April is Autism Awareness Month!

Our theme this year is INCLUSION with beautiful artwork above created for us by HCAS member and artist Jayce Johnson! Throughout this month, HCAS will be out in the community, with presentations, awareness-building events, mini-fundraisers, and trainings.  If you know of a business, civic organization, school or other group who would like to host an…

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Safety First

When I learned the news about Avonte Oquendo’s disappearance, I reacted as a mother of a teenage son who has an autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability and is non-verbal.  I reacted as a mother whose own child had gone missing on the way home from school.  I also reacted as […] The post Safety First…

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Proud Working Mom.com

In Jen Laviano’s guest blog on ProudWorkingMom.com, she explains what to do if you suspect your child might have a disability. Read more here: Something’s Not Right: A Mother’s Intuition The post Proud Working Mom.com appeared first on Your Special Education Rights.

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Special Education in Connecticut: Parents, schools face labyrinth without clear solution

Julie Swanson is featured in this New Haven Register special education article. Here’s yet another example of how empowerment (and knowing your rights) can improve your child’s life. Special Education in Connecticut: Parents, schools face labyrinth without clear solution The post Special Education in Connecticut: Parents, schools face labyrinth without clear solution appeared first on…

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