CDC estimates 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder.
Coming Up at Lionsgate Academy
Mark your calendars for the 4th Annual Community In Reach benefit breakfast for Lionsgate Academy! The event will take place Friday, May 2 from 7:30-8:45 AM at the Metropolitan Clubroom in Golden Valley.
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Lionsgate Academy News
- Connor Doran Performs at LGA Posted on: Apr 19th, 2014
Connor Doran, indoor kite flier and America’s Got Talent contestant, performed for LGA’s 7th and 8th graders on Friday, April 11th. Connor and his mother challenged LGA students to “dare to dream.” Connor’s performance was sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota.
- MCA Make-Up Testing Posted on: Apr 19th, 2014
MCA make-up testing will be held April 30th and May 1st, 2014. For more information and testing tips, contact LGA's District Assessment Coordinator, Nancy Czajkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org or read LGA's Testing Survival Manual.
- Senator Amy Klobuchar at LGA: Discusses Rise in Autism Posted on: Apr 7th, 2014
United States Senator Amy Klobuchar held a round-table discussion at Lionsgate Academy on Sunday, April 6 to discuss the increase in autism prevalence. Included in the discussion were Lionsgate Academy's Executive Director, Diane Halpin; Autism Society of Minnesota's Executive Director, Jonah Weinberg; Senior Research Associate at the University of Minnesota Institute on Community Integration, Amy Hewitt; and Lionsgate parent Marc Berris. Read Senator Klobuchar's letter to Senators Harkin and Moran requesting increased funding for autism research, screening, and support HERE.
- AIM Open House
Lionsgate Academy’s AIM program will host an informal open house on Thursday, May 15 from 3:00-3:45 p.m. at LGA's Oak Grove site (5920 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, MN 55422). Families who are considering the AIM program for their students should plan to attend. It is never too early to visit the program; parents of students from all grades are encouraged to attend. AIM staff will be on site to provide tours and answer questions. Contact Rachel Boyack at email@example.com with questions about the event.