September 21, 2018

Creating Summer Structure for Kids with Autism

A person with autism thrives on being in a familiar environment with routine and structure. So while kids with autism may not enjoy every minute of every school day, they do find comfort in the structure. Summer vacation, on the … Continue reading

Making Memories for a Lifetime

Ask an LGS alum about their fondest school memories and they won’t say math or handwriting. Alumni most often talk about the school dances, field day, the trip to Siekman’s farm, and other events. This past Friday LGS parents and … Continue reading

A Planet Full of Animals

There are lots of different kinds of animals in all shapes, sizes, and colors roaming our planet. Ms. Wagner’s K-2 students are learning about different animals and how to group them together by traits they have in common. For example: … Continue reading

Rockin’ the Regions

  Each region in the United States has features that make it different. Mrs. Kubachka’s social studies students can tell you not only about the geography, climate, resources and economy of each region but also the people who live there and … Continue reading

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

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