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“I love working at the Center for Spectrum Services. The bar for professionalism and integrity is set high. As a result, the level of services to the children are of the highest caliber both educationally and emotionally. The wonderful sense of support, caring, and community to children, families and staff provide the foundation for excellence and inspiration.Nancy
Center for Spectrum Services Family Service Coordinator
Smart Schools and Smart Boards

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Smart Schools Investment Plan Overview

The Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014 was passed in New York’s 2014-15 Enacted Budget and approved by the voters in a statewide referendum held during the 2014 General Election on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The Smart Schools Bond Act authorized the issuance of $2 billion of general obligation bonds to finance improved educational technology and infrastructure to improve learning and opportunity for students throughout the state.  The allocation for Center for Spectrum Services is $40,033.

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10 Basic Financial Steps for Special Needs Caregivers

SPECIAL NEEDS PLANNING WORKSHOP - Sponsored by Mass Mutual Financial Group
Tuesday, March 30th from 6:30-8:00pm
Spectrum Services Kingston School

As a caregiver of a dependent with special needs the single most important issue on your mind, regardless of the age of the dependent, is what will happen to my dependent after I’m gone. There are some needs that will always be present and they must be carefully considered and planned for appropriately.

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From Our Experts: Dealing with Challenging Sleep Issues

Submitted by Leah Siuta, Family Service Department Head

So many parents of children with autism are looking for answers as to why their child doesn’t sleep well, and what we can do to change that. Good sleep is restorative. Without it, children are more irritable, more fatigued, less likely to learn in school, and more likely to engage in problem behaviors.

Sleep problems may include difficulty complying with bed time routines, interfering behaviors, difficulty falling and staying asleep, nightmares, and poor napping patterns. Although difficult, sleep behaviors can be positively influenced in many ways.

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LuLaRoe at Spectrum Services!

Hey, LuLaRoe fans! It's coming, and it's coming to Spectrum Services!

That's right, you can shop one of your favorite outlets right here, all while supporting Spectrum Services programs for children with autism. LuLaRoe will donate a percentage of all sales to the school.

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From Our Experts: Children’s Nutrition and Health

Ask the Expert
Submitted by Dan Uttendorfer R.N., Spectrum Services School Nurse

Proper eating habits contribute to overall healthy growth and development, including strong bones, healthy skin, and productive energy levels. It also lowers the risk of dental problems, eating disorders, constipation, malnutrition, and iron deficiency anemia.

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