Native American Tribal Nations and the History in Connecticut
Cedric Woods, PhD
Director, Institute for New England Native American Studies, UMass Boston
UConn Social Work Scholar Mogro-Wilson Achieves a Pair of ‘Firsts’ in Reaching Milestones – UConn Today
Cristina Mogro-Wilson, Ph.D., has reached two key milestones as a social work scholar in a short span of time: First, she was promoted to full professor at the School of Social Work, becoming the first Latina full professor in the School’s 75-year history in a promotion that took effect in August. Second, she was named editor-in-chief of Families in Society, the first journal of social work research in the United States, becoming the first person of color to hold the position.
A non-partisan forum with candidates (or their surrogates) running for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of the State, and United States Congress. Candidates will answer questions from Diane Smith on disability topics that include employment, transportation, housing, health care and other related issues.
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
In Person or on Zoom
Reception from 7:00-8:00 PM
Supporting Mental Health in Childhood | CDC
Supporting the mental health needs of children starts early in childhood and can have lifelong impacts on overall health and wellbeing. Learn what CDC’s Children’s Mental Health Connecticut Champion is doing to create partnerships, identify concerns, intervene early, and promote children’s mental health by working with prevention programs in different settings.
The Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education (BSE), is planning to implement a new Individualized Education Program (IEP) document and the Special Education Data System (CT-SEDS) in the 2022-23 school year. This webpage will provide up-to-date information, documents and tools to assist in the roll-out of the new IEP.
In the Fall 2019 Issue of The Inclusion Notebook: Problem Solving in the Classroom and Community (TIN), we focused on Think College for Students with Intellectual Disabilities as another option for family members to consider (Vol. 1, Issue 1). In the Fall 2021 issue, we address considerations for ALL students with disabilities who want to pursue ANY type of postsecondary education.
The Connecticut Supported Decision-Making Coalition was established to provide information about supported decision-making to students and adults with disabilities, caregivers, families, educators, policymakers, and anyone interested in supporting the autonomy of adults with disabilities. (more…)
Two different surveys were conducted that focused on the needs of families with children with disabilities as a result of COVID-19, as well as concerns parents had about the impact of COVID-19 on their child’s development. (more…)