Ellen Chambers

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Contact Information

Special Education Advocacy Consultant
Ellen Chambers
Email Address: emchambers123@gmail.com
Phone: 978-433-5983
141 River Road Pepperell, MA 01463

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Narrative

Ellen Chambers is a leading Massachusetts special education advocate and activist, in practice since 1997. She has worked in private practice, for the Boston law firm Margolis & Bloom, Boston’s Disability Law Center, the Arc, and the neuropsychological testing firm Psychological Testing Consultants of Fitchburg. Ms. Chambers has appeared on radio, television, and in print providing commentary on special education rights and the pervasive nature of school district noncompliance with special education law. She met privately with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick in July 2009 to brief him on these issues. She is a respected speaker on these topics and presents regularly to groups throughout Massachusetts. Ms. Chambers is a recipient of the national Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates’ Diane Lipton Award for Outstanding Educational Advocacy on Behalf of Children with Disabilities, and the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Women of Justice Award.

Consultant Specialties

  • Advocacy
  • Child & Teen Problems (Child and Adolescent Issues)
  • Consultation
  • Disability Law
  • Parent Issues (Parenting Concerns)
  • Settles Disputes (Mediation)
  • Teaching
  • Understanding Disability (Disability Awareness)

Populations Served

  • AIDS/HIV
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Blind
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Chemical Sensitivities
  • Chronic Health Impairment
  • Deaf
  • DeafBlind
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disability
  • Dual Diagnosis - ID/MI
  • Eating Disorders
  • Epilepsy/seizure Disorder
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Language Impairment
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Multiple Disability
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Speech Impairment
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Accessibility Features

  • Services at Home
  • Services at School
  • Services at Work
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds
  • Hours: 9:00 to 5:00