Birth to Three
The Birth to Three program operates in the north-central region of Connecticut under the auspices of the state Department of Developmental Services. This program offers home and community-based early intervention services to infants and toddlers who have delays or disabilities and their families.
Community Based Group Homes
CREC River Street School manages two group homes located in nearby communities. The unique program meets the special needs of select students who require instruction in a residential setting, as well as in school, to achieve success. Residential programming is provided 365 days a year, and students are enrolled at CREC River Street School.
Homebound Instruction for Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities
This program is for homebound instruction in hospital or home settings within the CREC region for students, three to 22 years old, who have multiple disabilities and/or medical needs.
Neurobehavioral Consultation Services
The Neurobehavioral Consultation Services program reviews current therapies and/or interventions and recommends appropriate behavioral and pharmacologic management for each child.
School System Therapies: OT/PT/SLP Services
School system occupational and physical therapy services are available on a contractual basis. Schools within the CREC region can contract for therapy services on a short-term or long-term basis. CREC provides educationally relevant evaluations, intervention, consultation, supervision, and training as needed. Therapy practitioners maintain competency in school system servicing.
Soundbridge is a regional program for children with hearing loss who are using spoken language to communicate and to learn. Providing a variety of educational programs to help students gain access to sound, learn to listen, learn social skills and learn self-advocacy skills, including attending regular classes with hearing peers.
The Vocational Services department provides vocational assessment and training for students ages 16 to 22. The goal of the Vocational Services department is to develop basic skills that best equip each student to transition to an optimal work setting upon graduation.