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Office of the Child Advocate & Committee on Children Informational Forum on Restraint & Seclusion in Schools

On Friday, May 1, 2015 the Office of the Child Advocate and Committee on Children held an informational and thought provoking forum on restraint and seclusion in schools. View the full video>>

Assistance to States for the Education of Children with Disabilities

On April 28, 2015 the Secretary of Education (Secretary) amended regulations for Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Part B or IDEA). These regulations govern the Assistance to States for the Education of Children with Disabilities program and the Preschool Grants for Children with Disabilities program. Learn more>>

Governor Malloy Selects Dr. Dianna Wentzell as Commissioner of the Department of Education

Governor Dannel Molloy announced that he is selecting Dr. Dianna Wentzell to serve as Commissioner of the State Department of Education. Dr. Wentzell is a former teacher with over 25 years experience as an educator in Connecticut and has currently been serving as the department's Interim Commissioner. Learn more>>

Employment Study

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, VA is conducting a study on employment goals, barriers, and facilitators for young adults with physical disabilities and would like to find out some more information about how young adults find information on employment services and supports. Learn more>>

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Learning, Caring and Having Fun: One Mom's Advice for a New Parent of a Child with a Disability A huge thank you to Kristen for sharing her experiences raising a child with many disabilities and offering advice for other parents of young children.

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