Holiday Express comes to LADACIN

Both Lehmann and Schroth schools were lucky enough to be visited by Holiday Express this season and enjoyed a wonderful day of celebrating the holidays. At both locations, professional musicians and other adult volunteers led the group in carols and interactive songs and mingled with the children and adults in the audience. Their festive outfits and friendly, smiling faces were greeted with ...

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Santa Claus comes to Schroth School

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Santa came a little early to Schroth School on Thursday, Dec. 8th, accompanied by 31 student athletes from Monmouth University. This is the 18th year that the Monmouth students have come to deliver some holiday cheer to the children at Schroth, according to Associate Athletic Director of Academic Support Tom Bieber, who enjoyed his 9th year at the event. After ...

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Grainger Foundation Enhances Communication for Children and Adults

Many students and clients that attend LADACIN are non-verbal due to the nature of their disability. As you can imagine, the ability to communicate effectively opens up a new world for children and adults who have previously been unable to express themselves in meaningful ways. LADACIN’s augmentative library contains a myriad of devices that enable students and clients to communicate. Based on an individual’s motor skills touchscreens, electronic switches and head and chin pointers are all in use.  As technology advances, so ...

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Honored Contributors Recognized at LADACIN’s 35th Annual Rosebud Gala

 

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Several hundred people gathered at the Sheraton Eatontown on March 12th for LADACIN Network’s premier fundraising event, the Rosebud Gala. In addition to dining and dancing, the elegant evening included an award ceremony in which the Agency’s most prestigious partners are acknowledged.

Donations from TD Bank and TD Charitable Foundation have supported adults living in LADACIN group residences as well as pre-school children at LADACIN’s Give and Take Child Care and preschool facility. The Kennedy E. Kowalski Charitable Foundation has donated ...

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Reaching New Heights in Literacy

The 3 “R”s: reading, writing and ‘rithmatic! The basis of all education, right? At LADACIN it’s our mission to maximize the potential of all our infants, children and adults. But how does a person with complex needs learn to read? Illiteracy poses one of the greatest barriers to full community inclusion for people with disabilities.

The term ‘literacy’ has morphed into a far more inclusive term that incorporates a variety of early reading tasks. No longer is literacy looked at ...

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