Sep 19, 2019
5:30-7:30pm at the West Side YMCA
Regina Skyer will be speaking on a panel covering a wide variety of issues facing parents of special needs children. A perfect introduction for those who are new to the special needs parenting world. The event has been organized by special needs financial advisor Liz Kinstlinger. Space is limited, so register in advance. This is a free event.
Oct 10, 2019
6:30pm-8:30pm at Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
Three Skyer Law attorneys, Regina Skyer, Greg Cangiano, and Abbie Smith, will speak about how to navigate the kindergarten transition process in NYC (often called “turning five”). Register on BCM’s page for this event. This is a free event sponsored by Music Cares of BCM.
Oct 21, 2019
9am-4pm at NYC Bar Association
Skyer Law attorney Paul Kohan is co-organizer of this important CLE event and Skyer Law partner Jesse Cole Cutler is one of the featured speakers. “This full-day CLE on Dyslexia – a significant learning disability affecting approximately 20% of school-aged children – will provide lawyers and clinicians an inside view into how the special education system works for families with potentially dyslexic and diagnosed dyslexic children.” Visit the NYC Bar Association's event page to register.
Please contact Paul Kohan in our office pkohan[at]skyerlaw[dot]com if you are an interested parent or non-legal professional and we will let you know when we learn more about the possibility of reduced registration fees.
Oct 25, 2019
9am-4pm at the Child Mind Institute
Skyer Law partner Abbie Smith will be speaking on a panel at the Child Mind Institute’s 2nd annual Special Education Symposium. This is “a full-day workshop for parents of children in grades K-12 with language-based learning disabilities — including challenges with listening, speaking, reading, writing, spelling and mathematics.” The agenda includes panels about “evaluations, interventions, legal challenges, and admissions processes for local public, private, and learning support schools.”
Registration is $125 and includes lunch. See the Child Mind Institute’s website for details.