Soundbridge Early Learning Center
The Soundbridge Early Learning Center is a NAEYC-accredited preschool for typically developing children ages 3, 4, and 5 and for children with hearing loss learning spoken language.
Soundbridge Birth to Three
The Soundbridge Birth to Three program specializes in working with families to help their children with hearing loss develop listening and spoken language skills.
Positive Parenting Program
Triple P is a proven parent education model. With funding from the Department of Children and Families, certified staff work with and support parents in the process of learning and practicing specific parenting strategies in daily life with their children.
Capitol Region Interdistrict Leadership Academy
CRILA is a grant-operated summer and school-year program for high school juniors and seniors. CRILA's mission is to provide a diverse forum whereby students practice ethical and collaborative leadership through travel, research, and community service.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Positive Youth Development
High-quality programming for youth and their families to promote literacy, career readiness, and lifelong learning.
Post-Secondary Auditory Technology Service (PATS)
Providing post-secondary students who have hearing loss with appropriate auditory access to the curriculum through educational and audiological/technical support.
Polaris Food Service and Catering
Polaris catering offers food services to local education agencies, community agencies, and organizations for events such as: school meals, meetings, orientations, employee luncheons, workshops, seminars, or open houses.
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.
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 COMPASS: Helping Paraeducators Navigate the Profession
Nationally recognized, comprehensive, job-embedded professional development curriculum aligned with national paraeducator standards, with more than twenty modules such as School Climate, Instructional Strategies, Managing Behaviors, and Common Core Standards.
21st Century Community Learning Centers
Providing supports to 21st Century Community Learning Center after school programs through professional development, training, and networking opportunities.