Special Education Advocate in Connecticut

Services offered:

  • Comprehensive review of educational records—IEP’s, 504 Plans, evaluations, etc.
  • Preparation for meetings with the school, including:
    • IEP eligibility meetings
    • PPT meetings
    • Annual review meetings
    • Triennial evaluation meetings
    • Team meetings
  • IEP Review
  • IEP development that promotes measurability, monitors progress, and tracks implementation
  • Advocacy services at IEP and 504 meetings
  • Requesting educational evaluations, assessments
  • Letter writing, e-mail correspondence
  • Assistance with drafting a complaint to the Connecticut State Department of Education
  • Assistance with filing a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights
  • Referrals to diagnostic services, service providers and legal representation


  • Initial consultation fee is $175 for up to 2 hours
  • Packages available at varying rates

Ten hours: $1750
Five hours: $875
Three hours: $525

  • Sliding scale services offered to qualified individuals
  • Credit card payment option available through Paypal

The Advocacy Office of Gerri Fleming LLC
161 East Avenue, Suite 104,
Norwalk, CT 06851

The Advocacy Office of Gerri Fleming, LLC concentrates on matters related to special education and disability protection for children and young adults. The office is located in Norwalk in lower Fairfield County, but serves all of Connecticut. Gerri Fleming is available for consultations on special education issues under IDEA, FERPA, and section 504. She can also provide information on Birth to Three services, ADA issues, OCR complaints, disability harassment/bullying, and transition. Gerri Fleming is a non-attorney special education advocate providing information, not legal advice or counsel.