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Boosting Creativity / InTheNews / News

Special Needs Artists

The DAC gallery is a Los Angeles based art gallery currently displaying an exhibit titled Horizon Lines which features artworks from ECF Art Centers, an adult program of the Exceptional Children’s Foundation (ECF) that mentors, empowers and represents adult artists with special needs. Horizon Lines showcases the work of approximately 100 ECF artists and pushes the … Continue reading

Autism / Autism Strategies / InTheNews / News

Autism Is a Different Brain, Not a Deficient One

http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2013/08/16/study-different-brain/18533/”>http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2013/08/16/study-different-brain/18533/“>”“> In a new study, the first of its kind, “Stanford researchers have unearthed clues about the formidable brains of some children with autism, suggesting that the diagnosis may signal a different cognitive style, not disability.” Continue reading

Boosting Creativity / Socialization / Whole Group Fun Activities

Inspiration Table

Educational advisor Ken Robinson says “creativity is  as important in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status.” I agree and I’ve found an easy way to boost each child’s natural creativity, every day, in the classroom. What It Is: A table in the classroom for exploring and experimenting that I … Continue reading