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The Arc After School & Summer Camp Program

The Arc After School & Summer Camp Program by The Arc of St. Lucie County The Program is designed to provide quality year-around after school and summer care for children and teens in St. Lucie County who have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or 504, or an Individualized Support Plan (ISP) documenting a disability. The [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:45:25-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Camp, Child Development, Education|Comments Off on The Arc After School & Summer Camp Program

Able Academics’ Students Thrive!

Able Academics' Students Thrive! by Julianna Knittel, MA, Principal Able Academics is a school for children on the Autism Spectrum and their families. This school blends both academic and behavior services. This meld allows students to receive support behaviorally while receiving quality educational services. Able Academics has two locations in Titusville, Florida. The Main Campus [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:46:38-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Autism, Education|Comments Off on Able Academics’ Students Thrive!

Summer Career Camps

Summer Career Camps by Keith Bourkney, Executive Director, EmployU, Inc. Summer is here and with it comes Vocational Rehabilitation Summer Career Camp. Who can participate? All students, ages 14-21, with disabilities documented by an Individual Educational Plan (IEP), a 504 Plan, or some other means qualify for services are eligible. What does it include? Vocational [...]

By |2019-04-03T13:50:53-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Camp, Education|Comments Off on Summer Career Camps

Step Up For Students

Step Up For Students by Lisa A. Davis, Assistant Director, Strategic Marketing Communications, Step Up For Students After Angela Becker was born prematurely, weighing in at a mere two pounds, she left the hospital for the first time nine weeks later with a calendar filled with therapy appointments. At nine months, she was diagnosed with [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:49:36-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Step Up For Students

What You Need to Know About School Options

What You Need to Know About School Options by Dr. Ilene Wilkins, President/CEO, UCP of Central Florida As a parent of student with a disability, you know that your child has unique abilities and needs. Sometimes, these needs are not able to be met in a traditional public school. Luckily, we live in the state [...]

By |2019-03-06T10:58:21-04:00October 18th, 2018|Education|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About School Options

Art & Innovation at The Sonder Academy

Art & Innovation at The Sonder Academy by The Sonder Academy Walking into The Sonder Academy, families are struck by three exciting elements. First is the peaceful and calm space. Despite the student population growing this 2018-19 school year, the staff and children of The Sonder Academy enjoy a tranquil environment. This may not be [...]

By |2018-10-18T13:49:29-04:00October 16th, 2018|Autism, Education|Comments Off on Art & Innovation at The Sonder Academy

School Choice Programs Are Accountable to Students, Parents & Taxpayers

School Choice Programs Are Accountable to Students, Parents & Taxpayers By Center Academy School accountability has been a hot topic in the Florida legislature during the 2018 session. While a few schools that were investigated or closed by the state have recently been highlighted in the press, the vast majority of school choice programs have [...]

By |2019-03-06T10:58:22-04:00February 22nd, 2018|Education|Comments Off on School Choice Programs Are Accountable to Students, Parents & Taxpayers

Is Your Child Struggling in School?

Is Your Child Struggling in School? by David Karch, Learning Specialist at Engage the Brain Whether you are a helicopter parent – who has all your child’s Internet website passwords memorized, a free-range parent – who allows your five year old child to commute to a friend’s house by public transportation (or Uber!), or fall somewhere [...]

By |2017-11-01T20:30:12-04:00November 1st, 2017|Autism, Education|Comments Off on Is Your Child Struggling in School?

Making the Transition

by BAC Brevard Achievement Center Making the Transition - High School to the "Real World" is Elementary at BAC Chances are that if your son or daughter is still too young for high school, you haven’t thought much about what he or she will do after graduation. But you should. Exceptional Student Education (ESE) high [...]

By |2019-03-06T10:58:23-04:00August 1st, 2017|Adult Support, Autism, Education|Comments Off on Making the Transition

This Is Not Day Care – It’s Care For The Day

by BrightStart Pediatrics This Is Not Day Care - It's Care For The Day Families with medically fragile children have so many choices to make. The BrightStart Pediatrics PPEC program can help. So, what is this, exactly? BrightStart Pediatrics is a nursing and therapy center for medically fragile infants and children. The most common remark [...]

By |2019-03-06T10:58:23-04:00August 1st, 2017|Child Development, Education|Comments Off on This Is Not Day Care – It’s Care For The Day