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.
School System Therapies: OT/PT/SLP Services
School system occupational and physical therapy services available on a contractual basis. Schools within the CREC district can contract for therapy services on a short-term or long-term basis.
Community Based Group Homes
Providing residential programing in a community-based setting.
Farmington Valley Diagnostic Center
The Farmington Valley Diagnostic Center (FVDC) provides an interim educational setting for students who are experiencing significant difficulties in their own school or transitioning from one educational setting to another.
Neurobehavioral Consultation Services
Neurobehavioral consultation services provided by medical consultants to the River Street School.
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.
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.
Vocational services for students aged 15 and older, including work and training opportunities on campus and in community work sites.
River Street Outreach Program
Board certified behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts from the River Street Outreach Program provide behavioral consultation services to support area school districts in their services of children with challenging behaviors.
River Street Clinical Services
Multi-disciplinary clinical support for all students attending River Street School.
River Street Preschool/Early Learning Center
Quality preschool instruction in an NAEYC accredited program.
CREC's River Street School has taught kids on the autism spectrum for over fifty years.
River Street Autism Program - Birken Campus
Intensive Applied Behavior Analysis instruction for students with autism is available year-round.