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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...

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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...

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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,...

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...

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…...