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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Disability.gov has resources and tips, including fire safety information, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) approved shelters, and  emergency preparedness resources, so people with... read more
Congress will be considering the Keeping All Children Safe Act, legislation to prevent the use of seclusion and restraint in schools Please contact Connecticut's U.S. Senators and U.S.... read more
U.S. Department of Education issued a letter on June 27th reviewing Connecticut's compliance with the the IDEA Part B.  The Department's letter, the State Performance Plan, and Annual... read more
Disability.gov and FindYouthInfo.Gov have offered tips for young people with disabilities interested in federal government jobs. Schedule A hiring in the federal government is a quick way for... read more
Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) participated in a disability workplace summit with Congressman Pete Sessions (R-Texas), Governor Jack Markell (D-IA), Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) at a Walgreens... read more
U.S. Department of Justice has settled a housing discrimination lawsuit for people with disabilities. Although it was settled in Texas, it has nation-wide implications to ensure that all newly... read more
According to Disability.gov, new accommodations have been put into place to allow for video description narration on television programs by the FCC.   For more information, please visit the... read more
Usa.gov has created a campaign called HELP in difficult financial times. The Health Services in Your Community Page is part of this campaign.  It helps people find affordable doctors, clinics,... read more
Katie Beckett was an unsung hero to the disability rights movement. It was through her personal circumstnace and her family's tenacious advocacy, Katie was instrumental in creating a Medicaid... read more
Here is a helpful article about summer camps from educational consultant Marcia Rubinstein, MA, CEP on the Smart Kids with LD website.  http://www.smartkidswithld.org/ld-basics/beyond-the-... read more