Trisha Bergin-Lytton specializes in offering expertise and professional services to school districts, charter schools, non-profit organizations, advocacy groups and families to address the individualized needs of special education students by providing mediation, facilitation of IEP meetings, training/professional development and consultation.  She is highly regarded as an IDEA-knowledgeable professional extremely skilled in conflict resolution who assists teams to work collaboratively in developing realistic solutions in an effective, creative and timely manner.  Since 1974, Trisha has worked with students with special needs and their families within school districts and agency settings in a number of capacities: special education teacher, special education administrator, in-patient rehabilitation treatment center director of adolescent educational services, judicial truancy project director, community college instructor and conflict resolution practitioner.