The COVID19 crisis and the attendant shutdown has affected every one of us and will continue for some time to come. As a School Safety and Security Consultant, I am constantly watching for trends, changes in best practices and emerging threats; in this unique moment of our history my concern turns to our special needs

in Education and Classroom by Joseph Pangaro

Every school must prepare for the unthinkable: violence in the building.  That violence can come from two specific sources: an “internal” source, like a student in the school, or an “external” source, like an intruder that gets into the building with the intent to hurt or kill people. Our administrators, teachers, support staff, and students

in Autism Safety by Joseph Pangaro

Life is filled with challenges for all of us, and for kids on the spectrum, the challenges can be even more difficult.  As anyone who has experience with the spectrum knows, we often concern ourselves with education and social interaction as main goals for helping our kids.  After all, life is made up of one

in Transitioning to Adulthood by Joseph Pangaro