This is the bulletin board in the A wing featuring some of the words associated with Autism. As the month goes on words will be highlighted and explained.
There is also a dynamic art display in the main lobby showcasing the complexity of Autism
The staff and students also helped to raise awareness by wearing Blue on April 2nd. Staff and students generously donated $1 to participate. This project raised $272 (and counting) that will go towards the Autism society of Maine.
For more information on Autism Spectrum Disorders:
CDC estimates that 1 in 88 children have been identified with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The full article can be found on the CDC website.
Photos of the construction of the tree by staff members in the Special Education department.
We would also like to thank Ace Hardware for donating the spray paint, and Lowe's for donating the tubes to create the tree.