Experiential Learning in this Classroom Doubles Employment Outcomes and Eliminates Behavior Issues David Yunker and his Oxnard, CA High School class have just returned from fishing. Not only have they caught a few fish, but David has captured the hearts and … Read More
It’s National Sewing Month! Do Your Students Know How to Make a Straight stitch, Backstitch, or Topstitch?
Don’t miss out on a great learning experience for your students. Did you know that tens of millions of Americans sew at home? Whether for personal use, community service or for a home business, sewing is a great skill to … Read More
Project Discovery’s Life and Work Skills Solutions prepare students to be workforce ready. This year U.S. schools, job coaches, vocational rehabilitation counselors and transition coordinators are working hard to comply with the new Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) … Read More
Give a helping hand to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Donate now through Red Cross. Here’s a list of more organizations that are undertaking this work and how you can contribute to them.
Today’s blog starts with a thought experiment. Think with us for a moment about your favorite activity. Maybe it’s gardening, playing a sport, or even watching movies. Now, think about how you would teach someone else to love what you … Read More
Going back to school is not easy for any student. The prospect of a new school environment and new routines can be especially daunting for students with disabilities. What will my classroom look like? Where will my locker be? Will … Read More
In honor of Assistance Dog Week, we are honoring Franklin, who is Susan Maziarz’s service dog. Shortly after Susan was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis she began to feel the effects of the debilitating disease and became wheelchair dependent. The … Read More
Ever wonder what it is like to experience life as a teenager on the autism spectrum? Is it really that much different from the trials and tribulations of any teenager? You can follow the story of high-school senior Sam Gardner … Read More