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Ask the Clinical Department: Tips for Talking to Your Child about Mass Shootings and Other Traumatic Events

2017-10-16T20:02:49+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: Academy360, Clinical Department, Independence360, Spectrum360, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Many parents and guardians may have questions and concerns regarding if and how to talk to their children when a tragedy such as the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada occurs.  Undoubtedly, this recent shooting has evoked many emotions in all of us. Children may struggle with their thoughts and feelings about the stories and [...]

Setting the Pace for a Successful 2017 Walk for a Lifetime

2017-05-08T01:02:55+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: Academy360|Tags: , , , , , |

On Sunday, May 7 over 1,000 students, clients, families and community partners will join us at Verona Park for the 2017 Walk for a Lifetime, one of the most important fundraisers we hold at Spectrum360. Together, we aim to raise over $100,000 for students and clients on the autism spectrum. You may be wondering how you [...]

Your Shoes Were Made for Walking!

2017-05-08T01:02:55+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Categories: Spectrum360|Tags: , , , , |

On your mark, get set GO... save the date! On Sunday, May 7, 2017, the Walk for a Lifetime returns for its 5th year, and we couldn’t be more excited! Registration begins at 10 am sharp, and at noon, we walk! Join us for a fun and uplifting day! Join us in Verona Park, [...]

Free Spectrum of Options Seminar – Loss and Grief

2017-05-08T01:02:56+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Categories: Academy360, FilmAcademy360, Independence360, Spectrum of Options Seminars, Spectrum360|Tags: , , , , |

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 and communal, of that grief. For persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities loss (sometimes dismissed as "just change") has been a near-constant life companion. This [...]

Creating Community at Spectrum360

2017-05-08T01:02:56+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Categories: Academy360, Independence360, Spectrum360, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Spectrum360 is more than an organization; it is a community. It permeates all that we do. Acting as a community is an integral part of our work, and we continually strive to create a deep sense of belonging and connection for the individuals we serve, their families, our staff, and our supporters. It is this sense of [...]

Welcome to Spectrum360’s New Website

2016-08-01T16:33:51+00:00 July 31st, 2016|Categories: Academy360, FilmAcademy360, Independence360, News, Spectrum360|Tags: , , , |

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 part of this change we've launched a new website. We hope it helps us more effectively share program news and information [...]