If your child is a special education student in Connecticut, it is important for you to understand their rights and the services that they are entitled to. The Connecticut State Department of Education has a special education website with a variety of information to support students with disabilities, their families, and their educators. The following are links to some of the key pages and resources for special education students and their families.

Special Education Resources

Approved Private Special Education Programs (APSEPs)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Before, During, & After the PPT Meeting

Bureau of Special Education

Chronic Absence

Connecticut IEP Manual

CT State Advisory Council for Special Education

Early Childhood Special Education

Guidance for Independent Educational Evaluations and In-School Observations

Least Restrictive Environment

Secondary Transition – Planning from School to Adult Life

Special Education Eligibility Documents

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