September 29, 2015


As a 15-year-old attending high school in West Hartford, CT, Micaela Connery was troubled by how fellow students with special needs weren’t fully included in school activities. So that year, in 2002, she founded Unified Theater—a school program where students with special needs could create, perform and manage a stage show all on their own. The program was a complete success.


By 2009, Micaela had...

September 29, 2015

Dylan’s Wings of Change was thrilled this summer to support the third annual Newtown Yoga Festival. A one-day celebration of community connectedness and yoga movement on August 22nd at the Newtown Youth Academy, the yoga festival sought to leverage the transformative power of yoga to bring peace and healing to participants.


As in years past, the festival featured a multitude of approaches to get p...

September 29, 2015


Following two years of vision, hard work, pilot programs and planning, the Wingman for Schools program from Dylan’s Wings of Change is now launched in three Connecticut middle schools. The entire Dylan’s Wings team couldn’t be more excited!


Designed to create a supportive, empathetic social environment within schools, clubs and summer camps—and to help all children recognize their own unique stre...

September 29, 2015





Play ball! To celebrate the conclusion of their successful inaugural season, members of the Portland (CT) Unified Sports program cheered on the New Britain Rock Cats at New Britain Stadium on August 30th.


The outing was special, as it recognized the strength of the Portland Unified Sports program—a powerful partnership among local parents, schools, and the Parks & Recreation department. In all...

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