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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Landmark College is hosting a 9-day transition workshop for college-bound high school students (recent graduates, high juniors and seniors). The program will take place  June 27-July 8, 2016 at... read more
The Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association (AHA NY) will hold their spring conference on April 2, 2016 at Adelphi University's Ruth S. Harley University Center (1 South Avenue... read more
NAMI of Southwestern CT will hold an 11-week course about supporting family members who have mental illness. The first session begins on March 14, 2016. Each session will take place at the Westport... read more
The 2016 Abilities Expo New York Metro  will take place April 29-May 1 at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center (97 Sunfield Avenue in Edison, New Jersey). Learn about new topics in... read more
The 2016 Young Child Expo and Conference will take place at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel (481 Eighth Avenue and 34th Street) on April 13-15, 2016. This conference is for professionals who work with... read more
American Academy of Pediatrics has a new report about the role of a pediatrician in special education.  For more information, please read the blog post "Doctors Have a Role... read more
Crain's New York Business Journal published an op-ed about businesses hiring individuals with disabilities.  For more information, please read the op-ed  "The benefits of special-... read more
The senator from Pennsylvania Bob Casey is suggesting reforms in disability services in colleges and universities.  For more information, please read the DisabilityScoop article "Greater... read more
The New York Times published an article about college readiness and the value of a high school degree.  For more information, please read the December 26, 2015 article "As Graduation Rates... read more
Individuals with disabilities may soon be able to open up ABLE accounts in any state.  For more information, please read the January 11, 2016 DisabilityScoop article "ABLE Accounts May Be... read more