Category: Inspiration

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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...

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...

Caregiving Around the Clock
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Caregiving Around the Clock

November is National Caregivers Month and the theme this year is Caregiving Around the Clock. Being a caregiver for someone can be both rewarding and stressful. When being a caregiver is around the clock it can become downright exhausting. It’s not just the needing to be “on” that can take its toll, but it’s also...

Voices from the Community: Ädelbrook Bark-ery Visit
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Voices from the Community: Ädelbrook Bark-ery Visit

We received this kind email from Laurie, who recently visited, and this is what she had to say about Ädelbrook and the Bark-ery… My name is Laurie and I was in the Ädelbrook Bar-kery in Middletown about a month ago. The education your schools provide for people with disabilities is something that’s near and dear...

No More Looking Back!
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No More Looking Back!

When this young girl first arrived at Ädelbrook’s Learning Center – Manchester, she was often unable to process her surroundings or communicate her wants and needs. Over time our teaching staff worked with her to build trust to develop coping strategies and to open her up to the wonderful world around her. This picture was...

Our Dedicated Staff
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Our Dedicated Staff

When asked what sets Ädelbrook apart from the other agencies I often say that it’s the fact that we offer a continuum of care. However, that continuum of care means nothing if there aren’t top notch staff doing that work. So what I should be saying is that what sets us apart is the amazingly...