Autism Awareness & Acceptance Outreach Project @ P255q @ PS128

April is Autism Awareness Month. Alison Brennan and the staff at P255q @ PS128 are conducting outreach to the General Education students that we share our school building with. Alison presented a brief introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders, as well as a review of the supports we as a school use with our students. AtContinue reading “Autism Awareness & Acceptance Outreach Project @ P255q @ PS128”

P255q@PS 128 Celebrates Purple Day!

Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On March 26th annually, people in countries around the world are invited to wear purple and host events in support of epilepsy awareness. Last year, people in dozens of countries on all continents including Antarctica participated in Purple Day! For moreContinue reading “P255q@PS 128 Celebrates Purple Day!”

Superbowl Fun at PS/IS 128!

P255q @ PS/IS 128 students had a fun-filled Superbowl Party on Friday, February 1st. First, our students participated in a football themed obstacle course in the gym. Then they moved to the ADL room where they made sliders and were given football tattoos (temporary, of course)! After that, the students made football field brownies, completeContinue reading “Superbowl Fun at PS/IS 128!”

Election Day Paraprofessional Training

On Tuesday, November 6, paraprofessional staff from each site gathered at PS 154 for a half-day of training. The day began with a Back to Basics PowerPoint by Coach Vernice Borleo and 397 Coordinator Katie McLaughlin. Speech Teachers, Occupational Therapists, and Physical Therapists from each site created presentations to refresh the staff on best practicesContinue reading “Election Day Paraprofessional Training”

End of Summer Celebration at 128 / 307!

On Thursday we said good bye to the summer at 128!  We had a surprise visit from our newly retired principal, Richard Marowitz and his grandson.  We celebrated with outdoor water activities which were set up by our Speech Department. The students enjoyed the sprinkler, water balloons and were able to squirt water on both friends and staff!Continue reading “End of Summer Celebration at 128 / 307!”

P255 @ 128 New Unit Coordinator

P255 @ 128 now has a new coordinator and she certainly is fitting in like she has always been here at this unit.  Meghan Kozak has been spicing up things here at 128.  She has put the “fun” in fundraising by having biweekly raffles that give our staff the chance to win gift cards.  EveryoneContinue reading “P255 @ 128 New Unit Coordinator”