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Monday, July 11, 2016
Dysphagia Train the Trainer Events
  Date: September 19, 2016

Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing and Request for Public Comment Regarding Connecticut's Protection and Advocacy System for Persons with Disabilities
  Public Act 16-66 requires Governor Malloy, no later than July 1, 2017, to designate a nonprofit entity to be Connecticut’s Protection and Advocacy (P&A) system that will replace the Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities, which will be abolished by law on July 1, 2017...

Tuesday, July 05, 2016
DORS Level Up
  DORS Level Up is all about providing students with the tools, training and resources to work competitively and forge a path to independence...

Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Job Coach Training
  Dates: September 7, September 13, and September 21

Tuesday, July 05, 2016
DORS Level Up 2016 Free Summer Activities - Save the Dates!!!

Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Using Mobile Tech as AT, Discover the Possibilities for Students with Disabilities
  Accommodations and supportive technology tools can be extremely valuable for students who are in the classroom, beginning their journey to college or entering/re-entering the workforce. An introduction to assistive technology (AT) will lay the foundation for implementing technology supports with individuals you serve in the home, school, workplace and/or community settings. Dates: July 25, August 29, September 19, 2016

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Day of Caring for Camp Harkness
  On May 17, 2016, The United Way organized a Day of Caring for Camp Harkness. With over 30k visitors expected this summer, the 123 volunteers from Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods made a huge impact in getting Camp Harkness ready for the season...

Friday, June 24, 2016
Ashley LeBeau became the first Special Olympics athlete from Connecticut to sing the national anthem at Fenway Park

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Seasonal/Summer Advisory, Summer Hurricane Season 2015 Reissue Date June 23, 2016
  Summer Hurricane Season 2015, Reissue Date June 23, 2016


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