News and Notes from The Johnson Center

The Health Benefits of Generosity

JCCHD | Tue, March 08, 2016 |

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” One way to serve others is through generosity. Generosity is defined as the quality of being kind, understanding, unselfish, showing concern for others, or freely giving money, time, or other valuable things without expecting anything in return. Examples of this include making a charitable donation, spending time volunteering, or helping a friend with a task. Generosity not only…

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Navigating Higher Education for Students with Autism

JCCHD | Mon, February 22, 2016 |

On Thursday, February 18th, Dr. Claire Schutte presented a webinar on Navigating Higher Education for Students with Autism. This webinar can be viewed here and there is a link to get a Certificate of Attendance here as well.

The most important point that Dr. Schutte made was that it is…

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Sibling Spring Break Camp

JCCHD | Tue, February 09, 2016 |

sibling intro

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It’s King Cake Time!

JCCHD | Sun, January 31, 2016 | [Family and Food]

King Cakes are an important part of the Mardi Gras tradition. This ring-shaped cake is as rich in history and tradition as it is in taste. But for people with food allergies or issues with certain foods, King Cakes are often something to be avoided. But we set out to make a King Cake that is free of…

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2015 Halloween Hoot

JCCHD | Wed, October 07, 2015 |


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Fall 2015 Social Skills Group

JCCHD | Tue, August 25, 2015 |

Social Skills 2

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GrapeUp! Come Together! - Gardening Fun

JCCHD | Fri, August 21, 2015 |


GrapeUp! Come Together! - Sandwich Art

JCCHD | Wed, August 12, 2015 |

Saturday, July 25, was full of good food and great fun. We learned all about nutrition at the Grape Up! event dedicated to making Sandwich Art.

We started off the day with a fun story called “The Giant Jam Sandwich,” by John Vernon Lord, read by our presenter for the day, Zabin.  Our ASL and Spanish interpreters helped us…

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GrapeUp! Come Together! - Yoga

JCCHD | Wed, August 12, 2015 |


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Back to School Bash 2015

JCCHD | Mon, August 10, 2015 |

Mark your calendars! Our annual Back to School Bash is coming up…


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