Why Les Schwab Tires Sponsors The Shadow Project

Aaron Smithers, Les Schwab Store Manager in Portland, OR, explains why supporting The Shadow Project is more important now than ever. Les Schwab generously sponsors 7 Portland schools in our Reading Mentoring program.

Your business can make a difference during the pandemic. Learn more about sponsoring a local school.

The Shadow Project Empowers Students During Virtual Learning

(September 3, 2020) KGW TV features courageous student Bailey Lutz as we embark on a school year of virtual learning. Bailey’s parents are proud of her reading and writing progress with help from The Shadow Project, but this year promises to present more challenges for students who learn differently. The Shadow Project will be here to support their reading, goal setting, and confidence every step of the way.

You can sponsor a student, like Bailey, for $27 a month.

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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Why Timber Joey Reads to His Dogs

Portland Timbers mascot Timber Joey shares how reading aloud to his dogs is good practice for his role as a volunteer Reading Mentor with The Shadow Project.

Learn more about volunteering as a Reading Mentor.