In May, several of Birchtree’s students participated in the 39th Annual Walter Burns Memorial Fishing Day for Special Needs Children in Greenland, NH. It was a wonderful opportunity for our students to enjoy a beautiful day outdoors and try a new sport! Thank you to everyone who helped make the day possible: the Piscataqua Fish & Game Club, Mr. Ted Sanderson, the event sponsors, Annie’s Angels Memorial Fund, and volunteers from the Piscataqua Fish & Game Club and Walmart. Continue reading
Birchtree’s students had a wonderful time working on their health and fitness goals this April to commemorate Autism Awareness Month. They exercised in our school’s hallways, in our gym, at local pools, and more! Thank you to everyone who donated to show their support for Team Birchtree. Thanks also to Coed Sportswear and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care for their support!
Thanks to New England Disabled Sports for helping bring some fun to Birchtree’s Fitness Challenge this April! Our students enjoyed using the nonprofit’s adapted biking equipment to cruise around the Birchtree parking lot. For many students, this was their first successful biking experience!
As part of Birchtree’s annual Fitness Challenge for Autism Awareness Month, Birchtree’s students with autism took on an exciting new challenge: rock climbing! Thanks so much to Indoor Ascent for hosting our students for several fun fitness field trips.
Autism Q&A Sessions For Parents, Guardians & Caregivers
At The Birchtree Center’s Autism Q&A Sessions, Birchtree’s autism experts will answer your questions on the listed topic. We’ll start with a brief (ten-minute) presentation on the topic, followed by questions and discussion.