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Tim Girard named to Board of Directors for New York State Coalition of 853 Schools

Girard joins administrators from across the State to advocate for special education students Gateway Longview’s Vice President of Education Services, Timothy P. Girard, M.S., was recently named to the Board of Directors for the New York State Coalition of 853 Schools. The Coalition represents k-12 special education students enrolled in 43 member agency schools across

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In The Know: News & Progress from October 2015

  From Campus to the Football Field: Going the Extra Mile to Mentor Youth Every Saturday during football season, Iverson, a 14-year-old youth resident in Gateway’s Witham Cottage, takes the important lessons he’s learned from his mentor, Adam, and passes them on to a team of young boys not much younger than him. He is confident, encouraging and

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In The Know: News & Progress from May 2015

In The Know, our monthly email newsletter, captures highlights from the month of May, including: Kinship Caregiver Program Awarded Grant from NY State, Routine Audit Shows Therapeutic Preschool is Shining Bright, and Buffalo Bills Courage House is one-of-a-kind for WNY… Click here to read In The Know: May 2015.

Youth Create Ornaments for White House

We are thrilled to announce that a group of our residential youth had the privilege of representing Gateway-Longview and Western New York on a national level this past Christmas. Youth in the CAB program (Changing Attitude and Behaviors) were one of two organizations given the opportunity to create ornaments for a Christmas tree outside the White

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Holiday Happenings

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! All over the agency, our children and families are celebrating the joy of the Christmas season. Here are some of the highlights: Over 1,500 presents were collected and delivered to our needy children and families through our Adopt-an-Angel campaign. Thanks to the 70+ businesses, churches, community groups,

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Center for Youth Development Unveils Sculpture Inspired by Youth

On Tuesday, October 21, Griffis Sculpture Park and Gateway-Longview unveiled a beautiful, 8.5 foot sculpture inspired by youth at Gateway-Longview’s Center for Youth Development at 296 Monroe Street in Buffalo. For the past year, youth from Gateway’s Center for Youth Development have been working on the sculpture project, which was a collaboration with Griffis Sculpture

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Therapeutic Preschool Art Show & Ice Cream Social

Gateway-Longview’s Therapeutic Preschool in Bowmansville hosted a very special event on August 14. The parents of our students joined us for an art show inside the school. The art show displayed the students’ talent and creativity through their works of art that resembled those of some of the best and most famous artists of our time, such as Pablo

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Students Explore the Cave of the Winds

Students “soak up” an adventurous experience in Niagara Falls! On July 30, Lynde School secondary students took a field trip to the Cave of the Winds, a tour along the misty path of the Niagara Gorge. At 175 feet down into the gorge, our students followed the wooden walkways along the Niagara River to the Hurricane Deck- just

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Lynde School Graduation 2014

On Wednesday, June 25, graduating students in grades 8 and 12 were honored during a commencement ceremony at Gateway-Longview’s Lynde School. Commencement speaker Officer Corey Brown of the Amherst Police Department addressed the 10 seniors and nine 8th graders before an audience of family, friends, students, and faculty. Having been the School Resource Officer for many years, Officer Brown

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Teacher Writes for National Website

Preschool Teacher Writes for National Teaching Model Website Congratulations to Patti Meyer-Lee, MS Ed., a special education teacher at our Therapeutic Preschool in Bowmansville, NY. Patti was recently asked to write an article for The Incredible Years® website and blog. The Incredible Years® is a teaching model used worldwide with the goal of preventing and treating young

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Therapeutic Preschool receives $1,000 grant

Thank you to the Junior League of Buffalo for awarding our Therapeutic Preschool Parent Group a grant for $1,000! The Parent Group is a critical part of our Therapeutic Preschool. It is parent training that works with preschoolers’ families to teach them how to help their young children learn more positive behaviors and ways of

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Lynde School

Gateway Longview’s Lynde School provides special education services for children ages 5 to 21 that require a high degree of structure, individualized attention, and support services. The goals are for each child we serve to learn the skills necessary to transition to a less-restrictive classroom, or to graduate from high school. The program is offered

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