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Examining the Effectiveness of Mental Health Programs

During transparency hearings last week, the Budget and Appropriations – Health, Mental Health, and Social Services committees heard testimony on numerous state programs, including those that support Missourians with mental health needs and developmental disabilities. 585 more words

Committee Work

Creativity Explored

Established 1983, San Francisco, California

History And Structure

Creativity Explored is one of three significant programs in the Bay Area, all of which were founded by Florence Ludins-Katz and Elias Katz in the late 70s and early 80s. 1,230 more words

Progressive Art Studio

A Labor of Love

The end of summer is always marked by Labor Day—when everyone is ready for one last hoorah before fall. In all of the celebrations, we sometimes forget the reason for the holiday. 322 more words



Transition for students with autism is something that’s been on my mind lately. This is an important stage in a student’s life, because the student and his or her family need to prepare for life after age 21. 369 more words

I like to be in plays.

My name is Charlie.  I am 45 and I started coming to North Star in August (1990).  I went to River Hills School.  I really like to work on latch hook.  284 more words

More kitchen table talk

Is it possible to be a good student but a poor learner? I think so, based on my own personal experience. During my school years, good grades came easy. 719 more words

Special Needs Parenting

"A Comedy Tragedy"

This painting by David Holt of Chicago’s “Project Onward” is a perfect tribute.

Progressive Art Studio