Under the Connecticut Birth to Three system, and following the regulations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part C, CREC Birth to Three serves infants and toddlers and their families in north central Connecticut.
Supporting Adults with Disabilities
Tailored, cutting-edge workshops and consultations on disability issues that effect schools and employers, such as functional limitations of hidden disabilities, demystifying the ADA, and more.
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.
Assistive Technology Consortium
Membership includes a package of services based upon district needs, four half-day workshops held at CREC, a quarterly AT newsletter written in partnership with the RESC Alliance, and access to CREC's AT lending library.
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.
Yoga 4 Classrooms is a low-cost, simple, and professional development program which addresses children's physical and psychological well-being through yoga and mindfulness techniques used throughout the day to relieve stress, calm bodies, and increase student focus.
River Street Clinical Services
Multi-disciplinary clinical support for all students attending River Street School.
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.