Homebound Instruction for Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities
Homebound instruction in a hospital or home setting within the CREC region for students, 3 to 21 years of age, who have multiple disabilities and/or medical needs.
School Climate & Bullying
School climate refers to the quality and character of school life. This training provides support to school staff and builds capacity for the development and maintenance of a positive and respectful school climate.
IPM: Integrated Classrooms for Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities
Classrooms within the CREC region for students, 3 to 21 years of age, who have multiple disabilities and/or medical needs. Staffed by a special education teacher, registered nurse, and paraprofessionals. Services include OT, PT, SLP, and music therapy.
Consultation Services: Complex Medical Conditions or Physical Limitations
On-site consultation services within the CREC region for students, 3 to 21 years of age, who have multiple disabilities and/or medical needs. Emphasis is placed on assisting schools with implementing new programs, improving existing ones, and promoting best practice.
Community Based Group Homes
Providing residential programing in a community-based setting.
Neurobehavioral Consultation Services
Neurobehavioral consultation services provided by medical consultants to the River Street School.
A leadership development institute for high school students that help them understand and appreciate the rich diversity in our communities, identify issues of bias and intolerance, and develop leadership skills that will enable them to create positive change.
STRIVE (Southern Transition Real-World and Independent Vocational Education)
The STRIVE Program is a community-based transition program for students with disabilities ages 18 to 21 years old. The students participate in community-based work experiences, independent living skills, and community outings.
Academy for Life, Employment, and Purpose (LEAP)
LEAP offers structured support and guidance from caring adults to enable students success in job settings and with independent living skills. Students have (or nearly) finished grade 12, may have an intellectual disability, mental health diagnosis, or other challenges.
Connections offers students in grades 9-12 extra structure, support, and creative incentives to stay engaged in the learning environment and to promote positive goals for the future. Significant focus is placed on vocational training and experience.
Mental Health and Creating Safer Schools
Professional development training opportunities and school-specific technical assistance to help school leaders, faculty, and staff in understanding how to increase safety while enhancing social/emotional and academic achievement for all students.
ATLAS has been designed to address not only the educational needs of a more fragile student, but also the social and emotional issues that may further hinder a student from reaching their full potential.
Strategies to Improve Executive Functioning
CREC's work with C8 Sciences of New Haven resulted in new strategies and techniques to support students struggling with attention deficit. The partnership allows districts access to this tool with training through CREC.
River Street Extended Day/Year Programs
Extended year (up to 240 days) and extended day (as late as 7:00 pm daily) programs available for students needing additional support and instruction.
CREC mindfulness strategy services include benefits such as increased student focus and concentration, raised self-awareness and understanding of others, decreased stress, improved school-wide culture and climate, calmer bodies, stronger physical and psychological well-being, a