Lifetime Planning for a Special Needs Family Member

A number of resources from VOYA can be found at  A good place to start would be in the area called Specialized Planning for a Lifetime of care under the Lifetime Planning section, where resources can be found such as: Special Needs Planning Checklist Letter of Intent o document needs, preferences and a vision [...]

By |2020-11-11T10:41:50-08:00November 22nd, 2020|

Managing Sensory Overload for Children with Special Needs

When children with sensory processing disorders encounter their triggers, they may experience sensory overload, which can cause them to lash out physically or verbally, shut down, or exhibit other signs of distress.Learning how to manage a sensory processing disorder effectively must start with understanding the biology of sensory processing disorders as well as the signs [...]

By |2020-11-11T10:14:58-08:00November 20th, 2020|

Online Dance Platform for Individuals with Special Needs My name is Sarah Greene. I am a Skidmore College graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and honors in dance. Shannon Jacovino, Director of Advocacy & Public Policy at the Arc of Connecticut, suggested I reach out to you directly. I taught and developed my own curriculum for a dance class [...]

By |2020-11-10T15:55:19-08:00November 18th, 2020|

Free Travel Program for Young Adults: Camp Without Borders

Need something to look forward to in the coming year? Camp Without Borders is a free travel program for young adults (18 to 35 years old) with medical illnesses and disabilities. This inclusive program addresses issues of social, emotional and physical isolation. Join the 2021 launch party November 22nd at 5:00 pm for live music [...]

By |2020-11-10T15:46:08-08:00November 16th, 2020|

WSA Parent Ambassadors Now Recruiting Padres Embajadores Ahora Reclutan

WSA is seeking 25-30 parents of children ages 0-8 to serve as Parent Ambassadors for 2021 and advocate for early learning.  Ambassadors will serve on the front line of our advocacy campaigns including attending hearings, testifying, contacting lawmakers, setting up events and activities, and organizing parents. All expenses for travel to training venues will be subsidized by [...]

By |2020-11-03T15:43:50-08:00November 14th, 2020|
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