Monthly Archives: June 2016

Monthly Research Updates

Research Updates 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 on a weekly basis, some of which seem … Continue reading

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A Time to Remember

There’s a buzz of excitement among our adults in the Transitional Work Service program. Friday night is ESO Prom! To give you a little back story, several months ago we were approached by “Project Prom,” whose mission is to provide … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day

As I listened to CNBC this morning and learned that today, June 20th, is World Refugee Day, I thought about the number of children we have in our school who are former refugees. One little girl in particular, Angela, is … Continue reading

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What is Kindness?

In the wake of the tragic events in Orlando over the past week, I have been seeing several positive posts, quotes, and sentiments about spreading love and kindness to one another. I couldn’t agree more! But it got me thinking … Continue reading

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Transitioning to Summer Break

Last week, I shared some important safety reminders that all of us need to keep in mind during the summer. However, even before thinking about safety, you need to consider how the transition from school to summer will go. This … Continue reading

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Graduation!

Thursday night was a momentous evening at the Barber National Institute! We celebrated the 2016 graduation with over 70 preschool, elementary, and high school students. Each of our students comes to the stage and receives their diploma. A representative from the … Continue reading

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Staying Safe During Summer

At the Elizabeth Lee Black School, the air is buzzing with excitement. That’s because summer break is here in only 6 more school days! Summer is a busy and happy time for all of us, but with all of the … Continue reading

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