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!

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The Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut in Niantic, CT will present autism, sensory friendly programs starting in January 2013 with music therapy and animal discovery programs. Quiet... read more
Dr. David Fleischer, a physician with the National Jewish Health Hospital in Denver, CO, along with colleagues from the Consortium for Food Allergy Research have published a report "Oral... read more
The North Star Foundation of Storrs, CT provides service dogs to people with disabilities and their families. Service dogs for children with autism can help with social skills.  For more... read more
For veterans looking to find work, and ADA Southeast have posted a helpful guide to finding employment and understanding your rights under the Americans wtih Disabilities Act (ADA).... read more
Attorney Berliner was featured in the Guilford, CT news website. Please read the article "Guilford Law Office Specializes in Special Education and Disability Rights" by Lauren... read more
It is disturbing to learn from a recent article "Keeping the 'Mentally Incompetent' from Voting" by health reporter Kimberly Leonard in The Atlantic Magazine, that the majority of... read more
Allison Schwartz of Branford is featured in  Jamie Redford (son of Robert Redford) and Yale University's Sally Shaywitz's documentary "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia".... read more
Rescheduled and new location. The October 30th special education workshop that was supposed to take place at SARAH, INC in Madison with Attorney Berliner and Dr. Pelletier will now be taking place on... read more and have created an invaluable checklist to make sure people with disabilities and special needs to stay safe during Hurricane Sandy.  For more information, please visit... read more
After Ann Coulter used the "R-Word" to describe President Obama's cognitive abilities, a Wilton, CT family is fighting to end the use of the word in a derogatory way. See the article... read more