We wanted to share this video and feature article that appeared in NorthJersey.com about our Community Based Instruction (CBI) and our student employment program. We are proud to be recognized by the press as having a unique approach to serving the educational, behavioral and therapeutic needs of students with autism, multiple disabilities, behavioral and intellectual […]

Special needs students gain shopping experience

On September 9th, The Phoenix Center hosted a picnic attended by 150 families and volunteers in Kingsland Park in Nutley, NJ that enabled students and families of the school to enjoy a rare privilege—a family picnic in a public park, with BBQ’ed goodies and activities, and a rare chance to meet and have fun in a safe and accepting […]

Its back to school time! By making several smaller, incremental adjustments to the family schedule, you’ll make the transition easier and smoother for everyone involved. Heading back to the classroom doesn’t have to be a stressful, rip-the-band-aid-off situation for either parents or their children. By adding structure into everyone’s routine and making changes slowly and […]