Highlights from our Autism Education Conference

The Light House's 2019 Autism Education Conference hosted 20 exhibitors and over 150 attendees for a day of learning and networking at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum in Ledyard, CT. This year’s event brought in 8 speakers from across the country to present on topics throughout the day. Keynote speakers, Dr. Peg Donohue and Robin Fox, kicked off the day by incorporating this year’s theme of inclusion into their interactive presentation. Their presentation discussed how to create inclusive environments for students with autism through activities such as social improv and fostering a mindset of compassion. Other highlights included: Breakout sessions covering a range of different topics includi

Charter Oak awards $2,500 grant to Community Campus

The Light House recently received a $2,500 grant as part of Charter Oak’s Community Giving Grant Program to fund renovations and the purchase of new appliances at our New London Community Campus. Our main goal with this project is to ensure that our new building is a welcome, safe, and warm place that will encourage participants to learn and grow. These funds are an integral part in helping us do this by making the building more accessible and better suited to our programming needs. The Light House’s Community Campus offers individualized and participant-driven adult day services including Day Service Options and Vocational Training. Recognizing that some individuals need a structured day pr

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