Alexandra (Alex) Abend

Attorney, Law Offices of Regina Skyer & Associates LLP

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Professional Background

Special Education Attorney representing parents of children with disabilities in the Greater New York City area to ensure their children receive a free and appropriate public education under state and federal law.

How has your English degree from Duke shaped your work life?

My degree has certainly helped in enhancing my writing skills and general communication as well as public speaking skills

Professional website:

Publication(s) & Professional Project(s):

Achieving the Promise of Assistive Technology: Why Assistive Technology Evaluations Are Essential for Compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Cardozo Law Review, Note in Vol. 38:1171 (2017)

 Autism Family Night 

Dining Out with an Autistic Child

Autism Healthcare Collaborative 

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