Key Resources

Families of children with disabilities may also have needs outside of the educational process. This section includes community-based resources, statewide resources, disability specific resources and other information to help you in raising your child with special needs.

Adult Services Information

Services for Adults with Disabilities:
Parentcenterhub.org has prepared this listing of resources for adults with disabilities to help you get started. Look over this list, and you will find organizations that provide information, referral, and/or direct services. A brief description of each organization's activities is included to help you choose those organizations that seem appropriate to your needs.


Family Support

CT Parent Support Groups:
See Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center's (CPAC) listing of parent support groups in the state. If you would like to add your listing or change an existing post, please contact us at (860) 739-3089 or email CPAC.

Search for a Parent Support Group in your area.

Facebook:
Search Facebook for CT based parent support groups, try searching by location, disability or specific topic (examples: behavior, sensory needs) to find a specific group for your needs. "Follow" our page and you will receive updates from a variety of Connecticut resources.


Community Based Resources

Connecting Connecticut Resource Directory
Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center, Inc. has developed a comprehensive resource directory, Connecting Connecticut for schools and community organizations serving families of children with disabilities in Connecticut.

Programs that Help People in CT:
Download information on these programs in English or Spanish.


Disability Specific Resources

State of Connecticut Disability Services
Listing from the Connecticut State Official Website

Disability Specific Organizations in CT
University of Connecticut Center for Excellence's listing of Connecticut Organizations