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: Back-to-School

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Monday, Sep 20th, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
"Finding Your Voice as a Parent: Setting the Stage to Meet the Challenges of the School Year"

Webinar Date: Monday, September 20th 7:00 p.m. EST 

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

Register here on Zoom:


Attorney Lawrence Berliner (Connecticut Special Education Law Attorney)

Jane Faherty (Stamford JCC JumpStart Director and Educational Advocate)

Dr. Michael S. Cohen, PhD, ABPP (Fairfield, CT Psychologist - Licensed in Connecticut and New York)

We want to hear from you and welcome your questions, please submit to: Rachel Berliner rachel [at] berlinerspecialedlaw [dot] com

• In Conversation with Dr. Cohen:
He will bring his extensive experience in rehabilitation and neuropsychological services to discuss strategies for managing your child’s anxiety and stress and how to build resilience while re-entering this year’s unprecedented school environment.

• A Special Education Law Roundtable Discussion:
Taking ownership of your child’s educational journey
Parents: Attorney Berliner and Jane Faherty will share their depth of experience to discuss how to prepare for your child’s back-to-school and beyond transition plan, anticipating your child’s needs, and starting the framework for collaboration and and communication with your child’s school.