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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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 404 Danbury Rd Wilton CT 06897  See map
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Educating Parents: “Thinking Beyond One Day at a Time”: A Comprehensive FREE Special Education Law and Financial Planning Workshop


 


Wednesday, December 5th at the Wilton Family YMCA at 7:00 P.M.


 404 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897


 


Featured Speakers:


 


Attorney Lawrence W. Berliner, Special Education and Disability Law, Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner, LLC, Westport and Guilford, 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: Gloria Bass, Special Needs Coordinator and Outreach Coordinator at the Wilton Family YMCA at gbass@wiltonymca.org or (203)-762-8384, ext. 207


 

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