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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...

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...

Great News for Students and Families!
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Great News for Students and Families!

State of Connecticut Department of Education Ruling—Update Regarding IDEA Eligibility Extended Until Age 22   Case Title: A.R. v. Connecticut State Board of Education Ruling Date: September 4, 2020 As a result of the court ruling made in A.R. v. Connecticut State Board of Education, students who have not yet turned twenty two years old...

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...

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...

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…...