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Biking at BNI

We all know that maintaining a healthy life style is important for all ages, so why not take a bike ride to celebrate May as National Bike Month? I firmly believe that bike riding benefits children with special needs, both as … Continue reading

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How the College Admission Scandal Hurts People with Disabilities

All of us have been watching the unfolding story of the massive college admissions scandal and bribery in which dozens of parents and coaches are being charged. While some of the students were given extra time on their college entrance … Continue reading

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Women in the Workplace

I was honored to speak last week at IMPACT, the annual Manufacturer’s Association luncheon.  The focus was on “Women in the Workplace,” a very timely and relevant topic. As I started preparing my speech, I began thinking about my leadership … Continue reading

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Workers with autism are good for business

We celebrate National Autism Awareness Month in April by recognizing the growth of services helping children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities achieve their full potential. But it’s also important to acknowledge that an area we must continue … Continue reading

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Delivering a Balanced Meal: Guest Blog

As we wind down March, National Nutrition month, I asked Kathy Bastow, QA Supervisor,  and Wendy Sadlier, head of the cafeteria, to share their thoughts on how we provide a nutritious breakfast and lunch to 145 students with very diverse … Continue reading

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Our *Lucky* Shamrock

Since St. Patrick’s Day is Sunday, we are celebrating early on Thursday and Friday. As you walk the halls of our school, you will see every shade of green that you can imagine. Yes, it is a fun day for … Continue reading

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Why We Dance: Guest Blog by Shari Mastalski

Recently, we said goodbye to our artist in residency, dancer Shari Mastalski. During her final recital, “Room 113 and the Girls Group” performed their interpretative dances of the Four Seasons. It was a fun and inspirational day! I asked Shari … Continue reading

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