Welcome to the website of Disability Rights Connecticut, Inc. (“DRCT”), a new independent, nonprofit organization established to be the successor entity to Connecticut’s Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities which was abolished by Connecticut law as of June 30, 2017.  We are a statewide organization largely funded by federal entities and authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, Rehabilitation Act and Social Security Act. DRCT opened its doors on July 1, 2017 and is hoping to hear from you!!  

Building a Great Life - Have you Registered Yet?

 Image of a White Star on Light Gold Background announcing the Building a great Life Conference

Image of a White Star on Light Gold Background announcing the Building a great Life Conference

Don't miss this opportunity to attend the next Building a Great Life Conference.  The conference will feature key note speakers Ann and Rud Turnbull who have helped hundreds of families use IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) as a tool to building a great life for their children with disabilities.  The second speaker, Russell Lehmann, a motivational speaker, author and poet who just happens to have autism.  Workshops include topics such as employment, supported decision making, assistive technology, navigating mental health system, benefits counseling, and housing.  

Registration fee is only $10.00 ($7.50 plus handling) and includes lunch, dinner and a conference T-shirt.  

Where Do You Register?  Registration is at Eventbrite.  Click the link below and it will take you right to the registration area:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-a-great-life-tickets-43248133331

If you have questions concerning the registration, please call Disability Rights Connecticut at (800) 842-7303 or email us at info@disrightsct.org.

Thank you.