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:

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 […]

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 […]

Get Up to Speed with Universal Design for Learning in the Classroom

Y.A.L.E. School presents a special evening workshop for educators and recent education graduates: Get Up to Speed with Universal Design for Learning in the Classroom with: Katie Novak, Ed.D. Nationally and internationally recognized UDL trainer and author of “UDL NOW: A Teacher’s Monday-Morning Guide to Implementing Common Core Standards using Universal Design for Learning” Katie Novak will present a concise […]

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:

Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill students and staff featured in Philadelphia Inquirer article

Who says teens don’t pay attention to the news?? Here’s a wonderful article about the “10 for 10” Currents Events Challenge at our Cherry Hill campus in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer South Jersey section. Kudos to our teachers and students (and parents), who have some great quotes in the story. Christie Prushinski said she has seen a change in son Bobby, […]

Meet the Y.A.L.E. School Professionals: Nitsa Mavromatis

On April 30, 2015, Stockton University’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences designated Y.A.L.E. School Northfield counselor Nitsa Mavromatis as their 2014-2015 Field Instructor of the Year. Ms. Mavromatis received this recognition as a result of her ongoing contributions to and support of the Social Work program at the university.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Official Opening of Y.A.L.E. School’s Ellisburg Campus

Cherry Hill, NJ–Y.A.L.E. School, serving more than 500 students with a range of disabilities, has announced the opening of its newest campus in the Ellisburg section of Cherry Hill. The new campus, located at the former Queen of Heaven parochial school on Connecticut Avenue and NJ Route 70, serves students 5 to 21 years of age with learning, emotional and […]

Meet the Y.A.L.E. School Professionals: Anne Marie Mercado

The students at the Y.A.L.E School Northfield campus were surprised to learn that their Visual Arts and Critical Thinking teacher Mrs. Anne Marie Mercado, was inducted into the Boston College Varsity Hall of Fame in 2007. Mrs. Mercado attended Boston College on full scholarship where she played both field hockey and softball during her undergraduate and graduate years. She was […]

Y.A.L.E. School’s John Wilson and Glenn Martins quoted in front page story of ASAH newsletter

Y.A.L.E. School assistant director and Audubon campus supervisor John Wilson and school psychologist and Cedar Creek campus supervisor Glenn Martins were recently quoted in a front page article from the winter/spring issue of Promising Futures. The newsletter, published by the non-profit organization ASAH, is aimed at school districts and educators. In the article, both Wilson and Martins comment upon the […]

Autism and Sexuality: Self-Esteem, Relationships, Safety, and Risks, with Amy Gravino

Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill Presents: Autism and Sexuality with Amy Gravino and Kristin Pragle This presentation will focus on sexuality experiences, issues and concerns prevalent in the teenage and young adult, higher level of independence, autistic population. Topics will include: Legal pitfalls and sex-specific evaluations, puberty, self-esteem/self-worth/body image, crushes, dating, online dating, intimacy, sexual safety and empowerment, and break-ups/heartbreak. Registered […]

Helping NJ Parents Who Are “Navigating the Maze” of DDD

Parents of children with disabilities in New Jersey can sometimes be overwhelmed with the complex system of state agencies, programs, and service providers which exist to help people with disabilities and their families. Accessing services and supports made available through Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) funded programs is an important part of most individuals’ transition plans, especially when students are […]

Y.A.L.E. School’s Glenn Martins presents at inaugural ParentCamp South Jersey

On November 15th 2014, Glenn Martins, school psychologist and Y.A.L.E. School Assistant Director from Y.A.L.E.’s Cedar Creek campus, was one of the invited speakers at the inaugural ParentCamp South Jersey which took place at the William Davies Middle School in Mays Landing New Jersey. This “un-conference” was attended by over one hundred participants, including parents and educators who were interested […]

Medford Campus Students Learn About Fire Prevention From Teacher and Local Firefighter

On Friday, October 10th, Y.A.L.E. School Medford campus’s own Ms. DiMarco brought in her own fire gear and educated the students on fire safety. DiMarco is a teacher at the Medford Kirby’s Mill School and also serves as a volunteer firefighter in the community. Ms. DiMarco spoke to the students about what items they shouldn’t play with because they are […]

Y.A.L.E. School at the Fall ASPEN Conference

Come out and greet Y.A.L.E. School staff members at the annual ASPEN Fall Conference in Iselin, NJ November 2nd! We will be on hand to talk with attendees about our programs and services for students on the autism spectrum. Keynote presenter Alex Plank will be there too! SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2014 8:00AM-4:30PM Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark (Formerly Hilton Woodbridge) 120 […]

Cherry Hill Students Celebrate Through Service Learning

Students at Y.A.L.E. School’s Cherry Hill campus showed that they are “Neighbors Who Care” by taking part in a unique program designed to help low income residents in the nearby community of Lindenwold. The effort is part of a service-learning initiative across the Y.A.L.E. School’s ten campus locations. The initiative is designed to teach character and compassion and strengthen the […]

Slam Dunk! Medford Students Raise Funds for American Heart Association

Students at Y.A.L.E. School’s Medford campus dribbled, sky-hooked, and alley-ooped their way toward raising $1,600 for the American Heart Association. The Association’s Hoops for Heart national fundraising program promotes heart-healthy living and community service. “The event was terrific because our students not only got some exercise, they learned the value of community service and were empowered to contribute back to […]

Y.A.L.E. School Neuropsychologist Co-Authors Book on LEGO®-Based Clubs for Children with Autism

GW Krauss, a neuropsychologist at the Y.A.L.E. School in Cherry Hill, has co-authored a new book that describes how to set up and run a LEGO® Club for children with autism. The book, LEGO®-Based Therapy: How to build social competence through LEGO®-based Clubs for children with autism and related conditions, outlines the theory and research behind the approach. “LEGO® building […]

Y.A.L.E. Voorhees campus parent workshop: “Assessing and Treating Ritualistic and Stereotypic Behavior for Children with Autism”

Evening parent training workshop for parents and guardians of students attending a Y.A.L.E. School autism program, entitled “Assessing and Treating Ritualistic and Stereotypic Behavior for Children with a Diagnosis of Autism.” Presented by: Rachael Sautter, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Y.A.L.E. School Autism Programs Director of Educational Services Melissa Luczkiewicz, M.S.Ed., BCBA, Y.A.L.E. School behavior analyst

Dr. Buzz Mingin Gives Tips For Parents On Raising Adolescent Boys At Evening Workshop

On Thursday evening April 10th, Dr. Buzz Mingin conducted a parent and teacher workshop entitled: Raising Adolescent Boys at the Y.A.L.E. School Northfield campus. The workshop was focused on strategies for helping teens and young adults be successful in school with an eye towards graduation and transition to life and career. Dr. Mingin offered the following tips for parents during […]

Meet Y.A.L.E. Staff Members at the CEC Convention 2014

Y.A.L.E. School staff members will be at the Council For Exceptional Children Convention 2014 in Philadelphia, April 9th—12th in the exhibitors’ hall. Stop by to say hello and learn about Y.A.L.E.’s programs and services. We will be at our booth in Hall A of the convention center until 12 noon on Saturday the 12th. The Philadelphia Convention Center is located […]

Y.A.L.E. Northfield Students Continue To Help Food Bank Change Hunger

Over the past two years students at Y.A.L.E. School’s Northfield campus have taken first place in the Students Change Hunger Challenge ~ Division 1. According to classroom teacher Catherine McGowan, this year they collected nearly a half ton of food. Students Change Hunger is a statewide food drive for schools. Each year, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey distributes 40 […]

Parent Advocacy: 3 Tips for Future Success

Earlier this winter, leaders at Y.A.L.E. School’s Northfield campus presented a free forum: Ensuring Your Child’s Future Success in School. Here are some tips from speakers Ebony Cox and Glenn Martins: Strive to be a partner with the school in your child’s education. Trust and respect by all parties will contribute to your child’s success. At the IEP meeting, inform […]

Digital Database of Learning Helps Students, Parents and Teachers

Jason James, a master teacher at Y.A.L.E. School’s Medford, Mansfield Township and Northern Burlington campus locations, has made learning and homework more accessible and more fun! He has created an online resource so parents and students can review specific lessons through video.

Preparing the Next Generation of BCBAs

Dr. Rachael Sautter’s commitment to the field of autism and applied behavior analysis goes beyond the doors of the Y.A.L.E. School; it reaches into the future. Sautter, director of Y.A.L.E. School’s Voorhees campus for students with autism, and an adjunct faculty member at Rowan University, provides supervision for professionals who are working to become board certified behavior analysts (BCBAs). Sautter […]

Dr. Rachael Sautter Presenting at FACES 4 Autism Conference at Richard Stockton College

Dr. Rachael Sautter Ph.D., BCBA-D, supervisor of The Y.A.L.E. School’s Voorhees campus is scheduled to appear at this year’s FACES 4 Autism Conference on March 13th at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in Galloway. Dr. Sautter will present a special afternoon workshop called “Assessing and Treating Ritualistic and Stereotypic Behavior for Children with a Diagnosis of Autism: Using […]