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Getting the Band Back Together

After a long break during the shutdown, The Friendship Band is finally getting back together! We resumed rehearsals in the winter session and getting back together to play live shows is definitely on our minds. We have begun to learn new tunes while we suss out places...

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Celebrate Love

Winter session included LGBTQIA+ Group which has given students a safe space to listen, learn and meet others who identify similarly. This group based on support, community building, strengthening confidence and self-esteem has opened the door for young people to find...

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Online Spring Session Beginning April 5!

Time seems to be flying by as we head into April. It feels like just yesterday that we started our online classes. As we have all learned, the transition to home-based life can be tougher than we could have ever imagined. It is wonderful to see how far we all have...

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Say Hello to Whole Selves: The Future of Sexual Education

Whole Selves is an evidence-informed, healthy relationships curriculum, designed for individuals with autism and those with intellectual disabilities. This ground-breaking, positive approach to relationships and sexuality teaches the building blocks of...

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Gaming at Whole Children

Discord is a communication app that has made it easier for gamers to connect with one another. With chat rooms assigned to different topics and video/voice messaging, this online world serves as a personal hub to build interpersonal relationships. With Whole...

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The Theater Corner: Behind the Scenes

  As usual, our theater students are working hard while having FUN! Being absent from the ICC has not stopped Theater Director, Matt Meers and his students from performing their hearts out. Although Zoom is a completely new environment to act in, the students...

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Taking a Stand Against Injustice!

As an inclusive community, we recognize the importance of all voices being heard. Since the pandemic began, teachers at Whole Children and Milestones noticed a new interest in current events and curiosity in our students. It may be hard to understand or even process...

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Whole Children’s Film Festival Presents: Ethan at 21

  A film 12 years in the making features an Amherst family dealing with autism. Ethan at 21 is the showcase film at a film festival hosted by Pathlight, Whole Children and Five College Realtors with two showings and locations the weekend of February 10. The...

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