Monthly Archives: October 2020

Memories Sweeter than Candy!

Each year, as the month of October draws to a close, I look forward to the spooktacular fun that fills the school!  The parade this year was Virtual, but it was still fun. The parade always brings back sweet memories … Continue reading

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What makes our school special?

What makes our school special? I strongly suggest our faculty! Our special education teachers, speech therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, behavior specialists and many others are truly the heartbeat of the Elizabeth Lee Black School. As October is Physical Therapy … Continue reading

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What You Think is Your Greatest Fear Will Be Your Greatest Blessing, Guest Blog by the Cummings Family

In honor of National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, I asked parents, Chris and Barbara Cummings, if they would write about their amazing and beautiful daughter, Faith. Their story is so moving, it brought tears to my eyes. I hope it … Continue reading

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Persons with Disabilities in the Workforce: Reliable and Dependable!

As we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness month, I wondered, “What has been the impact of the pandemic?” To find out, I interviewed three of our Supported Employment (SE) staff, Marquis Wallace, Transitional Team Leader, Amy Bacon, Program Specialist, and … Continue reading

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Happy World Teacher’s Day!

Join with me as we celebrate World Teacher’s Day! At the Elizabeth Lee Black School, Barber National Institute, we regard all of our school staff as teachers. Whether they are a special education teacher, therapist, para educator, caseworker, or behavior … Continue reading

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