Mar

25 2015

Finding Your Voice As A Parent Workshop

7:00PM - 9:00PM  


Contact Jill Lesage
203-738-0033
jwlesage@jewishnewhaven.org

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL EDUCATION WORKSHOP
FINDING YOUR VOICE AS A PARENT:
DISCOVER WHAT EVERY PARENT NEEDS TO KNOW TO BE INFORMED, EDUCATED AND EMPOWERED

This is a FREE hands-on workshop, to help parents of special needs children demystify the special education process, articulate their concerns and better manage the path to their child’s future success.
These are the starting points for discussion:
• Your student’s basic educational rights
• Steps to take when your child is struggling in school and achieving below his potential
• How to make the IEP a framework for success
• PPT process, Annual Review, and the IEE (independent educational evaluation)
• Strategies for effective parent advocacy
• What to do when the school is no longer meeting your child’s unique needs
• The role of attorney and advocate in the special education process

SESSION FACILITATED BY:

LAWRENCE W. BERLINER, Special Education Law Attorney
Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner, LLC
Westport and Guilford, CT
www.berlinerspecialedlaw.com

TIFFANY KATZ, Special Education Advocate/Educational Consultant
TMK CONSULTING LLC, ORANGE, CT
www.tmkconsulting.org

Sponsor: Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner and FMK Consulting LLC

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