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Anxiety During a National Emergency

As the news about COVID-19 gets more alarming every day, it is understandable that everyone is feeling anxious right now. With schools closed, special needs children are missing their normal routines and caregivers are faced with the overwhelming task of helping children make sense of what is happening. Our children are looking to us for […]

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Indoor and Outdoor Activities to keep your child occupied

Every parent is struggling right now to manage work or unemployment with everyone at home together, but parents of special needs kids have a particularly difficult job. Family routines have been disrupted, social outlets have been removed, and professional supports have been decreased or eliminated.  Create a flexible routine​Routines can create structure and give your […]

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Protecting Your Mental Health Amid COVID-19 News

As the global pandemic COVID-19 is changing our world and disrupting our lives daily, it is important to stay informed on the latest news. Trusted news sources can help you make informed decisions to protect your health. But could the news be hurting you at the same time? Being glued to 24-hour news networks, social […]

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Important School Operations Update (March 16, 2020)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING GATEWAY SCHOOL OPERATIONS This is the Principal of Gateway School, Dr. Christopher Hoye. We recognize that almost all of our sending districts are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Starting tomorrow, Monday, March 16, 2020 Gateway School will also close to students and move our instruction to our Virtual Distance Learning Plan.  Teachers […]

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Benefits of Life Skills Instruction

In a world that seems hyper-focused on STEM skills, everyday life skills also play a critical role in a well-rounded and comprehensive education. Learning daily living skills, social skills, and appropriate work skills will benefit every student. Not every special needs child will accomplish perfect mastery of all life skills, but it pays to give […]

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