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Improving Personal Grooming Before Going PrimeTime

Gateway School recently posted about one of the most vital topics and primary goals of our schools: soft skills in the employment environment. These soft skills are the result of several decades of research that culminated in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) developing a special curriculum, entitled Soft Skills […]

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Teaching Teamwork in a Special Needs Classroom

So many years are devoted to preparing our students to be young men and women that will eventually transition into adulthood..In addition, they could very well transition into an adult day program such as our PrimeTime Centers located right here in Carteret, New Jersey. What about teamwork, though? Our children are not alone in the […]

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Employers Seeking STEM Students with Special Needs — STEM Careers

People with disabilities who want to pursue careers in STEM fields find themselves at an opportune time. Four years ago, the Federal Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the National Council on Disability (NCD) hosted a dialogue entitled Encouraging People with Disabilities to Pursue Careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). It projected that […]

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STEM Program Promote Social Skills and Team-Based Learning in Special Education Classrooms

STEM is an interdisciplinary and applied approach to educating students in four specific disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics.The curriculum was developed as a response to waning interest among the general school population. Only about 20 % of those students gravitate toward careers involving those subjects. Yet, according to a STEM3 Academy report, that […]

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A General Overview of Learning Disabilities

Long gone are the days when learning disabilities had yet to be discovered and the necessary accommodations delivered to those who needed them. Today, we strive to support and continue to enhance the needs, education, and awareness of the numerous learning disabilities. This is an overview of five learning disabilities that are common in the […]

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