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Upcoming Events and Presentations

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


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


August 7, 2017 – School Discipline & Criminal Prosecution of Children with Special Needs

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present an Education Law CLE on School Discipline & Criminal Prosecution of Children with Special Needs on August 7, 2017 at 1:30pm 

Date/Time: August 7, 2017, 1:30pm -2:30pm

Location: 61 Broadway, Suite 1105 (11th Floor), New York, NY


August 7, 2017 – Transition Planning from K-12 to Post Secondary

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present an Education Law CLE on Transition Planning from K-12 to Post Secondary on August 7, 2017 at 11:30am

Date/Time: August 7, 2017, 11:30am -1:00pm

Location: 61 Broadway, Suite 1105 (11th Floor), New York, NY


June 21, 2017 – Evening with Greenburgh SEPTA Special Ed Committee

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will join the Greenburgh SEPTA’s Special Ed Committee to host and informal gathering for a question and answer session on June 21, 2017 at 7:00pm

Date/Time: June 21, 2017, 7:00pm

Location: Highview Elementary School, 200 N. Central Ave, Hartsdale, NY

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com


June 15, 2017 – Sibling Support: “The Other Child” A Panel Discussion About The Dynamics in the Special Needs Family

Join us for a panel presentation, moderated by Paul N. Barger, and learn about the challenges and the joys of growing up as part of a family with a sibling who has special needs.  Panelists:  Nicholas Lombardi creator of the “I’m Not Misbehaving, I Have Autism” button.  Paulina Paras, Duke Undergrad studying Neuroscience, inspired by her experiences growing up with her sister with special needs, and Stefani Cohen, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, available through a generous grant from UJA Federation of NY.  Stefani works with families with learning differences and special needs for over 20 years.   Q & A session will follow.

Date/Time: June 15, 2017, 6:30pm

Location: Shames JCC on the Hudson, 371 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591

RSVP:  Isabel@bargergaines.com 


May 18, 2017 – Treating School Avoidance, Anxiety, and Emotional Dysregulation by Gary Edelstein

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will be in attendance and available for a question and answer session at Fusion Academy of Greenwich, after Gary Edelstein’s presentation on School Avoidance, Anxiety, and Emotional Dysregulation on May 18, 2017 at 6:00pm.

Date/Time: May 18, 2017, 6:00pm

Location: Fusion Academy Greenwich, 66 Gatehouse Road, Stamford, CT

RSVP: kbravo@fusionacademy.com


May 9, 2017 – Manifestation Hearings/School Discipline: What Parents Need to Know

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will present a webinar in collaboration with Parent to Parent of NYS and Putnam Independent Living Services on Manifestation Hearings/School Discipline: What Parents Need to Know on May 9th at 6:00pm

Date/Time: May 9, 2017, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location:  Link for webinar provided once registered

RSVP:  Isabel@bargergaines.com 


May 6, 2017 – 2017 Parent Leadership & Advocacy Conference

Barger & Gaines will be at the Parent Leadership & Advocacy Conference on Saturday, May 6th, from 8:00am – 3:30pm.

Date/Time: May 6, 2017, 8:00am to 3:30pm

Location: Holiday Inn East Windsor, National Conference Center, 399 Monmouth Street, East Windsor, NJ

Contact: mgerke@spannj.org or call 973-424-3950


May 4, 2017 – Manifestation Hearings/School Discipline: What Parents Need to Know

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a webinar in collaboration with Parent to Parent of NYS and Putnam Independent Living Services on Manifestation Hearings/School Discipline: What Parents Need to Know on May 4th at 12:00pm

Date/Time: May 4, 2017, 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Location:  Link for webinar provided once registered

RSVP:  Isabel@bargergaines.com 


April 29, 2017 – Facets of Dyslexia Annual Conference

Barger & Gaines will be a co-sponsor of the Fourth Annual Dyslexia and Language-Based Learning Disabilities Conference on Saturday, April 29th, from 8:00am-4:00pm.

Date/Time: April 29, 2017, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Location:  Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ


April 23, 2017 – Special Needs Expo – Long Island

Barger & Gaines will be at Special Needs Expo at Long Island Hilton on April 23rd, from 11am to 4pm.

Date/Time: April 23, 2017 from 11am to 4pm

Location: Long Island Hilton – 598 Broad Hollow Road, Melville, NY


April 21, 2017 – “Celebrating Kids’ Strengths”  Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Annual Gala 2017

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will be serving as Master of Ceremonies for Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Annual Gala on April 21st, 7:00pm 

Date/Time: April 21, 2017, 7:00pm

Location: Indian Harbor Yacht Club, 710 Steamboat Road, Greenwich, CT


April 18, 2017 – Networking Luncheon in New Jersey

Barger & Gaines will co-sponsor, together with The Menninger Clinic and New Frontiers in Learning, a networking luncheon at Morton’s Steakhouse on April 18th, at 12:00pm.  

Date/Time: April 18, 2017, at 12:00pm

Location: Morton’s Steakhouse, The Shops at Riverside, 1 Riverside Square Mall #274, Hackensack, NJ

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com or 908-242-3635 x113


April 6, 2017 – Special Education Reconsidered

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will present an interactive conversation about the Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District case, the arguments made for and against imposing a greater obligation on school districts to provide more than the minimum educational benefit to students with disabilities, and the potential impact of the Supreme Court’s decision on the climate of special education across the United States on April 6th, at 7:00pm

Date/Time: April 6, 2017, 7:00pm

Location: Monmouth University, Wilson Hall, 400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, NJ 07764


April 4, 2017  – High Risk to High Potential: Transition Challenges for Students with ADHD and LD.

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present, in collaboration with Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, on High Risk to High Potential: Transition Challenges for Students with ADHD and LD on April 4th, at 7:00pm

Date/Time: April 4, 2017, 7:00pm

Location: Westport Library, 20 Jesup Rd, Westport, CT


March 16, 2017 – Navigating The Special Education System

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will present on Navigating The Special Education System on March 16th, at 7:00pm

Date/Time: March 16, 2017, 7:00pm

Location:  Clarence Dillon Public Library,  2336 Lamington Rd, Bedminster Township, NJ 


March 11, 2017 – Understanding ADHD: A View From The Inside

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop for Scouting University on, Understanding ADHD: A View From The Inside- Managing Scouts with ADHDon March 11th at 1:30pm. 

Date/Time: March 11, 2017, 1:30pm

Location: Iona Prep, 255 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle


March 8, 2017 – Addressing & Fighting Stigma

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a talk on Addressing & Fighting Stigma in collaboration with The Eastchester SEPTA, on March 8th, at 7:00pm. 

Date/Time: March 8, 2017, at 7:00pm

Location:  EHS Media Center


March 6, 2017 – Two Rivers – Friends of Different Learners – Resource Fair

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will be be available to provide resources and information at the Two Rivers Friends of Different Learners – Resource Fair, on March 6th, at 6:30pm.

Date/Time: March 6, 2017, 6:30pm

Location: Red Bank United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 247 Broad Street, Red Bank, NJ

Please RSVP – https://fodlresourcefair2017.eventbrite.com 


March 5, 2017 – COPAA Annual Conference – Using The Discipline Process to Effectively Defend the Criminal Prosecution

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present at the Annual COPAA Conference on Using the Discipline Process to Effectively Defend the Criminal Prosecution on March 5th, at Breakout V 10:00am

Date/Time: March 5, 2017, 10:00am

Location:  The Fairmount Dallas

Info: http://www.copaa.org/?Conference


February 22, 2017 – Networking Luncheon in Westchester, NY

Barger & Gaines will co-sponsor, together with The Menninger Clinic and New Frontiers in Learning, a networking luncheon at Sambal of Irvington

Date/Time: February 22, 2017, at 12:00pm

Location: 4 West Main St., Irvington, NY

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com or 908-242-3635 x 113


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


 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 13th, RSVP only.

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

Location: 830 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591


December 6, 2016 – The Impact of Adult ADHD

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present on The Impact of Adult ADHD in collaboration with Putnam & Vicinity CHADD on December 6th, at 7:15pm

Date/Time: December 6, 2016, 7:15pm

Location: Four Winds Hospital Conference Center, 800 Cross River Road (Route 35) Katonah, NY


November 17, 2016 – Addressing and Fighting Stigma

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop on Addressing and Fighting Stigma to the Arlington SEPTA on November 17th, at 7:00pm.

Date/Time: November 17, 2016, 7:00pm

Location: Arlington High School, 1157 NY-55, Lagrangeville, NY

For information: BColes@putnamils.org 


November 14, 2016 – Understanding ADHD From the Inside Out

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop on Understanding ADHD From the Inside Out, in collaboration with Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, on November 14th, at 7:00pm.

Date/Time: November 14, 2016, 7:00pm

Location: Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road, Wesport, CT

Register at: understandingadhdinsideout.eventbrite.com 


November 13, 2016 – Special Needs Expo- Westchester

Barger & Gaines will be at Special Needs Expo at Westchester Marriott on November 13th, from 11am to 4pm.

Date/Time: November 13, 2016, from 11am to 4pm

Location: Westchester Marriott, 670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591


November 9, 2016 – Addressing and Fighting Stigma

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop on Addressing and Fighting Stigma to the Somers SEPTA on November 9th, at 7:30pm.

Date/Time: November 9, 2016, 7:30pm

Location:  Somers Middle School Library, 250 Rt. 202, Somers, NY

For information:  jnnfrelliott@hotmail.com


November 9, 2016 – Guardianship – 2016 Annual Resource Fair Sponsored by Hawthorne Country Day School

Giulia Frasca, Esq., will present on Guardianship on November 9th, at 6:30pm.

Date/Time: November 9, 2016, 6:30pm

Location: Hawthorne Foundation Day Habilitation – 525 Executive Blvd. Elmsford, NY 10523
(Same parking lot as the New York Blood Center)

For information:  Contact Daren Cerrone 914-592-8526 ext. 2111, dcerrone@hawthornecountryday.org
or Kim Arruda 914-592-8526 ext. 3040, karruda@hawthornecountryday.org


October 27, 2016 – Understanding Your Child’s Evaluation

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will present a workshop, in collaboration with Putnam Independent Living Services, on Understanding Your Child’s Evaluation on October 27th, at 12:00pm.

Date/Time: October 27, 2016, 12:00pm

Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Beacon Street, Beacon, NY

For information: Dgreen@putnamils.org 


October 27, 2016 – Developing The I.E.P

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop, in collaboration with Putnam Independent Living Services, on Developing The I.E.P on October 27th, at 10:00am. 

Date/Time: October 27, 2016, 10:00am

Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Beacon Street, Beacon, NY

For information: Dgreen@putnamils.org 


October 25, 2016 – ADHD Awareness Lectures

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., and Dr. Seth Pearl, DC will each present a one hour lecture on Understanding ADHD: A View from the Inside Out and Understanding and Managing the Ferrari Brain, for ADHD Awareness Month on October 25th, at 6:30pm.

Date/Time: October 25, 2016, 6:30pm

Location: 30 South Broadway, Irvington, NY

RSVP:  Isabel@bargergaines.com  or call 914-90-5918 x 113


October 23, 2016 – LDANJ – Learning Disabilities Association of NJ – Yearly Conference

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will present in collaboration with Jeanne Tighe, Speech Pathologist, on Language Needs and Program Decisions at 3:00pm, and will be available for networking and discussion throughout the day at the annual Fall Learning Disabilities Conference of New Jersey, hosted by the Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey (LDANJ) at the Rutgers University Livingston Student Center, on October 23rd, from 8:30am to 4pm.

Date/Time: October 23, 2016, at 3:00pm

Conference time:  8:30am – 4pm

Location: 84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue Piscataway, NJ 08854

Information Desk: 848.445.0405

For a full brochure on this event, please visit Events at www.ldanj.org  or call 732-645-2738


October 20, 2016 – School Discipline and Criminal Prosecution

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present, in collaboration with Westchester Independent Living Center at their Family Empowerment Series for Parents of Children with Special Needs, on School Discipline and Criminal Prosecution, on October 20th, at 10:00am.

Date/Time: October 20, 2016, 10:00am

Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508

For info:  DGreen@putnamils.org


October 17, 2016 – School Discipline and Criminal Prosecution

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop, at the TRI CHADD NJ ADHD Seminar 2016 on School Discipline and Criminal Prosecution on October 17th, at 6:00pm.

Date/Time: October 17, 2016, 6:00pm

Location:  The Health and Wellness Center at CentraState Hospital, 901 West Main Street Freehold NJ 07728

For Info: T: 732.552.8012 , Meetup® | Facebook®, trichaddnj@chadd.net


October 12, 2016 – Guardianship

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will present a workshop, in collaboration with St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, on Guardianship on October 12th, 2016 at 6:00pm.

Date/Time: October 12, 2016, 6:00pm

Location: St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, 703 Main Street, Lobby Auditorium, Paterson, NJ

RSVP:  valentinc@sjhmc.org 


September 26, 2016 – Advocacy and Outreach for Communities with Special Needs

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present to librarians at the Westchester Library System on Advocacy and Outreach for Communities with Special Needs on September 26th, at 10:00am.

Date/Time: September 26, 2016, 10:00m

Location:  Westchester Library System, 570 Taxter Road, Elmsford, NY


September 18, 2016 – Special Needs Expo – New Jersey

Barger & Gaines will be at the Special Needs Expo at the Teaneck Marriot at Glenpointe on September 18th, from 11am to 4pm.

Date/Time: September 18, 2016, from 11am to 4pm

Location: Teaneck Marriot, 100 Frank W Burr Blvd, Teaneck, New Jersey, 07666


August 25, 2016 – Webinar on School Discipline and Criminal Prosecution

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a webinar in collaboration with Special Mom’s Network on School Discipline and Criminal Prosecution on August 25th, at 7:00pm. 

Date/Time: August 25, 2016 at 7:00pm

Link:  http://us3.campaign-archive1.com/?u=a35da088908b70cfeb4b68c2c&id=a450162779&
e=%5BUNIQID%5D


July 14, 2016 – Networking Luncheon in Long Branch, NJ

Barger & Gaines will co-sponsor a networking luncheon at Max’s Hot Dogs in Long Branch, NJ

Date/Time: July 14, 2016, at 12:00pm

Location: 25 Matilda Terrace, Long Branch, NJ

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com or 908-242-3635 x 113


June 20, 2016 – The Difficulties, Challenges, and Successes Related to ADHD -Talkzone.com

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., nationally recognized disability community leader and motivational speaker will discuss the difficulties, challenges, and successes related to ADHD.  As an adult diagnosed with ADHD, he has been a dedicated voice for children and adults with disabilities in school, in the courtroom, and in the halls of congress.

He joins Shanee, of Talkzone.com – Internet Talk Radio

Date/Time:  June 20, 2016, at 10:00am

Location: http://www.talkzone.com/episodes/200/BHF062016.html


June 15, 2016 – Transition to College: Understanding the Legal Issues of Students with ADHD

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop via webinar on Transition to College: Understanding the Legal Issues of Students with ADHD on June 15th, at 2:00pm

Date/Time: June 15, 2016, at 2:00pm

Register: Direct webinar registration link 


June 12, 2016- Grill and Chill For Blue Fundraiser

Grill and Chill For Blue Fundraiser will benefit adults with neuro diversities transitioning to the workforce and will take place on June 12th, at 3:00pm.

Date/Time: June 12, 2016, at 3:00pm

Location: 30 South Broadway, Irvington, NY 10533

RSVP:  Space is limited – to inquire contact Isabel@bargergaines.com  or 914-902-5918 x 113


June 2, 2016 – An Unexpected Journey: One Parent’s Perspective

Dr. Meredith Blitz-Goldstein will present a workshop on An Unexpected Journey: One Parent’s Perspective on June 2nd, at 6:30pm

Date/Time: June 2, 2016, at 6:30pm

Location:  555 Route 1 South, Suite 340, Iselin, NJ 08830

RSVP:  Isabel@bargergaines.com or 908-242-3635 x 113


May 23, 2016 – When School Discipline and Criminal Prosecution Collide

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop, in collaboration with Westchester Independent Living Center, on When School Discipline and Criminal Prosecution Collide on May 23rd, at 10:00am 

Date/Time: May 23, 2016, at 10:00am

Location: Westchester Independent Living Center, 10 County Center Rd., White Plains, NY

This is a closed workshop, but let us know if it’s of interest to you. 


May 23, 2016 – Disagreements with the CSE Team, Unilateral Placement, & Reimbursement

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will present a workshop, in collaboration with Westchester Independent Living Center, on Disagreements with the CSE Team, Unilateral Placements, & Reimbursement on May 23rd, at 12:00pm

Date/Time: May 23, 2016, at 12:00pm

Location: Westchester Independent Living Center, 10 County Center Rd., White Plains, NY

This is a closed workshop, but let us know if it’s of interest to you. 


May 20, 2016 – Alternatives to Student Suspension and What Works

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq, will join a panel of presenters, in collaboration with The Lower Hudson Special Education Task Force, to discuss Alternatives to Student Suspension and What Works on May 20th, at 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date/Time: May 20, 2016, at 10:00am

Location: The Mahopac Public Library, Community Room, 668 Route 6, Mahopac, NY

RSVP:  845-228-7457 x 1108


May 19, 2016 – Treating School Avoidance, Anxiety, and Emotional Dysregulation

Gary J. Edelstein, LCSW-R will present a workshop on Treating School Avoidance, Anxiety, and Emotional Dysregulation, on May 19th, at 6:30pm

Date/Time: May 19, 2016, at 6:30pm

Location: 30 South Broadway, Irvington, NY

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com or 914-902-5918 x 113


May 12, 2016 – High Stakes Testing and Accommodations: Evaluation Nuts and Bolts

Dr. Chriscelyn Tussey, Forensic Neuropsychologist, will present a workshop on High Stakes Testing and Accommodations: Evaluation Nuts and Bolts, on May 12th, at 6:30pm

Date/Time: May 12, 2016, at 6:30pm

Location: 30 South Broadway, Irvington, NY

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com or 914-902-5918 x 113


May 3, 2016- Adult ADHD: A View From The Inside

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop, in collaboration with CHADD of Putnam and Vicinity, NY, on Adult ADHD: A View From The Inside, on May 3rd, at 7:15pm

Date/Time: May 3, 2016, at 7:15pm

Location: Four Winds Hospital Conference Center, 800 Cross River Road (Route 35), Katonah, NY


April 28, 2016 – The Rights of Students with Learning Differences and the District’s Responsibilities

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will present an informative talk at, The Cambridge School, on The Rights of Students with Learning Differences and the District’s Responsibilities, on April 28th, 2016, at 8:30am

Date/Time: April 28, 2016, at 8:30am

Location: 100 Straube Center Blvd., Pennington, NJ

RSVP:  mmaskell@thecambridgeschool.org or 609-730-9553


April 21, 2016 – Autism & Autism Evaluations

Dr. Jon Rogove will present a workshop, in collaboration with Barger & Gaines, at the United States Military Academy at West Point, on Autism &  Autism Evaluations, on April 21st, 2016 at 6:30pm

Date/Time: April 21, 2016, 6:30pm

Location: 622 Swift Road, West Point, NY (must have  2 forms of I.D. to enter through Thayer Gate)

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com


April 21, 2016 – Free IEP Review

Barger & Gaines NY will be reviewing IEP’s at Putnam Independent Living Services on April 21st, 2016, call to RSVP! 

Date/Time: April 21, 2016, by RSVP only

Location: 1441 Route 22, Suite 204, Brewster, NY

Call to schedule: 914-902-5918 x 113


April 19, 2016 – Networking Luncheon in Essex County, NJ

Barger & Gaines will co sponsor a networking luncheon at Calabrias in Livingston, NJ

Date/Time: April 19, 2016, at 12:00pm

Location: 588 South Livingston Avenue, Livingston, NJ

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com or 908-242-3635 x 113


April 18, 2016 – Developing Your Child’s Individualized Education Program

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will present a workshop, at Putnam Independent Living Services, on Developing Your Child’s Individualized Education Program, on April 18th, 2016 at 6:30pm.

Date/Time: April 18, 2016, 6:30pm

Location: 1441 Route 22, Suite 204, Brewster, NY

RSVP:  Isabel@bargergaines.com 


April 13, 2016 – The Role of Private Schools in Hearings

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will present a workshop at the NATSAP (National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs) Southwest Regional Conference on The Role of Private Schools in Hearings, on April 13th, at 1:00pm

Date/Time: April 13, 2016, at 1:00pm

Location: https://www.natsap.org/Public/Events_News/Regional_Conferences/Public/Events___News/Regional_Conferences/Regional_Conferences.aspx?hkey=122a710d-383f-42e8-b4b4-c42dcc0e080c


April 5, 2016 – 2016 Administrative Law Forum

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will present a CLE, at the New Jersey Law Center, on The Education Law Panel – Streamlining Due Process Cases, on April 5th, 2016, at 9:45am

Date/Time: April 5, 2016, 9:45am

Location: New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square, New Brunswick, NJ


April 4, 2016- Adult ADHD: Building Coping Skills from the Inside Out

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop, in collaboration with NYC-CHADD, on Adult ADHD: Building Coping Skills from the Inside Out, on April 4th, 2016, at 5:55pm

Date/Time: April 4, 2016, 5:55pm

Location: The Church of Saint Thomas More, 65 East 89th Street, NYC

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com


March 23, 2016 – Navigating The Special Education System

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will present a workshop, at the West Caldwell Library, on Navigating The Special Education System, on March 23rd, 2016 at 6:00pm

Date/Time: March 23, 2016, 6:00pm

Location: West Caldwell Library, 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell, NJ

RSVP:  McCoy@westcaldwell@bccls.org or 973-226-5441


 March 16, 2016- Understanding The Team’s Evaluation of Your Child with Special Needs

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will present a workshop, at the Piscataway Public Library, on Understanding The Team’s Evaluation of Your Child with Special Needs, on March 16th, 2016 at 7:00pm

Date/Time: March 16, 2016, 7:00pm

Location: Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ

RSVP: mpiekars@piscatawaylibrary.org or 732-463-1633 x6


March 15, 2016 – Free IEP Review

Come to Barger & Gaines NJ for a FREE IEP Review on March 15th, call to schedule a time! 

Date/Time: March 15, 2016, by RSVP only.

Location: 555 Route One South, Suite 340, Iselin, NJ

Call to schedule:  908-242-3635 x 113


March 10, 2016- ADHD School Discipline and Criminal Prosecution

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a CLE, to The Women’s Bar Association,  on ADHD School Discipline and Criminal Prosecution, on March 10th, at 12:30pm

Date/Time: March 10, 2016, 12:30pm

Location: Westchester Surrogate’s Court, 111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 19th floor, White Plains, NY, Courtroom 1800


March 10, 2016 – Networking Luncheon- Monmouth County, NJ

Paul N. Barger, Esq.,  and Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will be available for discussion, at a Networking Luncheon, at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, on March 10th, at 12:00pm

Date/Time: March 10, 2016, 12:00pm

Location: Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, 180 NJ-35, Eatontown, NJ

RSVP to: jayers@menninger.edu 


February 25, 2016 – What’s Trending in Special Education Today – A Special Event with Special Mom’s Network

Barger & Gaines in collaboration with Special Mom’s Network and Sensory Stepping Stones will present on What’s Trending in Special Education Today- A Special Event with Special Mom’s Network, on February 25th, at 6:00pm

Date/Time: February 25, 2016, 6:00pm

Location:  30 South Broadway, Irvington, NY

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com / 914-902-5918 x 13 or SpecialMomsNetwork@gmail.com


February 25, 2016 – Understanding Standardized Test Scores

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will present a workshop, at The Old Bridge Library, on Understanding Standardized Test Scores, on February 25th, at 7:00pm

Date/Time: February 25, 2016, 7:00pm

Location: Old Bridge Library, One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ

RSVP: dprice@oldbridgelibrary.org or 732-721-5600 x 5039


February 23, 2016 – The Jayne S. Carmody School at Rumson Country Day School -Professionals Day

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will co-host a day of resources and information, for clinicians, specialists, and professionals, at The Jayne S. Carmody School at Rumson Country Day School – Professionals Day, on February 23rd, from 10:00am – 2:00pm

Date/Time: February 23, 2016, 10:00am to 2:00pm

Location: 35 Bellevue Ave, Rumson, NJ

RSVP:  By February 17th – Lscanlon@rcds.org or call 732-842-0527 x 1132


February 18, 2016 – High Risk to High Potential:  Transition Issues for High School & College Students with ADHD and Learning Differences

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop, in collaboration with New Frontiers In Learning, on High Risk to High Potential: Transition Issues for High School & College Students with ADHD and Learning Differences at Barger & Gaines, on February 18th, at 6:30pm

Date/Time: February 18, 2016, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 30 South Broadway, Irvington, NY

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com or call 914-902-5918 x 113


February 3, 2016 – Two Rivers Friends of Different Learners- Resource Fair

Barger & Gaines will be available to provide resources and information at the Two Rivers Friends of Different Learners – Resource Fair, on February 3rd, at 6:30pm

Date/Time: February 3, 2016, 6:30pm

Location: 141 Bodman Place, Red Bank, NJ

Info: 732-219-0834


February 3, 2016 – Preparing For Your CSE Meeting

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will co-present at a workshop, in collaboration with Greenburgh SEPTA, on Preparing For Your CSE Meeting, on February 3rd, at 7:00pm

Date/Time: February 3, 2016, 7:00pm

Location: Greenburgh Central School District, Admin Bldg., Mansion Boardroom, 457 W. Hartsdale Ave, Hartsdale, NY


January 30, 2016 – Understanding ADHD: A View From The Inside

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop for Scouting University on, Understanding ADHD: A View From The Inside- Managing Scouts with ADHDon January 30th, at 11:00am

Date/Time: January 30, 2016, 11:00am

Location: Iona Prep, 255 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle


January  28, 2016 – Networking Luncheon-Bergen County, NJ

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will be available for discussion, at a Networking Luncheon, at The Capital Grille, on January 28th, at 12:00pm

Date/Time: January 28, 2016, 12:00pm

Location: The Capital Grille, 1 Garden State Plaza Blvd., Paramus, NJ

RSVP to: Isabel@bargergaines.com


January 22, 2016 – The Perfect Storm – When School and Criminal Prosecution Collide

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop, at Westchester Independent Living Center, on The Perfect Storm – When School and Criminal Prosecution Collide, on January 22nd, at 12:00pm

Date/Time: January 22, 2016, 12:00pm

Location: 10 County Center Road, 2nd Floor, White Plains, NY

RSVP: BColes@putnamils.org


January 19, 2016 – Special Education 101

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will present a workshop, at The JCC on the Hudson, on Special Education 101, on January 19th, at 7:30pm

Date/Time: January 19, 2016, 7:30pm

Location: JCC on The Hudson, 371 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com


January 19, 2016 -Barnstable Academy Open House

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will be available to answer questions and for parent discussion at the Barnstable Academy Open House on January 19th, at 7:00pm

Date/Time: January 19, 2016, 7:00pm

Location: 8 Wright Way, Oakland, NJ 07436

For more information: lmcgann@barnstableacademy.com


January 15, 2016 – The Perfect Storm – When School and Criminal Prosecution Collide

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will present a workshop, at Putnam Independent Living Services, on The Perfect Storm – When School and Criminal Prosecution Collide, on January 15th, at 12:00pm

Date/Time: January 15, 2016, 12:00pm

Location: 1441 Route 22, Suite 204, Brewster, NY

RSVP: BColes@putnamils.org


December 17, 2015 – Understanding Autism Evaluations

Dr. Jon Rogove will present a workshop, at the offices of Barger & Gaines, on Understanding Autism Evaluations, on December 17th, at 6:30pm

Date/Time: December 17, 2015, 6:30pm

Location: Barger & Gaines, 30 South Broadway, Irvington, NY

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com


November 21, 2015 – White Plains Special Needs PTA Resource Fair

Barger & Gaines will be at the White Plains Special Needs PTA Resource Fair taking place at the Post Road School, on November 21st, from 11:00am to 2:00pm

Date/Time: November 21, 2015, from 11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: The Post Road School, 175 West New York Post Road, White Plains, NY.

*This event was cancelled.


November 19, 2015 – Networking Luncheon-Hackensack, NJ

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will be available for discussion at a Networking Luncheon Hackensack, NJ on November 19th, at 12:00pm

Date/Time: November 19, 2015, 12:00pm

Location: Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Shops At Riverside, One Riverside Square, Hackensack, NJ 07601

RSVP to: Isabel@bargergaines.com


November 18, 2015 – Special Education Law Update 2015

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will present at the Special Education Law Update 2015 -NYSBA CLE at the Melville Marriott in Melville, NY on November 18th. 

Date/Time: November 18, 2015, Agenda attached

Location: 1350 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747

Flier: https://www.facebook.com/915083565219753/photos/pcb.974842429243866/974835492577893/?type=3&theater


November 16, 2015 – The Roundtable Meeting

The Roundtable will gather at Barger & Gaines on November 16th, at 9:30am

Date/Time: November 16, 2015, 9:30am

Location: Barger & Gaines, 30 South Broadway, Irvington, NY

RSVP: 914-902-5918 or info@bargergaines.com


November 10, 2015 – Networking Luncheon-White Plains

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will be available for discussion at a Networking Luncheon at Morton’s The Steakhouse in White Plains, NY on November 10th, at 12:00pm

Date/Time: November 10, 2015, 12:00pm

Location: Morton’s The Steakhouse, 9 Maple Avenue, White Plains, NY

RSVP to: Isabel@bargergaines.com


November 6, 2015 – Robert M. Tudisco, Esq. on WVOX 1460 AM Shari Gordon First Friday radio show

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq., will be on Shari Gordon’s First Friday radio show to discuss ADHD, School Discipline & Criminal Prosecution, on November 6th, at 1:00pm

Date/Time: November 6, 2015, 1:00pm

Location: WVOX 1460 AM

Flier: https://www.facebook.com/915083565219753/photos/a.919660804762029.1073741830.915083565219753/970833269644782/?type=3&theater


October 28, 2015 – Networking Luncheon-New York City

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will be available for discussion at a Networking Luncheon at The Cutting Room in NY, NY on October 28th, at 12:00pm

Date/Time: October 28, 2015, 12:00pm

Location: The Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd Street, NY, NY 10016

RSVP to: Isabel@bargergaines.com


October 26, 2015 – The Westchester IEP Review

Come to Barger & Gaines for a FREE IEP Review at The Westchester IEP Review on October 26th, all day by RSVP only!

Date/Time: October 26, 2015, by RSVP only.

Location: Barger & Gaines, 30 South Broadway, Irvington, NY

RSVP to: Phyllis Lombardi at 914-902-5918

Flier: https://www.facebook.com/915083565219753/photos/a.919660804762029.1073741830.915083565219753/958933464168096/?type=3&theater


October 21, 2015 – Networking Luncheon-Poughkeepsie

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will be available for discussion at a Networking Luncheon at Vassar Alumnae House in Poughkeepsie, NY on October 21st, at 12:00pm

Date/Time: October 21, 2015, 12:00pm

Location: Vassar Alumnae House, 161 College Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY

RSVP to: Isabel@bargergaines.com


October 17, 2015 – Children, Teens & Beyond: Helping Them Grow & Succeed Symposium & Resource Fair 2015

Barger & Gaines will be available at the Children, Teens & Beyond: Helping Them Grow & Succeed Symposium & Resource Fair 2015 taking place at the Mount Kisco Holiday Inn, on October 17th, from 9:00am to 1:00pm

Date/Time: October 17, 2015

Location: Mount Kisco Holiday Inn, 1 Holiday Inn Drive, Mount Kisco, NY


October 4, 2015 – Learning Disabilities Conference of New Jersey

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will be available for networking and discussion at the annual Fall Learning Disabilities Conference of New Jersey, hosted by the Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey (LDANJ) at the Rutgers University Livingston Student Center, on October 4th, from 9am to 4pm

Date/Time: October 4, 2015, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: Rutgers University’s Livingston Student Center, 84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, NJ


April 23, 2015 – Rights in Special Education

Please join Lori M. Gaines, Esq., who will be presenting at the Piscataway Library located at 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, New Jersey on April 23rd, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Ms. Gaines is a former special education teacher who now focuses her legal practice on special education law. Ms. Gaines will explain the rights of students with disabilities and the responsibilities owed to these students by their school districts, as prescribed by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and section 6A:14 of the New Jersey Administrative Code. We look forward to seeing you there!

Date/Time: April 23, 2015, 7:00 pm.

Location: Piscataway Library – 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ


May 20, 2015 – Evaluations and the IEP Process

Jeanne Tighe, Speech Language Pathologist and expert in Language Based Learning Disabilities, and Jane Brown, Licensed Psychologist and expert in integrated evaluation of neuropsychological, psychological, and learning issues, will be providing a roadmap to the planning, reading, interpreting, understanding and utilization of evaluations to ensure appropriate programming for your child.

This is an opportunity for you to learn from two of the top experts in tri-state area and to ask them questions regarding the evaluation process and your child’s needs.

Attorneys from Barger & Gaines will also be present and will be available to answer questions regarding the special education process.

Date/Time: May 20, 2015, 7:00 pm.

Location: JCC on the Hudson371 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591