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Starting a Parent Support Group

Support from CPAC

CPAC can help parent support groups with publicity and training.

  • Publicity
    CPAC wants to help you promote your support group and your activities so that more parents can benefit from them.  If you are starting a new support group or are part of a group that is not listed on our website, please send us your group name, a brief description, meeting times and location and contact information and we would be happy to post it on our website on the Parent Support Groups page.  Additionally, if you are sponsoring or planning an event for parents of children with disabilities, children with disabilities or professionals, and you would like it posted on the Upcoming Events page, please send us information about the event, including the date, time, a brief description, contact information and any other relevant information. 
  • Training
    CPAC provides FREE workshops for parents on issues related to special education and disabilities.  Visit the training page of our website for a list of current workshop offerings.

For more information about any of the information listed above, please contact the Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center at 800-445-2722 or cpac@cpacinc.org.

Additional Resources

These websites also offer useful information on starting a parent support group:

If you have any more questions or concerns in getting your group started please feel free to call CPAC at (800) 445-2722.

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