Monthly Archives: September 2015

News from Home

News from Home is a communication program that ELBS has recently integrated into its curriculum. In March of 2014, we sent families a survey to gauge their interest in utilizing a device that would facilitate communication between school and home … Continue reading

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This Saturday, Get Moving!

This Saturday is the 19th annual Family Health & Fitness Day, a national health and fitness event for families. Always held on the last Saturday in September, this day is a national holiday dedicated to promote family involvement in physical … Continue reading

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Have You Thanked Your Direct Support Professional?

National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, September 13th – 19th, 2015, is a great opportunity for organizations and communities to honor the direct support workforce and the tremendous difference they make each day in the lives of millions of Americans … Continue reading

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Founder’s Day!

Let the festivities begin! Yesterday, we celebrated Founder’s Day, held each year on the birthday of Dr. Gertrude Barber. When this day comes around, I always like to look back and reflect on her accomplishments, which in turn allowed us … Continue reading

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Monthly Research Updates

Although it may not always seem to be the case, scientists and researchers are constantly uncovering more information related to autism, offering insights into the origins, possible causes and even at times potential cures. I come across dozens of articles … Continue reading

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Good Manners, Please!

September is National Children’s Good Manners Month. Teaching manners is so much more than teaching a child when to use “Please” and “Thank you.” It’s a way to teach kindness, courtesy, thoughtfulness, and respect. Manners not only change with time, … Continue reading

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Power of Literacy

One of the fundamental building blocks in education is reading. So perhaps it’s no surprise that the “Back to School month” September carries holidays like National Library Card Month and International Literacy Day (September 8th). There are many theories surrounding … Continue reading

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