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Early Childhood Education in Louisville

I had the great opportunity to participate with the PNC Advisory Board’s annual Fall meeting last week in Louisville. I so look forward to this meeting each year. The Council members are a diverse group, with representatives from Temple University, … Continue reading

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Monthly 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 more important … Continue reading

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International Week of the Deaf

The majority of us have five senses: taste, sight, touch, smell and sound. But what if you were missing one? Specifically, sound. And you didn’t hear anything or barely anything at all? This week, September 23 to September 29, is … Continue reading

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A Serendipitous Meeting

Last week, I had an opportunity to meet with Dr. Boon Hock Lim and his colleague Joseph Lee through our mutual connection, the Richter family.  Years ago, Dr. Lim was a foreign exchange student in Erie and stayed with Mr. … Continue reading

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What’s New This Year? Part 2

Read Part 1 here As you might expect, the changes in these numbers and in the number of classrooms required the expansion of our staff. With the addition of new classrooms, we now have 89 classroom staff and 30 therapists, … Continue reading

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What’s New This Year? Part 1

Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year! It is hard to believe we are approaching 2019, yet before we know it the leaves will drop and a new season will be upon us. At the start of each school year, I … Continue reading

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How to Have a Great Start to the School Year

I recently heard a Back-to-School ad play on the TV and immediately thought, “Can it be time for this already?” I can still recall how I felt as July turned into August and we began the back-to-school countdown. Ryan was … Continue reading

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