During Pandemic, Special Education Teacher Learns from Students

The San Diego Union-Tribune spotlighted commentary from Melissa Rivera, special education teacher at Sierra School of San Diego. Rivera shares how her special education students taught her during the COVID-19 pandemic. With special education, teachers adapt to the students instead of making the students adapt to the curriculum. Seeing my students helps me personally

Autism Isn’t a Defining Characteristic for Those on The Spectrum

Brandi Eagling, Program Director of the Sierra Academy of San Diego, recently wrote a opinion piece in the Times of San Diego entitled "Autism Isn’t a Defining Characteristic for Those on The Spectrum." In the piece, Brandi explains how people sometimes do not see all the ways our students can contribute. Autism Awareness Month

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