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Allison Landwehr graduated from American University in 2006, with a B.A. in Political Science and Communications, Law, Economics and Government. Ms. Landwehr thereafter attended Syracuse University, graduating Cum Laude in 2011 with a M.S. in Education, as well as a Certificate in the Advanced Study of Disabilities. Ms. Landwehr has published articles on various disability topics, and served as an editor of the New York State Bar Association’s Elder and Special Needs Law Journal.
Ms. Landwehr joined ARFD in 2013 and specializes in special education law, representing parents in the pursuit of a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Ms. Landwehr helps families of children with disabilities obtain the services their sons or daughters need in order to make meaningful educational progress. Ms. Landwehr negotiates with the New York City Dept. of Education for private school tuition reimbursement and compensatory education services. In addition, Ms. Landwehr litigates medical malpractice matters.
Ms. Landwehr is admitted to practice in the State Courts of New York and New Jersey.