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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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
College Ahead, a workshop about the college application process, will take place on May 4, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stamford JCC. The panel discussion will be moderated by Claire Friedlander, a... read more
The 14th Annual ARC of Westchester Transition Linkages Fair will take place on April 19, 2017 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the ARC of Westchester's headquarters, The Gleeson-Israel Gateway Center... read more
There are proposals from the Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos  to expand the use of vouchers for private special education schools. The article from the New York Times illustrates the risks... read more
Landmark College is hosting a webinar about their summer programs. The webinar will take place on the College Week Live website on April 13, 2017 from 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. EST.   Landmark College... read more
Saint Catherine Academy is hosting  a lecture about behavior modification and behavior therapy therapy  “Evidence-based Psychosocial Treatment for Children and Adolescents with ADHD... read more
  Analysis by Attorney Lawrence Berliner         In a unanimous decision issued by the Supreme Court, the Court rejected outright a low or de minims standard... read more
Autism Speaks New England Chapter is hosting a town hall and resource fair about adult transition. The event will take place on March 20, 2017 from 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the University of Hartford... read more
Analysis by Attorney Lawrence Berliner  In a nearly unanimous decision issued today in Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that parents of children with... read more
Summer Fun & More is a special needs camp and activity fair sponsored by the organization IncludeNYC. Vendors from camps, afterschool activities, sports/recreational programs, weekend programs,... read more