October 18, 2017


Specialized Learning for the Whole Child
Linden Grove School is a private, state-accredited, not-for-profit school that offers an alternative learning program for students primarily diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder and who struggle in a more traditional school setting. Linden Grove addresses many of the academic, sensory, social, communication, and behavioral needs common for children with autism and other related learning and behavioral disorders.


Community Experiences Offer Valuable Learning Opportunities

Community-based experiences are an important part of student learning at Linden Grove School. Whether it’s attending a theatrical performance, exploring a museum or nature park, touring local businesses to learn about different careers or going out to eat to practice proper social skills and speech, all experiences connect kids to our community and provide opportunities for learning and … Read More

Math Challenge: Representing Scale in the Solar System

Mr. Loar’s math students were recently presented with a unique challenge: represent the distance between the planets in our universe in the 3rd floor hallway of Linden Grove School. Students first viewed a video of Bill Nye the Science Guy who demonstrated the distance between planets by biking 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) across a barren plain.     Then students were asked … Read More

Be Like Iggy!   

Some kids build with LEGO™, others construct great block towers, and still more sculpt with sand or clay. But none are better at building than Iggy Peck, who built a Sphinx on his front lawn out of dirt clods and a replica of the St. Louis arch out of pancakes! Unfortunately, Iggy’s second grade teacher Miss Greer didn’t appreciate his talent until a fateful class trip to the park proved how … Read More

Ten Things Parents Can Do to Help their Child with Autism

You’re finally in the routine of a new school year. You’ve filled out all the paperwork, met your child’s teachers, purchased everything on the school’s supply list, and marked your calendar with important dates. Take a deep breath and savor the moment. Then prepare yourself for whatever comes next. Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother of two sons with ASD and author of Raising Autism: … Read More

Cooking Up Speech

There’s nothing like a good snack in speech-language therapy – just ask our K-2 students! Mrs. Detzel’s most recent “cooking class” had Linden Grove School’s youngest students each creating his or her own personal trail mix. Students could choose from cereal (Cheerios,) Goldfish, M&M’s, raisins and marshmallows! During the class, Mrs. Detzel presented each ingredient one at a time and … Read More