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Diploma or Certificate?

Diploma or Certificate? This question seems to be a hot button issue and bring up a lot of feelings. Is […]

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The Marriage of Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis

Prior to working as a special educator at The Shafer Center, the term BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) was foreign […]

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A Positive Experience with ‘Wings for Autism’

As we are experiencing bitter cold temperatures and numerous snow days this winter, I find myself counting down the days […]

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Talking to Siblings About Autism

Autism.  A word that comes with many questions, concerns, doubts, fears of the unknown and the future.  To parents with […]

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Extracurricular Activities for Children with Autism

It is hard to find extracurricular activities that our kids are interested in, and that understand our kids. With Autism […]

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Trick-or-Treat: Teaching Our Kiddos about Halloween

Halloween is really fun holiday that many children look forward to all year long.  However, there can be a number […]

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Shafer Star

Jayden just completed his first year at The Shafer Center! He is now 4th grader in the Believe classroom. Everyone […]

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4th Annual Shaferpalooza Event

Saturday, September 16, 2017 1-4pm at The Shafer Center (Rain or Shine) Your participation will help us raise money for […]

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Functional Behavior Assessment VS Functional Analysis

Imagine your child just dropped cereal all over the kitchen floor. They look at you and you say, “don’t step […]

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The Shafer Center Commencement Speech

I’m so excited to see all of you here today. The graduation of your children from The Shafer Center is […]

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