In May we celebrated Staff Appreciation.Read More
Earlier this month I had the great honor of joining a panel of autism specialists to talk about Oak Hill School and its research partnership with UCSF. Titled “Measuring Meaningful Outcomes from School-Age to Adulthood,” the event preceded the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR).
I borrowed from my experience as a math teacher to illustrate the importance of using three points to DEFINE a plane or to SUPPORT a piece of furniture. When it comes to DEFINING and then MEASURING MEANINGFUL OUTCOMES for children with ASD, it’s the same three-point idea:Read More
April and May have been a very busy time at Oak Hill School! Along with educating our students; participating in IEPs; giving tours to perspective students and families; etc., we organized and facilitated two successful fundraising events and a Staff Appreciation Week.
The annual fundraiser, Stand UP! For Students with Autism on April 29th , was titledA Night of Hidden Stars. The attendees were awestruck by the entertainment that evening! Since April was Autism Awareness month, it was quite fitting that the “Hidden Stars” who performed were young adults on the autism spectrum.Read More