Special Education News

NYC School District 75 Supports Teachers with Sensory-based RTI Program

November 8, 2016 – On Election Day when schools are closed, the District 75 School K368 rolled out the ActiveMind Partnership with a professional training day.  Teachers, para-professionals, staff and related service providers were presented with the sensory based behavioral RTI program by Fun and Function.

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Chicago Public School Launches ActiveMind Pilot

Friday, November 4, 2016 -- Chicago Public School (CPS) launched a new pilot program for special education in partnership with Fun and Function. Three hundred therapists from the Speech, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy departments attended the opening presentation for the ActiveMind Partnership, a sensory-based behavioral RTI program, led by Dov Daniel and Laura Scanlon at Fun and Function.

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KinderCare Education Brings Sensory-Based Program to Nearly 2,000 Locations

September 2016 – At the start of the school year, KinderCare Education, the largest private child care and early education provider, launched a new sensory based behavioral RTI program with Fun and Function. This is the largest implementation of the program, with nearly 2,000 KinderCare locations outfitted with sensory tools to support the growing population of children with special needs.

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