Newington officials say an early morning house fire has killed a woman and her autistic daughter.
Connecticut Congressman John Larson, two Obama administration officials, parents and others are gathering for a community forum in West Hartford about autism spectrum disorders.
Some state legislators are proposing making it a crime for people to pretend to have specialized training to treat children with autism spectrum disorders.
There are many opportunities in Connecticut to help people with special needs excel. The Center for Children With Special Needs, CAPSEF and East Hartford Special Needs Programs are strong places to help find support.