WESTFIELD, NJ — Greer Gurland, a legal expert and mom of five children with special needs in Westfield public schools, was honored with four 2016 Human Relations Indie Book Awards for her book, "How to Advocate Successfully for Your Child: What Every Parent Should Know About Special Education Law" (Amazon Books).

Her book won Outstanding Human Relations Advocacy Indie Book; Gold Winner — Problem Solving Human Relations Indie Book; Bronze Winner — Inspirational Human Relations Indie Book; and Bronze Winner — Self-Help & Wellness Human Relations Indie Book.

Gurland, a Harvard educated lawyer specializing in special education, said she wrote the book to empower other parents with the tools they need to advocate for their children.

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“I am humbled and grateful,” Gurland said.

“How to Advocate Successfully for Your Child” is available on Amazon, and at the Town Book Store in Downtown Westfield.