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Ask the BCBA: 3 Strategies for Addressing Sleep Difficulties

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.

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: Academy360, BCBA|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ask the BCBA: 3 Strategies for Addressing Sleep Difficulties

Unique Minds Celebrated at FilmAcademy360 Film Festival & Art Exhibit

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.

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: FilmAcademy360|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Unique Minds Celebrated at FilmAcademy360 Film Festival & Art Exhibit

FilmAcademy360 Featured in People & Families Magazine

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 [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: FilmAcademy360, News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on FilmAcademy360 Featured in People & Families Magazine

FREE Spectrum of Options Seminar – 21st Century Safety

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 [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Categories: Academy360, FilmAcademy360, Independence360, Spectrum360|Comments Off on FREE Spectrum of Options Seminar – 21st Century Safety

Free Spectrum of Options Seminar

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 [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Categories: Academy360, FilmAcademy360, Independence360, Spectrum of Options Seminars, Spectrum360|Tags: , |Comments Off on Free Spectrum of Options Seminar

Guardianship Process Made Easier by New Court Rules on September 1st

In New Jersey, a child is considered an emancipated person at age 18, regardless of the severity of disability. As a result, parents of special needs children no longer have the legal right to make [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Academy360, FilmAcademy360, Independence360, News, Spectrum360|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Guardianship Process Made Easier by New Court Rules on September 1st

6th Annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament Gets a Hole in One!

By Corinne Frankenfield What a day for a golf tournament! September 13th provided blue skies and perfect weather for Spectrum360’s 6th Annual Fore the Kids Gold Tournament. This year’s event was held at the Montclair [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Categories: Academy360, FilmAcademy360, Independence360, News, Spectrum360|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 6th Annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament Gets a Hole in One!

Welcome to Spectrum360’s New Website

Our recent name change from The Children's Institute to Spectrum360 was made in order to reflect the growth in our scope of services, and to better capture our mission, direction and sense of purpose. As [...]

By | July 31st, 2016|Categories: Academy360, FilmAcademy360, Independence360, News, Spectrum360|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Welcome to Spectrum360’s New Website

FilmAcademy360 Wins NJSBA Innovation in Special Education Award

By JENNIFER MILLER, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER, THE CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE May 26, 2015 at 6:50 PM FilmAcademy360 was recently presented with an Innovation in Special Education Award for its original way of engaging special needs students [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: FilmAcademy360, News|Comments Off on FilmAcademy360 Wins NJSBA Innovation in Special Education Award