February 24, 2018

LINDEN GROVE SCHOOL


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.

INSIDE LGS

Madagascar: A Lesson in Friendship and Teamwork

Studies have shown attending live theatre performances enhance academic knowledge and emotional learning in ways reading and watching movies cannot. Throughout the year, Linden Grove School students benefit greatly from performances of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati. The most recent production – Madagascar: A Musical Adventure – tells the story of a group of animals who escape the Central … Read More

100 Days Smarter

As part of their celebration of the 100th day of school, 2-4 team students made themselves a “100 Days Smarter” crown. In addition, they each completed a fill-in the blank story entitled “If I Were 100.” We’ve included the story below with some of the answers students provided. How would you fill out the story?   If I Were 100 If I was turning 100 today, “Happy Birthday” all my … Read More

Help Your Child Play

Play helps children develop fine and gross motor skills, language and communication skills, creative thinking, problem-solving, and social skills. Children with autism enjoy playing, but they may play in very different ways. They are more likely to play alone, and their play is often repetitive with no particular goal in mind. Left alone, they might not develop important skills such as … Read More

Learning the Sap-to-Syrup Process

  In the latter half of January in southern Ohio you may notice maple trees with small metal buckets attached. The buckets are collecting sap from maple trees to be used in making maple syrup. Students from LGS’s 4th through 8th grades recently made a trip to Cincinnati Nature Center in Milford, Ohio, to learn more about the process, even helping to collect … Read More

Rock Lab

Winter Break has ended and for students in Mrs. Bachman’s science classes that means — in relation to their studies of earth’s resources — turning their attention from living resources (plants and animals) to non-living resources, beginning with rocks. A rock is a rock – right? Wrong! Through observation and testing, students learned how rocks can differ in color, texture and even … Read More