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Believe in Yourself and You Will Be Unstoppable

At Ädelbrook, we focus on ability, not disability. Our Jordan and Greenbriar residents continue to discover their unique capabilities through innovative programming and community partnerships. While some of our residential youth are able to participate in Special Olympics and other team sports, not all can. However, one activity that suits them all is running. Running...

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Some Cool Tools from our Occupational Therapy Department

Here at Ädelbrook we strive to increase the student’s independence in every way. This means providing and teaching our students different ways that they can provide themselves with deep pressure input. The steam roller machine is designed to provide deep pressure input that the students are able to control themselves. Students crawl through the sets...

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The Perks of Our New Coffee Business

Introducing the newest business at the Ädelbrook Learning Center: “Cook’s Coffee Cart!” In an effort to create more on campus job opportunities we opened a coffee cart — where students get to practice job skills, and on Fridays staff get the “perk” of having coffee delivered to them! Throughout the week, there are a number...

An Event That Only Gets Better With Age
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An Event That Only Gets Better With Age

Cheers for Ädelbrook continues to get better with each passing year. This year’s event, being held on Friday, October 18 will be at Saint Clements Castle in Portland, CT. Willowbrook Spirit Shoppe will once again be providing the wine, craft beer and spirits for the tastings and Sweet Harmony will be there with delectable desserts....

Ädelbrook Announces New Executive Vice President
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Ädelbrook Announces New Executive Vice President

Ädelbrook is pleased to announce the promotion of Sabrina Cameron, LCSW to the role of Executive Vice President. Sabrina joined the Ädelbrook team in September of 2009, as a Program Director of Potter’s House, a Therapeutic Group Home for young women. She was promoted to the Clinical Program Director in 2011, and in 2014 became...

Via WFSB: Families remind people to be Cautious of Kids with Autism While Using Fireworks
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Via WFSB: Families remind people to be Cautious of Kids with Autism While Using Fireworks

WFSB Eyewitness News Channel 3 sits down with Ädelbrook’s Sabrina Cameron in this news story to discuss how Fourth of July festivities can present challenges for those on the autism spectrum. The story continues to show how it’s still possible to celebrate the holidays with your loved ones on the spectrum, with a little creativity…...

A Letter from the White House
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A Letter from the White House

We empower our students to get involved, to speak their minds and to be themselves. So when East Hartford Learning Center student Jonathan wanted to write the president to ask him how it is decided who gets to be on currency and wanted to suggest that Rosa Parks be considered for a bill, he was...