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!

Finding Your Voice as a Parent Webinar: Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE)

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Tuesday, Dec 8th, 7:00pm
Finding Your Voice as a Parent: Independent Educational Evaluation 

Webinar Date: Tuesday December 8th, 7:00 p.m. EST

Co-hosted with the Stamford JCC (Stamford, CT)

This webinar is free and open to the public. Register here on Zoom:


Lawrence Berliner, Connecticut Special Education Law Attorney

Jane Faherty, Stamford JCC JumpStart Director and Educational Advocate

Dr. Roni Cohen-Sandler, Psychologist and Author

Points of Discussion:
• Conducting Psychoeducational and Neuropsychological Testing during a pandemic
• How an Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE) Differs from School-based Testing
• Why More IEEs are Needed Now
• Effects of Hybrid and Increasing Remote Learning
• When Previous 504 or IEP Plans are Insufficient
• Emerging Secondary Problems
• Helpful IEE Recommendations

Please email questions to Rachel Berliner rachel [at] berlinerspecialedlaw [dot] com