This past June, a group of our Transition Program students, ages 16 to 21, were invited to go fishing at New Pond with members from the North Walpole Fish and Game Club. This has been an annual event sponsored by a club member Frank (Duke) Duquette, who is also an employee of the League School. …

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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, independent living skills, community experiences, and safety awareness. This student had many challenges; both academics …

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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 reach their greatest independence and prepare them for life after graduation. When choosing lessons …

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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 Carole-Jean Smith. It was a wonderful learning experience. …

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Independence is an important part of growing up, and as young adults, the students in Room 221 are hard at work to attain skills that will make them more independent.  Throughout each school day we work on organization, hygiene, money skills, vocational tasks, home skills, following written/visual directions, and taking responsibility for their own schedule. One …

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