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Via CT Mirror: Connecticut’s Children Benefiting From a Strong Continuum of Support Services

Read the story below, via CT Mirror: The Department of Children and Families, sister state agencies, community partners, contracted providers, families with lived-expertise, and other stakeholders have collaborated for decades to meet a shared vision of “Partnering with communities and empowering families to raise resilient children who thrive.”   To meet that mission, Connecticut has...

Residential Placement Admission Process
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Residential Placement Admission Process

Placing a child in a residential facility can be a stressful and confusing process, but we’re here to help. We have broken down the process into 5 major steps for you to use as a guide to help navigate your child’s residential placement.   Ädelbrook’s residential services are funded through the Department of Children and...

Education Outplacement Admission Process
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Education Outplacement Admission Process

Outplacing your child to an approved private special education school can be a stressful and confusing process, but we’re here to help. We have broken down the process into 5 major steps for you to use as a guide to help navigate your child’s outplacement.   Ädelbrook’s Director of Admissions will gladly hold your hand...

Summer Break Offers New Opportunities for Hands-On Learning, Offline Time for Children
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Summer Break Offers New Opportunities for Hands-On Learning, Offline Time for Children

With a Difficult School Year in the Rear-View Mirror, Here is a Tip for Skill-Building at Home This Better Hearing & Speech Month   After a challenging year of virtual, hybrid, and modified in-person learning, speech-language pathologists are offering advice and encouragement to families on low-stress ways they can support their children’s language, literacy, and...

Confronting COVID-19-Related Harassment in Schools
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Confronting COVID-19-Related Harassment in Schools

The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice (USED and DOJ) released a new resource for students and families: Confronting COVID-19-Related Harassment in Schools.   This fact sheet is available in multiple languages and will be a valuable addition to our toolkit as we work together to counter racism and ensure equity and equal opportunity for...

Pfizer Vaccine Recommended for Children Ages 12-15
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Pfizer Vaccine Recommended for Children Ages 12-15

This week, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for use among children ages 12-15.   Therefore, as outlined in the Governor’s press release, the State of Connecticut is preparing to make the Pfizer vaccine available to children as young as 12 through several channels: pharmacies, mass vaccination sites, some...

Ädelbrook Students Give Back
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Ädelbrook Students Give Back

Although this school year has looked different due to Covid-19, the staff and students at the Cromwell Learning Center felt it was more important now than ever, to give back to the community. Each year we hold our annual Turkey Trot fundraiser. Our students look forward to this activity and we did not want to...

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Via The Middletown Press: Ädelbrook CFO to Receive Service Award

Read the story below, via The Middletown Press: CROMWELL — Susan M. Brosseau, Chief Financial Officer at Ädelbrook Behavioral and Developmental Services, has been selected by The Connecticut Society of Public Accountants (CTCPA) to receive their 2021 Distinguished Service Award, according to a statement.   Founded in 1908, CTCPA is a professional association that promotes...

Susan M. Brosseau to Receive 2021 CTCPA Distinguished Service Award
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Susan M. Brosseau to Receive 2021 CTCPA Distinguished Service Award

Susan M. Brosseau, Chief Financial Officer at Ädelbrook Behavioral and Developmental Services, has been selected by The Connecticut Society of Public Accountants (CTCPA) to receive their 2021 Distinguished Service Award.   Founded in 1908, CTCPA is a professional association that promotes and supports over 6,000 certified public accountants through advocacy, community and education.   The...

Congratulations, Breanna!
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Congratulations, Breanna!

Congratulations to Breanna, a senior at Ädelbrook’s East Hartford Learning Center, for her acceptance into the Forensic Chemistry program at Western New England University!   In addition, Breanna has been awarded the Presidential Scholarship of $22,000 per year. We are so proud of the hard work Breanna has put into shaping her future and wish...

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Ädelbrook Co-Sponsors Press Conference – Ädelbrook Staff as Heroes of the Pandemic and Always Essential

On a more positive note, we had a great press conference with the Governor, DCF Commissioner, and local legislators. We (me and two other children’s service providers, Naomi Yaidom from our staff, and a foster mother) had 45 minutes in advance of the press conference to speak in a small group with the Governor, Commissioner,...