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 email us and we will return your call or email promptly to set up an initial consultation via phone or video conference free of charge.
To address ongoing education and health issues, we are pleased and proud to conduct Zoom webinars to empower special needs parents for the road ahead with the Stamford Jewish Community center entitled: “Finding Your Voice as a Parent: Setting the Stage to Meet the Challenges of the School Year and Beyond.”
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Finding Your Voice as a Parent Webinar: Independent Educational Evaluation IEE

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Finding Your Voice as a Parent – The IEE: What Every Parent Needs to Know
Webinar Date: Tuesday February 7th at 7:00 p.m. EST
Register here on Zoom:
Co-hosted online with the Stamford JCC (Stamford, CT).
Lawrence Berliner, Connecticut Special Education Law Attorney
Jane Faherty, Stamford JCC JumpStart Program Executive Director & Special Education Advocate
Dr. Michael S. Cohen, PhD., ABPP, FAACP, Psychologist, Fairfield CT
Aubrey Schmalle, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist at Sensational Achievements (Stamford, CT).
The IEE Process: A Collaborative Effort
How to Initiate an IEE and more…If Your Child is Struggling in School
• Your child’s rights to request an IEE under the IDEA
• The differences between a school district evaluation and a private independent evaluation
• Learning why, where and when, to request an IEE
• The Trained Psychologist and Neuropsychologist … Conducting evaluations measuring skills, testing for weaknesses and evaluating mental health and psychiatric concerns which may impact a student’s educational performance
• The Occupational Therapist – Evaluates sensory processing, motor, visual motor, and handwriting skills impacting self-regulation and school participation
Questions? Please email Rachel Berliner, Public Relations at [email protected]


February 7
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm