Ridgefield Council of PTAs - Special Services

2018-2019 Vice Presidents of Special Services: Angie Breitenbach, Allison Romeo



2018-2019 PTA Special Services Representative by School (hover over name for email address)

Barlow Mountain: Kaitlyn Hayes, Debbie Rand

Branchville: Megan Seff, Angela Rice

Farmingville: Dan Corbin

Ridgebury: Lindsey Getner

Scotland: Carrie Taylor

Veterans Park: Alycia Dadd

East Ridge: Alison Pratt

Scotts Ridge: Diane Terzis

Ridgefield High School: Christina Calabro

Barlow Mountain Pre-School: Kate White 



Useful Links:

Ridgefield Public Schools Special Education & Student Services Department

CT State Department of Education- Special Education

IEP Guide Page by Page (Dec 2015)

Transition Bill of Rights (May 2016)

Making the PPT Process More Effective for You (DDS/CTDOE)

Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC)

Bringing Knowledge to the Table

State Education Resource Center (SERC)

IDEA-Building the Legacy (USDOE)

Frequently Asked Questions about Section 504 (OCR)

Parenting Special Needs Magazine

DDS-Family Support Groups


Local Organizations:

Smart Kids with LD


Dyslexia Society of CT

The Arc Connecticut

Connecticut Down Syndrome Congress

Connecticut Autism Spectrum Resource Center (ASRC)

Connecticut Allergy Association



Special Olympics CT - Email for Ridgefield Chapter

Holland Soccer (SCOR)

Holland Baseball (RLL)

Holland Basketball (RBA)

Best Buddies (RHS)

Ridgefield Friends (SRMS/ERMS)


2018-2019 Events

Open Forum for Parents of Students with Disabilities
There will be a morning (9:30 am - 11 am) and an evening (6:30 pm - 8 pm) session for each forum.
October 15th - Hampton, CT
October 16th - Litchfield, CT
November 7th - Hartford, CT
November 8th - Trumbull, CT
Click HERE for event details and registration form.


Movie Screening, "Intelligent Lives"

October 24th, 2018 - Wilton, CT
November 12th, 2018 - Hartford, CT

Click HERE for event details.