Hosted frequently throughout the state, Forte Law Group offers free family workshops on various special education related topics.

FLG Family Workshops often include well-known leading clinical experts and providers within Connecticut as guest speakers.

To attend any event, simply fill out the contact us form and indicate which event(s) you would like to attend. It is also a great way to meet other parents.

You may also follow us on Facebook for future workshop dates. FLG Family Workshop dates are updated frequently.

Here is a list of some of our most recent and upcoming FLG Family Workshops:

 

    • Independent Educational Evaluations – SPED*NET Wilton

      Tuesday, April 30, 2019 @ 10AM

      Jeffrey L. Forte, Esq., of Forte Law Group, will discuss the laws and guidelines concerning IEEs and address your child’s rights to an IEE; what constitutes an IEE; the value of an IEE and why your child may need one; who can conduct an IEE and how it is conducted; and who is financially responsible for an IEE.

      The program will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 @10AM in Wilton. RSVP at the Comstock Community Center info@spednetwilton.org

 

    • Milestones and Forte Law Group present Connecticut program, Autism Q&A

      Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 6:30-7:30pm

      Milestones Behavioral Services CEO Suzanne Letso, M.A., BCBA and Vice President, Clinical Operations Cresse Morrell, M.S., BCBA invite special education attorney Jeffrey L. Forte to present a Q&A program on Autism. The topics covered, in this free, open to the public discussion will be helpful for parents, grandparents, and caregivers and will include:
      -Should I suggest lawyers, advocates, special education specialists?
      -Will telling my nightmare moments help?
      -If my advice backfires how will I face them?
      -Do I suggest a child get further testing?
      -Where do I turn next?
      The program will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 6:30-7:30pm at the Milestones Orange campus. RSVP at MilestonesRSVP@mbs-inc.org or call 203-799-4110 x 660.

 

 

    • Special Education Child Advocate, Program Series: Ask a Professional in Norwalk, CT.

      February 21, 2019 from 5:30-6:30pm
      Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk, CT has invited special education attorney and certified advocate, Jeffrey Forte to hold a parent program on special education laws. The “Ask a Professional” program will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 5:30-6:30pm at Stepping Stones, located at 303 West Avenue in Norwalk, CT. RVSP by Feb. 18 by calling 203-899-0606, ext. 268. This program is an information session that empowers parents to advocate for their child’s educational rights. Attorney Forte will cover the laws covering the IDEA, IEPs, PPT meetings, IEEs, goals and objectives and the eligibility process.

 

    • Divorce and Special Education Law: A Primer

      February 12, 2019
      The Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section has invited special education attorney Jeffrey Forte to present his program entitled “Divorce and Special Education Law: A Primer for Family Law Attorneys and Divorced Parents of a Child with a Disability.” The program will be held on February 12, 2018 at the CBA’s monthly Family Law Section dinner.

 

    • Free Workshop for Parents of Children with Special Needs

      November 9, 2018 6:00pm-7:30pm 4 Research Drive, Suite 403, Shelton, CT 06484
      What are good IEP Goals? What happens when your child isn’t progressing at school? What’s the differences between IEP vs. 504 Plans? Attorney Jeff Forte discusses these questions and more in a free workshop.

 

    • Anxious Youth, School Refusal and Your Child’s Educational Rights

      March 20, 2018 6:30pm-7:30pm Woodhouse Academy 4 Oxford Road, Building F Milford, CT
      Presented by Attorney Jeff Forte and the Staff at Woodhouse Academy.

 

    • What Happens When Your Child With Special Needs Isn’t Progressing At School?

      February 19, 2018, 6:00pm-7:30pm Stepping Stones Museum For Children, 303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850
      Presented by Attorney Jeffrey Forte of Forte Law Group.

 

    • Special Education Law: Empowering Parents

      February 15, 2018, 6:00pm-7:30pm 1441 Post Road Darien, CT 06820
      Presented by Attorney Jeffrey Forte of Forte Law Group.

 

    • Addressing Challenging Behaviors in the Public-School Setting

      January 25, 2018, 6:30pm-7:30pm West Hartford Library, Room A located at 20 South Main Street West Hartford, CT
      Presented by Attorney Jeffrey Forte of Forte Law Group.

 

    • Child Find, IDEA, IEPs, PPTs, IEEs and Making Sense of it All: Understanding Your Child’s Rights

      January 18, 2018 5:30pm to 7:30pm Greenwich Library, Meeting Room located at 101 West Putman Avenue Greenwich, CT 06830
      Presented by Attorney Jeffrey Forte of Forte Law Group.

 

    • Effective Child Advocacy & Special Education Law

      January 16, 2018 12:15pm-1:15pm Rotary Club of Bridgeport, The Holiday Inn located at 1070 Main Street Bridgeport, CT
      Presented by Attorney Jeffrey Forte of Forte Law Group.

 

 

    • Special Education Law & Music Therapy as a Related Service

      January 9, 2018 6:30pm-7:30pm located at 2505 Black Rock Turnpike Fairfield, CT
      Presented by Attorney Jeffrey Forte and Emily Bevelaqua, MMT, MT and Kelsy Gati, MT-BC Board Certified Music Therapists at Connecticut Music Therapy Services

 

    • Special Education Law: Handling PPTs, FEPRA Requests and IEEs

      January 4, 2018 12:15pm-1:15pm located at Rotary Club of Orange, CT.
      Presented by Attorney Jeffrey Forte of Forte Law Group.

 

    • ASRC 2017 Annual Resource Fair

      November 4, 2017, 9:00am to 3:00pm Oakdale Theater Complex located at 95 South Turnpike Road, Wallingford, Connecticut

      Attorney Jeffrey Forte of Forte Law Group LLC will be a legal exhibitor the 2017 Annual ASRC Autism Resource Fair. The event is free to attendees based on the support of participating service providers, like Forte Law Group LLC, supporting this event. Be sure to stop by our table to meet Attorney Jeffrey Forte and to learn more about Forte Law Group. For more information about the fair, visit http://www.ct-asrc.org/

 

 

    • Empowering Parents: Know Your Child’s Rights

      Sponsored by Swim Angelfish. October 3, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm Courtyard by Marriott, 474 Main Avenue Norwalk, CT

 

    • Special Education Law: Know Your Child’s Rights

      Guest Speaker, Larry Venuk, Ms, BCBA of Behavioral Consulting
      Sponsored by FAVOR, INC. September 28, 2017 9:30am-10 :30am City Hall Auditorium 140 Main Street Torrington, CT

 

    • How Can the School Help Address My Child’s Behavior Related to their Disability?

      Guest Speaker: Larry Venuk, MS, BCBA Director of Behavioral Consulting Associates, LLC
      August 22, 2017 7:00-8:30pm 175 Capital Boulevard, 4th Floor Rocky Hill, CT

 

    • Special Education Law: Understanding Your Child’s Rights

      July 25, 2017 6:00-7:30pm 8 Wright Street, 4th Floor Westport, CT