https://www.birth23.org/

https://portal.ct.gov/dds

https://portal.ct.gov/SDE/Services/Special-Education

https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/SDE/Special-Education/Prosaf.pdf?la=en

https://portal.ct.gov/SDE/Special-Education/Secondary-Transition-Resources-for-Special-Education-Students

The Laws Pertaining to Seclusion and Restraint in Public Schools

NEW - A Parent's Guide to Special Education 2021 (ct.gov)

Nuevo - Una guía de educación especial para los padres de Connecticut

SPARKLER

Connecticut families with children 0-5 years old can use Download Sparkler’s mobile app for free to check in on their children’s development, learn through play, and tap into a network of support from 211 Child Development and Help Me Grow. Sparkler is available in English and Spanish. It offers families tools to monitor children’s social-emotional, cognitive, communication, and physical development, including the Ages & Stages Questionnaires®, as well as suggestions for play-based learning activities to support children’s development. 

  • Download: You can download Sparkler from the Google Play Store if you have an Android phone or tablet or from the Apple App Store if you use an iPhone or iPad.

  • Register: Open the app and tap “Create a New Account.” Enter the Sparkler Access Code CT on the first step of registration to access developmental screening and to access Connecticut-specific resources and support.  Answer the questions to create an account for yourself and a profile for your child. You must enter your child’s birthday correctly because Sparkler assigns screenings and other content based on your child’s age.  

  • Questions? Please email your district or contact Sparkler

  • Sparkler handouts in English and Español.