Posted in Autism, bloomfieldsepac, Kids & Technology, Resources, special ed

“My Autism,” – by George. A 9 year old makes a video to explain his autism to others.

   “Most of the time I can make eye contact with you when you speak to me. That wasn’t always the case. Like a lot of other kids with autism I might not have been looking, but that didn’t mean I wasn’t listening.”

“Speaking of listening, I can hear and see a lot of things and sounds all at the same time which sometimes makes it hard to focus on any one sound or thought. That’s why it may take a little more time to answer you when you ask me a question.”

Read more: http://www.essentialkids.com.au/development-advice/special-needs/this-is-what-its-like-boys-video-on-life-with-autism-20171211-h02ef7?btis#ixzz513fvVjND
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Posted in Resources

Thank You For The Parents Workshop!

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Thank you to Elizabeth Dunlea, LCSW & Sandra McClurg, LCSW and Bloomfield’s DIrector of Special Services, Keri Regina for the very informative and innovative Parents Workshop on Teen Mental Health.

The warning signs about risks for Teen Suicide and the importance of being in the know about kids Social Media were particularly helpful.

Thanks again for a very helpful evening.

Posted in Health Advocacy, Mental Health, Resources

Teen Mental Health Review, Workshop For Parents. Dec. 5, 2017, 6-8 P.M. at BHS.

Bloomfield Schools District offers a Workshop for Parents, with Elizabeth Dunlea, LCSW & Sandra McClurg, LCSW,  who will present a Parent Workshop on Teen Mental Health, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 from 6-8 P.M. in the BHS Media Center.

The topics will include, Trauma Informed Suicide Prevention, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Social Networking.

 

 

Posted in Anti-Bullying Information, bloomfieldsepac, Educación Especial, Resources

Compañenos en una reunión acerca de ​Anti-Bullying. Miércoles,​ ​Nov.​ ​8,​ ​2017.

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Fecha:​ ​Miércoles,​ ​Nov.​ ​8,​ ​2017

Lugar;​ ​Bloomfield​ ​High​ ​School

Hora:​ ​6-8​ ​P.M. 

 Acompañenos en una reunión acerca de ​Anti-Bullying.

Aprenda acerca de las políticas y protocolos Anti-Bullying de nuestro distrito escolar​ ​con el coordinador de Anti-bullying de las escuelas de Bloomfield, el Sr. Nicholas Dotoli,​ ​Ed.M.;​ ​Esq.​​ ​y aumente su conocimiento​ ​de los signos de que su hijo podría estar siendo Bullied con la psicóloga del ​​Bloomfield​ ​High​ ​School​, Dr.​ ​Karen​ ​Cooney,​ ​Psy.D. 

 Hay algo para todos,​ ​padres,​ ​estudiantes,​ ​defensores de educación especial,​ ​educadores, administradores,​ ​miembros del Board​ ​of​ ​Ed​ ​,​ ​miembros de la comunidad.​ ​esperamos verlos! 

Su equipo de ​Bloomfield​ ​SEPAC​