This article explains how caring for even the smallest life forms can be a fertile ground for intellectual and social emotional growth.Read More
Category: How We Work, Students, Top Stories, Uncategorized Tags: Appreciation, Caregivers, Class Pets, Class Projects, Classroom, Companionship, Compassion, Counseling, emotional discomfort, Emotional Durability, Emotional Growth, Emotional Range, Empathy, Experiential Education, Experiential Learning, Extraordinary Experience, friendship, Learning Disorders, Natural, Nature, Pets, Play Therapy, Problem-Solving, responsibility, Social Problem-Solving, Social-Emotional, Stink Bugs, Stinktopia, Therapy, Unlikely Friends
This article follows the journey of our participants into the Alliance Theatre’s Scene Shop and provides a photo essay of their on site job training with power tools.Read More
Category: How We Work, Staff, Students, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Young Adults Tags: Alliance Theatre, Art, Aspergers, Assembly Line, Autism, Blue Prints, Caregivers, Carpentry, Cart, Chinese Dragon, Clamps, Commitment to Excellence, Community Outreach, DIR Floortime, Dolly, Drill Bit, Drills, Experiential Learning, Fall Internship, Fall Semester, Family Programs Manager, Field Trip, Group Planning, Guest Speaker, Guided Study, Independence, Independent Living Skills, Information, Internship, Job Rolls, Leaders, Leadership, Life Skills, Lumber, Man in the Moon, Moby-Dick, Olivia Aston Bosworth, People of Difference, Photo Essay, Picture Spread, Power Tools, Practical Skills, Problem-Solving, Processing, Production Managers, Professional Actors, Reflections, Safety, Scene Shop, Stage Manager, Student Jobs, Technology, Tour, Video, Work by Students, Work Program, Work-Life Balance
In this article our Executive Director, Dave Nelson, reflects on the effects of increasing political anxiety in regards to our participants and postulates strategies that caregivers and/or supporters of people of difference can respond with in nonpartisan, inclusive, and empathic ways.Read More
Category: From The Executive Director, How We Work, Staff, Students, Uncategorized, Young Adults Tags: Advice, Aspergers, Autism, Caregivers, Durability, Election Anxiety, Emotional Range, Empathy, Executive Director, Inclusive, Independent Adults, Marginalized Groups, People of Difference, Political Perspectives, Politics, Reflections, Social Perspectives, Supportive Community
The 2019 Southern Soiree is on Saturday, February 9. Mark your calendars now!