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Finding Your Voice as a Parent Webinar: Special Education Law and Advocacy

November 29, 7 pm8 pm.

Finding Your Voice as a Parent: Special Education Law and Advocacy. Register in advance. Co-hosted online with the Stamford JCC (Stamford, CT).

Speakers: Lawrence Berliner, Connecticut Special Education Law Attorney

Jane Faherty, Stamford JCC JumpStart Program Executive Director and Special Education Advocate

Allie Grafman, Special Education Advocate at ABC Advocacy LLC

Taking Ownership of Your Child’s Educational Journey and Empowering Parents for the Road Ahead.

It will start with a discussion of the Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE) led by Attorney Berliner and answer concerns and questions relating to your child’s progress up to this point in the school year:

• What to do if your child is struggling with academics and/or behavioral issues and the school is not responding to your child’s needs.

• Assessing strengths and weaknesses, steps in the evaluation process, school district vs. private evaluations.

• The process of obtaining an IEE

• Navigating next steps

• Q&A Session to Follow

Questions? Please email Rachel Berliner at [email protected]