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  • Alex at CLE Denver

    Uniquely You!

    It goes without saying that being unique is sort of a brand, it’s fashionable and perhaps the new norm. In an interview with CLE staff and students I found it’s really the simple, everyday things that makes us all truly unique. Here’s a little profile of what makes us all stand out.

  • CLE Students doing their thing

    What is “Cool” Nowadays, Anyway?

    Am I “cool”? I used to know I was back in the day…when I was young and filled with adventure, edge, and possibilities. And I still think, I’m “cool” but I have to acknowledge that my definition of that word has changed over the years.

  • CLE students at Rockville

    Student Socials: Creating a Community at CLE

    Scott and I talked about how our student socials have evolved over the years, and how they reflect our larger goals of fostering friendships and independence outside the walls of the center.

  • Written letter from CLE parent

My Open Letter: Parent to Parent – There Is Much To Address

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

You’re approaching your child’s transition from high school to adulthood, and I have a guess what you’re feeling. You may be intimidated about choosing what’s next for your child. Just getting your child through K-12 may have absorbed all your attention until now. You may find leaving behind familiar supports feels risky, like launching a rowboat on the open sea.

  • International Teacher Magazine

Yes, You Can!

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Planning for post-secondary education for students with various disabilities raises complex questions about how to best prepare for next steps, but so much is possible. Stephanie Martin dispels three common myths.

Nico Morales Featured on CNN

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

With the advent of dating websites, romantic relationships are possible for many couples who otherwise might find it a challenge. The same holds true for Nico Morales, of Fort Lauderdale. He used a dating website [...]

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  • Zack M at CLE Austin - 2 Lies and a Truth

Wearing the Misfit Badge Proudly

March 27th, 2018|0 Comments

We have the privilege of observing and assisting students as they gradually shift from withdrawn and hesitant to self-assured in making new friends; from harsh self-criticism to forgiving self-care; from being ashamed of their differences to wearing their own ‘Community of Misfits’ badge proudly.

  • Zack at CLE Austin

Academic Accommodations – Stick it to the Stigma!

February 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Students with disabilities can find themselves in situations where differences hinder their ability to complete work at the same rate as others. When students are offered tools to compensate for their difficulties, then the gap between them and their peers closes. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), "accommodations provide an alternative way to accomplish the course requirements by eliminating or reducing disability-related barriers."

Say What You Mean

February 27th, 2018|0 Comments

What would we say if there were no rules and no social consequences? What would we reveal about ourselves that is important to us, but we are afraid to say aloud because of how others might react? I posed that question to a group of CLE Rockville students, and passed out postcard sized paper.

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