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Alvarado Law, LLC

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Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA

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Tanya A. Alvarado, Esquire, is the founder of Alvarado Law, LLC, which is dedicated to representing students and families, including Spanish speaking families, in obtaining appropriate special education services and reasonable accommodations for entrance, licensing and certification examinations. Ms. Alvarado has secured appropriate special education services, inclusion in the least restrictive environment, independent educational evaluations, compensatory education, and tuition reimbursement in administrative proceedings and federal court. As a frequent speaker to bar associations, national conferences, community groups, and advocacy organizations, Ms. Alvarado provides understanding of student and parent access to special education, including the impact of recent legal developments. As a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Committees of Legal Services for Exceptional Children and the Learning Disabilities Association of America, she addresses issues involving equity in education for low income and culturally diverse populations. She is the ARC of Lehigh and Northampton County’s 2022 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award. Ms. Alvarado is published in the Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly and L.R.P. Publication, and is featured in newspapers, podcasts, and a talk show addressing concerns of the Latino population. She is fluent in Spanish and has successfully represented hundreds of children and families for over 30 years.