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NED Awareness Week

This week is National Eating Disorders (NED) Awareness Week. As posted on NEDAwareness.org, “In the United States alone, 30 million people will be impacted by an eating disorder at some point in their lifetime. Eating disorders can include extreme emotions, … Continue reading

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World Thinking Day

Did you know that Sunday is World Thinking Day? Girl Scouts throughout the world created this day to participate in activities and projects that center around an annual theme. This year’s theme of “creating peace through partnerships” is inspired by … Continue reading

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ELBS Student Wins State-wide Art Contest

I am pleased to announce that ELBS student Todd Harvey was selected as a winner of the statewide art contest for artists with disabilities, Art: The Universal Language.   He won first place in the acrylic medium for students ages 12 … Continue reading

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In Memory of Lorna Wing – A Pioneer in Autism Research

“Her life was a gift for people with autism across the world. She has left a huge legacy behind” ~ Patricia Howlin Lorna Wing, one of the pioneers of autism research, passed away June 6th.  She worked at the Institute … Continue reading

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Now Hiring! Adult Training Programs Prepare Individuals with Disabilities to Join the Workforce

As a parent we often focus on getting through the school year and seldom have the time to ponder what happens after graduation.  At BNI we have a program that supports young adults as they transition from school life to … Continue reading

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