Sara Huvaere, M.Ed.

Educational Advocate/Early Intervention Specialist

Sara Huvaere (pronounced Hoo-Vair) is an Educational Consultant and Advocate focused on helping children who are struggling in the school environment. Sara is dedicated to helping families receive the best possible intervention and services for their child. In addition, Sara provides consultation to professionals who need additional support in understanding various learners as well as providing specific accommodations and adaptations within the classroom setting. Sara has a specialization in working with students who have Autism Spectrum Disorders.



Sara began her career as an Early Childhood Special Education teacher where she adapted curriculum to meet the needs of individual students. She also created programs that were specific for students who had ASD. She has over 12 years of experience as a classroom teacher.


Sara obtained her Bachelors of Science in Special Education with a specialization in Early Intervention and Family Studies from Lesley College in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  She holds a M.Ed. with a major in Special Education and a focus on autism from Wayne State University in Michigan. Sara is a Certified Special Education teacher with three Special Education endorsements: Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Cognitive Impairments.

 
Sara is also a Certified PLAY Project® Consultant trained by Dr. Richard Solomon M.D. She is also a Teaching PLAY Consultant, which focuses on helping educators implement the PLAY Project model in the classroom. 

 
Sara's Services Include:


Home and Office:


  • Parent and child interaction- hands on support helping to improve the parent and child relationship.


  • Home based social play dates- support in helping to guide peer social relationships.


  • Sibling support- guidance on how to improve sibling relationship and interaction.



School Support:

Advocacy and guidance navigating the school system:


  • Reviewing school records
  • School observations
  • Observational report with detailed suggestions for placement, curriculum, classroom and behavioral support
  • IEP attendance and support
  • Support in developing appropriate IEP’s, 504 plans as well as Behavioral Intervention Plans

Consultation for teachers and school staff

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