Y.A.L.E. School News

Y.A.L.E School Cherry Hill Back to School Night

          Thursday, September 28, 2017 Y.A.L.E. Cherry Hill Campus 2127 Church Road Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 Pre-Session 6:00 PM Lower School Gym – Learn about an after-school program for ages 14 – 19 on dating and intimacy on the Y.A.L.E. campus this November. Lower School Lobby – Visit the Speak Arts, a visual and performing arts opportunity for […]

Project SEARCH at Y.A.L.E. School IN THE NEWS

  For young adults on autism spectrum, jobs program opens up new dreams When Laini Sohn started her internship at Kennedy Health’s Cherry Hill campus  last month, the 21-year-old seemed willing enough to work and learn. Still, her supervisor Carol Nilsen wasn’t quite sure what to expect. “I didn’t know what she was capable of,” Nilsen said. “I gave her […]

Y.A.L.E. School Transition Series 2016-2017

Session 1 – Transition Resources at Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill Thursday, December 8, 2016 7 pm – 9 pm Hosted by Y.A.L.E. Transition Team Learn about: Y.A.L.E. Transition Curriculum, Assessments and Planning School to Work Opportunities High School Scholars Program Standard 9 Employment and College Readiness Options Project SEARCH at Kennedy Health Overnight at Camp Ockanickon and other Community-based Instruction […]

Y.A.L.E. School OPEN HOUSE

Open House locations and dates listed below. To RSVP click on the desired location: Y.A.L.E. School Audubon High School – January 9th 9:30am-11:00am Y.A.L.E. School Mansfield Twp. Elementary School – January 10th 10:00am-12:00pm Y.A.L.E. School Medford Memorial Middle School – January 11th 9:30am-12:00pm Y.A.L.E. School Medford Kirby’s Mill Elementary School – January 11th 9:30am-12:00pm Y.A.L.E. School Audubon Mansion Ave. Elementary School – January 18th 9:30am-11:00am

Autism Friendly Movie Event

Y.A.L.E. School Presents Finding Nemo. Now celebrating 40 years, Y.A.L.E. School is a New Jersey state-approved private school for students with disabilities, offering a positive approach to learning for students ages 3-21 with social, emotional, learning, and behavioral disabilities at 12 campus locations in Southern New Jersey and the Greater Philadelphia area. For more information and to RSVP click here

PHOTOS: Ribbon cutting ceremony marks grand opening of new Standard 9 classrooms at Camden County Community College

Y.A.L.E.’s Standard 9 Scholars and Standard 9 Explorers tiers celebrated at the ribbon cutting ceremony for their new classrooms at Camden County College in the newly re-christened Washington Hall building. S9 Coordinator Genevieve Griffith contributed her remarks along with CCC’s Dean Margo Venable and Dr. Marge Hamilton, VP of Academic Affairs. Learn more about the S9 college transition program at: yaleschool.com/s9

VIDEO: International video “pen pals” project at Y.A.L.E. Medford campus

Students at the Y.A.L.E. School Medford campus are sharing video diaries with typical peers at an international school in China! Tying together Social Studies, English, and technology, the project uses an iPad app to let the students record videos introducing themselves to their counterparts on the other side of the globe. The videos are then uploaded to a class blog […]

Y.A.L.E. Standard 9 student is a “voice from the spectrum” and gets some “FACE” time with autism hero Temple Grandin at FACES 4 Autism conference

Tim Elmer, a student from the Y.A.L.E. School Standard 9 program was invited  along with a few other young people with autism spectrum disorders to present an award at the annual FACES 4 Autism conference in Galloway NJ. Elmer, 19 from Egg Harbor Township, says that he has been attending FACES 4 Autism events for several years but this was […]

VIDEO: Y.A.L.E. Mansfield Township students launch collaborative Project-Based Learning lesson with students from Atlantic City school district

  Students at the Y.A.L.E. School Mansfield Township campus are launching into space with a collaborative Project Based Learning activity along with students from the Atlantic City public school district. The group of students in at the Y.A.L.E. Mansfield Township campus began the project by logging in to Google Documents to develop individual slide presentations about each planet in our […]

Y.A.L.E. Medford middle schoolers “unearth” the biology of worms

Students at the Y.A.L.E. School Medford campus at Medford Memorial Middle School are involved in various STEM-related lessons throughout the course of the year which lead up to our annual Science Fair in the spring. This month, Ms. Bonnette’s class of seventh graders learned about biology, anatomy, and science lab safety by dissecting earthworms. 

Announcing Project SEARCH coming to Y.A.L.E. School Fall 2016

New Partnership Prepares Students with Disabilities for Jobs Y.A.L.E. School to Host Information Forum and Open House Cherry Hill, NJ – Many students with disabilities are faced with grim employment prospects as they transition to life after high school. At Y.A.L.E. School educators are preparing to launch Project SEARCH, a nationally acclaimed employment program for students with autism and related […]

VIDEO: GreenVision electronics recycling at the Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg campus!

Y.A.L.E. School’s Ellisburg campus in Cherry Hill, New Jersey now offers GreenVision® electronics recycling services at our in-house student-run recycling center! The Ellisburg campus joins our Northfield campus which has offered the recycling program for several years. Similar to the recycling center at that location, students at the Ellisburg campus receive valuable work experience and a paycheck from this unique […]

Medford campus collecting donated care package items for troops as part of school-wide effort

Y.A.L.E. School’s Medford campus is collecting donations to send to troops serving overseas. Please see the flyer below for a list of needed item. There will be a collection box under the glass display across from the main office. Items will be collected until Friday, January 29th Questions please email our program secretary at ncoigne@yaleschool.com Thank you for your support!! Care […]

PHOTO Gallery: Holiday Caroling and Cupcakes at Ellisburg Campus

Students at the Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg campus entertained their classmates by going around to each classroom to sing holiday songs. Led by music teacher Mr. Adam Witts, the “Carolers” were soon joined by school staff who joined in the fun. Later in the day the students decorated holiday cupcakes, which were judged against the cupcakes from other homerooms in a […]

VIDEO: Medford campus students put science skills to the test with Bridge Break project

Each year, Mr. Jason James of the Y.A.L.E. School Mansfield Township and Medford campuses leads the annual Bridge Break experiment for science classes at the Medford campus and invited public school students from the Medford Memorial Middle School to participate. Y.A.L.E. students were tasked with designing and building a bridge using popsicle sticks. Then each student’s bridge is subjected to […]

PHOTOS: Green Tech Activity Lab students assemble some seasonal cheer

Greetings from GTAL at the Ellisburg Campus! It’s been a busy holiday season, here at Green Tech Activity Lab! The students have really outdone themselves with several special seasonal projects, while managing their normal workload. Along with taking some time out of their busy schedules to wrap some gifts for staff members, our Green Tech students assembled the Y.A.L.E. School […]

VIDEO: Hamilton Twp. Tech Coordinator awarded GreenVision Environmental Awareness Award

  Y.A.L.E. School Northfield’s GreenVision Program has selected Scott P. Scott, Technology Coordinator for the Hamilton Township School District in Mays Landing New Jersey as the first recipient of the GreenVision Environmental Awareness Award. Mr. Scott has been employed by the Hamilton Township School District for the past 15 years. He is directly responsible for the oversight of all technology […]

Y.A.L.E. School Offers Mental Health Services

Stephen Neff, Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, Brings Expertise to Local Private School Ellisburg, NJ – Y.A.L.E. School, a private school serving students with disabilities in New Jersey for more than 35 years, is proud to announce Mr. Stephen Neff, M.Div., MSN, APRN-BC, NP, has joined the staff of their Ellisburg Campus. A Board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, Neff will provide school-based psychiatric services […]

Y.A.L.E. Northfield students contribute to “Shop with a Cop” community fundraiser

Y.A.L.E. School Northfield students donated 428 of their “Y.A.L.E. Bucks” rewards to “Shop with a Cop,” an event where uniformed police officers and volunteers assist under-privileged children with their holiday shopping, free of charge to the child and their families. Our staff (and their loved ones) turned the donated Y.A.L.E. Bucks into real cash which was given to Shop with […]

VIDEO: Katie Novak brings us up to speed on Universal Design for Learning

One-size-fits-all is a convenient shortcut for manufacturing massive amounts of a product but teachers aren’t machines and students aren’t a hat or t-shirt to be churned out, assembly-line style. So why do so many schools and teachers still cling to old habits when it comes to curriculum, designing their lesson plans for a mythical “average student”? The idea that effective […]

That’s a wrap! GTAL offers gift wrapping services

Do you need holiday gifts wrapped this season? You probably didn’t know that the Audubon campus offers gift wrapping services at Green Tech Activity Lab! Our students will wrap your gifts for you. We also design and produce hand-made holiday greeting cards! For more info please contact jgross@yaleschool.com 

VIDEO: Medford campus Science class launches model rockets

Rockets away! 7th graders at the Y.A.L.E. School Medford campus got a hands on experience this marking period in Science class. In conjunction with a unit on space exploration and NASA rockets, students built model rockets and launched them on campus. Proper construction was stressed to ensure a clean ignition and a straight flight pattern. All of the the launches […]

Meet YALE Philadelphia’s Dr Adam Berman at the ASCEND Conference this Friday

Meet Y.A.L.E. Philadelphia’s clinical psychologist Dr. Adam Berman at this Friday’s ASCEND Conference in Horsham PA. Dr. Berman will be at our table in the exhibitor’s area. Learn more about Y.A.L.E. School Philadelphia and our Y.A.L.E. School programs in NJ.  Registration for the ASCEND conference is still available online at: https://ascend.memberclicks.net

VIDEO: Mobility Matters — On the Road to Independent Driving and Community Mobility

Americans love cars, and depending on where you live, they’re of critical importance because of the way our transportation system works. If you don’t live in an urban area with widespread public transit, driving is the only way to get to work, school, doctor’s office, the grocery store and other essential destinations. One of the many tricky decisions parents of young people […]

DVDs of Cherry Hill Talent Show 2015 are here!

Parents/guardians of students at the Y.A.L.E. Cherry Hill campus can now request a copy of the June 2015 Talent Show on DVD. Each family may request one free copy, additional copies are $5 each. Use our DVD order form to request your copy. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery or pickup at the Cherry Hill office.

Copies of Cherry Hill Lower School Graduation 2015 on DVD now available

Families of Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill campus students may now order DVD copies of the video from our 2015 Lower School Graduation ceremony. Families of each graduate may receive one copy for free, additional copies are $5 each. Please use our online DVD order form to place your request.

Y.A.L.E. Northfield students at the Tilton Athletic Club

Health and fitness were a major themes of the Extended School Year Program at Y.A.L.E. School’s Northfield campus this summer. The students explored the concept of “wellness” in mathematics, science, reading and writing classes as well as many fun activities over the course of the six week summer program. In August, students and staff visited the Tilton Athletic Club where […]