The Autism Program at Winslow Elementary School currently services 16 students in the program that has been in place at the school for 13 years.

The teachers and facilitators include Samantha Lessard, Joan Brown, Kelsey Steeves, Rachel Leak, Peg Pellerin, Nicole DeRoche, Anne Rice, Joan Varney, Anna Collins and Melissa Hanley, head of program.

To help students develop social skills they do many social groups throughout the day such as lunch social groups, play social groups and end of day Circle of Friends.

The program also has a sensory room that allows students to take needed breaks to be successful throughout the school day. The room is used by many students enrolled at the school, not just by the students in the program.


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