Annenberg People’s Choice Award Video

The Shadow Project short film was one of 5 finalists for the Explore/HATCH award, a project of The Annenberg Foundation to document organizations and individuals making a difference in the world.

The Shadow Project was honored to be among finalists, including the winning entry, about a program that treats traumatically injured solders. And we were thrilled to win the Audience Vote with 45%! The Shadow video has been posted on the explore.org website and the film will be announced as the competition’s audience winner at …

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Keeping Our Children Engaged in Learning During COVID-19

Keeping Our Children Engaged in Learning During COVID-19

Children with disabilities have tremendous potential. But, they are also at the highest risk of profound learning loss during a prolonged school closure. In response, we adapted versions of Shadow Project’s classroom-based programs for use at home. We’re working closely with special education teachers and equipping families with resources, too. 

Programs

Virtual Goal-Setting: Students are empowered to set and meet their academic and social goals at home. They can earn rewards from Shadow Project that reinforce their efforts, such as gift cards, books and art supplies.

Virtual Reading …

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Supporting Kids at Home with Goal Setting

Sharon Juenemann, M.Ed. shares tips and tricks to use goal-setting to support your child’s behavior, motivation and confidence. Sharon is Director of Programs for The Shadow Project and a parent of children with learning challenges. This video is produced by The Shadow Project in partnership with Providence’s Swindells Resource Center.

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Easy Sensory Tools & Routines at Home

Sharon Juenemann, M.Ed. and Jessica Wade, M.S., OTR/L share strategies to meet your child’s sensory needs at home. Sharon is Director of Programs for The Shadow Project and a parent of children with sensory needs. Jessica is the owner of The Wiggle Room in Portland, OR, an inclusive indoor play space, and a parent to two young children. This video was produced by The Shadow Project in partnership with Providence’s Swindells Resource Center.

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Audiobook Mentoring Life-Changing for Timbers Mascot

Audiobook Mentoring Life-Changing for Timbers Mascot

Portland Timbers mascot Joey Webber visits a lot of schools. But becoming a reading coach in The Shadow Project’s schools has proved life changing.

“This is one of the best things going on in my life right now,” says Timber Joey, who knows what it’s like to have a reading challenge. “Reading coaching has made such an impact on my life.”

Timber Joey volunteers with Shadow kids one- to two-times a week, meeting with students in special education to talk about books and set reading goals, download audiobooks, …

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