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​nassau County

Herricks Comunity Ctr.

999 Herricks Road

New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Phone: 516.248.2222 

Fax: 516.248.2290

Suffolk County

490 Wheeler Road

Suite 165 C

Hauppauge, NY 11788

Phone: 631.234.0467

Fax: 631.234.4069

Nassau: 516.248.2222  

Suffolk:  631.234.0467


Long Island Advocacy Center Logo for the legal rights of students and individuals with disabilities
The Long Island Advocacy Center, Inc. (THE LIAC) is a private non-for-profit agency dedicated to
protecting the legal rights of students and individuals with disabilities 


our staff

Executive Director: Linda Milch
Assistant Director: Mindy Turansky
Chief Financial Officer: Susan Liu​
​Grants Manager: Barbara Morell


Eilleen Buckley Esq.
Tim Sorell, Esq. 
Diane Inbody, Esq.
​​Liane Wolff, Esq.

Nassau and Suffolk 

OPWDD Services 
Service Coordinators:
Carly Cassagne
Rosanne Murphy
​Deandra Ogilvie
Teresa Sorrentino

NY Region 1 Collaborative PTIC 
Training Coordinator:
Helene Fallon
Parent Coordinator:
Jennica Nill
Disability Advocacy Trainers 
Willie Diaz (In Spanish)
Jennica Nill 
Yvonne Sinisgalli (In Spanish)
​Joan Trojak

Suffolk county

Intake Coordinator:
Jennica Nill
Education Advocates:
Anita Durney
​Lissy Escobar
Selva Herrera (Habla Español)
​Jennica Nill
Anita Saltzman 
Jennifer Schwartz
​Joan Trojak
Family Support Services
​Carolyn Roth

​Nassau county

Intake Coordinator:
Roberta Grogan
Staff Accountant:
Alyssa Franco
​​Education Advocates:
Willie Diaz (Habla Español)
​AnnMarie Fitzpatrick
Donna Hemphill