Avon SEPTA is a non-profit organization open to anyone who has an interest in the welfare of children with special needs, including parents, families, teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, students and friends.
Avon SEPTA helps support, strengthen and enrich the lives of children with special needs. The group began as a small parent group in 2003 and became a Connecticut P.T.A. in 2004.
Meetings are scheduled throughout the year with guest speakers on topics that are of interest to our membership. We also host social gatherings so members can connect and support each other.
To ensure all children receive an education that allows them to reach their full potential.
To bring together parents, families and teachers of children with special needs in order to share their experiences.
To educate parents about special education, including the identification and placement procedures for children with special needs.
To inform legislators, school boards, and the community about the importance of special education programs.
To improve the lives of children by providing cultural, social and physical enrichment.
To advocate for children with special needs and their right to a free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment.