Written by our Executive Administrative Director, Dave Nelson, this article focuses on the fundamental social-emotional growth that comes from making mistakes and working through discomfort head-on.Read More
Category: From The Executive Director, How We Work, Staff, Students, Top Stories, Uncategorized Tags: Adolescent, Adult Health, Advice, Autism, Autism Awareness, Creative Process, Creative Teamwork, Creativity, Discomfort, Education, emotional discomfort, Emotional Growth, Emotional Range, Emotional Regulation, Empathy, encouragement, Executive Director, Experiential Education, Experiential Learning, finding purpose, humbling, Innovation, International Therapy, Maturity, Mistakes, People of Difference, perseverance, Perspective Taking, Psychology, risk taking, Self Expression, Social Interactions, Social Perspectives, Social Problem-Solving, Social-Emotional, Social-Emotional Growth, SpeakersOnAutism, Therapy, Trust, Wisdom
This article written by our Executive Director, Dave Nelson, explores one of our independence group’s fun and enlightening journey to the Lake Claire Community Land Trust, a hidden Atlantan gem in Candler Park.Read More
Category: From The Executive Director, How We Work, Students, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Young Adults Tags: Atlanta, Candler Park, Collegiality, Community, Community Exploration, Community Outreach, DIR Floortime, Drum Circle, Ducks, Emotional Regulation, Empathy, Emu, Engaged, Executive Director, Experiential Learning, Field Trip, Goats, Health, Hidden Gem, Independence, Independent Adults, Lake Claire Community Land Trust, Life Goals, Life Skills, Life-Changing, Mood and Behavior, Nature, Negotiation, Nutrition, Participants, Problem-Solving, Reciprocity, Slideshow, Social Interactions, Social Perspectives, Social-Emotional Growth, Socializing, Supportive Community, Young Adult Independence, Young Adults
The Community School’s Executive Director, Dave Nelson, narrates a firsthand experience showing the many educational and social-emotional benefits of cell phone hide-and-seek.Read More
Category: From The Executive Director, How We Work, Staff, Students, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Wordless Wednesday, Young Adults Tags: Aspergers, Autism, Coffee, Community Exploration, DIR Floortime, Education, Emotional Regulation, Executive Director, Executive Functioning, Experiential Learning, Games, Hide-and-Seek, Library, Pastries, Problem-Solving, Relationship Building, Social-Emotional Growth, Starbucks, Students, Technology, Young Adult Independence, Young Adults
The 2019 Southern Soiree is on Saturday, February 9. Mark your calendars now!