Linden Grove School’s Facebook page recently shared a story about Agility Angels, a volunteer organization in Toledo, Ohio, utilizing the sport of dog agility to help individuals with autism develop social skills, physical abilities and self-confidence. LGS parents, supporters, and other followers responded with requests for information on local canine programs for individuals on the spectrum.
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LGS’s participation in the Great Pumpkin Race—an annual fundraiser benefitting the Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati—offers a unique opportunity to challenge the creativity and problem-solving skills of some of the school’s 6-8 team students.
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Field trips to local farms offer opportunities to reinforce science concepts learned in the classroom. In class, students may learn about the life cycle of a pumpkin or about different varieties of apples and how they are used to make applesauce, pies, etc.
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LGS Applied Skills students utilized their trip to Irons Fruit Farm to provide a treat for LGS staff and create a test run for Café services throughout the upcoming year.
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by LGS an early afternoon in September, and you may find Mrs. Naveh’s 4-6 team
social studies students using notebooks and other items to shovel out of a
recent dust storm, or traveling from one classroom to another in the hope of
finding gold nuggets.
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in a name?
Ms. Ballard’s 6-8 team Language Arts students recently learned “not much,” as they began reading the award-winning book Holes by Louis Sachar.
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LGS 4-6 Team Teacher Jenny McGraw is using her unique professional skills to create resources to help students with autism—and those without—increase their understanding of how to interact with peers and adults at school and in the community.
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Church festivals, amusement parks and county fairs can be overwhelming for students with autism.
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With the addition of another classroom for K-2 students in the 2019-2020 school year, Linden Grove School (LGS) will utilize all available space in the three stories of the St. Saviour Education Center.
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For more than 15 years the St. Saviour Community has
inspired LGS staff and families through its spirit of cooperation and
generosity. What Linden Grove School is especially grateful for, however, is
the way members of St. Saviour have welcomed and embraced LGS students.
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