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: Financial and Legal Planning for the Future of Your Special Needs Child

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Tuesday, Dec 7th, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
"Finding Your Voice as a Parent: Financial and Legal Planning for the Future of Your Special Needs Child"

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

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

Register here on Zoom:


Attorney Lawrence Berliner, Connecticut Special Education Law in Westport and Guilford, CT

Jane Faherty, Stamford JCC JumpStart Director and Special Education Advocate, Stamford, CT

Attorney James Funnell, Special Needs Trusts & Estates, Brody Wilkinson P.C. in Southport, CT

Stephen Ehrens, CPA and Wealth Management Advisor, Northwestern Mutual in Fairfield, CT

Engaging in a Comprehensive Discussion and Understanding of:
• Special needs trusts
• Financial planning
• ABLE Accounts

• Supported Decision-Making
• Power of Attorney/Guardianships
• SSI and Medicaid

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

*Note: Attorney Lawrence Berliner is licensed to practice law in Connecticut. Attorney James Funnell is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and Texas. Stephen Ehrens is a licensed financial advisor in the United States.