Our Advocate of the Month


Hadassah Lynn Foster

Hadassah Lynn Foster is a special education advocate. Ms. Foster received her bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Relations from the University of Southern California. She served as the Associate Director of USC’s McNair Scholars Program, she developed expertise in the area of college success for students with a variety of challenges.

Ms. Foster has more than 17 years of experience in assistive technology, dysgraphia, autism spectrum disorders, college preparation and success for students with disabilities, 504 Plans, IEPs, parent/school communications, eligibility, the impact of other health issues, civil rights, ADD & ADHD, evaluations and assessments, due process, stay put, mediation, least restrictive placement (including home/hospital studies), dyslexia, chronic health issues, nonverbal learning disorders, executive function skills, prior written notice, educational access, and ensuring that k-12 students receive a free appropriate public education.

She is deeply committed to the simple fact that every child can learn and has the right to an education.


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