Participate in The Birchtree Center’s virtual auction this November from the comfort of your home! You’ll be able to bid online on some wonderful auction prizes, including holiday gifts, student artwork, tasty treats, dining/takeout gift cards, and more. Bidding opens on Thursday, November 4 (9am Eastern Daylight Time) and closes on Tuesday, November 16 (9pm Eastern Standard Time).
Birchtree’s day-school students enjoy regular art and music classes as well as “Fun Fridays” featuring hands-on activities on various themes. In art class, students have explored collage, tie dye, batik, and printing techniques. In music class, students have enjoyed playing drums, metallophones, and a singing bowl. Some students have even composed and played their own songs! Our Fun Friday activities have included digital drawing on a smartboard, science experiments, a nature-themed scavenger hunt, outdoor games, and more.
When you bid and donate in our online auction this November, you’ll fund supplies and equipment for these essential programs. You can register as a bidder here. THANK YOU for helping make learning fun and engaging for students with autism!Continue reading
To support community-wide efforts to slow the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, The Birchtree Center is closed to non-essential visitors during school hours. Birchtree’s autism experts are offering in-person services for Birchtree’s day-school students at our center. We are also providing home-based services, public-school-based services, remote instruction, and consultation as needed. Birchtree’s current COVID policies are here. Individuals with questions for our staff can call us or submit a query online.