Monthly Archives: April 2017

May Sands Montessori School Weekly Update: 4/25/17

There will be an early dismissal tomorrow (4/26) for Lead Guide Program Level Planning.  Students will be dismissed @ noon.  Extended Day Care is available until 5:30.  Theater club will not meet tomorrow, however.   Standardized Assessments Our Upper Elementary (4th – 6th year) students participated in the first session of the Florida Standards Assessment…

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May Sands Montessori School Update: 4/18/1

One of the main reasons we advocate for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) awareness this month is to emphasize the importance of understanding and acceptance.  People with ASD learn, communicate, and behave in ways that are different from most other people1, and learning how to make connections that support positive interactions is a win-win for everyone!…

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May Sands Weekly Update: 4/10/17

Fact: There is no known single cause of autism, but increased awareness and early diagnosis/intervention and access to appropriate services/supports lead to significantly improved outcomes. (source: http://www.autism-society.org/what-is/) Also of interest to note: a new Muppet, Julia, was introduced yesterday on Sesame Street, as their new initiative kicked off: See Amazing in All Children.  Check out…

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May Sands Weekly Update: 4/7/17

Our Charter Board approved the calendar for SY2018 at its monthly meeting, last week: http://maysandsmontessori.com/resources/msms-families-portal/ School will not be in session next Friday (4/14) as the staff will have a Professional Development Day. April is Autism Awareness Month, and to show support for increasing awareness, I will share a fact about autism each week in…

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