Events

Our current selection of Events is shown below. If you have a suggestion for an event which should be added here, please see our Event Submission page.

Parent’s Space Support Group

Thursday, October 6, 2022
4:00 p.m.
Cost: No Cost
Location: Online

CPAC is offering Parent’s Space Support group!

This support group is dedicated to all our parents out there. Our goal is for us to engage, inspire, and support one another and to celebrate our children’s successes, milestones, and the little things they do that others might take for granted. We created this judgment-free space so that we can speak freely, feel valued, and respected! Please join us and meet other parents who “get it.”
Parent Space Support group is open to families currently enrolled
in our Family Connections Program.

Parent Space will meet weekly on Thursdays at 4:00 PM.

For questions please contact Adriana Fontaine at [email protected] or Lisa Opert at [email protected]

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Transition Goals and Services in High School

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
7:00 p.m.
Cost: No Cost
Location: Online

Transition Services and Goals in High School

This presentation will discuss transition goals and services in high school and in transition programs.

Topics will include:
-Creating post-school outcome goal statements
-Annual goals and objectives
-Transition activities
-Engaging in community-based learning

There will be time reserved at the end of the presentation for questions and answers.

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Next STEPS: Our Virtual Parent Leadership Training Series

Fall 2022
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
6:00pm
Cost: No Cost
Location: Online

Next STEPS: Our Virtual Parent Leadership Training Series

This intensive eight-week virtual series is designed to help parents and professionals gain the skills and knowledge necessary to be effective members of the Planning and Placement Team (PPT). This training series will prepare participants for a variety of roles at the school, district, regional, and state levels.

Fall 2022
The training will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays for the first 4 weeks and Tuesdays for the last 4 weeks, beginning October 11th, through November 29th, 2022. Each session begins promptly at 6:00 pm.
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting and a schedule of dates.

Registration is required!

For an application:
Call: 860-739-3089
Email: [email protected]
or visit us at: https://cpacinc.org/programs-next-steps.aspx

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Backpack Training Webinar Series

How to Support Children's Social Emotional Development?
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
12:30-1:30
Cost: No Cost
Location: Online

Each training is on the second Wednesday of the month.
12:30-1:30pm

Presented By: Bethanne Vergean, Research Assistant, UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Connecticut's Act Early Ambassador for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Conociendo el IEP de su hijo/a

(Programa de Educación Individualizado)
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
10:00 AM
Cost: Este es un evento sin costo.
Location: Online event

Esta capacitación se enfoca en cómo los padres pueden participar activa y efectivamente en el desarrollo del IEP. Los participantes aprenderán los componentes clave del IEP y se familiarizarán con los formularios actuales del IEP de Connecticut. El taller ofrecerá orientación sobre cómo comunicar de manera efectiva lo que sabe sobre su hijo/a y consejos para monitorear el progreso de un estudiante.

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Parent’s Space Support Group

Thursday, October 13, 2022
4:00 p.m.
Cost: No Cost
Location: Online

CPAC is offering Parent’s Space Support group!

This support group is dedicated to all our parents out there. Our goal is for us to engage, inspire, and support one another and to celebrate our children’s successes, milestones, and the little things they do that others might take for granted. We created this judgment-free space so that we can speak freely, feel valued, and respected! Please join us and meet other parents who “get it.”
Parent Space Support group is open to families currently enrolled
in our Family Connections Program.

Parent Space will meet weekly on Thursdays at 4:00 PM.

For questions please contact Adriana Fontaine at [email protected] or Lisa Opert at [email protected]

» Register for event

Getting to Know Your Child's IEP

Thursday, October 20, 2022
6:00 PM
Cost: This is a no cost event.
Location: Online event

This training focuses on how parents can be actively and effectively involved in developing the IEP. Participants will learn the key components of the IEP and will become familiar with current Connecticut IEP forms. The workshop will offer guidance about effectively communicating what you know about your child and tips for monitoring a student's progress.

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Parent’s Space Support Group

Thursday, October 20, 2022
4:00 p.m.
Cost: No Cost
Location: Online

CPAC is offering Parent’s Space Support group!

This support group is dedicated to all our parents out there. Our goal is for us to engage, inspire, and support one another and to celebrate our children’s successes, milestones, and the little things they do that others might take for granted. We created this judgment-free space so that we can speak freely, feel valued, and respected! Please join us and meet other parents who “get it.”
Parent Space Support group is open to families currently enrolled
in our Family Connections Program.

Parent Space will meet weekly on Thursdays at 4:00 PM.

For questions please contact Adriana Fontaine at [email protected] or Lisa Opert at [email protected]

» Register for event

Parent’s Space Support Group

Thursday, October 27, 2022
4:00 p.m.
Cost: No Cost
Location: Online

CPAC is offering Parent’s Space Support group!

This support group is dedicated to all our parents out there. Our goal is for us to engage, inspire, and support one another and to celebrate our children’s successes, milestones, and the little things they do that others might take for granted. We created this judgment-free space so that we can speak freely, feel valued, and respected! Please join us and meet other parents who “get it.”
Parent Space Support group is open to families currently enrolled
in our Family Connections Program.

Parent Space will meet weekly on Thursdays at 4:00 PM.

For questions please contact Adriana Fontaine at [email protected] or Lisa Opert at [email protected]

» Register for event

Getting to Know Your Child's IEP

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
10:00 AM
Cost: This is a no cost event.
Location: Online event

This training focuses on how parents can be actively and effectively involved in developing the IEP. Participants will learn the key components of the IEP and will become familiar with current Connecticut IEP forms. The workshop will offer guidance about effectively communicating what you know about your child and tips for monitoring a student's progress.

» Register for event
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Backpack Training Webinar Series

Routines and Schedules: How to Plan Activities to Reduce Challenging Behavior
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
12:30-1:30
Cost: No Cost
Location: Online

Each training is on the second Wednesday of the month.
12:30-1:30pm

Presented By: Bethanne Vergean, Research Assistant, UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Connecticut's Act Early Ambassador for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Backpack Training Webinar Series

Transitions and the Holidays
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
12:30-1:30
Cost: No Cost
Location: Online

Each training is on the second Wednesday of the month.
12:30-1:30pm

Presented By: Bethanne Vergean, Research Assistant, UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Connecticut's Act Early Ambassador for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Backpack Training Webinar Series

How to Develop Rules and Expectations at Home
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
12:30-1:30
Cost: No Cost
Location: Online

Each training is on the second Wednesday of the month.
12:30-1:30pm

Presented By: Bethanne Vergean, Research Assistant, UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Connecticut's Act Early Ambassador for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

» Register for event

Backpack Training Webinar Series

How to Make a Job List for Home
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
12:30-1:30
Cost: No Cost
Location: Online

Each training is on the second Wednesday of the month.
12:30-1:30pm

Presented By: Bethanne Vergean, Research Assistant, UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Connecticut's Act Early Ambassador for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

» Register for event