SEPTAS
 

SPED*NET

Our Mission

SPED*NET Special Education Network of New Canaan, Ltd. (SPED*NET New Canaan”) is organized exclusively to educate the public on special education and disability-related issues. We strive to empower parents, professionals, and students to become more effective advocates in their schools and communities, particularly in New Canaan, CT, and it’s neighboring towns. We serve as a resource for disability-related information, and as a parent-to-parent support and advocacy network for families of children with individual education plans (IEP’s) and Section 504 plans.

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Autism Families CONNECTicut (AFC) is a newly-formed non-profit organization created by a group of parents, grandparents, and family members specifically for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Connecticut.  This organization is dedicated to providing recreational, cultural, and social activities for children with ASD.  For more information and to view the organization’s fall programming schedule visit:  http://www.autismfamiliesct.org/index.php

 

CACLD

The Connecticut Association for
Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities

Founded in 1963. A non-profit organization dedicated to helping children
 and adults with learning disabilities and attention deficits. 

Serving Connecticut and Westchester County

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OTHER RESOURCES

There are many resources available to parents of special needs children.  Here are just a few:

AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA
800-3AUTISM

AUTISM SOCIETY OF CT (ASCONN)
P.O. Box 1404
Guilford, CT 06437
888-453-4975
www.autismsocietyofct.org

CONNECTICUT ASSOCIATION FOR CHILDREN WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES (CACLD)
25 Van Zant Street, Suite 15-5
East Norwalk, CT 06855
203-838-5010

CONNECTICUT PARENT ADVOCACY CENTER (CPAC)
338 Main Street
Niantic, CT 06357
800-445-2722

Council for Exceptional Children
Phone: (888) CEC-SPED or (703) 620-3660
Fax: (703) 264-9494 -
http://www.cec.sped.org

CREC HEARING IMPAIRED PROGRAM
129 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109
860-529-4260

LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF CONNECTICUT
999 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
860-560-1711

National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Inc. (NASDSE)
http://www.nasdse.org/home.htm

NATIONAL INFORMATION CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES
800-695-0285

STATE EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER (SERC)
25 Industrial Park Road
Middletown, CT 06457-1502
860-632-1485
800-842-8678

Yale Academic Skills Clinic
(Assessment clinic for children and youth with individual learning needs)
Yale Child Study Center
230 South Frontage Road
New Haven, CT. 06520
(Locations in New Haven and Greenwich)
To schedule an appointment: 203-785-4239