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Educating Parents: “Thinking Beyond One Day at a Time”: A Comprehensive FREE Special Education Law and Financial Planning Workshop

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 161 Skymeadow Dr Stamford CT 06903  See map

Educating Parents: “Thinking Beyond One Day at a Time”: A Comprehensive FREE Special Education Law and Financial Planning Workshop


 


 


Thursday, October 25th at 7:00 P.M. at Villa Maria School, 161 Sky Meadow Drive, Stamford, CT


 


Featured Speakers:


 


Attorney Lawrence W. Berliner, Special Education and Disability Law, Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner, LLC Westport, CT


 


Stephen Ehrens, CPA, CLTC, Financial Advisor Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Fairfield, CT


 


This workshop will help parents articulate concerns and visions for their child and help them begin to develop strategies to achieve their goals.


 


The workshop will focus on 10 starting points


 


SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW:


• Pursuing your child’s basic educational rights


• IEP’s: Understanding goals and objectives and maximizing the effectiveness for your child


• PPT’s: How to prepare, organize and strategize for every PPT meeting including the annual review


• How to sharpen your parent advocacy skills


• What steps to take when your child is achieving below his/her potential


 


FINANCIAL PLANNING:


• Special Needs trusts – why planning is key for the future and lifetime of your child


• Learning how to compose a letter of intent


• Providing an array of financial solutions to meet your expectations


• Your child’s eligibility for benefits: SSI, Medicaid, and more


• Preparing for taxes: Guidelines for special needs families


 


CONTACT: Mary Ann Tynan, DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS E-MAIL: mtynan@villamariaedu.org / PHONE:  (203) 322-5886 ext.104

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