Special Needs Families


  KASA (Kids As Self Advocates) is a national, grassroots project created by young people with disabilities for young people with disabilities. CT KASA is open to anyone with a disability ages 13 to 26.


  Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced earlier this month that he is selecting Morna Murray of Glastonbury to serve as Commissioner of the Department of Developmental Services (DDS). Morna currently serves as the President and CEO of the Connecticut …

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Press Release: PATH/FVCT Named as Champion for Coverage

Posted by: Nanfi Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Blog, Special Needs Families


          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PATH Parent to Parent/Family Voices of CT named “Champion for Coverage” by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services North Haven, CT – PATH Parent to Parent/Family Voices of CT (PATH/FVCT) is honored to be recognized …

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  We hope the stories featured in the report from around the country will illustrate the profound difference Family Voices at all levels makes in the lives of children and youth with special health care need and their families. We …

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5 Ways to Advocate for Your Special Needs Child

Posted by: Marni McNiff Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Parenting, Special Needs Families


One of the first things you learn as a parent of a child with special needs is that you need to advocate for your child. As much as the school districts and professionals are there to help you along the …

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10 Tips for Family Caregivers

Posted by: VSHoward Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Special Needs Families


As much as we love our children, caring for a special needs child can often feel like a full-time job with no breaks. It’s important that caregivers take steps to keep themselves fresh. It’s not selfish to take a few …

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