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Donations to CT FEAT are tax deductible. Clicking on the Donate button above will take you to our PayPal site where you can make a secure donation with a credit card or from your own Paypal account.  A Paypal account is not required.

In the “information section" which appears at the top of the Paypal page, please include your postal address, so we can send you a receipt with our TAX ID. If you have any special purpose for the donation (e.g. in honor or memory of someone), please also state that in the information section.

If you prefer, you can send a check to: CT FEAT, P.O. Box 7063, Prospect, CT 06712-0063

Why donate to CT FEAT?
CT FEAT is proud to be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year! Throughout our existence, we have pursued three primary goals:

1) Supporting Parents - While we work closely with many professionals, our organization is run by family members, for family members. CT FEAT provides resources and networking opportunities which empower parents to become more effective advocates for their children.

These free resources include our web site, Online Discussion Group, Facebook Page, and scholarship funding to help parents acquire high quality reliable information. Many hundreds of parents participate in our listserv and thousands visit our web site.
2) Raising Awareness - CT FEAT supports outreach efforts to educate the public. We've donated thousands of dollars' worth of autism-related books to public libraries across the state. We've also partnered with the national Learn the Signs, Act Early campaign sponsored by the federal Center for Disease Control, and worked with pediatricians and other professionals to promote timely diagnosis and effective treatment.
3) Expanding Treatment Resources - CT FEAT supports opportunities for both parents and professionals to acquire the most current knowledge about effective autism treatment.

By funding the Craemer Shea Memorial Professional Scholarship we have demonstrated a singular commitment to increasing the number of well-trained autism professionals. Now in its 10th year, the scholarship pays for tuition in academic coursework pertaining to applied behavior analysis (ABA). As of January 2018, total expenditures have exceeded $80,000, distributed to 41 scholarship recipients.

We don't charge for any of our services. And we never accept paid advertisements of any kind in connection with our activities. Instead, we rely solely on financial support from private contributions by people like you.

Help us help the families and children that we all care so much about. Thank you very much for your interest and support!
On November 9th, 2006, The Psychology Club at the University of Connecticut Stamford branch presented Connecticut Families for Effective Autism Treatment (CT FEAT) with a check for $3,621.50. The Psychology Club raised the money with a Walk for Autism which took place on September 30, 2006 at Cove Island Park in Stamford, CT.

Pictured here are: Dr. Michael Ego (Associate Vice Provost), Dr. Jerry Sehulster(Psychology Department), Kasia Bogusiewicz (Co-President, Psychology Club), Jason Kersten (Co-President, Psychology Club),
Dr. James Perrone (Psychology Department), and Denise Buckenheimer (CTFEAT BoardMember).

  You can help CT FEAT in its mission to help children and families by sending us a donation, either through the mail or online. 

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