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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...

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...

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...

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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...