MIT’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Early Childhood Cognition Lab, directed by Dr. Laura Schulz, is conducting The Loophole Study, which seeks to improve understanding of communication skills and social decision-making in children who are diagnosed with autism.

There is a short survey for parents …

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The League School is looking for more great team members, and you can help. Critical staffing needs include assistant teachers, weekend and evening direct support professionals, and clinicians. “Employee, board member, parent, and supporter referrals are an ideal recruiting source as you are familiar with the League School and its culture,” said Jenna …

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The school’s newest class offering on self-advocacy is unique. Instead of the behavior modification strategies used by other school curriculums, this class will help students voice their needs. Author and consultant Michael John Carley is uniquely qualified to lead this class — along with his then four-year-old son, he was diagnosed with Autism …

Read more Autism expert teaching new class to help students voice their needs

The Old Colony YMCA’s mission is to enrich the quality of life for everyone in the community. It gives people of all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life the opportunity to reach their full potential with dignity. “Our goal is diversity and inclusivity, and we want everyone to feel welcome,” said Ellen Greene, …

Read more Promoting inclusivity is at the heart of Old Colony YMCA’s mission: Meet League School’s newest ambassador Ellen Greene