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meaningful opportunities for
individuals, making community
 connections and lifelong plans.

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Latest News
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Volunteers Needed - 39th Windham Special Olympics Invitational Swim Meet
  Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Save the Date - Building a Great Life
  A Conference for Self-Advocates, Parents, Caregivers, Siblings and Providers. Date: April 19, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018
Educational Seminar on Achieving Independence with Technology
  WHEN: Wednesday, February 28, 2018, TIME: 6-8 p.m. A light dinner will be served. RSVP is required.

Thursday, February 08, 2018
DORS - Level Up Activities

Monday, February 05, 2018
Connecticut's Achievement Through Technology Conference
  Date: March 14, 2018 Time: 9 am - 3:30 pm

Thursday, February 01, 2018
Greg Washington - Success Story
  Art Works!

Monday, January 29, 2018
Save the Date: LEARN Disability Summit
  LEARN Student Support Services will be hosting the 2nd annual Disability Summit on March 10, 2018, 10:00am-3:00pm at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center. FREE EVENT!

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
CT-YLP - The Annual Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) for Students with disAbilities
  The forum will take place July 23-July 26, 2018 at the University of Connecticut, Storrs Campus. Deadline to Apply: February 26, 2018

Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Camp Harkness January 2018 Update

Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Kevin Arce - My life is but one part of the story of the world. . .
  Success Story

Friday, December 01, 2017
Joyce Rivers, A Wonderful Inspiration To Us All!
  Success Story Written By: Genevieve M Lewis

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Work for Real Pay Success Story
  Jimmy Dzurnak Enjoys Doing Real Work for Real Pay!

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
DDS Project Management Page is Now Online
  The DDS Project Management page, located at, provides links to the Five Year Plan and an abbreviated Excerpt that lay out the strategic framework behind the project approach...


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