A research-based system of intensive early intervention that supports accelerated progress for children in first grade who having difficulty learning to read and write.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Soundbridge is a regional program for children with hearing loss who are using spoken language to communicate and to learn.
Specialized Literacy Services
Students with special needs may require programs that provide a multisensory approach to reading and writing. CREC provides a number of options customized to the needs of the students or school.
CREC Family Resource Center
A one-stop service center for families and students who attend CREC Magnet Schools or suburban schools through Hartford Region Open Choice. A meeting space for parents and educators and information sessions and forums on a range of school and child development issues.
CREC provides districts with a series of webinars and the opportunity to collaborate on important issues related to identification and instruction of students with Dyslexia.
A workbook providing a school-wide approach, with real-world examples and practical solutions, to implementing Response to Intervention.
Supporting Positive School Climate
Experts assess school climate, develop programs and services aligned with the SRBI framework, and provide professional learning opportunities on important subjects such as bullying, PBIS, restraint, rules and routines, and discipline.
Assistive Technology (AT) Services
A variety of AT services for students with disabilities. The team consists of seasoned experts in the field of Assistive Technology including speech-language pathologists, assistive technology practitioners, and literacy specialists with expertise in AT.
Strategic Instruction Model (SIM): Learning Strategies
Research-based, student-focused interventions that facilitate independent management of complex content of the Common Core through learning skills. Certified SIM professional developers will customize a program for the intervention team.
Scientific Research-Based Interventions (SRBI) Framework
How to develop, maintain, and extend comprehensive practices. Develop and enhance SRBI structures in a single school or district-wide.
CREC mindfulness strategy services include benefits such as increased student focus and concentration, raised self-awareness and understanding of others, decreased stress, improved school-wide culture and climate, stronger impulse control, and a reduction in violence.