Cornhole Bean Bag Toss Games

Cornhole Bean Bag Toss Games

SSD’s South Technical High School Construction and Outdoor Maintenance program made several sets of cornhole bean bag toss games for the Dan McLaughlin Golf Tournament to Benefit the Special Education Foundation silent auction. Teacher Paul Heumann says, “When we started we were not sure what to do with them.

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Cambio Means Change

Cambio Means Change

The Special School District engaged the Cambio Group for the 2017-2018 school year. Their team is instrumental in reinforcing the need for educators and staff at SSD in Saint Louis to embrace change at the kick-off of the school year. In spite of the break most of us enjoyed over…

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Manners Matter

Manners Matter

Don Bohannon, SSD superintendent, left, and Tom Bamvakais, right, with a Manners Matter student Six years ago, Tom Bamvakais, a teacher in SSD’s Vocational Skills Program (VSP) at Jefferson Barracks Medical Center, initiated a program to help students with disabilities develop better social skills. That first year, seven students…

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Making a Difference

Making a Difference

by Michael Corry I have two daughters, and each has a child with disabilities. My granddaughter Alaina is intellectually disabled. She is diagnosed with a very rare syndrome caused by a malformed gene. My grandson Jack is on the autism spectrum. I am very confident in the business world,…

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