Please click on the below document to view our 2021-2022 Health & Safety plan:The Phoenix Center’s Virtual/Remote Instruction and Health & Safety Plan 2021-2022 — ADDED 10/28/21 The following are our school closing and communication documents: The Phoenix Center’s Restart & Recovery Plan with an addendum, updated 3-17-21 The Phoenix Center’s Restart & Recovery Plan […]

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How often do we hide our stress? Sometimes we think that revealing our stress shows we are weaker, angrier, or less pleasant to be around. While stress is not healthy, hiding it is even worse. We need healthy outlets for our stress — cooking, exercising, reading — and we need to know how to identify […]

7 Ways to Identify Stress in a Child with Special Needs

For kids of all ages, mealtime can be difficult. For some, once they get a taste for foods like pizza, hamburgers or chicken nuggets, everything else pales in comparison. Picky eating is common for children, and it is especially so for those children with special needs. This can be tied to unhealthy weight gain, which […]

How to Get Your Child with Special Needs to Eat Healthy

For children with disabilities, especially those with a diagnosis of autism, animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has become increasingly popular. Why? Because it’s often easier for kids on the spectrum to relate to animals than other people.   For the entire article, check out this post on NJ Education Report.

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