Sierra School at Eastern welcomed former student John Almeda and his mom Vanessa Bieker to school today to celebrate him running in the upcoming Boston Marathon. We wanted to send John John off to the Boston Marathon with our support. Our students from both sites made posters and participated in table activities. The table activities showed how students with autism can struggle with school tasks. We enjoyed pizza, cupcakes, and face painting. The school also donated to John and Fly Brave, a non-profit organization started by John’s mom. Fly Brave’s mission is focused on creating employment programs for adults with autism when [...]
Jessica Whelan, Teaching Assistant My mom is lower functioning and I have been around disabilities her whole life. It has always been my dream to work with people that have special needs. My routine is pretty consistent, focused on assisting kids in various ways throughout the day. I really enjoy teaching the students and helping them when they get frustrate throughout the day. I worked with a student last year who would display frequent physical aggression and would often attempt to leave the classroom and school. Through hard work and [...]
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