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Frequent Questions

Have you ever had questions about your child's education but you did not know where to find the answers?  We believe we can help.

Why Rhode Island Advocacy for Children?

We are a 501(c)3)not-for-profit organization run by parents and educational experts to address obstacles in the public school system that may limit a child's opportunity to succeed regardless of their race or special needs.

What is an Educational Advocate?

  • Advocate comes from the Latin words "another" and "voice"
  • Special Education Advocates are there to be another voice for your child
  • Advocates verbally promote the idea that all children deserve happiness, an education, and functional living
  • Advocates are there to assist parents with; interacting with the school district, participating in the development of IEPS, identifying the educational needs of a child and creating an educational plan individualized for every child

If you have any other questions about what an advocate is or what we do, contact us.

  1. Our Organization raises awareness and provides solutions for children with specialized educational needs. We work with the public school systems and advocate for children failing in an educational environment that is not conducive to their needs, development or learning style.

  2. We’re always on the lookout for individuals like you wanting to get involved. Visit our HOW TO HELP section to discover ways to donate or volunteer. Thank you.

  3. We have a responsibility to our community and our donors and we work hard to we make smart financial decisions that ensure the long-term sustainability of the Organization.

    We make our IRS Form 990 available for review, as required by law.

    Visit our Financials page to learn more.


    Our Organization takes privacy and our privacy policy very seriously. You can rest assured that we will take all necessary steps to protect and ensure the safety of our donors, volunteers and clients.
    We do not sell or exchange any information about our donors, volunteers or clients outside of our immediate Organization. This policy has no exceptions.
    For more detailed information visit our Privacy Policy page.


    We are advocates and we are also teachers. Not only do provide advocacy within the school setting, we also provide tutoring resources to assist your child by growing educational confidence outside of the school environment.

    Rhode Island Advocacy for Children offers math tutoring for children with unique learning styles and learning disabilities.

    We know that some of our bright clients also struggle with processing and visual issues such as dyslexia. Rhode Island Advocacy for Children offers an effective Orton Gillingham tutoring program for our struggling readers. We are confident that with the right tutoring, you will begin to see confidence and educational changes in your child, you never thought possible.