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Southeast Advocate Associates, Inc.

Helping New England Parents Give their Children with Special Needs a Future

Plainville, MA 02760

Tel Direct: 508-272-0010
Tel Main: 508-695-9799
Fax: (978) 443-4722


Special Education Advocacy Support and Coaching
Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut

Southeast Advocate Associates helps families of children with special needs in steering through the complicated network of education, medical and legal systems to obtain adequate and appropriate educational services for their children in both public and private schools.

Cheryl Follett, owner of Southeast Advocate Associates, is a non-legal professional education advocate with extensive knowledge of special education laws governing public school and the multitude of systems affecting children with special needs and their families.

Ms. Follet's experience advocating for children's needs includes all areas of disabilities such as:
  • Autism Spectrum disorders
  • Emotional Disabilites: behavior issues, mood disorders, social problems, psychiatric disorders
  • Learning disabilities: Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Reading
  • Mental Retardation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Addictions: drug, alcohol
  • Physical disabilities
  • Medical disabilities,chronic illnesses: Diabetes, Spina Bifida, Bardett Bidel Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Mitochondria Disorder, Allergies, Asthma, others
  • School problems
  • Visually impaired
  • Hearing impaired
  • Central Auditory Processing
  • Sensory Integration issues
Educational advocacy Services that we provide include:

  • Case assessment
  • Case management, including crafting IEPs, IFSPs, 504 plans, Health care plans with parents and professionals
  • Transition planning
  • Parent training
  • Crisis intervention
  • Coaching in parenting and family relationships
  • Family support

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