Programs, Services and Fiscal

Approved Private Special Education Programs
Special education programs in private facilities with Connecticut State Board of Education approval as private special education programs, including private day and residential schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and treatment centers.

Assistive Technology Resource Guide 
The purpose of this guide is to inform educators, instructional staff, parents, and students about available resources that may be utilized to ensure that educational outcomes are realized for all students. Assistive technology is a support that is considered for many students.

Early Childhood Special Education 
Defined by the federal law known as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). For 3-, 4- and 5-year-old children with disabilities who require special education.

Fiscal, RFPs and Grants
Includes resources for the IDEA Part B grant and other grants, SPDG, and other cost-related information.

Guidelines for Assistive Technology
The 2013 Connecticut Assistive Technology (AT) Guidelines provides both school districts and Birth to Three service providers guidance to ensure that all children identified for AT services have access to AT through a framework for making decisions about the AT needs of children and students with disabilities.

Least Restrictive Environment
LRE tools and information. Also includes PJ Settlement Agreement archives.

National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard and National Instructional Materials Access Center
Information and resources on obtaining acccessible instructional materials. 

School Psychology
Includes publications, resources and professional organizations for School Psychology.

Secondary Transition - Planning from School to Adult Life
This page contains information and resources to assist in Secondary Transition Planning, including age appropriate assessments, Post-School Outcome Goals Statements and Annual IEP Transition Goals/Objectives, Summary of Performance (SOP/ED635), Transition Resources and Services in CT, including other State Agencies and CT Transition Programs Offering Transition-Only Services for Students with Disabilities (18-21), , as well as resources and tools related to IDEA Indicators 1: Graduation, 2: Dropout, 13: Secondary Transition, and 14: Post-School Outcomes.

Surrogate Parent Program
The Surrogate Parent Program is a federally mandated program that provides educational advocacy services for children and youth under the jurisdiction of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) (foster children) or an unaccompanied minor or homeless youth, who need or may need special education.