Texting: A Virtual Life Skill

Most of us carry a cell phone, using it not only to call but manage busy schedules, order take-out and send texts. Studies are showing that upwards of half of all teenagers send text messages daily, some average 100 texts per day. Virtual life continues to increase...

Celebrating the Individual

A student recently transferred into our Transition Program from one of our other programs. The Transition Program at League School educates students between the ages of 16 and 22 with a focus on functional academics, vocational training, social pragmatic skills,...

STUDENTS TRAINING TO RECYCLE

Upon walking into League School and looking into a classroom in the Transition Program you will find an emphasis on functional academics, communication, emotional regulation, and vocational preparation. As a head teacher in this program, I strive to help my students...

My Experience at League School

Over the past several years I have had the pleasure to work at the League School of Greater Boston. The past three years have been unique as a result of having the opportunity to work with students across the different programs. I started in July 2007 working with...

Research on Spoken Language and Autism

Research on Spoken Language and Autism There is exciting news coming out of The Autism Center of Excellence at Boston University, according to an article in the ASHA Leader entitled “Seeking an Elusive Goal in Severe Autism: Spoken Language”. The center has been...
Pathfinder’s Middle School Fall Adventure

Pathfinder’s Middle School Fall Adventure

On Friday, October 31, the Pathfinders Middle School class went to Ward’s Berry Farm in Sharon on our community trip for a not so haunted hay ride and fall exploration. Our hayride tour guide, Chris, ensured we knew all about varieties of corn, squash, gourds, and...