ACES is committed to building the capacity of local school districts to serve student with disabilities in the “least restrictive environment” and increase their time spent with non-disabled peers resulting in a cadre of successful programs that connect ACES specialists with district staff to serve students with disabilities in their local district.

Urban Youth

The New Haven Urban Youth Elementary Program at ACES Mill Elementary School is for students, grades kindergarten through 5th grade, who are identified through the New Haven Board of Education Pupil Personnel Office as needing a more structured program in order to meet their academic, behavioral and social needs.

West Haven High School

An In-District Collaborative program at West Haven High School provides educational services to students identified with intellectual and other disabilities. Daily programming includes academic, vocational and social skills instruction.