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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! If you look in any of our classrooms, you will see every shade of green that you can imagine. Pre COVID, we had a St. Patrick’s Day Parade, but that is on hold until next year. … Continue reading

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Advancing Opportunities for People with Disabilities: A Reflection

March is National Disability Awareness Month.  I think sometimes that we have so many “Awareness” months that they become trite and inconsequential.  Certainly, we are all aware of disabilities. But it was not so long ago that persons with disabilities … Continue reading

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Oh The Places You’ll Go! Traveling Afar through Reading

Join us in celebrating this week, Read Across America!  Established in 1997 by the National Education Association, it is recognized on March 2, which is also the birthday of Dr. Seuss.  Dr. Seuss published his first book in 1937 and throughout his … Continue reading

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ELBS went virtual to celebrate Digital Learning Day!

It may be difficult to believe, but Digital Learning Day (DLD) is today, February 22th! It seems like yesterday that we were in the gym welcoming our exhibitors, staff, and friends from the community to this event. And then came … Continue reading

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Changes to Developmental Milestones: What This Means for Children and Their Families

Are you familiar with “developmental milestones”? They are the skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, or waving bye-bye. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, move (i.e., from crawling to walking). I … Continue reading

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day through Art

In the Elizabeth Lee Black School, we celebrate all of the holidays by decorating the classroom doors and windows. It always amazes me as to the creativity of our staff and students.  I confess, that when it comes to art … Continue reading

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Latest Autism Research for 2021

On an annual basis, I like to look back at some of the interesting research of the past year and share some of the most salient parts. Today, I am focusing on new strategies in autism screening. Strategies in Autism … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up School Choice Week

The Elizabeth Lee Black School has always been a place where each and every one of our students are celebrated for his or her unique talents and contributions while being given the opportunity to pursue his or her full potential. … Continue reading

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School Choice Week Continues

School Choice Week is always an exciting time to learn about what aspects of the Elizabeth Lee Black School our students love so much. From the adaptive playground equipment, which allows for enrichment of our students, to the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Celebrate School Choice

Great students and great schools deserve a celebration. From Hawaii to Erie to New York City, America will light up in yellow and red to raise awareness about K-12 education opportunities during National School Choice Week, January 23-29. Starting today, … Continue reading

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