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Expanding Communication Opportunities

I sat down with Amy Moczulski, M.A., CCC-SLP, speech-language pathologist at the Barber National Institute. Amy’s role in the classroom is to assist students in learning to use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices, and this past year, she began … Continue reading

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Happy National School Choice Week!

Why are Elizabeth Lee Black School students unpacking their yellow fleece scarves, signs and other materials???? It is National School Choice Week! Starting last Monday, National School Choice Week is the largest ever celebration of opportunity in K-12 education… Millions … Continue reading

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The Playhouse Returns

This is an exciting week for us at the Elizabeth Lee Black School because the Erie Playhouse again returns to us! Today is our first play practice! The Playhouse has been coming to the ELBS for nine years but this … Continue reading

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Until next week…

Unfortunately, I have been “under the weather” with a bug this week and have not been able to write my weekly column. I am feeling much better. See you next week!

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Updated Guidelines for Identifying and Evaluating Children with ASD

In past blogs, I have discussed Ryan’s diagnosis in 2005 at 18 months of age. Ryan had expressive language delays at 12 months, which I had discussed with his pediatrician, but as he was “on par” in his overall developmental … Continue reading

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Ringing in the New Year!

As I began considering the upcoming new year and new decade, I thought about my New Year resolutions. I am sure that many of you, as I do, make them but quickly tuck them away into forgotten memories. So I … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories

As Christmas is now only two days away, I began thinking of Christmas past…… Christmas was always an important day in the Barber household. Mother LOVED decorating the house for Christmas and she would take days to complete her decorating. … Continue reading

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