Wilton Special Needs Advocacy Practice Expands
Now offering community outreach programs
January 16, 2013 -- Wilton, CT – Wilton-based Advocate with Faith welcomes Gloria Bass as partner, bringing her years of expertise working with the special needs community. In addition to its suite of education advocacy services, the company will now broaden its focus to incorporate community outreach programs.
Ms. Bass, former Special Needs Coordinator and Outreach Director at the Wilton Y, brings deep knowledge and a vast network of resources to the practice. She has served as the local liaison for the CT Special Olympics in addition to creating and implementing numerous social programs for children with special needs – experiences that will enrich the local community while continuing to raise awareness for the population.
Faith Filiault, founder of Advocate with Faith, will continue to focus on special education advocacy – including navigating through the bureaucratic maze of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and state and federal laws. Filiault is a “Wright’s Law” trained special education advocate, a program developed by Pete Wright, a noted special education advocate, lawyer and author.
Advocate with Faith is offering the following workshops and events – please check the website for details and registration. “From Emotions to Advocacy” is a comprehensive workshop that provides tools, tips and tactics to ensure your child is receiving the best, most appropriate education available for his/her Individual Education Plan. For date and other details, please see www.advocatewithfaith.com.
On February 1st, registration opens for the 2013 Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference. In addition, Advocate with Faith is forming a Wilton-based community dialogue group in Partnership with IDEA. The topic is, “Building Partnerships & Creating Agreement: Collaborative Problem Solving in Early Intervention & Special Education.” Those interested can contact either Faith or Gloria via email (see below for contact information).
For information on special education advocacy, workshops and programs, contact Faith Filiault at email@example.com or call (203) 493-4237.
To learn about community outreach programs, contact Gloria Bass at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (203) 493-4237.