As the countdown to the holidays begins, you will likely be wondering how you are going to get it all done on top of your already busy schedule. The holidays can be a challenging time; routines may be changing which can cause stress or induce anxiety in children with special needs. Andee Morris, M.Ed., an […]
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3 Tips to Structure the Holidays for Your Child with Special Needs
Friendship Academy Students Thrive in Blended Learning Model
As the school day begins, students wait patiently in their buses outside of Friendship Academy while staff assemble to greet them and escort them to their classrooms. Students attend school in-person two days a week in the blended learning model Friendship Academy has adopted this school year in the wake of COVID-19. Within the classroom, […]
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At the Watson Institute, we share the goal of our students’ parents – helping their child succeed. We know that in order for our students to be successful, we also need to support their families. One of the ways we do this is through our parent support groups. Parent Support Groups at Watson Nearly 30 […]
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Preparing for Visitors
Visitors, especially near the holidays, may cause anxiety for some. This resource provides a number of strategies that may help reduce anxiety and promote positive experiences.
Family gatherings and eating at restaurants can be difficult for some children. This resource provides strategies for structuring the environment to promote positive behavior.