Connecticut Disability Services & Support Organizations


See also Developmental Disabilities, Multi-Service Agencies

Connecticut Department of Social Services – Services to Adults and People with Disabilities

Advocacy and Legal Rights

Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO)

Connecticut Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities

New England ADA and Accessible IT Center

WeCAHR (Western Connecticut Association for Human Rights)

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AARP in Connecticut

Connecticut Elderly Services Division

ElderWeb: Connecticut

U.S. Administration on Aging – Connecticut: State and Area Agencies and Programs

National Resources

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Association – Chapters in Connecticut

National Resources


Arthritis Foundation – Connecticut Directory

National Resources


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Assistive Technology

Connecticut Tech Act Project (CCTAP)

New England Assistive Technology Marketplace (NEAT)

National Resources


Autism Society of Connecticut (ASConn)

Connecticut Families for Effective Autism Treatment (CTFEAT)

PDD/Asperger Support Group of Fairfield County, Connecticut

National Resources

Blindness and Visual Impairments

Connecticut Council of the Blind (CCB)

Connecticut Institute for the Blind/Oak Hill

Connecticut Radio Information System (CRIS)

Connecticut State Library – Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut

National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut – Newsline for the Blind

National Resources

Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association of Connecticut

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Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy Association of Eastern Connecticut

National Resources


See also Developmental Disabilities, Education, Multi-Service Agencies, specific disabilities

Connecticut Birth to Three System

Connecticut Department of Children and Families

NICHCY State Contact Sheet

National Resources

Communication Disorders

See also Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Connecticut Speech-Language-Hearing Association

National Resources

Cystic Fibrosis

National Resources


See Communication Disorders

National Resources

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

See also Communication Disorders

Connecticut Commission on the Deaf and Hearing Impaired (CDHI)

Connecticut Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (CRID)

National Theatre of the Deaf

Relay Connecticut

National Resources

Developmental Disabilities

See also Children, General, Multi-Service Agencies

The Arc

Arc of Southington

Central Connecticut Arc

Farmington Valley Arc

Litchfield County Association for Retarded Citizens (LARC)

MARC of Manchester



Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities

Connecticut Department of Mental Retardation



University of Connecticut A.J. Pappanikou Center for Developmental Disabilities

Yale Child Study Center Developmental Disabilities Clinic & Research Home Page

National ResourcesDiabetes

Type One Diabetes Assistance & Enlightenment (TODAE)

National ResourcesDown Syndrome

Connecticut Down Syndrome Congress

National ResourcesEducation

See also Children, Education – Higher, specific disabilities

Connecticut Coalition for Inclusive Education

Connecticut Department of Education – Report on Special Education and Pupil Services

Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC)

Connecticut State Department of Education, Special Education and Pupil Services

Glenholme School

Special Education Resource Center (SERC)

National ResourcesEducation, Higher

University of Connecticut, Center for Students with Disabilities

National ResourcesEmploymentSee Vocational RehabilitationEpilepsy

Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut

National ResourcesFinancial Assistance

Connecticut Department of Social Services – Medicaid Assistance

National ResourcesHousing

Co-op Initiatives

Corporation for Independent Living

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification – Connecticut

National ResourcesHuntington’s Disease

University of Connecticut Huntington’s Disease Program

National ResourcesIndependent Living

Disability Resource Center of Fairfield County

National ResourcesLearning Disabilities

Connecticut Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities (CACLD)

Connecticut State Resources (LD OnLine)

Connecticut State Resources for Literacy and Learning Disabilities (NALLD)

Eagle Hill Southport

Learning Disabilities Association of Connecticut

Connecticut Branch of The International Dyslexia Association

National ResourcesMental Illness

Advocacy Unlimited

Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

KEN Mental Health Services Databases – Connecticut

Mental Health Association of Connecticut

NAMI Connecticut

National ResourcesMental Retardation

See Developmental Disabilities

Multi-Service Agencies

See also Children, Developmental Disabilities, General

Chapel Haven

Easter Seals of Connecticut

St. Vincent’s Special Needs ServicesMultiple Sclerosis

Greater Connecticut Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

National ResourcesNeurological Impairments

See also specific disorders

Vista Vocational & Life Skills Center

National ResourcesOccupational TherapyNational ResourcesPrader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association Connecticut

National ResourcesRehabilitation

See also Vocational Rehabilitation

Hospital for Special Care

The Kennedy Center

National ResourcesRespiratory Disorders

American Lung Association of Connecticut

National ResourcesRespite ServicesNational Respite Locator Service – Colorado and Connecticut Respite ProgramsSpeech Disorders

See also Communication Disorders

National ResourcesSpina Bifida

Spina Bifida Association of Connecticut

Spina Bifida Association of the Tri-State Region

National ResourcesSpinal Cord InjuryNational ResourcesSports and Recreation

Special Olympics Connecticut

Special Olympics Connecticut – Oxford

National ResourcesStrokeNational ResourcesTourette Syndrome

Connecticut Tourette Syndrome Association

National ResourcesTransportation

Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – Connecticut Cities

National ResourcesTurners SyndromeNational ResourcesVeterans

Disabled American Veterans, Department of Connecticut

National ResourcesVocational Rehabilitation

See also Rehabilitation

Connecticut Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS)Other SubjectsNational Resources