On Tuesday, November 9 at 7 p.m. C.H.I.L.D. will host a presentation by attorney Jayne Wesler, who will provide a comprehensive overview of how the law protects students with disabilities and impairments, including those caused by serious medical conditions such as severe allergies, asthma, and diabetes. The event will be at the Verona Community Center, in the Firemen’s Room on the second floor.
Ms. Wesler is also a licensed clinical social worker who has worked as a psychotherapist and child study team member, and is experienced in the field of special education and mental health. She earned her masters in social work from New York University School of Social Work and graduated from Georgian Court College with a bachelors of social work, summa cum laude. She was awarded a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law. She works with children with emotional disabilities and serious medical issues who need reasonable accommodations in school via a 504 Plan.
C.H.I.L.D., which stands for Children Having Individual Learning Differences, is a parent-run non-profit organization that provides support to both parents and educators in the Verona District.