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Great read: Smithsonian Puts Spotlight On Special Olympics via DisabilityScoop.com

With a new exhibit, the Smithsonian Institution is highlighting how athletics have helped to dramatically change the lives of people with intellectual disabilities over the last 50 years. The display “Special Olympics at 50” was unveiled this month at the … Read More

7 steps to success in work and life for all students by Amy Schuiteboer via eschoolnews.com

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We are thrilled to be featured in this article. You can find the original via this link. As educators, we have a responsibility to all students to not only help them achieve academically, but to also prepare them for life … Read More

Louisville-based Education Associates Selected as EdTech Awards Finalist for it’s ‘Planning Career Goals’ Learning Program’

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Education Associates, developer of Project Discovery, the leading hands-on career education and life skills curriculum for every learner, is pleased to announce that its ‘Planning Career Goals’ Lifelong Learning program has been named a Cool Tool Award Finalist in the … Read More

The Future of Learning: Hands – On and Student Driven

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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

LOS ANGELES COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION SELECTS EDUCATION ASSOCIATES CURRICULUM FOR DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE Entire Project Discovery Life Skills Learning Series to be implemented for At-Risk Youth

(Louisville, KY – May 21, 2018)– Education Associates, developer of Project Discovery, the leading hands-on career education and life skills program solution for every learner, is pleased to announce the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) Department of Juvenile … Read More

Project Discovery Adds New Evidence-Based Practices to Adapted Career Education Series

  New features such as video modeling and visual supports enhance learning opportunities to develop job and life skills for students with cognitive disabilities   Louisville, Ky. (March 7, 2018)—Education Associates, developer of Project Discovery, the hands-on career education and … Read More

Healthy New Year! Healthy Habits for You and Your Students

What do you see when you think, “healthy”? A plate of veggies, a bottle of water, or maybe some sneakers come to mind. The things associated with “healthy” are different for everyone, based on our environment, community, and personal preferences. … Read More

Self-Advocacy: Use the IEP meetings for Students to Practice This Essential Life Skill. Here is How.

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Self-Advocacy is an essential life skill for all students to learn – especially those with special needs. If students can be taught to be their own advocate, then they can be less reliant on others and can, instead, stand up … Read More

But What If I Do Not Like This Internship and It Is the Only One Offered?  

It is important to identify what careers a student has an interest in before committing them to an internship that they have no interest in whatsoever. Ideally, the students should be allowed to explore a variety of careers before going … Read More

Disability Mentoring Day. A Positive Step for Your Students to the Workplace

There are a number of ways to honor National Disability Employment Awareness Month.   We recently posted a blog about the increasing numbers of employers who are opening their doors to those with disabilities. Our goal is to get students, … Read More