When the cold temperatures hit, it’s easy to take cover indoors and forget how important physical activity is for all of us, especially our children.  Although it certainly can be more challenging to fit into busy schedules, exercise can make a big difference in your child’s ability to self-regulate. According to The National Center on […]

Keeping Children with Special Needs Active During Winter Months
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We’re so excited to share that a recent article written by our very own, Julie Mower, was featured in New Jersey Education Report in June! New Jersey Education ReportCreated: June 24, 2022 “Ashley Agresti began her career at The Phoenix Center at the age of 19 as a paraprofessional/substitute. The Phoenix Center (located in Nutley, NJ) is […]

Special Education Teacher Finds the ‘Silver Lining’ to COVID
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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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