Bright Horizons Advocacy & Consulting, LLC provides educational advocates at a sliding fee scale to those in need of educational advocacy services. The Ability Center and its satellite office still provide information and referral support for educational advocacy, but all other calls will be directed to Bright Horizons Advocacy & Consulting, LLC.

Please see the links below for supporting information.

For further assistance, please contact ACT’s I&R Department, your local ACT office, or Bright Horizons Advocacy & Consulting, LLC at the below contact information.

We thank you for your continued understanding as we make this transition.

Helpful Links:

Bright Horizons Advocacy & Consulting, LLC
205 Farnsworth Rd. Suite G
Waterville, OH 43566
Phone: 419.441.1011
Toll-Free: 855.204.0643
Fax: 888.396.9839

State Support Team Region 1

Ohio Department of Education

Helpful Documents

General Guideline Information Packet

Request for Assistance (Making accessible. Up soon.)

Requesting an “Independent Educational Evaluation”
View a Sample IEE Request letter

Expressing Your Child’s Concerns
View a sample Express Concern letter

State Support Team Parent Quick Guides

All of the ODE planning forms listed below can be found by visiting their website.

  • PR-04
  • PR-05
  • Sample ETR
  • Sample IEP
  • Sample 504
  • Ohio Department of Education Complaint Form
  • Ohio Department of Education Due process complaint and request for a due process hearing
  • Statewide Special Education Mediation Procedures:
  • A Guide for Parents, School Districts and Parent Advocacy Agencies
  • Whose IDEA is it