Links for Parents
Special Educaton Resource Center - http://www.ctserc.org
SERC has been in operation since 1969 through funding from the Connecticut State Department of Education. SERC's commitment is to serve as a centralized resource for professionals, families, and community members regarding education and early intervention/prevention for all of Connecticut's children and youth and their families, particularly children with special needs, at-risk learners, and diverse learners. SERC strives for the highest possible level of excellence in its provision of professional development and other technical assistance initiatives, family education and support, and information and materials dissemination.
CT State Department of Education Bureau of Special Education - http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/special
The State Board of Education believes each student is unique and needs an educational environment that provides for, and accommodates, his or her strengths and areas of needed improvement. The Board also believes that a unified and coordinated continuum of educational opportunities and supports serves and benefits all students.
Connecticut Birth to Three, www.birth23.org
Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center, www.cpacinc.org
Autism Society of America, www.autism-society.org
Council for Exceptional Children, www.cec.sped.org
CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, www.chadd.org
Learning Disabilities Association of America, www.ldaamerica.org
National Center for Learning Disabilities, http://www.ncld.org/