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Attorneys working with families in a wide range of legal matters such as estate planning, employment discrimination, and civil rights complaints, with a special focus on Special Education disputes, and advocacy including claims under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as in disciplinary matters, arrests, criminal prosecution of students, bullying claims, guardianship & special needs planning.  Barger & Gaines also represents families in Real Estate transactions.

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Tarrytown, NY 10591


New Jersey | (908) 242-3635

555 Route 1 South, Suite 340
Iselin, NJ 08830
info@bargergaines.com

 

 5 PROACTIVE STEPS THAT CAN EASE BACK TO SCHOOL ANXIETY
by Paul N. Barger, Esq.

The first day of the new school year is an exciting time for many children and their families.  And for some families, the beginning of the school year can be the cause of understandable anxiety and numerous questions.

When a child is struggling in the district, whether because of learning challenges, behavioral concerns, social difficulties, or for any number of reasons, the first day of school is often met with trepidation.

There are straight-forward ways families can start the school year which, with cooperation from the district, will hopefully lead to a better experience.

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THE SUMMER WE LEARNED HOW TO LET GO AND TO HOLD ON
by Phyllis Lombardi

I can’t believe it’s over.  I’m sitting here in my backyard and it’s filled with forks and cups, ribbons and dead balloons.  The Party is over!  We did it Nicholas, you graduated college.  I am so proud my heart feels as though it could explode.  You beat the odds.  You would never say it, but I know it hasn’t been easy.

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Upcoming Events


September 19, 2017 – Discipline in Schools and The Special Education Process

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a talk, in collaboration with Putnam Independent Living Services, on Discipline in Schools and The Special Education Process on September 19, 2017 at 7:00pm

Date/Time: September 19, 2017, 7:00pm

Location: Westchester Community College, Mt. Vernon Ext.
17 South 5th Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY

RSVP:  Isabel@bargergaines.com


 October 11, 2017 – Evaluations

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will present a talk at St. Josephs Children’s Hospital on Evaluations on October 11, 2017, at 6:30pm

Date/Time: October 11, 2017, 6:30pm

Location: St. Josephs Children’s Hospital, 703 Main Street, Paterson, NJ

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com