July 9, 2020

From the onset of the Coronavirus National Emergency and mandatory closings, STAR    provides virtual enrichment experiences to scores of day program and residential clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Collaborating with local businesses, instruc...

September 20, 2019

STAR Helps Local People with Disabilities Build Fulfilling Careers in Darien

For the last six years, Charlie Sherman, Norwalk resident and client of STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way, commutes by train to and from work at the Whole Foods in Darien. At work, Charlie helps cus...

June 25, 2019

Three days a week STAR client, and New Canaan resident Austin Star, 22, gets himself to work at New Canaan Music, and the New Canaan Playhouse theater.

Austin is a young adult on the autism spectrum who recently graduated from the Maplebrook School in New York...

March 6, 2019

NORWALK — Before securing a position at a Charkit, a chemical company in SoNo, Artie St. Armand spent most of his days watching television.

He’d held a few odd jobs before the chemical company, cleaning tables at a local beach club and occasionally working on a housekee...