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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.

New York | (914) 902-5918

830 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

New Jersey | (908) 242-3635

555 Route 1 South, Suite 340
Iselin, NJ 08830


by Robert M. Tudisco, Esq.

While going off to college and becoming independent is difficult for all adolescents, it can be particularly difficult for students with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
This is true for many reasons:
  • College is far less structured than high school and the lack of structure and accountability can be a recipe for disaster to an adolescent with AD/HD.
  • In most cases class attendance is not enforced, and there is much less performance feedback until midterm and final examinations.
  • Many of these students have never managed their medication and/or their lives and are unprepared to do so on their own.

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Upcoming Events

February 13, 2017- The Westchester IEP Review

Navigating The Special Education system can be a challenging and frustrating experience for families.  The IEP is your school district’s contract with your child.  It is a binding and legal document.  Ensuring that the IEP is created with your child’s interest in mind, is the first step to getting started on your journey with ease on February 13, RSVP only.

Date/Time: February 13, 2017, By appointment only

Location: 830 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591

February 15, 2017 –  High Risk To High Potential: Transition Issues for High School & College Students with ADHD and Learning Differences

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., in collaboration with New Frontiers in Learning, will present on Transition Issues for High School & College Students with ADHD and Learning Differences on February 15, at 6:00pm

Date/Time: February 15, 2017, 6:00pm

Location: 80 Broad St., 3rd Fl. Conf. Room, New York, NY 10004