Advocacy and Educational Consulting


Jamie Komen, B.S.



Currently attends Alliant University - California School of Professional Psychology for a Masters in Clinical Counseling.

B.S. Special Education K-12 - Learning Disabilities, Behavior Disorder, and Mildly Mentally Impaired, Minor Psychology - Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 1995

Certification and Training

  • Special Education K-12 Teaching Certificate, State of Illinois
  • Lindamood Bell Training – Visualizing and Verbalizing for Language Comprehension and Thinking (V/V), Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing for Phonemic Awareness and Spelling (LIPS), 2000
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) Workshop, 2002
  • Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) 41st Annual Conference, 2004
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Annual Conference, 2009
  • Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) Conference, 2015
  • Special Education Law and Advocacy Series (SELAS), 2018


  • Double-blind, placebo-controlled study of L-carnosine supplementation in children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. J Child Neurol. 2002. Research Division, Autism and Epilepsy Specialty Services of Illinois, Ltd


  • Special Education Advocate (2018- present) 
  • Education Specialist (1999-2014) 
  • Special Education Teacher (1995-1999) 

 Specialty Areas

  • Academic instruction/curriculum adaptation
  • Cognition
  • Behavior
  • Learning disabilities
  • Pediatrics
  • Autism


  • Council for Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
  • International Dyslexia Association (IDA)