August 21, 2017


Accepting Applications for 2017-2018
Linden Grove School is accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year. For more information on all related topics, please click here.

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.


Parents and Staff Partner to Prepare for First Day of School

LGS parents and staff are working together to ensure the LGS school environment looks and feels bright and organized when students arrive on their first day of the new school year. Parents and staff sign-up to work one of three different Saturdays during the summer, helping to do whatever needs to be done: cleaning countertops and shelves, sorting and inventorying supplies, changing bulletin … Read More

Tips for Transitioning Back to School

The start of a new school year can be stressful for students with autism, especially if it includes moving to a new classroom, meeting a new teacher, or starting a new school. Transition strategies can reduce anxiety among kids and their parents, and increase appropriate behavior to help students get a positive start to the new year. Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother of 2 sons with ASD and … Read More

Hands-On Learning, and Knees and Whole Body!

Linden Grove School (LGS) knows hands-on learning benefits not only kids with autism, but all kids. But this week in Summer Camp, LGS went beyond “hands” on learning to “legs” and “whole bodies” as well with the help of the Cincinnati Museum Center’s Program on Wheels. Cincinnati Museum Center staff person Karen Venetian took LGS summer camp students through team learning activities related … Read More

LGS Parents, Foundation Support Applied Skills Upgrade

  LGS Parents and a national foundation are providing valuable support to upgrade the school’s Applied Skills program for the 2017-2018 academic year. For the past three years, the 6-8 Applied Skills students have operated a weekly breakfast service for staff at Linden Grove School and St. Saviour Church. Students create the menu, take orders, prepare and serve the food, and then … Read More

Discovering Science through Art

“Everything Art” is the theme of Summer Camp this week, offering students exposure to art forms including painting, sculpture – even glass blowing and glass fusing. But in exploring art, students found themselves learning more about science. Science is about making observations, developing ideas (hypotheses), testing our ideas and making further observations which then generate new … Read More