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Special Education Curriculum Expertise at Work

Special Education Curriculum Expertise at Work

Cotting School’s Unique Summer Curriculum Institute Meet Cotting School educators Lizzy Abel, Mary Curtin, Megan Hennessey, and Lola Piscopo. Collectively they’ve taught at Cotting School for 23 years. This summer they are putting their years of special education expertise to work in a way that most teachers only dream of. They aren’t teaching a classroom of students, but instead are focused on the research and development of specialized curriculum and instruction methods. Their summer work, funded by The Peabody Foundation will focus on advancing the repertoire of literacy lessons and activities as well as broadening the cross-curricular ties to create... Read More

Summer is a Time for Building Independence

Summer is a Time for Building Independence

Summer is a Time for Building Independence Did you know that students at Cotting enrolled in our Extended Year Program have the to opportunity to choose among several different program options in the summer, each aimed at building independence? They do! Get to know one of our most sought after options by name (or acronym!): SALSE (Summer Adaptive Living Skills Experience)  This summer option has been a consistent, popular choice for Cotting students each summer.  The SALSE experience is an opportunity aimed at helping students with social and communication skills, personal care, mobility, home living skills, money management, nutrition and... Read More