Mireille has been advocating for individuals with disabilities and their families for over ten years, working for two nationally recognized non-profit organizations. As a child advocate, Mireille mentored and trained families of children with disabilities to advocate for appropriate educational services for their children including accompanying them to IEP/CSE meetings, and organized and conducted workshops to assist families in those efforts.
Through her experience as the parent of an adolescent with special needs, Mireille believes in understanding and integrating all aspects of care in order to achieve the best outcome for the families she serves. To that extent, she has been a consultant for the NJ Early Intervention System; a service provider for multiple NJ school districts and she has provided private consultations for multiple families by helping individuals from infancy to adulthood across various settings: in-home programs, in schools supports, Extended School Year (ESY) settings and in the community.
Mireille is a graduate of the Special Education Advocate Training (SEAT), a pilot program nationally funded by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) jointly with the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA). Mireille holds a master’s degree in hospitality and a bachelor’s degree in International Trade.