Soundbridge Summer Program (ESY)
Soundbridge provides individualized summer programs for preschool, elementary, and secondary level students who need work in maintaining their spoken language through listening. Instruction is given in intensive small groups using themes and age-appropriate activities.
Cochlear Implant Services
Cochlear Implant Services provide students with hearing loss who have cochlear implants support they might need in using their technology. This can include cochlear implant mapping, consultation, school workshops, FM recommendations/repair, and aural habilitation.
Auditory Verbal Therapy is a family-centered approach for young children with hearing loss. Emphasis is placed on developing the auditory function to learn to listen, speak, and process verbal language.
Comprehensive Educational Evaluations
Soundbridge offers full-scale educational assessments of children with hearing loss. These assessments are performed by a multi-disciplinary team of specialists with expertise in education of the hearing impaired.
John J. Allison, Jr. Polaris Center
CREC's John J. Allison, Jr. Polaris Center offers specialized clinically-based educational academies and programs for adolescents, summer programs, an Outpatient Mental Health Clinic for young children through adults, an outdoor Adventure Therapy Program, and catering.
Extended School Year Summer Assistive Technology Service (ESY AST)
Summer Assistive Technology Service includes audiological support and use of the student's FM system during the summer months.
Consulting Teacher Service
The Consulting Teacher Service provides specialized educational support to school districts for students with hearing loss who are using spoken language to communicate and to learn. Support is tailored to the student and can consist of direct service and/or consultation.
Educational Audiological Support Services
Audiological Support Services provides educational audiology and technical support to meet the needs of students with hearing loss with and without personal amplification, as well as students with an auditory processing disorder.
Lincoln Academy is designed to address the needs of students in grades 6-12 who have demonstrated an episode(s) of extremely poor judgment, or who struggle with social, familial, or intrapersonal difficulties that impact their ability to succeed in a public school setting.
Maximizing Medicaid Reimbursement Revenue
Partnership between CREC and CompuClaim provides support and expertise to ensure that CT school districts maximize their Medicaid revenue and comply with Medicaid requirements.
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.
Polaris Clinical Day School
The Clinical Day School offers a solid foundation for the learning and support that teenagers in grades 6-12 with learning disabilities and/or significant social, emotional, mental health, and/or behavioral challenges deserve and require.
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.
The Soundbridge Preschool helps young children with hearing loss develop their listening and spoken language abilities in the context of an integrated, developmentally appropriate, NAEYC-accredited preschool.
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.