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Learn About The Help Group: A Virtual Tour And Overview Of Our Schools 721 720 Village Glen School

Learn About The Help Group: A Virtual Tour And Overview Of Our Schools

Upcoming Webcast: Learn About The Help Group: A Virtual Tour And Overview Of Our Schools Learn more about The Help Group schools for students with special needs related to ASD, learning disabilities, emotional challenges & more DATE: Wed, September 21st, 2022 TIME: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT Back to School! Up Close with The Help Group. The Help Group…

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A Therapeutic Approach for Adolescents & for Parents 720 720 Village Glen School

A Therapeutic Approach for Adolescents & for Parents

Positive Psychology: A Therapeutic Approach for Adolescents & for Parents For Mental Health Awareness Month, we discussed the benefits of positive psychology for teens and for parents. Positive psychology is the study of what makes life most worth living. Therapy is a safe space to navigate challenges, build coping skills, and heal what hurts in order to live a more…

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Summer Camp 2022 720 720 Village Glen School

Summer Camp 2022

Kid's Like Me'sSummer Camps 2022For 6 – 18 year olds across the autism spectrum The Help Group is pleased to be able to offer in-person enrichment camps this summer for 6 to 18 year olds across the autism spectrum. Campers will be grouped according to their needs and peer-level and placed into one of three camp programs – Village Glen…

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Social Skills at Village Glen 600 600 Village Glen School

Social Skills at Village Glen

Social Skills at Village GlenWhen Village Glen School was established, it was designed for students with “Asperger’s,” which is now considered high-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). One of the unique aspects of Village Glen is its focus on Social Skills, which is taught as a core curricular course. The necessity of Social Skills Training for our students is based on…

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Using Zones of Regulation 600 600 Village Glen School

Using Zones of Regulation

Village Glen SchoolUsing Zones of RegulationOur students are currently learning about the Zones of Regulation (copyright symbol/make sure to cite Leah Kyupers, OT as the author) to help develop self-regulation skills and emotional control. Why Use the Zones? While the overarching goal of the Zones curriculum is for students to develop self-awareness of their emotional states, the purpose or benefit…

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New Social Skills Evidence-Based Program Launch 600 600 Village Glen School

New Social Skills Evidence-Based Program Launch

Village Glen School New Social Skills Evidence-Based Program LaunchVillage Glen, one of the specialized nonpublic schools of The Help Group, was established in 1997 and designed for students with “Asperger’s Disorder” which is now considered Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Level 1. One of the unique aspects of Village Glen is its focus on social skills, which is taught as a…

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Transitioning to In-Person Learning 600 600 Village Glen School

Transitioning to In-Person Learning

Focusing on Your Child’s Strengths and SuccessesTransitioning to In-Person Learning By Dr. Laurie StephensWhile most parents have been looking forward to the day their children return to in-person schooling, this transition is bringing a whole new set of fears. Parents and education leaders have been concerned over what children may have lost during distance learning, such as academic and social skills,…

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The Importance Of Soft Skills 600 600 Village Glen School

The Importance Of Soft Skills

Proficiency of what is known as the “Soft Skills” is an important factor for independent adulthood. “Soft skills” refer to the ability to competently handle the social and emotional expectations and demands that occur on a college campus, in the workplace, and in daily life. When is the time to start learning and practicing these soft skills? Now! The sooner…

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Successfully Transitioning To Independent Adulthood 600 600 Village Glen School

Successfully Transitioning To Independent Adulthood

April is Autism Acceptance Month, a time to increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism, and to provide continued support, kindness, and compassion for the autism community. The hope is to ignite change through improved support and opportunities in all areas of life including education, employment, and independent living. Many young adults are in need of support during the…

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