September Update
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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

First Friday's at SPHERE
September 7, 2018
A WeCAHR advocate will be available by appointment Friday, September 7th in the morning at SPHERE's convenient downtown Ridgefield, CT Main Street location.

Email advocate@wecahr.org to reserve a time slot.
Visit www.spherect.org to learn about more about their programs that enrich lives!
WeCAHR Board Advisory Meeting
Saturday September 8, 2018
Calling all self-advocates!! We are holding a WeCAHR Advisory Committee meeting this Saturday, September 8th in the morning.

Please email advocate@wecahr.org for more information and to RSVP.

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Programs:

Read to a Service Dog with WeCAHR
at The Danbury Library.

Open to children age 4 through 3rd grade. Children are invited to read with a service dog. If your child is not a reader, but would like to participate, we can accommodate with storytelling and picture books. Each session is 15 minutes per child, and parents/caregiver must remain during the session. 

The facilitator will educate the child on the important job of service dogs and how they assist individuals with disabilities including (but not limited to) visual impairment and Autism.

Registration is required through

Sessions times:
(Dates are DPS early dismissal or closed)
September 28
2:15-3:15
October 16
2:15-3:15
November 6
10:15-11:15
December 11
2:15-3:15


"After the Cap and Gown" Workshop
October 25th 7:00 p.m.

The Arc of Connecticut and WeCAHR are partnering to present:

"After the Cap & Gown"
When: October 25 
Time: 7pm-8:30pm
Where: Danbury Elks Lodge
Registration: sjacovino@thearcct.org

For parents and caregivers of teens and young adults, age 13-21, who meet the eligibility criteria and will be seeking services from for the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) upon high school graduation.

Topics covered will include: what services will be available to young adults when they transition from school to adult services and how to advocate for school and adult services for your child or loved one with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Download flyer here
Effective July 1st our new address:

57 North Street, Suite 223B Danbury, CT 06810
Western Connecticut Association for Human Rights, WeCAHR
203-792-3540 ~ advocate@wecahr.org