State Resources


State Department of Education

The State Department has a wealth of documents and information for parents of children with disabilities.

Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center

 CPAC is committed to the idea that parents can be the most effective advocates for their children, given the confidence that knowledge and understanding of special education law and its procedures. 

Special Education Equity for Kids

There are more than 70,000 students with disabilities in our schools in Connecticut.  Unfortunately, without true representation of our children and the strength in our numbers, inequity can prevail.  Join in and help us SEEK solutions through our strength in numbers.  

State Education Resource Center

SERC is a quasi-public agency established under statute to serve the CT State Board of Education in supporting educational equity and excellence. We do this by providing professional development and information dissemination in the latest research and best practices to educators, service providers, and families throughout the state, as well as job-embedded technical assistance and training within schools, programs, and districts.  

Internet Resources



 Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities. 

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates

 Protecting the Legal and Civil Rights of Students with Disabilities and their Families 


For people with differences like dyslexia, dyscalculia, and ADHD, life can feel like it’s set up for a normal that doesn’t include them. At Understood, we want everyone to thrive.