Here is a list of disabilities that may enable a child to receive special education. Do not hesitate to ask your child’s school about special education eligibility.
Special education is for children who:
Special education services are provided:
Sometimes children who get a GED can get special education through the end of the school year during which they turn 21.
To learn about special education, read the legal aid article, Special Education: Protecting Your Child, Protecting Your Rights.
The Connecticut State Department of Education also has a booklet called A Parent’s Guide to Special Education in Connecticut.
Disabilities that enable a child to receive special education include:
Your child may have other problems that would make him or her eligible for special education. Do not hesitate to ask about special education eligibility.