Have a look at our photo slideshow from the Upper School's amazing performance of "The Little Mermaid," held on May 31st and June 1st, 2017. Click any image in the carousel to open the slideshow. [...]
For individuals on the autism spectrum AND their families, getting the recommended amount of sleep each night can seem like an impossible task. Difficulties include: inability to fall asleep, stay asleep, daytime sleepiness and a hard time remaining in the bedroom during nighttime wakefulness.
For the third year, family, friends and the general public are invited to attend FilmAcademy360’s annual Film Festival. This exciting evening of film, video, and digital and traditional artwork will be held on Wednesday, May 17th at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre. Viewing starts at 6:30 pm.
FilmAcademy360 was recently featured in People & Families magazine, published by the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities. And we got the cover!! Download the PDF and read the article now. Here are a few [...]
The goal of Academy360 Upper School’s Young Adult Program (YAP) is to prepare each student to be as independent as possible according to their unique needs. As a Consumerism (Math) teacher in this program, I [...]
Recently, the Morris Museum invited Academy360 Upper School students to participate in an exciting art project using Legos that will be part of their upcoming exhibition, Engineering Brick Art. When they received the news of [...]
21st Century Safety for Children and Adults on the Spectrum: Issues and Strategies Characteristics of autism such as communication deficits, unpredictable and challenging behaviors, and tendency to wander make individuals on the autism spectrum especially [...]
Loss and Grief in the Lives of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Loss is the experience that "someone or something that once was is no more;" grief is the feeling of that loss; and mourning is the expression, private [...]
Choosing a president was not the only election that took place on November 8th this year. Over the past several weeks, election fever has been mounting at Academy360 Lower School as well. One way to [...]