New Milford Public Library will offer a panel discussion addressing special education choices for children Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m.

The panel will include clinical psychologist Dr. Saasha Sutera, who will discuss how to obtain an accurate assessment of a child's actual strengths and weaknesses; educational consultant Tom O'Dell, who will explain how to choose the correct program for a child; and attorney Gregory Smith, who will talk about the legal tests for placing a child in the most appropriate educational program.

For more information, call the Main Street library at 860-355-1191, ext. 203.