CT School Creates Anxiety Strategies for Adolescents with Autism

Anxiety is the most common mental health diagnosis in the United States. And while overly dramatic teenage angst is often joked about, anxiety has a serious impact on young adolescents affected by Autism. The nonprofit FOCUS Center for Autism (FOCUS) in Canton has created a unique and effective behavioral treatment model that reduces anxiety, thus helping to eliminate obstacles to learning and socializing.
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May 16, 2017 - 10:01:24 AM

Spring Outing for Mentors and Mentees at Bowlmor

The Human Services Council’s Norwalk Mentor Program recently held its Spring Outing for Mentors and Mentees at Bowlmor on Connecticut Avenue in Norwalk. Over 340 people attended the event, including the mentees who participate in the program (grades K-12) and their mentors. Thanks to Bowlmor and Michael “MJ” Jasilewicz Jr., General Manager, and his staff for hosting a wonderful event for all of the mentors and mentees to enjoy.
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May 15, 2017 - 8:14:46 PM

SHU celebrates its 51st commencement

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Theresa “T” Fletcher, Sacred Heart University class of 2017 president, celebrates following undergraduate commencement at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. Fletcher addressed the crowd with a memorable speech filled with SHU memories and hopes for the future. Photo by Tracy Deer-Mirek 5/14/17 (contributed photo)
More than 2,000 Sacred Heart University students embarked upon a new journey this weekend after receiving diplomas and words of advice and motivation from religious leaders, scholars and classmates.
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May 14, 2017 - 10:00:39 PM

Norwalk Community College commencement speakers are students—not celebrities

You’ve probably never heard of the speakers chosen for Norwalk Community College’s commencement next week. That’s because they’re students--- not celebrities or dignitaries.
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May 14, 2017 - 9:41:51 PM

Stamford Public Schools Declares Monday, May 15, through Saturday, May 20, STEM Week

Stamford Public Schools (SPS) will recognize Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics—all things STEM—from May 15 through May 20, 2017. Each day that week, students throughout the district will be expanding their understanding of STEM through lessons and activities, both in and out of the classroom.
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May 14, 2017 - 8:31:53 PM

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