League School is proud to announce we will be hosting our first-ever public art exhibition!   FACING THE SPECTRUM, a collection of self-portraits by our talented and diverse students, will be shown at Attleboro Arts Museum from March 2-17. All are welcome to attend the special opening celebration held on Saturday March 4th from 4-5:00pm.   At League School, …

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Download the full flyer by clicking here Designed to improve and elevate educator knowledge and expertise about teaching autistic students PreK- through transition to adulthood, this 15-credit program is based on both current research and information from the autistic self-advocacy community. The program is also designed to align with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary …

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Sports Illustrated takes a close look at individuals on the autism spectrum participating in sports.  As the article's overview states, it examines "the remarkable and under-reported shift away from conventional wisdom - people with autism are participants, fans, and in some cases, even become elite athletes themselves."  The individual stories that are related are both …

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League School of Greater Boston To Hold Free Educational Seminar Chance for Attendees to Learn About Recent Initiatives for Individuals Newly Diagnosed With Autism Along With Best Practices in Transitioning (Walpole – September 27, 2016) – On Monday, October 3rd, from 6:30-8:30 PM, League School of Greater Boston will be holding an educational seminar at the school at …

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On Wednesday, June 15th, staff members from League School will join personnel from Easter Seals to co-present “Research and Best Practices in the Transition Process” at theEmerging Trends: A Conference on High-Impact Transition Practices at Westfield State University. After visiting the school last year, the Easter Seals organization was quite impressed with the …

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On Wednesday afternoon, May 25th, from 3:30-5:30pm, a special event will be taking place in League School’s Vetstein auditorium - Autism: Early Detection and the Next Steps. That afternoon, leaders in the field of Autism will come together to discuss identifying the early warning signs, commonly used evidence-based treatment methods, and where parents and teachers …

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There was avery interesting article that appeared in the "Tuesday Stories" section of today's Boston Globe entitled "Autism Before Autism."  It talks of an individual, Samuel Gridley Howe, who studied Massachusetts residents who may have had the condition as long ago as the 1840's.  Here is a link to …

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  Please join Elizabeth Stringer Keefe, who will be presenting an overview of autism, as well as the origin of the new Massachusetts Autism Teacher Endorsement, the background and requirements, and what this state credentials can do to bring autism knowledge to schools.   League School of Greater Boston is collaborating with Lesley University to bring Lesley’s 15-credit …

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