Inclusion Matters – International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Observed since 1992, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) promotes awareness and summons support for serious issues relating to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society. The Day strives to promote action to raise awareness of disability issues and of the benefits of an inclusive and accessible society for all. In keeping… Read more »

Greater Transparency Urged For College Disability Services

Transitioning to higher education and adult life can be challenging, particularly for young adults on the autism spectrum and those with special needs. In 2006, after nearly four decades of success with students with special needs, Glenholme expanded its services to include post-graduate and transition programs for young adults, ages 18 to 21, with high… Read more »

The Support Reflects a Cohesive Community

A positive school climate is infused with kindness and compassion. It is an interconnected atmosphere that directly contributes to the academic success of students by influencing the degree to which students actively participate in learning. This includes how consistently they attend school, how attentive they are in class, how conscientiously they complete their assignments, and… Read more »

Things to Say

Adolescents, despite their protests, need adults and want them to be part of their lives, recognizing that adults can nurture, teach, guide, and protect them on the journey to adulthood. Directing the courage and creativity of adolescents into healthy pursuits is part of what successfully guiding, teaching, or mentoring of an adolescent is all about…. Read more »