Monthly Archives: June 2019

Helping children “Grow Up Great!”

Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in a conference call with the Grow Up Great (GUP) Advisory Board and PNC staff.   These meetings are always thought-provoking sessions in which I learn some of the latest projects of GUP, and … Continue reading

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Summer and Spending Time Outdoors

Summer at last! Summer was always very exciting when I was a child. My family would set aside Wednesdays for trips to Conneaut Lake Park. Our favorite ride, which we went on again and again, was the Blue Streak. But mostly, … Continue reading

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Highlights of the 2018-2019 School Year

Tuesday was the last day of school at the Barber National Institute. We had such a remarkable year with so many outstanding accomplishments! As I look back over the last nine months, many come to mind: Our Erie Arts and … Continue reading

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Safari Soirée

On June 7th, the Barber National Institute is sponsoring, Safari Soirée, its annual Expanding Social Opportunities (ESO) Prom. ESO dances are a fun, positive event for adults with Autism or Intellectual Disabilities to enjoy an evening of dancing and friendship … Continue reading

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