Alert Seats Are Top Of Wish List

School District Turns To Fund Raising The Hatboro-Horsham School District in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, enjoys a strong tax base, the support of parents and the communities it serves, and recognition from both the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the United States Department of Education for excellence in education. Yet even Hatboro-Horsham faces difficult choices at…

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Montgomery County Tests Alert Products First

Pennsylvania Intermediate Unit Adopts AlertSeats™ and AlertDesks™ To evaluate AlertSeats™ and AlertDesks™ for possible use in special education classrooms, the Montgomery County (Pa.) Intermediate Unit acquired samples of the devices and distributed them to classrooms in some of the 22 school districts it serves. Then teachers were asked to provide feedback. That information resulted in…

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Small Town Values Prevail

The ARC Steps Up For Indiana Special Education Students   Portland, Indiana, is the kind of small Midwestern town where everybody knows everybody else and where people pitch in to help when a need is known. It’s a place where students get a day off school for the annual Tractor and Gas Engine Show, and…

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In the Shadow of Pittsburgh Sports Venues

Conroy School Serves A Special Student PopulationHeinz Field, home of the Steelers, and PNC Park, where the Pirates play, are landmarks for sports lovers on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Just a few blocks away, the Pittsburgh Conroy Education Center is a landmark for students with special needs.Pittsburgh Conroy is officially a landmark, as well, since the…

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AlertSeat™ At Home In New York School

When Howard Newman invented the AlertSeat™, it was students like the ones at the Jesse J. Kaplan School in West Nyack, New York who were foremost in his mind. The Kaplan School focuses exclusively on students with autism, intellectual disabilities, medical fragility, and multiple disabilities, many of them severe. Located in Rockland County on the…

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Making A Difference In A Challenging Environment

Massachusetts Charter School Sets and Meets High Standards   In the 18th and 19th centuries, New Bedford, Massachusetts was an important whaling center, its fleet known throughout the world. When the industrial revolution came to America, New Bedford was one of the places it took root with thousands of immigrants flocking there for the plentiful…

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Learning and Living Together Despite Differences

Manhattan Private School Celebrates Diversity The IDEAL School of Manhattan may, indeed, be “the ideal school.” A private kindergarten through eighth grade academy located on the city’s Upper West Side, the IDEAL School serves 130 students in an atmosphere defined by inclusion and diversity. It is a place where special needs children areintegrated into every…

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AlertSeats™ Make An Impact In Variety of Educational Settings

AlertSeats™ Make An Impact In Variety of Educational Settings “AlertSeats in a Learning Support classroom at the Shippensburg, Pa Intermediate School.”   At Archbishop Damiano School AlertSeats™ are considered therapeutic tools by the professional staff who utilize them in classrooms, therapy sessions and the gym to help students with severe physical and cognitive disabilities. Harrisburg Academy, an academically…

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