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 self-determination, consent, boundaries, sexual safety and the positive experience of intimacy. The creators of Whole Selves, Maggie Rice and Brian Melanson, will present the […]

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 Children’s virtual evolution, Discord has become home to our own gaming community. Classes such […]

Creative Writing Class Story: A story of multiple weddings, a robot limo driver, and a brown horse named Orange

Our Creative Writing class has been hard at work since September and we are happy to share the beginnings of our story.  In the fall, we put our heads together to brainstorm the plot, characters and setting. Over the winter session, we’ve been working to write the first act line-by-line. Chapter One is split into […]

Making Music and Bringing Joy

William Melchiorre of Hadley, joined the Milestones community a year ago, and for the last six months he’s been finding his voice as a singer in Whole Children’s Joyful Chorus as well as with Milestones’ Friendship Band as a singer, guitarist, and ukulele player. In that short time, he’s taken the stage at The Thread […]