Monthly Archives: March 2010

Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness!

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April is Autism Awareness Month and Friday, April 2nd is the third annual World Autism Awareness Day!   World Autism Awareness Day is a global effort to raise awareness about autism.  The day was established by a resolution of the United Nations General Assembly in 2007.  Autism is one of only three health issues to be Read more…

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Part 2 of a 2-Part Series: Transitioning a Student – A Success Story

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Last entry, we provided an overview of how League School staff members helped Paul enroll in Bristol Community College. This entry, we explore the additional challenges Paul faced in taking the first step in becoming a college student – finding his classroom. Once Paul was enrolled into his first course, introductory math, he expressed some Read more…

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Part 1 of a 2-Part Series: Transitioning a Student – A Success Story

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This is the first of a two-part series discussing the challenges that Andy Zides, Program Coordinator at the League School, and his team overcame in their efforts to enroll one of the school’s students, Paul, into Bristol Community College (BCC). Paul is a 19-year-old Pathfinders student at the League School (Pathfinders is the school’s most Read more…

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Some Thoughts on “A Touchy Situation”, Boston Globe 3/1/10

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On March 1, 2010, The Boston Globe featured an article entitled “A Touchy Situation” by Karen Weintraub in its Health news section. This article described, via example, sensory processing disorder (SPD). It outlined Ana’s story. She is an 11-year old girl who is receiving occupational therapy services to address difficulties including high levels of distraction Read more…

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Enjoy the Fun!

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Does your child demonstrate interest in computers? Maybe he or she enjoys watching videos, playing games, being creative, or simply looking up information. If so, we invite you to check out the following websites listed below: FreeRice: This is a great website for school-aged students, elementary all the way through high school. Its goals are Read more…

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