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February Newsletter

  Our students, teachers and staff in San Jose celebrated National School Choice Week (January 21-28) with Spirit Week, which ended with an awesome kickball tournament! National School Choice Week, founded in 2011, is the world's largest annual education-related celebration. Tens of thousands of schools and organizations showcase their educational offerings to parents to help [...]

New Board Member Appointed to Second Start Executive Board

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Nov.30, 2017 - The Second Start Learning Disabilities Programs, Inc. announces the appointment of retired educator Dan Fowler of San Jose, Calif., to its executive board. The board has also elected sitting board members Bob Cole and David Millar, MBA, to the positions of vice president and treasurer respectively. Fowler joins Second Start [...]

Second Start Names San Jose Attorney Andrew M. Phillips to Board

San Jose, CA - Second Start Learning Disabilities Programs, Inc. welcomes Andrew M. Phillips, Esq. to its board. Phillips is a San Jose, California, attorney and vice dean at Lincoln Law School of San Jose, and has over 30 years of experience in business and law. The Second Start board is composed of 10 business executives [...]

Juniors and Seniors at Newton SJ land their first internship

Part of the curriculum at Pine Hill and Newton Learning San Jose include work and professional development classes that help our students get ready for life post-graduation. Andrew Suarez, the workability specialist, has helped many students reach their goal by landing an internship or a job in the community. David Rivera, 18, is one the students [...]

Autism Resources In The Bay Area

As Autism Spectrum Disorder become more prevalent, finding resources to accommodate a diagnosed child’s needs can be difficult.  What most people do not know is that an average of 3.5 million Americans currently live with Autism. Although there is no known cause or cure, children with Autism can manage their communicative and social impairments. Public schools often struggle to provide [...]

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 [...]