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SEL with Ms. Marshall

Ms. Marshall’s class participated in a social-emotional learning (SEL) activity as part of their weekly group therapy. The class did an amazing job identifying the parts of a healthy relationship. Every student contributed by sharing out their ideas with the class! A student in the class, Jamani, said of the activity “it’s important to know good relationships so you can grow.” Well said, Jamani! Learn more about High Road School today!

SEL with Ms. Marshall2021-02-11T15:47:06-05:00

Successful Transition: Derek’s Story

Derek’s father explains in this video how his son was successful in his transition from Sierra School to the work force, due to Sierra School of San Diego’s Transition Skills Program. He says, “The transition from Sierra to his adult programs and activities was as smooth as we could have hoped for.” Derek participated in the Work Experience Program, a transition skills program funded by California’s WorkAbility I Program. Sierra Schools are committed to preparing youth to become responsible adults who participate in their communities and lead fulfilling lives. Parents can have peace of mind knowing their child is set [...]

Successful Transition: Derek’s Story2021-10-06T17:16:27-04:00

Unlocking Potential: Adrian’s Story

Adrian’s mother, Tikeya, recounts the struggle prior to his enrollment at High Road Schools – being called at work to pick up her son, navigating medications, and experiencing challenging behaviors. After witnessing the dedication of High Road staff – and their ability to unlock her son’s potential – she says, “I can’t say enough good things about High Road!” “I can’t say enough good things about High Road!” – Tikeya Wheeler, Adrian’s mother The staff at all High Road Schools are genuinely interested in helping students achieve success and enjoy rewarding futures. “Just getting to know the student is [...]

Unlocking Potential: Adrian’s Story2021-10-05T13:19:10-04:00

Unlocking Potential: Adrian’s Story

Adrian’s mother, Tikeya, recounts the struggle prior to his enrollment at High Road Schools – being called at work to pick up her son, navigating medications, and experiencing challenging behaviors. After witnessing the dedication of High Road staff – and their ability to unlock her son’s potential – she says, “I can’t say enough good things about High Road!” "“I can't say enough good things about High Road!” – Tikeya Wheeler, Adrian's mother The staff at all High Road Schools are genuinely interested in helping students achieve success and enjoy rewarding futures. “Just getting to know the student is the [...]

Unlocking Potential: Adrian’s Story2021-10-04T17:30:37-04:00

Pancake Breakfast!

Sierra Lower Students & Staff gather together at the beginning of this fall season for pancakes! Mickey Mouse pancakes & sausage for all! Yum! Learn more about our school today.

Pancake Breakfast!2021-10-19T15:27:46-04:00

A Family Movie Event

Join High Road School staff at a private showing of The Reason I Jump - a documentary about five individuals with autism, based on a biography of the same name. Drinks and snacks will be provided.All family members are welcome but RSVPs are required due to limited space.You can view more information here. Learn more about our school today.

A Family Movie Event2021-08-13T11:51:53-04:00

SESI Behavior Expert Featured in K-12 Dive; Discusses Remote Learning

A major shift in learning occurred in 2020, when educators had to rethink the Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) of students with special needs. K-12 Dive, a publication that gives insight into impactful news and trends shaping K-12 education, featured SESI's Diane Myers, SVP of Behavior in an article highlighting the struggles - and silver linings - of digital special education. "Early in the pandemic, many schools tried to move what they were doing in-person to a remote format and had this been just a short-term solution, it would have worked," said Myers. She added, "the pandemic dragged on and educators [...]

SESI Behavior Expert Featured in K-12 Dive; Discusses Remote Learning2021-06-30T09:57:59-04:00

Rolling Out the Red Carpet at Sierra Academy of Scottsdale

FOX 10's Arizona Morning show and NBC's 12 News covered a spectacular prom held at Sierra Academy of Scottsdale last week. Lenora King, the school's program director, said "We're in the midst of a pandemic, and we wanted to make sure our kids still have that prom experience. She added, "It gives us joy to do it every year, and to have the girls and the boys dress up and have that experience that they typically wouldn't get at a private day school." Complete with a red carpet, balloon arch, full banquet and plenty of dancing, more than 25 students went [...]

Rolling Out the Red Carpet at Sierra Academy of Scottsdale2021-06-30T09:57:56-04:00

High Road Schools Featured on Better Connecticut

Better Connecticut, a program on WFSB Channel 3, interviewed Gary Hunt, SESI’s Regional Vice President, New England about High Road Schools of Connecticut in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week.  Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI) operates 10 programs throughout Connecticut. Hunt says that High Road Schools, in helping students to thrive, “it’s about looking individually at every kid…our teachers have done such an amazing job of doing that.” He noted that High Road Schools have a maximum of 10 students per classroom – and oftentimes the student-to-teacher ratio is 1:5, with a teacher and a paraprofessional in each classroom. “Our schools are [...]

High Road Schools Featured on Better Connecticut2021-06-30T09:57:56-04:00

Wilkes-Barre Mayor Honors Graham Academy Students for World Autism Month

Wilkes-Barre Mayor George Brown and his staff were enthusiastic about increasing public awareness of people with autism - and providing students at The Graham Academy with a special day to remember. Two students were named honorary firefighters Friday, April 23, as part of Autism Awareness Day in the city. Another student, remained at City Hall where he was honorary mayor. The mayor presented the students with proclamations and sashes imprinted with their job titles for the day. The City of Wilkes-Barre partnered with The Graham Academy, King’s College and Wilkes University for its inaugural Light It Up Blue campaign. City [...]

Wilkes-Barre Mayor Honors Graham Academy Students for World Autism Month2021-04-27T13:45:38-04:00