November Update
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DDS Open Forum--West Region
Monday, December 3, 2018
6:00-8:00 p.m.
"Share your triumphs and challenges with an open exchange in each of the DDS regions. Commissioner Scheff will be available to hear about what is working and what is not. All meetings are scheduled from 6:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m.
RSVP to Dianne Gill at or 860-418-6091
Space is limited."

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

Email to reserve a time slot.
Visit to learn about more about their programs that enrich lives.

Read to a Service Dog with WeCAHR
The Danbury Library
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
2:15-3:15 p.m.

Open to children age 4 through 3rd grade. Children are invited to read with a service dog. If your child is not a reader, and 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.

Registration is required through

Yankee Candle Fundraising!

Perfect teacher and "Secret Santa" gifts!!

We're partnering with Yankee Candle® Fundraising to help support our annual campaign goal this year. WeCAHR will receive the profit for every item sold!

To help support us, click on the link below and order items online. Your purchases ship directly to your home and our group receives profit on each and every sale. This promotion is good through January 9, 2019.  

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#GivingTuesday November 27th

This year we are fundraising for our Child/Family Advocacy programs. Facebook and PayPal are matching up to a total of $7 million dollars in donations made through Facebook. Please consider making a donation or create a fundraiser to benefit WeCAHR on Nov 27th to help us continue our mission.
Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter .
Parent Training Events:

Are you a parent/guardian of a child with a suspected or confirmed disability that is newer to the Special Education process? If so, this is the workshop for you!

Friday, January 25th
9:30-11:30 a.m.

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Western Connecticut Association for Human Rights, WeCAHR
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