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Attorney Berliner will be speaking at two upcoming special education law and advocacy workshops for parents in Connecticut. Both workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is recommended... read more
Attorney Lawrence Berliner has invited educational professionals to offer insight into various special education topics for parents.  Dr. Mark Beitel, Co-Head of the Westport Day School in... read more
Parents: How to Navigate Your Student’s Complex Special Education Needs Now for the 2015-2016 School Year and Beyond Take ownership of your child’s education. This is the time to plan... read more
Why Parents Need a Legal Advocate Side by Side: 5 Questions Every Parent Should Ask at their Next PPT Meeting By: Attorney Lawrence W. Berliner, Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner, LLC, Westport and... read more
Winston Preparatory School is hosting a college and post-secondary transition program fair for students who learn differently and their families on February 15th, 2018 from 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the... read more
The organization IncludeNYC is hosting a summer camp and activities fair (including weekend and after school) for students with disabilities and their families. It will take place on Saturday,... read more
The Connecticut Secondary Transition Symposium will take place on June 21st and 22nd, 2017 from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Gateway Community College, which is located at 20 Church Street in New Haven, CT... read more
Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC) will be hosting a half-day autism symposium for patients and their families on June 17, 2017 starting at 8:00 a.m. The event will take place at the... read more
Governor Dannel Malloy signed Bill 7254 into law that would require special education teachers to receive training in dyslexia.  To learn more about the bill please read the article, "... read more
Greenwich Education Group is hosting a school fair on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road in Old Greenwich, CT). Over 90 private... read more