Board of Finance Chairman Jon Zagrodzky is being criticized by some parents of Darien special education students who imply that he’s attacking special education spending. The accusations are exaggerated, sometimes inaccurate and occasionally nonsense. Readers can see that for themselves in the excerpt of his speech we’ve published at the bottom, and compare that with what the letters said. (more…) Continue Reading →
Westport Attorney Lawrence W. Berliner is presenting a workshop for parents with students in special education about what they need to know to navigate the special education maze and focus on what they need to know for the school year and beyond. (more…) Continue Reading →
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The moment parents hear the word disability associated with their child, time stops. Or so it seems.
But just as emotion saps their reserves, the challenges they face are just setting in and, in fact, time is flying. Parents do not have the luxury of taking time to process this overwhelming news. Instead, they have to adapt and learn and keep pace with the changes that come and the subsequent special education landscape they face. (more…) Continue Reading →