Monthly Archives: July 2012

  • BEACH DAY!!!

    The Autism Society of America – Santa Barbara is gearing up for their Annual Beach Day!!! It’s on Saturday, August 11th from 9:30 to 1:30 at Campus Point. It’s a WONDERFUL event for everyone involved!!! What’s not to LOVE? It’s the BEACH in SANTA BARBARA!!! :} To find out more, go to their website @ Continue Reading

  • LRE (Least Restrictive Environment) is not just the classroom anymore . . !

    “Informal guidance” from the U.S. Department of Education, as reported in Disability Scoop, says placing students in LREs not only applies to classrooms but should also guide IEP teams when considering settings for transition planning. In a letter from Melody Musgrove, director of the Office of Special Education Programs at the Department of Education, she Continue Reading

  • Who is good at this game?

    A new study published in the journal Psychological Science finds that children’s performances on tasks can be impacted by simply showing them information about a social group (e.g., boys) they identify with. This finding has important implications for what we expose our children to and how we support them in their development and in achieving Continue Reading