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: lwb.esq@gmail.com 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, https://www.facebook.com/berlinerspecialedlaw/ Stay safe and healthy!

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In order to promote employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities, the White House has asked both public and private employers to redouble their efforts to hire and retain individuals... read more
The Computer/Electronics Accommodations Program (CAP) by the Military has developed an app to help people with disabilities find accessibility apps for smartphones and up-to-date information from CAP... read more
A task force that was established to review Connecticut's entire education cost sharing system has recommended that wealthy school districts pay more for the costs of their special education... read more
The Pleasantville SEPTA will sponsor a special needs college transition fair on October 3rd from 6:30-9:30 P.M. at Pleasantville High School.  For more information please download the flyer:... read more
The Westchester Institute for Human Development will host a transition fair and institute for people with disabilities who are interested in attending college. This event will take place on October... read more
U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division has intervened in a lawsuit challenging the Law School Admission Councils' processing of requests for reasonable accommodations submitted by... read more
Please click HERE to read Attorney Berliner's article, "Back to School Transition: Supplying Parents with the Tools They Need to Survive the Coming School Year and Beyond".  read more
In recent informal guidance letter, Letter to Chambers, the U.S. Department of Education- Office of Special Education (OSEP), stated that local school districts could include best teaching practices... read more
In a detailed study of transition services available for students with disabilities, the GAO found that there multiple federal programs available from several federal government agencies including... read more
Guilford, CT---  The Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner, LLC is pleased to announce the opening of a Shoreline Office in Guilford, CT as of July 1st. This satellite office is in addition to... read more