Educating Parents: “Thinking Beyond One Day at a Time”

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012, 7:00pm

Wilton Family Y

404 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT

Free

EDUCATING PARENTS: “Thinking Beyond One Day at a Time”
A Comprehensive FREE Special Education Law and Financial Planning Workshop.
CONTACT: Gloria Bass, Special Needs Coordinator / Outreach Director, E-MAIL: gbass@wiltonYMCA.org / PHONE: (203) 762-8384 X207
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
FEATURED SPEAKERS:
Attorney Lawrence W. Berliner, Special Education and Disability Law LAW OFFICE OF LAWRENCE W. BERLINER, WESTPORT
Stephen Ehrens, CPA, CLTC, Financial Advisor
NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL FINANCIAL NETWORK, FAIRFIELD, CT

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