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Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, CT Chapter www.agbellct.org

Andover College Prep: Offers regionally accredited individualized high school courses for students who need more personalized attention in the classroom or who prefer learning in a one-on-one academic environment. For more information please visit www.andovered.com  or call (203) 226-6211.

The ARC/Connecticut: 43 Woodland Street, Suite 260, West Hartford, CT 06105. 860-246-6400 phone; 860-246-6406 fax http://www.arcct.com/

Autism Society of Connecticut – ASCONN: http://www.autismsocietyofct.org/ 207 Metacomet Drive, Meriden, CT 06450. (203) 235-7629

Check out their Autism in Connecticut BLOG at www.autisminconnecticut.blogspot.com.

Brain Injury Association of Connecticut, Inc. (BIAC): 1800 Silas Deane Highway Suite 224, Rocky Hill, CT  06067. Call (860) 721-8111 or e-mail general@biact.org. The mission of BIAC is to support persons with brain injury and their families by promoting services to facilitate full inclusion within their local community, and to increase awareness and understanding of brain injury and its prevention through community education.

Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS), www.dss.state.ct.us/svcs/rehab.htmThe designated state unit responsible for administering vocational rehabilitation, supported employment, independent living, and social security disability programs.

Connecticut Coalition for Inclusive Education  http://www.includeme.org. CCIE, Inc. P.O. Box 331053, West Hartford, CT 06110, Telephone: 860-953-8335, Fax: 860-953-8343, e-mail: ARC-CT

ConnSENSE: http://www.connsensebulletin.com. Dedicated to bring you practical resources on assistive technology that will help individuals with disabilities. Margaret Kardos, MS, OTR/L, ATP, editor.

CT Autism Spectrum Resource Center: http://www.ct-asrc.org/ ASRC 1978 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517  (203) 248-5222

CT Birth to 3 System   http://www.birth23.org/

CT Association for Children with Learning Disabilities http://www.cacld.org/

CT Council on Developmental Disabilities    http://www.state.ct.us/ctcdd

Edward T. Preneta, Director
460 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106-1308
(860) 418-6160; (860) 418-6172 (TTY)
E-mail: ed.preneta@po.state.ct.us Web: www.state.ct.us/ctcdd

CT Dept. of Developmental Disabilities – DDS (Formerly DMR)  http://www.dmr.state.ct.us

CT Down Syndrome Congress  http://www.ctdownsyndrome.org/

Connecticut Families for Effective Autism Treatment (CT FEAT)    http://www.ctfeat.org/ P.O. Box 370352, West Hartford, CT 06137-0352. (860) 571-3888

CT Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (P&A)

James McGaughey, Executive Director
60 B Weston Street
Hartford, CT 06120-1551
(860) 297-4300; (800) 842-7303 (In CT)
(860) 566-2102 (TTY)
E-mail: OPA.Information@po.state.ct.us
Web: www.state.ct.us/opapd/

CT Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC)  http://cpacinc.org/ 338 Main Street, Niantic CT 06357 • (860) 739-3089 V/TDD • Toll Free 1-800-445-CPAC.

CT State Department of Education http://www.state.ct.us/sde/

CT State Department of Education: Bureau of Special Education and Pupil Services Anne Louise Thompson, Bureau Chief
25 Industrial Park Road
Middletown, CT 06457-1520
(860) 807-2025  E-mail: george.dowaliby@po.state.ct.us
Web: www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/special/index.htm

CT Tourette Syndrome Association http://www.tsact.org/ Connecticut TSA, 169 Mason Street #4E, Greenwich, Connecticut  06830.  Telephone: (203) 458-1077.

Directions / Futures, Inc. The Futures, Inc. school program offers choice, opportunity, and flexibility to students with any type, or combination, of disabilities. Futures’ sister organization Directions, Inc. provides employment, community participation, and independent living supports to individuals with disabilities. You can reach Futures, Inc. or Directions, Inc. at (860) 347-5099.

Epilepsy Foundation of CT: 386 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457. Telephone: 800-899-3745; fax (860) 346-1928. www.epilepsyct.net.

Infoline 211 Ever wonder how to find a community service when you or someone you know needs help? Infoline can help you find the answers. Just dial 211 from anywhere in Connecticut.  http://www.infoline.org

Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association: http://www.nlda.org

PATH Parent to Parent of CT,  Parents Available to Help, Inc.: www.pathct.com. PATH was formed in 1986 as an information and support network of families who have experienced a difficult pregnancy, premature birth, the loss of a young child or who have a child with medical needs, developmental delays and/or disabilities.  In 2000 PATH expanded its network and became known as PATH Parent to Parent of CT and continues to reach out to help strengthen families coping with similar situations in Connecticut and surrounding states.

Plan of Connecticut: www.planofct.org. The PLAN (Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of Connecticut) idea was initiated by families with disabled children. In 1990 it was given authority by the Connecticut State Assembly to exercise trust powers and to administer privately established trusts for the benefit of disabled people – those with mental retardation, mental illness, traumatic brain injuries, cerebral palsy, visual impairments – any disability.

SEPTA (Special Education Parent Teacher Association): www.septa-ct.org. Founded in August, 2003, the Connecticut SEPTA Council is a statewide organization whose primary mission is to facilitate the sharing of information among groups that support families of children with special needs, including both PTA and non-PTA organizations, and to communicate such information to the families and teachers who would benefit from these services.

SERC  (Special Education Resource Center): http://www.ctserc.org or call (860) 632-1485

University of Connecticut, A. J. Pappanikou Center for Developmental Disabilities: http://www.uconnucedd.org

263 Farmington Avenue, MC6222
Farmington, CT 06030-6222
(860) 679-1500; (860) 679-1502 (TTY)
(866) 623-1315

West Hartford SEPTA: http://www.whsepta.org

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