Attorney Berliner is following the Governor’s guidelines for the COVID 19 Outbreak. To protect your safety, Attorney Berliner is not working in the physical office space of Westport or Guilford. However, please be assured that our office is “open” virtually to manage and address all clients’ and potential clients’ concerns regarding all special education law and advocacy matters. Please call our office with a detailed message at: 203-255-0582 or e-mail: and we will return your call or e-mail promptly to set up a phone conversation or a video conference. To address the “New Normal” and ongoing issues, we are pleased to conduct Zoom webinars with the Stamford JCC entitled, Empowering Parents: The Challenging Time of Covid -19 Health Emergency and Navigating the Road Ahead. For more information and to register, please visit our Facebook page, Stay safe and healthy!

Parent Webinar: Stamford JCC Back-to-School Special Education Law & Advocacy Roundtable Discussion

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Tuesday, Sep 22nd, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Round Table Discussion: Special Education Law & Advocacy
       Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 7:00pm EST

Attorney Lawrence Berliner, Connecticut Special Education Law 
Jane Faherty, Director of Jumpstart, Stamford JCC and Educational Advocate
     Jennifer Weitz and Marla Wayne, Educational Advocates, JW Advocates , Southbury, CT 

Co-hosted with the Stamford JCC  (Stamford, CT) 
  Registration is required to view the webinar. Zoom Registration Form link:

Questions? Email Rachel Berliner at rachel [at] berlinerspecialedlaw [dot] com

Top 10 Topics for Discussion:
• Re-entry into school: Coping with the “new normal” school environment
• The many roles of parents at home and in school
• Challenges to Learning in School: academic, COVID issues, anxiety, school refusal, etc.
• Re-evaluating the IEP in the face of COVID – Importance of keeping records
• Addressing families moving to the area – new registration
• Ensuring Appropriate Placements
• How to Prepare for a PPT meeting via teleconference
• My child’s special education rights
• Compensatory education
• Updating Evaluations