WeCAHR is a non-profit advocacy organization serving Danbury and surrounding towns since 1977.

We advocate for the civil and human rights of people with disabilities. Through a close partnership with families, we work to create and promote personal success, independence and community involvement for children and adults with disabilities.

It is our mission to partner with families to ensure your success.

Individuals who make WeCAHR Possible:

Board: Board of Directors

Staff: WeCAHR Staff

News & Events:

           ~ Sibshops ~

WeCAHR is excited to announce we are now offering Sibshops, a program just for brothers and sisters of kids with special needs on November 4, 2016.

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          ~ Other Events ~

Positive Solutions for Families.

Oct. 27, 2016 - Putmun, CT

Transition school to adult life.

Nov. 2, 2016 - Stamford, CT

Education Clinic.

Nov. 8, 2016 - Waterbury, CT

ADHD: New Strategies & Approaches.

Nov. 14, 2016 - Westport, CT

Education Clinic.

Dec. 20, 2016 - Waterbury, CT

Education Clinic.

Jan. 10, 2016 - Waterbury, CT

Education Clinic.

Feb. 21, 2016 - Waterbury, CT

WeCAHR Advocacy & Services:

By providing the following services, we strive to strengthen & empower individuals with disabilities and their families with education, training & expertise to exercise their rights.

Special Education Advocacy:

  • Advising families on the complex special education laws and their rights.
  • Facilitating Parent Trainings on the Special Education process.
  • Reviewing school files, evaluations and educational history.
  • Listening to your unique situation and offering support.
  • Attending PPT meetings.

Adult Advocacy:

We assist adults with disabilities and their families with the following:

  • Housing Issues
  • Applying for Disability Insurance & the Appeal process
  • Transportation concerns
  • Conservatorship Information
  • Transition from school to adulthood

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