Tag Archives: special needs

How To Get Involved This April

April is Autism Awareness Month! In honor of that, there are several great events going on in our community. Since it can be hard to keep up, I’ve created a timeline below for families to reference during this fun-filled month. … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day!

The faculty and students at ELBS say THANK YOU to our veterans.

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Have a Hauntingly Booo-tiful Halloween!

Halloween is all about dressing up as scary, ghoulish, funny characters knocking on the doors of neighbors and friends, collecting treats and relishing in the fun. However, I always think about how we can create a safe and fun Halloween. … Continue reading

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Have You Thanked Your Physical Therapist Today?

October is National Physical Therapy month, so I thought I would take the opportunity to spotlight two physical therapists and a physical therapist assistant who work in our school. I did a Q&A with each therapist to discover what they … Continue reading

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Helping Children Communicate with Technology

One of the guiding principles throughout our history has been the desire to share our knowledge with others for the improvement of quality of life for children and adults with disabilities. That’s why we are very excited to work with … Continue reading

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Broccoli, Cauliflower and Autism? Who knew?

Broccoli and autism? When I saw the headline that the chemical sulforaphane found in broccoli, cauliflower and other cruciferous veggies may reduce the symptoms of ASD, I was somewhat incredulous. When I read the study, my initial reaction was “I need … Continue reading

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Expect, Employ, Empower! Recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Every October we recognize National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s employees with disabilities. The Barber National Institute (BNI) celebrated NDEAM with … Continue reading

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