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Summer Programs at Cotting – Talk2U!

Summer Programs at Cotting – Talk2U!

Our next series of blog posts will feature some of the summer programs that we offer on the Cotting campus over the summer.  While it’s hard to believe, spring is right around the corner, so summer planning is already underway! We’ll start with Talk2U, a summer camp held at Cotting School for tweens and teens whose primary mode of communication is high-tech or low-tech Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Talk2U is an opportunity for campers to work together, build friendships, and have fun through community and recreation! Camp Director and Communication Therapist Melissa Mulvey spent a whole summer researching other... Read More

Amy Houghton and Shannon Kerr – ATAC’s finest!

Amy Houghton and Shannon Kerr – ATAC’s finest!

We recently featured the latest in technology being used in ATAC (Assistive Technology Assessment Center) that is helping so many of our students with their specific learning needs.  Behind much of the great innovation and assessment are Communication Therapist Shannon Kerr and Occupational Therapist Amy Houghton.  Together, Amy and Shannon bring a wealth of experience and passion to ATAC that Cotting is lucky to have! For Shannon, a master’s degree in Speech Pathology at Northeastern led her to Perkins School for the Blind, followed by a couple of years at a Collaborative, before landing at Cotting nine years ago. “I... Read More