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Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)
Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) Connecticut Chapter: TACA CT aims to support families affected by Autism by hosting educational meetings on various topics, informal coffee talks and fun family outings.  TACA CT will provide a supportive community as well as information on a wide range of treatments and programs so...READ MORE

CT Autism Spectrum Resource Center
The mission of the ASRC is to provide, through our many programs, the most recent information and research to parents and professionals, thus helping them to better understand the barriers and challenges that people with ASD face on a daily basis....READ MORE

Autism Families CONNECTicut (AFC)
Autism Families CONNECTicut (AFC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing social, recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities for children and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders. Many children with Autism Spectrum Disorders face immense hurdles when participating in standard sports and activities. AFC focuses on the unique needs of children...READ MORE

Apraxia Resource Center of Connecticut
The Apraxia Resource Center of Connecticut is non-profit organization and support network open to all parents and caregivers of children with apraxia of speech. They support families from all regions in Connecticut and have several support group meeting location options including, Northeast CT, Hartford Area, and Fairfield/New Haven County. For...READ MORE
A website provided by the state of CT which is designed to provide parents with useful and relevant information regarding their children's health, safety, development, and education as well as a section on "family fun" and sections for teens and younger children....READ MORE

American Academy of Pediatrics
The AAP Web site contains the latest accurate child health information for parents of children from birth through age 21. Topics covered range from selection of car seats, injury prevention, breastfeeding, and immunizations to obesity and injury prevention....READ MORE

Branford Early Childhood Collaborative
The Branford Early Childhood Collaborative is a community based organizations formed to enhance the needs of our youngest residents. Our mission is to ensure that "All Branford children, birth through age eight, are happy, healthy, safe, and successful with a love of learning in school and in life." By bringing...READ MORE

Kids Health
Kids Health provides families with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information about children from before birth through adolescence, that they can use. Kids Health has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents - each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone....READ MORE

KIDSTEPS Family and Children's Center
The Family and Children's Center provides learning experiences for children of all abilities ages birth to twelve and their families. The mission of the Family and Children Center is to meet the needs of families who are concerned about their child's social, emotional, and physical development as well as their...READ MORE

La Leche League of CT
La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing support, encouragement, information, and education to women who want to breastfeed. All women interested in breastfeeding are encouraged to attend Group meetings or to call a Leader for breastfeeding help....READ MORE

Families United CT
We are a statewide entity that offers individualized wraparound interventions, programs, and referrals to families, youth, and children who have, or are at risk of having, mental health, emotional, social, or behavioral challenges. Within each of our services and partnerships, we maintain our family-driven approach assuring that family members and...READ MORE

Fertility Community
Fertility Community - Informative site defining conception basics, causes of infertility, diagnosis, treatment, FAQ's, resources, and more....READ MORE

Hygeia Foundation
The Hygeia Foundation is an international community of compassion, empathy and support for families who have endured the tragedy of miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal / infant loss. The local organization provides support, education, and counseling to families who grieve the loss of a pregnancy or newborn....READ MORE

Focus Adolescent Services
Focus Adolescent Services -"An Internet Clearinghouse of Information, Resources, and Support To Help Your Teen and Heal Your Family"...READ MORE

CT Breastfeeding Coalition
CT Breastfeeding Coalition mission is to improve Connecticut's health by working collaboratively to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding....READ MORE

CT Parent Advocacy Center
The Connecticut (CT) Parent Advocacy Center, Inc. (CPAC) is a statewide nonprofit organization that offers information and support to families of children with any disability or chronic illness, age birth through 21....READ MORE

Connecticut Down Syndrome Congress
CDSC is a special interest group that advocates for persons with Down syndrome and their families. A welcoming and supportive group of over 350 parents, numerous professionals and over 20 advocacy groups statewide, they provide support to members through an annual convention, by co-sponsoring parent/professional conferences and hosting numerous local...READ MORE

The Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut
The Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy....READ MORE

SEPTA Network (Special Education PTA)
SEPTA Network is designed to be a resource and support for Parents and Teachers of Special Education children for Connecticut towns including (but not limited to) Stratford, Milford, Trumbull, Shelton and West Haven. SEPTA Network is based in Milford, Connecticut and is a member of the National PTA Organization with...READ MORE

FAVOR is a non-profit Statewide Family Advocacy Organization serving families, children and youth dealing with a broad spectrum of behavioral and mental health needs, by providing policy and family advocacy. FAVOR is committed to improving the quality of life for children, youth and families in Connecticut by increasing accessibility to...READ MORE

Inspire My Kids is a place where people can find inspiring, age-appropriate, real-life stories, videos and projects to share with the children and teens in their lives to help them take positive actions and become the best people they can be....READ MORE is an online health education center that has been designed to help educators, teachers, parents, families and the community communicate physical and mental health science education concepts to students K-12 through health educational resources such as games, activities, and lesson plans....READ MORE

Teaching Kids Healthy Smiles
Teaching Kids Healthy Smiles was designed by a group of researchers and dentists who are interested in promoting good dental health in children. It offers activities and lesson plans geared toward children in kindergarten through grade 5....READ MORE

Promoting Adolescent Health - The American Medical Association
Promoting Adolescent Health - The American Medical Association has developed the following materials and resources on adolescent healthy lifestyles related issues for physicians to use in their practice and professional activities. Although this list was created for physicians, many of these sites are extremely useful for us as parents during...READ MORE

CT-PEN - Connecticut Parenting Education Network
CT-PEN works to improve the social, emotional, and educational lives of Connecticut's children and families. CT-PEN is a group of professionals dedicated to helping Connecticut's children and families by promoting excellence in parenting education. CT-PEN brings together and supports parenting educators of diverse backgrounds, educations, and affiliations. It is working...READ MORE

United Way of Connecticut 2-1-1
2-1-1 is Connecticut's free information and referral service. Simply by dialing 2-1-1, a toll-free number throughout Connecticut, callers can reach knowledgeable, multilingual staff and get information, referrals or seek help in a crisis. 2-1-1 operates 24 hours a day, every day of the year....READ MORE

CT Adoption Community Network
Connecting adoptive families, adoption professionals, and all those interested in adoption to form a strong, supportive and resourceful adoption community....READ MORE

ProHealth Connecticut Center for ADHD and Attention Disorders
At the ProHealth Connecticut Center for ADHD and Attention Disorders, you can find everything you need to cope more easily with the day-to-day realities of attention problems. Through our comprehensive diagnostic process, we can also delineate other conditions such as Learning Disorders and Autism Spectrum....READ MORE