Special Needs

Connecticut Special Needs Resources

Special Needs Children & College
20 Incredible Colleges for Students with Special Needs
(includes UConn!)
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Connecticut: CT Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC)
This free organization is volunteer run and rich with wise guidance. You are encouraged to check them out and call them for direction.
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Connecticut: Department of Public Health
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Connecticut: Special Needs Care in CT
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Connecticut: Family Support Network
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Connecticut: If Your Child Needed Mental Health Services, Would You Know Where to Turn?
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Connecticut: Parenting Special Needs Resource Listing
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CT Mom Pat Mattas on Homeschooling Special Needs Children
As a former homeschool mom, Pat has also successfully instructed special needs children in my private practice for over eight years. I am a nurse, Educational Therapist, and a Certified Provider of a music sound therapy program.
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Connecticut: Special Needs Homeschool Support
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Connecticut: Severe Emotional Disturbance Guide (pdf)
This guide is designed for public schools. The information is helpful for all adults with SED children.
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Connecticut: CT Education Law Blog
This blog seems to favor public school information, though the information is insightful to certain homeschoolers, too.
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Connecticut: Child Health & Development Info
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Connecticut: Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services (primarily teens/adults)
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Connecticut: Department of Developmental Services
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Connecticut: Department of Social Services
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Connecticut: National Alliance of Mental Health
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Additional Special Needs Resources

Mommy Speech Therapy
Online help for parents for their children with Apraxia
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Special Education Law & Advocacy
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Christian Families Homeschooling Special Needs Children
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Article Links on Many Special Needs Topics
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Coping With Crisis – Helping Children With Special Needs
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Article: Special Needs Children – Yes, You Can Homeschool
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Ten Helpful Special Needs Organizations
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Able Child
Parents for a Label and Drug Free Education
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The Guide to Securing Life-long Accommodations for Adult Children with Special Needs
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Teaching Your Child about Peers with Special Needs
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Creating the Optimal Living Environment for a Child with ADHD
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Autism Service Dogs, Leash-On-Life
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ADHD and Addiction – What is the Risk?
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Supports, Modifications, and Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
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Autism and Addiction: Coping with and Treating Your Dual Diagnosis
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