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2014 Greater Boston Walk Now for Autism Speaks

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League School Walks at The Xfinity Center!   League School of Greater Boston participated again this year in the 2014 Greater Boston Walk Now for Autism Speaks on Sunday, October 19.  After many years of walking at Suffolk Downs racetrack in East Boston, this year’s venue was The Xfinity Center (formerly known as the Great Read more…

TEACHING INDEPENDENCE IN THE COMMUNITY

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TEACHING INDEPENDENCE IN THE COMMUNITY   Independence is an important part of growing up, and as young adults, the students in Room 221 are hard at work to attain skills that will make them more independent.  Throughout each school day we work on organization, hygiene, money skills, vocational tasks, home skills, following written/visual directions, and Read more…

League School & Daicad Collaboration

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Last month, we had the pleasure of hosting the director of DAICAD, Rocio Rego, and her husband and DAICAD board member, Pedro Bernal. Ten years ago, Ms Rego and her team from Argentina visited League School in the hopes of learning and developing ideas to begin a similar school back home. Her work over the Read more…

League School to Host a Helpful Workshop for Parents

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Next Thursday night, May 29th, at 6:30 P.M., the Parent Advisory Council (PAC) at League School of Greater Boston will be hosting a workshop for parents entitled “DDS and Transitional Services for Massachusetts Families” in the school’s auditorium at 300 Boston Providence Turnpike (Route 1) in Walpole. The workshop’s guest speaker will be Victor Hernandez, a member Read more…

A Very Interesting Piece on Raising an Autistic Child

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A Very Interesting Piece on Raising an Autistic Child In last week’s NY Times magazine, an article written by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Ron Susskind, detailed his experiences raising his autistic son, Owen.  “Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney” was adapted from his soon-to-be-released book entitled Life, Animated.   It tells a fascinating story of how Read more…