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How are Ädelbrook’s Special Education Teachers Using Synchronous Learning in Their Classrooms?
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How are Ädelbrook’s Special Education Teachers Using Synchronous Learning in Their Classrooms?

At the Cromwell Learning Center of Ädelbrook, we serve students across a variety of abilities and ages from middle school through high school. For our students attending in person, they have been working hard to learn our new safety rules, wear masks, and adapt to new schedules. For our students learning from home, they are...

Some good things can happen via ZOOM!
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Some good things can happen via ZOOM!

Because of the pandemic, our Learning Center in Manchester is able to visit their classmates in their homes, via Zoom. One of our classmates lives on a farm and others of course live in the city. Well, the class was zooming together and the child that lives on a farm had chickens who were hatching,...

Ädelbrook’s Educational Centers Return to School for the Extended School Year Program
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Ädelbrook’s Educational Centers Return to School for the Extended School Year Program

Ädelbrook’s special education schools located in Cromwell, Middletown, East Hartford and Manchester started back to school with a blended learning model on July 6th.  After 4 months of teaching through Zoom, Teams, and Google Classrooms our teachers are back to what they love the most – teaching their students in-person in the classroom! Ädelbrook schools...

Virtual Field Trips
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Virtual Field Trips

Below, you can find a list of exciting museums, zoos, parks, and more that you and your child can visit virtually! Click the names below to visit each location. San Diego Zoo The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour! Yellowstone National Park Mud...

Apps for Kids with Special Needs
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Apps for Kids with Special Needs

Below are a variety of educational apps that will making learning fun for your child. Click the app’s name to view and download it from the App Store. Apps for Dyslexic Learners SoundLiteracy $3.99 Dyslexia Quest $9.99 Happy Math Multiplication Rhymes Free Phonics with Phonograms $2.99 Apps for Autistic Learners Sight Words $0.99 See.Touch.Learn Free...

Talking to Your Child About Coronavirus
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Talking to Your Child About Coronavirus

Below, you can find some tips and resources to help you with talking to your child about coronavirus. Via PBS: 1. Share age appropriate facts and corrected misinformation. 2. Reassure them that they are safe 3. Emphasize simple things your family can do to be “germ busters”   Here are four ways we can help...

Tips to Keep Kids Structured
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Tips to Keep Kids Structured

We understand that there may be unique challenges for students with disabilities and this may be an especially stressful time for families. The first step in adjusting to this period of time is to maintain structure at home and keep students engaged in positive, productive activities. The following are some tips and suggestions to keep...

Via Hartford Courant: At Ädelbrook’s Bark-ery and Recently Expanded Transitional Academies, Students Find Support and Skills for Life
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Via Hartford Courant: At Ädelbrook’s Bark-ery and Recently Expanded Transitional Academies, Students Find Support and Skills for Life

Read the story below, via Hartford Courant: At Ädelbrook’s Bark-ery, students don’t just learn how to bake dog treats — they get hands on work experience in a safe and fun environment that prepares them for employment and life out in the community. Ädelbrook was founded in Cromwell in 1915 and serves 300 children and...

Special Cookies and Treats Made at The Bark-ery!
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Special Cookies and Treats Made at The Bark-ery!

Watch the video here, and read the story below via WFSB.com: Looking for some healthy treats for your pup? The Barkery in Middletown has homemade treats and fun accessories for dogs. Some of the people who work there are students of Adlebrook, a non profit organization that provides services for children and young adults with...