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Best Resources For Special Needs Families In Connecticut

January 12, 2011 4:54 PM

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Whether a child or adult, a person with special needs has a different pathway in life, and there are many opportunities in Connecticut to help people with special needs excel. Whether through education or outreach, the best resources for special needs families in Connecticut work with individuals and families, to produce positive experiences for all. -Nicole Roberge
autismct Best Resources For Special Needs Families In Connecticut

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The Center for Children With Special Needs

2213 Main St.
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 430-1762
autismct.com

The Center for Children with Special Needs is a clinic with a three-part structure: diagnosis, evaluation and treatment. Caring professionals work with children and adolescents with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, autism, asperger’s or behavioral difficulties. They also work to form a program for your child’s education that is tailored to his or her needs and doesn’t simply focus on education, but on social and life skills, as well.

The Connecticut Association of Private Special Education Facilities (CAPSEF)

330 Main St., 3rd Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 525-1318
capsef.org

The Connecticut Association of Private Special Education Facilities is a unique association of private schools striving to provide special education for those in need. It is for those who may need more individualized care due to social or academic needs. CAPSEF works with families, as well as public schools, to help coordinate a program to help children succeed. The program offers services from birth to age 21 and is cost-effective.

Town of East Hartford Special Needs Programs

740 Main St.
East Hartford, Ct. 06108
(860) 291-7100
www.ci.east-hartford.ct.us

Special Olympics bowling, basketball, track and field, and swimming are just some of the events that bring people with special needs closer together. Check this calendar frequently for updates with events such as pizza and movie night, pool parties, teen and adult social clubs, dances, games, karaoke and crafts. It can be great fun and a terrific way to meet new people. Note: Events take place at different locations.

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