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Here is another trailer for tonight's episode of Vice on HBO featuring Rebecca School!

https://www.facebook.com/vicenews/videos/vb.235852889908002/845313068961978/?type=2&theater
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This Friday, August 4th, tune into HBO/Vice's episode "Autism Under The Lens" featuring stories from Rebecca School. We welcomed Gianna Toboni and her crew last year and are always excited to share our students' stories and hard work!

http://www.hbo.com/vice/episodes/05/74-74-autism-under-the-lens/video/ep-74-preview.html
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Rebecca School represented at the MAR Music Therapy Conference this past week in Rochester, New York #MARAMTA2017 Covering topics on professionalism, music-centered developmental based compositional group therapy, and a case study highlighting the important elements of the Music Child and Transformative Experience. #NYUMusicTherapy #staceyhensel #RebeccaSchool #Autism

http://mar-amta.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Rochester-2017-Conference-Program.pdf

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We are pleased to announce Rebecca School's 2017 DIR Conference will be held on April 7th, 2017!

Learning Through Relationships:
How to Bring DIR Floortime into Your Classrooms and Treatment

Register Here:
http://www.myloreg.com/orderbooking/bookEvent/A361602

#autism #dir #floortime
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We are pleased to announce Rebecca School's 2017 DIR Conference will be held on April 7th, 2017!

Learning Through Relationships:
How to Bring DIR Floortime into Your Classrooms and Treatment

What are the essential components to promote a student’s thinking, relating, and communicating? During this one day conference, participants will understand how Floortime™ and the DIR® model can be used with students across all ages to foster engagement and higher level thinking. Interdisciplinary breakout sessions will target areas such as attunement, sensory processing, communication, and relationships both within the school and at home. Presenters from the Rebecca School will show how following a student’s interest can both build a strong relationship and accomplish discipline specific goals. This conference is open to professionals and parents both new to Floortime™ and experienced practitioners.
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Creative Writing Teacher Donnie Welch will be presenting at SXSWedu on the Rebecca School poetry workshops. He will be running a thirty minute model workshop to help educators implement similar writing workshops in their own schools and classrooms. The conference is held in Austin, Texas from March 6th - March 9th.

For more information visit the session description online: http://schedule.sxswedu.com/events/event_PP60970
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Rebecca School is hosting a Transitions Panel!
Tuesday, November 8th, 11am – 1pm

Hear from & meet leaders in various post-21 capacities:
Supportive Employment, Residential, Supportive Housing, Self-Direction, Parent and Consumer Perspectives, Entitlements, Financing, Higher Ed.

Confirmed Speakers: Gil Tippy (Rebecca School), Kathy Kelly (AHRC), Amy O’Hara (Littman Krooks, LLP), Nelson Castro, Gina & Don Barone (Parents of RS alumni), Sam Wilkinson (RS alumni) Amel Whiteside (YAI), Meg Henderson & Martin Gitt (Camphill Triform), Frank Bresnick & Allison Sanchez (Jespy House), Nadine Daley (Center for Family Support), Samantha Fineman & Raul Jimenez (New Frontiers in Learning), Katrina Roberts (Job Path), Joseph Campagna (Home Connect)

Panel: 11am – 12:30 pm
Lunch & Networking: 12:30 – 1pm

FREE. Open to RS parents, family members, & the public.

Overlaps with the 3rd Annual Rebecca School Sibling Day.

Space is limited. RSVP or for more info: Josh Noble, RS Transitions Coordinator. jnoble@rebeccaschool.org, 212-810-4120 x294

http://www.rebeccaschool.org/transitions-panel-tuesday-nov-8th/
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check out Farms For City Kids new brochure featuring students from our Transitions program! This is a wonderful program that our Transitions team has been working with to give our students ages 15-21 new life experiences outside of the city, on a real farm in Vermont.

http://farmsforcitykids.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/FFCK-2015-Year-End-Newsletter-FOR-WEB.pdf

Be sure to follow Farms for City Kids here on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Farms-for-City-Kids-315334878930

and on Twitter: @FarmsForCityKid
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We are pleased to announce Rebecca School's 2016 DIR Conference!

April 15th, 2016
8:30 am- 4:00 pm
Learning Through Relationships:
Using DIR® Floortime™ to Promote Thinking and Development

Click here to read about this year's conference, including keynote speakers, our new location, and more!

This year we are also offering CEUs through ICDL!

What are the essential components to promote a student’s thinking, relating, and communicating? During this one day conference, participants will understand how Floortime™ and the DIR® model can be used with students across all ages to foster engagement and higher level thinking. Interdisciplinary breakout sessions will target areas such as attunement, sensory processing, communication, and relationships both within the school and at home. Presenters from the Rebecca School will show how following a student’s interest can both build a strong relationship and accomplish discipline specific goals. This conference is open to professionals and parents both new to Floortime™ and experienced practitioners.

CEUs: Social Work, Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Music Therapy, as well as professional developmental hours for Educators.

Keynote Presentation: +Gil Tippy, PsyD, Clinical Director, Rebecca School, New York
Dave Nelson, MS, MBA, LPC, Executive Director, The Community School, Decatur, Georgia

Read more here:
http://www.rebeccaschool.org/news-events/dir-conference-2016/
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Congratulations to our Speech & Language Therapists for showing off their great work at the 2015 ASHA Convention in Denver!  They delivered a presentation on our Mealtime program AND a poster session on the role of play in their work as Speech Therapists in a DIR/Floortime environment.
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