Special Needs Network, Inc.

Legal Services

Legal Services Special Needs Parents Should Consider

  • Supplemental Needs Trusts
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Wills and Estate Planning
  • Guardianship
  • Alternatives to Guardianship
  • Private Insurance Appeals
  • Public Health Care Coverage Appeals
  • Special Education Law
  • Medical Assistance
  • Social Security
  • Probate
  • Public Policy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law (Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Parenting)
  • General counsel for disability organizations


Important Fact Sheets From Autism Advocacy And Law Center



Legal Advocates + Attorneys


Autism Advocacy And Law Centers
Phone: 612 200 9920   Email:

The vision of the firm is to help parents and caregivers meet the needs of their children who have autism or other disabilities. We seek to accomplish this goal through a variety of methods that include planning for the future and advocating for funding to meet the current needs of our children — regardless of how young or old they may be.



Arlene Bell, M.A., J.D.
Phone: 310.829.2029  Email:

Arlene Bell is an attorney in private practice whose work is dedicated to Special Education Law. Her sensitivity to the challenges of advocating for children’s rights derives from her past experiences as a teacher of students with learning disabilities.



California Special Needs Law Group
Phone: 888.900.0744

California Special Needs Law Group (“CSNLG”) is a versatile law firm designed to meet the changing needs of our clients. Our primary focus is helping children with Special Needs obtain a Free Appropriate Public Education (“FAPE”) from their local educational agency (“LEA”) such as your child’s school district. Our Special Education representation includes advocating for and defending the legal rights of families at Individualized Education Program (“IEP”) meetings, mediations and court proceedings.



Law Offices of Georgianna Junco-Kelman
Phone: 818.386.2800   Email:

Ms. Kelman’s son’s disability brought her to the path of special education law. After meeting so many families in need of educational services for their children who felt hopelessly lost not knowing where to turn or where to start, Ms. Kelman embarked on a journey to ensure every child in need that crosses her path receives the appropriate education they deserve.




Special Needs Alliance
Phone: 877.572.8472

The Special Needs Alliance (SNA) is a national, not for profit organization of attorneys dedicated to the practice of disability and public benefits law. Individuals with disabilities, their families and their advisors rely on the SNA to connect them with nearby attorneys who focus their practices in the disability law arena.