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Transition to Adulthood - Support for All Family Members

 
Transition to Adulthood
Support for All Family Members

Family Caregiver Alliance National Center on Caregiving http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=847

AARP Caregiving Resource Center http://www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/care-for-yourself/

The Connecticut Family Support Network (CTFSN) exists to help families raising children with disabilities and special health care needs.  www.ctfsn.org  phone:  877-376-2329
  
Parents Opening Doors (Latino Family Supports) Group teaches Hispanic parents how to advocate for special education services for their school-aged children with disabilities.  860-297-4391

AFCAMP-Trains parents of children with disabilities from every school district in Hartford to become advocates within their schools, and assists them with training other parents to become advocates.860-297-4358  http://csfaa.org/resources_support_groups.html

Parent to Parent of CT (PATH)- is a network of families providing informational and emotional support to others who have a child with developmental or health related needs. http://www.pathct.org

Find the Community System Collaborative That Serves You http://www.ct.gov/dcf/cwp/view.asp?a=2558&q=314352/

Network of Care– This website will help link families with groups who are concerned about the mental health of people with disabilities.  www.connecticut.networkofcare.org/mh/services/subcategory.aspx?tax=TD-1600.3100-180&cid=15541

Sibling Connections
Sibling Leadership Network provides siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, support, and tools to advocate with their brothers and sisters and to promote the issues important to them and their entire families. http://siblingleadership.org/

The Sibling Support Project is a national effort dedicated to the life-long concerns of brothers and sisters of people who have special health, developmental, or mental health concerns. http://www.siblingsupport.org/sibshops

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities Sibling Issues http://nichcy.org/families-community/siblings

Helping sibs advocate for people with intellectual disabilities http://expertbeacon.com/helping-sibs-advocate-people-intellectual-disabilities/