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  • A Special Place Child Care Center

    Tucked away behind the Two River Bank on South Ave. in Fanwood lies the Old La Grande School.  The school was renovated by Children’s Specialized Hospital in the late 1980s at which time A Special Place Child Care Center was opened.  In July of 2009, the program was bought by Joseph J. Hess Jr. andRead More…

  • Autism Awareness in Ireland

    Our Educational Program Advisor, Tom McCool, recently visited Ireland where he furthered awareness of autism on an international scale. Below is an excerpt of his visit. “Cathy and I are in Dublin for the weekend following last week’s autism meetings in Belfast… These photos were taken last Tuesday evening at Stormont, home of the NorthernRead More…

  • Teacher reaches his students through music

    MEET JAY COHEN… By JAYNE JACOVA FELD Voice staff HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill FAMILY: Wife Robin, daughters Megan and Brittany, granddaughter Remy FAVORITE COMPOSER: Frédéric Chopin FAVORITE NIGHT OUT: Dinner and a Broadway show FAVORITE YOUNG ADULT FICTION: “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio FAVORITE MUSEUM: The Barnes Like many a working musician, Jay Cohen stumbled into the teaching profession asRead More…

  • April is Autism Awareness Month

    Light it up Blue for Autism! April is Autism Awareness month.  First Children has participated in lighting the outside of our school building in Fanwood with blue lights to commemorate the month and help to raise awareness.  Our school also participated in Bubbles for Autism on April 1.  As an organization dedicated to providing “lifeRead More…