September 22, 2018

Best Essential Oils for Kids with ASD

When you hear the words “essential oils” you might think of going to a spa for some much-needed relaxation. But essential oils can also be beneficial for children on the autism spectrum. Autism Parenting Magazine offers a guide to the … Continue reading

Farming the Nile

In their consideration of Ancient Civilizations, 6-8 team social studies students are learning about agricultural practices through LEGO™ builds and other hands-on activities. Egypt is a hot country where it hardly ever rains. And yet the ancient Egyptians built an … Continue reading

Summer Camp Assistance Fund

For kids with autism, summer vacation can be 10 weeks filled with loneliness and even anxiety. When these students lose the socialization and structure the school year provides, they often withdraw and may struggle behaviorally. Linden Grove School’s Summer Camp … Continue reading

Music and Tech

In celebration of Music in our School’s Month, Linden Grove School would like to recognize Melodic Connections, which provides music education to all LGS students each week and offers private music lessons for LGS students after school. During the 2017-2018 … Continue reading

My Three Sons

At Linden Grove School’s annual Signature Event, Board President Jonathan Batross offered the following insights of raising three boys, two of whom have autism.   Good evening. My name is Jonathan Batross and I am the current Board President for … Continue reading

Learning through Science Projects

LGS 4-6 team science classes are taking advantage of an opportunity to participate in a local science fair. Science is all around us — in our bodies, in nature, through cooking gardening, just to name a few. Developing and displaying … Continue reading

Dental Care Tips for Kids on the Spectrum

Autism can make it difficult for a child to practice good oral health, and can complicate things like routine dental visits. Autism Speaks, in collaboration with Colgate and Philips-Sonicare, offers a dental guide and video with tips for improving oral … Continue reading

Sensory Equipment

Children with autism often have difficulty maintaining focus. This can result in students not understanding or remembering what is being taught. This, in turn, makes it difficult for students to complete assignments and prepare for tests, often leading to feelings … Continue reading

Integrated Therapies

Children with autism often struggle with fine and gross motor skills. A student’s difficulty using scissors or writing with a pencil can make school projects difficult, leading to feelings of frustration. The inability to enter into a simple game of … Continue reading

Tuition Assistance

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Children with autism tend to learn differently from other kids. Without personalized attention and a distinctive teaching approach, they may struggle in school, often developing feelings of apprehension and … Continue reading