S.T.A.G.E.S. of Learning Center

April 2016 Newsletter

Seeds for Autism

Check out this awesome feature on Chandler's autism awareness fundraiser!


http://www.alaskastar.com/2016-03-31/seeds-autism-raises-awareness-debuts-april-2#.Vv6oischNeQ

Anchorage Rocks for Autism

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April 2nd: All ages show at Anchorage Community Works

April 6th: Acoustic show at Hard Rock Cafe

April13th: Acoustic show at Hard Rock Cafe

April 16th: 21+ show at Williwaw

Anchorage Walks for Autism

Anchorage Walks for Autism is April 23rd from 2:00-4:00PM at the Dome in Anchorage. Sign up online or register at the door.


Registration at the Door

$20 flat rate for all participants
Cash or check only! Please note that there is NOT an ATM on site at The Dome


For more information check out https://www.facebook.com/events/535922466582157/


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DECODING ABA

We know how mysterious acronyms and abbreviations can be to families that are new to ABA (applied behavior analysis), so we are going to try to help you all decode our behavior lingo every month.


This month's definition is from Behaviorspeak: a Glossary of Terms in Applied Behavior Analysis.


LOVAAS: The proper surname of O. Ivar Lovaas, clinician and researcher. His ground-breaking work using ABA with children with autistic-spectrum disorders (e.g., the 1987 study describing the Young Autism Project) has been so influential that some people outside the field refer to intensive ABA-based interventions for people with autism as "Lovaas therapy" or as "doing Lovaas."

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S.T.A.G.E.S. of Learning Center

S.T.A.G.E.S. of Learning Center (STAGES) is a private therapeutic school dedicated to improving the lives of its students through the science of Applied Behavior Analysis. We serve students aged between 3 and 21 years who demonstrate a wide range of needs in the areas academic, social, communication, and daily living skills. Our goal is to prepare our students for success and fulfillment both academically and socially so that they can have the smoothest transition into the mainstream world. We provide individualized, educational programs based on the principles and methods of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). We seek to make it functional and socially significant for the student.