November 02, 2012
The Atlantis Academy Coral Springs private school was recently recognized for its special education program, as it was named Education Provider of the Year by the Broward County Advisory Board for Individuals with Disabilities. Atlantis Academy, owned and operated by the Tennessee-based firm Educational Services of America, opened in 2003 with about 60 students and has since grown to more than 100 children in kindergarten through 12th grade, said Carla Nichols, the center's director.
September 24, 2012
For years, cloud computing has been helping local and state governments provide applications that are accessible from any device. School districts and education programs are also joining the movement — in some unexpected places. Education Services of America (ESA) – a private company that provides alternative education programs for students at-risk of dropping out and for special needs students – says it has partnered with 230 public school districts in 21 states to help 12,000 students each year.
June 30, 2012
The Spectrum Center's WorkAbility Program is a bridge between would-be employers and developmentally disabled young people who want to live, work and learn in mainstream society.
"We look for what they can do rather than what they can't do," said Spectrum Center vocational coordinator Ray Myslewski. The workers are paid minimum wage through grant money and work a few hours a week at first.
June 03, 2012
According to a recent study by Yale University, less than half of patients currently diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome will receive an autism diagnosis under the proposed new guidelines. I asked Mark Claypool, a fellow optimist who I turned to for reassurance, to talk about these changes might affect our kids.
May 09, 2012
Now in its seventh year, this prestigious award recognizes visionary customers who are using Citrix solutions for virtualization, networking and the cloud to drive innovation and IT simplicity.
April 08, 2012
Book’em has named its officers and board members for 2012.
October 20, 2011
Bryan Skelton worked in Deloitte's Nashville offices and two health care companies before joining Educational Services of America Inc., where he became executive vice president and CFO in 2006. Since he joined ESA, which provides programs to K-12 students at risk of dropping out or with special needs, the company has seen student enrollment grow by 12 percent and EBITDA grow by 52 percent.
January 25, 2011
Public school districts throughout California turn to Spectrum schools and programs for students with behavior challenges associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other special needs.Spectrum provides personalized, evidence-based educational services for non-traditional learners in collaboration with families and school districts.
July 21, 2010
Margaux Hospodka of Spectrum Center was one of four people to recently receive a special recognition for providing job training to people with disabilities by the Alameda and Contra Costa County Developmental Disabilities Council.
June 17, 2010
A handful of Metro Nashville special education students with severe behavioral problems will get a chance to learn in a new intervention program opening this fall.
Spectrum Academy will gather about 30 high school students for whom the traditional school setting has proven unsuccessful in advancing academically and socially.A handful of Metro Nashville special education students with severe behavioral problems will get a chance to learn in a new intervention program opening this fall.
Spectrum Academy will gather about 30 high school students for whom the traditional school setting has proven unsuccessful in advancing academically and socially.