New Additions to Second Start Learning Disabilities Program’s Board

PRESS RELEASE SAN JOSE, Calif. - Second Start Learning Disabilities Programs Inc. announced today that it has added two new board members to its board of directors, bringing the autism and behavior education program to a leadership board of nine. According to board president, Ira M. Gostin, Dr. Christine Hagie of San Jose, California and [...]

Teacher’s Pet: A new addition to the Newton Learning classroom

Many studies have shown that exotic pets can help children with learning disabilities improve their classroom engagement by being more attentive and relaxed. When Bethany Valentine, teacher at Newton Learning Center, discovered the PETCO grant for Pets in the Classroom she jumped on the opportunity. Mrs. Valentine shares her story below: I always knew that when [...]

Newton Learning Center Is Highlighted in KTVN Feature For ‘Autism Day’

"April is National Autism Awareness Month and on Tuesday morning, members of the Nevada Legislature heard from autism advocates, service providers, and parents about the challenges they face." -Ky Sisson This past Tuesday, our Reno center received special guests from KTVN. Check out the link below to watch the report! Nevada Legislature Hears From Autism [...]

Pine Hill San Jose Guides Students Towards Professional Development

It is Second Start’s mission to create a path to success for all of our students. Our goal is to intergrade our students with the community and help them become active members of our society. We developed programs to better prepare the students for life after high school and expose [...]