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Ädelbrook Behavioral and Developmental Services – Transitional Academy>

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Contact Person: Jackie Peck
Phone: 860-740-2550
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Address: 100 Riverview Center, Suite 100
Middletown, CT 06457
Ädelbrook Behavioral and Developmental Services – Transitional Academy

The Ädelbrook Transitional Academy is a community-based vocational program for young adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. In addition to vocational training, the Transitional Academy provides functional academics, and community engagement opportunities to help prepare students for independent living. Students have the opportunity to develop critical life skills through a hands-on and exploratory curriculum.

  • Working with certified special education teachers, job coaches, occupational therapists and clinicians they establish strategies for the following:
  • Extended School Year (ESY) Program (7 week program)
  • Money Management and Financial Literacy
  • Functional Reading
  • Job attainment skills
  • Healthy Choices
  • Managing Medical Needs
  • Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Accessing Public Transportation
  • Fostering Appropriate Social Interactions
  • Developing Leisure Activities
  • Community Engagement
  • Credit Recovery
  • Educational Retail Management
  • Skills necessary to be independent in the community