Meeting Educational Needs of an Autistic Child

How autism is displayed in children on the spectrum varies widely; thus their needs can be very different. One child may be on the higher functioning Asperger’s syndrome side while another may be at the other end with low cognitive functioning coupled with a ...

Empowering Nurses with Self-Care Tools

With stressful work environments, life-and-death decisions and long hours, nurses in our modern healthcare system increasingly suffer from burnout and compassion fatigue. Fifteen years ago, Mary E. Harris, CCRN, a cardiac ICU nurse at Yale New Haven Hospital and ...

2017-03-06T04:10:46+00:00 Education, Local Articles, Wellness|

Kitchen Medicine: Modern Health with Ancient Roots

There is so much change, color, flavor and medicine growing this time of year. From our local wild foods to the farms and gardens, we are rich in delicious medicine! The salad greens, sautéing greens, asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries, wood sorrel, sheep sorrel ...

Massaro Community Farm Marks 100 Years of Farming

Farming operations have changed drastically over the last 100 years: mechanization, scale, specialized markets and modified crops. But while acres of farmland under production across the nation continues to decline, Massaro Community Farm in Woodbridge ...

Sensitively Preparing Youth for the Real World

The Connecticut Experiential Learning Center (CELC) provides a middle school education for students from 10 to 14 years old in grades five to eight, blending strong academics with hands-on and field experiences for a rich educational setting that allows young ...

2017-04-10T16:55:49+00:00 Education, Local Articles|

Smaller Classes Influence Student Success

Middle School/Junior High/Inter-mediate School—whatever you call it—the years between elementary school and high school are pivotal for personal and academic development. Adolescence is a challenging time of life. Parents may wonder, then, how it can also ...

2016-12-17T00:45:12+00:00 Education, Local Articles|