The Parish School Blog

Dec 11, 2018

Experience a Night “Under the Big Top” at The Parish School’s Annual Gala

Step right up for the greatest, most spectacular fundraiser of the year: The Parish School's Under the Big Top Gala! We invite you to join us at this amazing event benefiting children who have communication delays and learning differences. Funds raised directly benefit this special school, as well as its financial assistance fund, which makes a Parish education possible for families who would otherwise be unable to afford this specialized education. Have a fun-filled night out and support our special students and their families.
Oct 16, 2018

A Parent’s Guide to Apraxia

Receiving the news that your child has childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) can be devasting, shocking and confusing. Because this speech/sound disorder is rare—occurring in 1-2 children per 1,000—many doctors, educators, professionals and even speech-language pathologists have minimal understanding of CAS, its causes, characteristics and treatment. Listed below is what YOU should know about childhood apraxia of speech.
Sep 18, 2018

Q&A With “Giving Voice to Children” Luncheon Keynote Speaker, Ron Beghetto, PhD

The Parish School is excited to welcome Ronald Beghetto, PhD, Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Connecticut, as the Keynote Speaker for the 10th Annual “Giving Voice to Children” Luncheon on Oct. 4, where he will present “Uncertainty as a Catalyst for Creativity.” In anticipation of his keynote address, we’ve been granted a special Q&A with Ron, where he reveals how he became an expert on creativity and a few take-aways from his upcoming presentation.
Jan 31, 2018

The Parish School Raises More Than $600,000 With “Big Birthday Bash” Gala

The Parish School smashes school fundraising goals with “Big Birthday Bash” gala. Chaired by Adonia and Kevin Cokinos, Ann Marie and Chris Kolkhorst, and Alice and Keith Mosing, the gala is The Parish School’s largest event of the year and raises much-needed funding for the school and financial assistance for families.