs or IPPs for Regional Center. Can assist with Social Security and IHSS.
Developmental Disabilities Area Board XII
State Council on Developmental Services
650 East Hospitality Lane, Suite 280, San Bernardino
(909) 890-1439 / www. scdd.ca.gov
Established by state and federal law as an independent state agency to ensure that people with developmental disabilities and their families receive the services and supports they need. Provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities; advocates for coordinated, comprehensive community services, individualized supports, and other forms of assistance and works to ensure full access to these services.
Daniel Hantman, Esquire
4072 Chestnut Street, Riverside
Accepts Social Security cases for both San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.
Disability Rights California
1 (800) 776-5746 / www.disabilityrightsca.org
Formally Protection and Advocacy, Federally mandated, non-profit organization established to protect and advocate for the human, civil and service rights of Californians with developmental disabilities. Visit site for the online version of “Special Education Rights and Responsibilities”. Publications available in Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Spanish.
Jeffrey A. Gottlieb, Esquire, Special Education Attorney
(909) 843-6314 / www.specialeducationattorneyatlaw.com
Offers special education services, adoption services for special needs children, Limited Conservatorship of Special Needs Adult, family law and vendor resources.
Inland Counties Legal Services Inc.
Offices in Blythe, Indio, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, San Bernardino, Victorville
ICLS is committed to securing justice and equality for low-income persons who otherwise would not have access to the judicial system. Offers high quality legal assistance through advocacy and community legal education. ICLS is a non-profit 501c(3) corporation serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties and receives federal, state, and local county funding.
Law Offices of Scott Glovsky
225 South Lake Ave, Suite 1000, Pasadena
(877) 316-2093 / www.fighthmos.com
Practice emphasizes insurance bad faith, catastrophic personal injury, employment and health-related litigation. They fight health insurers, life insurers, disability insurers, property insurers and liability insurers. Help individuals fight their health insurance companies and health plans to obtain appropriate treatment for their medical conditions and reimbursement for denied medical treatment.
Law Office of Christopher A. Poulos
101 N. Orange Ave., Suite C, West Covina
(626) 960-9373 / www.specialneedslawfirm.com
Practice focuses on the rights of persons with developmental disabilities and their families. Assists in creating supported living arrangements, Special Needs Trusts, Conservatorships, Limited Conservatorships, SSI, estate planning, administrative hearings against Regional Center and more.
Sandra Marzullo, Advocate
985 Kendall Drive #193, San Bernardino
(909) 856-6418 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides a number of services including educational record review, assessment request, parent training, IEP or 504 meeting attendance, assistance in developing goals, assistance in filing compliance complaints, assistance with regional center issues.
Office of Clients Rights Advocate (OCRA)- Inland Regional Center
Irene Padilla E-mail: Irene.Padilla@disabilityrightsca.org
CRA Jazmin Romero – Jazmin.Romero@disabilityrightsca.org
3602 Inland Empire Blvd., Suite B-100 Ontario, CA 91764
Phone: (909) 383-1133
As a client of Regional Center, the Clients Rights Advocate (CRA) may be able to help answer questions or refer you to another resource in administrative hearings in regards to schools, Social Security, Medi-Cal, neglect, rehabilitation, mental health, discrimination, Regional Centers, In-Home Services, private insurance, guardianship, abuse, day care, criminal matters, personal autonomy, and conservatorship and Alternatives. The Advocate decides which cases they will represent based on the merits of the claim, the ability to advocate for yourself, availability of OCRA resources, and other advocacy sources.
(909) 884-2129 / www.rollingstart.com
A non-profit, Independent Living Center that serves individuals with disabilities in San Bernardino County by providing information, housing referrals, independent living skills training, advocacy, and a number of other services.