Just Poolin’ Around!

NSSA’s Executive Director, Nicole Weidenbaum, hosted an end-of-school year pool party for her young sons and their friends last Friday. Her sons asked if their friends from Classrooms 1 & 2 at the Martin C. Barell School could come to the party, too.

It was a pleasure to see children be so inclusive of their peers with autism. Our students were respectfully and happily welcomed and enjoyed a great day with their new friends.

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The kids played in the pool, went down the water slide, played soccer, and had pizza and treats from the ice cream truck. And basically just hung out together.

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Classroom teachers stayed close by at all times to supervise the fun and make sure everyone had a safe time.

Thank you to Nicole’s kind-hearted boys for welcoming our students into their home and hearts.

End-of-Year Pool Party