For Parents

Preschool Speech Screenings are conducted on an "as-needed" basis. Please contact the Special Services Department at 658-3873 to schedule an appointment

Other information that may be of interest to parents/guardians

Connecticut State Department of Education

The Connecticut State Department of Education can be an important source of information concerning clarification of your rights as they pertain to your individual situation. They will also intervene on your behalf if you feel your rights have been violated. All requests for intervention must be done in writing. If you decide to pursue a due process, your attorney must file with this agency.

A Parent's Guide to Special Education in Connecticut is a 2007 publication that provides information for parents, guardians, and other family members about the laws, regulations and policies affecting special education programs and services. Spanish version

Special Education Parent Teacher Organization (SEPTO) information is available on our Family Resources/PTO page.



  • Building Principals, Assistant Principals, Department Supervisor and Special Services staff are available to assist you with any questions.
  • Special Education Policy and Procedural Manual in the Simsbury Public Schools (Principal’s office, Special Services staff)



Parent Information/Advocacy



The following broadcasts are provided by

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SEPTO Video -  A First Responder Event for Families with Special Needs Children, June 2019

SEPTO Video - Transitions in Special Service, May 2016

SEPTO Video - The IEP Process, February 2016

SEPTO Video - Understanding the Special Services Team Approach, October 2015