The start of every successful day at school begins with a good night’s rest. But parents know that, for children with special needs, this can be a bit of an obstacle depending on the day. Difficulty falling to sleep — or falling back to sleep in the middle of the night — can compromise a […]
Halloween is always a very special day at The Phoenix Center; it gives our students a chance to play a role, become a celebrity, and have fun in a sweet or scary costume.
Summertime is upon us, bringing with it poolside relaxation, beachy vacations, and trips to the ice cream parlor. While summer break is the perfect time to relax and recharge for a new academic year, these lazy months also offer some spare time to stay intellectually stimulated. Plus, being outside of the classroom offers new ways […]
April is National Autism Awareness Month, and on April 2, the global community celebrates the twelfth annual World Autism Awareness Day. Per Autism Speaks, international monuments, buildings, and homes will be lit with the iconic light blue hue in recognition of those living with autism. Today’s movement alters the conversation from treating those with autism […]
We spend a third of our lives sleeping — or we should, if we get the recommended eight hours of rest a night. And while everyone enjoys the R&R of a good night’s sleep, we often have a hard time getting to sleep. This can be especially true of children with special needs. Without the […]