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:

February 21, 2017

Education Clinic, Waterbury, CT

Legal Advocacy, (webinar)

Supported Decision-Making and
Alternatives to Guardianship (webinar)

February 22, 2017

Become your child's best Acvocate

Brandford, CT

February 23, 2017

Developing the Individualized Education Program, Sandy Hook, CT

February 28, 2017

Summer Camps and Recreational Activates for Children with Special Needs. Glastonbury, CT

March 11, 2017

Disability Summit. Uncasville, CT

March 15, 2017

Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES) (Webinar)

March 22, 2017

Families as Advisors: How to Tell Your Story, Brandford, CT

CES Transition Resource Expo, Trumbull, 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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