Announcements

Federal Appellate Court Decision Upholds Right of Connecticut Students with Disabilities to Public Education Until Age 22

HARTFORD (July 8, 2021)—A federal appellate court has ruled that the federal court in Connecticut was correct when it decided last year that special education students have a right to a free, appropriate public education until they reach the age of 22. The ruling, by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, came today in a lawsuit that had challenged Connecticut’s state law as being in conflict with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a federal law that protects the rights of students with disabilities.… Read More

Behavioral Health Outpatient Services and Support for Children and Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Families

Wheeler’s clinicians have expanded capacity for treating children and youth with behavioral health issues and autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and supporting their families, thanks to an in-depth behavioral health skills training through The Center for Children with Special Needs and support from the Wheeler Innovation Fund. The course, “Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Outpatient Settings,” encompasses various aspects of… Read More