5 Things That Can Help You Stay Calm During an IEP Meeting

2017-08-16T12:49:36+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Academy360, Spectrum360|Tags: , , , , |

For me, staying calm equals winning. When my son was younger, I could easily be close to tears before I even walked into an IEP meeting. Many of us know what an emotional rabbit hole this journey can be, and as parents, we are coming from a much more vulnerable vantage point than the Principal, Director, teachers, [...]

How We Spent Our ESY!

2017-08-08T09:05:45+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Academy360, Spectrum360, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

While our Extended School Year (ESY) program provides our students with continuity during the July, our schedule is a bit more relaxed and we vary the routine to take advantage of some fun summer activities.  From swimming to hiking, to our annual and much anticipated S360 Sports Day, we use the ESY opportunity to help [...]

Fore! (the Kids)

2017-07-28T16:09:09+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Development, Spectrum360, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Somerset Hills Country Club   It’s almost that time again! We’re gearing up (and practicing our swings!) for the 7th Annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament. Set for October 2, 2017, this year’s tournament will be held at the scenic Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville, NJ. Rated as one of the top 100 [...]

Speaking About Being an S360 Speech Intern

2017-07-25T12:12:11+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Academy360, Spectrum360, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

As an undergraduate in the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program at Bloomsburg University, my goal is to become a Speech Pathologist. My choice of major is a personal one. Growing up with a brother who has autism, I saw how speech therapy positively impacted his life and the progress he made. I chose to intern at [...]

Improving Speech Through Video Feedback : Dominic Before and After

2017-07-19T16:21:39+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Categories: Academy360, FilmAcademy360, Spectrum360|Tags: , , , , , |

When I first met Dominic it was immediately obvious that he has natural charisma. He has an easy smile and enjoys interacting with others. He is very direct, he’ll tell you honestly what he thinks, but he is never judgmental and always polite. Dominic has a playful look in his eye and a quick wit. I [...]

In the CulinaryAcademy360 Kitchen: Quinoa and Brown Fried Rice

2017-07-31T10:38:29+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: CulinaryAcademy360, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

We're very excited to present the second installment in our new series, In the CulinaryAcademy360 Kitchen, designed to offer you a peek into our CA360 program and give you a “taste” of what we’ve been up to! CulinaryAcademy360 provides our adolescents, young adults, and adults with culinary vocational training and life skills. We hope you enjoy [...]

In the CulinaryAcademy360 Kitchen: Braised Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Marsala Demi Glace

2017-07-31T16:52:20+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: CulinaryAcademy360, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

We’re very excited to introduce a new blog series, In the CulinaryAcademy360 Kitchen, designed to offer you a peek into our CA360 program and give you a “taste” of what we’ve been up to! Our CulinaryAcademy360 program provides students, young adults, and clients with culinary vocational training and life skills. We hope you enjoy the series [...]

‘Walk For a Lifetime’ Is An Incredible Success

2017-05-31T10:07:12+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Academy360, FilmAcademy360, Independence360, Spectrum360|Tags: , , , |

Almost 800 of Spectrum360’s family and friends turned out on Sunday, May 7th, for the 5th annual “Walk for a Lifetime,” held at beautiful Verona Park. “This year's Walk for a Lifetime was an incredible success!” commented Diane Berry, Director of Development.“Perhaps equally important as the money raised was the wonderful sense of community we experienced [...]

Spectrum360 Welcomes New Board Members

2017-06-06T14:00:18+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Academy360, CulinaryAcademy360, FilmAcademy360, Independence360, Spectrum360, World|Tags: , , |

We’re excited to introduce three of the newest members of the Spectrum360 Board of Directors: Gregg Cuvin, Mark Green and Adam Lipkin. Our new appointees are thrilled to be a part of our all-volunteer board as the organization grows and expands in serving children, young adults, and adults on the spectrum. Please join us in welcoming [...]

Parent Night Out/Trivia Night Raises Funds for Spectrum360 Programs

2017-05-08T01:02:55+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Categories: Spectrum360|Tags: , , , , |

Inspired by a few parents who have gone before me in the realm of DIY Fundraising, I set out to plan a fun night out for parents which would simultaneously raise money for Spectrum360.  On Saturday February 11th, Spectrum360 families and friends came together at the Livingston Campus to enjoy a fun night for a great [...]