Commissioner of Education’s visit

October 31, 2019

Massachusetts' Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jeff Riley, made a special appearance at the Milestones Day School, an accredited and approved Chapter 766 private therapeutic school in Waltham serving students with challenges in executive functioning, sensory integration, and social pragmatics, to gain a deeper understanding of the school's mission, classroom facilities, and premier comprehensive programming that serves out-of-district special…

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Assistive Technology

May 18, 2016

Look around you. What technology do you see? Smartphones, tablets, and laptops? Our world is extremely tech-driven and the advancements are evolving faster with each day.  For years, different modes of technology have been used...

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Autism Assistance Dogs

May 11, 2016

Dog owners live by the adage that, “Dogs are man’s best friend.” To many this is a gross understatement. Dogs go far beyond a best friend for many people in our society. Some dogs assist...

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Benefits of Equine (Hippo) Therapy

May 4, 2016

Asperger’s and Autism are sub-categories of a larger disorder category called Pervasive Developmental Disorders. The characteristics are similar in that children and adults have difficulty with communication, social interactions and some physical impairments. Therapies for...

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What is ABA?

April 19, 2016

ABA is the acronym for Applied Behavior Analysis. Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is the use of  techniques and principles such as to bring about meaningful and positive change in behavior. Let’s take a closer look...

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