Local Dentist Gives Back to Support Kids with Disabilities

For immediate release:Contact Caitlyn Malik, (503) 987-0209Photo by Boro Isailovski Dr. Andrew Henderson opened his dental practice, The Smile Lounge (Tigard), this year with a dual mission: to promote dental health, and to support kids in our community. While in dental school, Dr. Henderson decided that giving back to

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Sensory Tool Kit

Sensory Tools = Empowered Learners (February Newsletter)

Students Receive Sensory Tools to Cope with Stress Stress. Anxiety. Frustration. For students with learning challenges, months of distance learning has taken a toll on their confidence and mental health. As part of our response to COVID-19, The Shadow Project has equipped hundreds of students with sensory toolkits for home use to help them cope with

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Volunteer Spotlight: Kimber McDowell

January was National Mentoring Month! We chatted with one of our volunteer Reading Mentors, Kimber McDowell, to hear more about her experience. Kimber has been volunteering with us since October 2020. She heard about The Shadow Project when looking for mentoring opportunities through her university’s community service board. As a

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Franklin Football Storytime

The Franklin High School Football team is offering hope to K-8 students in The Shadow Project through story-telling. Players are recording themselves reading children’s books while inspiring younger students with learning challenges to read and follow their dreams. Watch the videos with your child for some laughs, words of wisdom,

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Newsletter: December 2020

Why We Love Special Education Teachers On this Giving Tuesday, we express our appreciation for these dedicated teachers, whose work has never been more challenging than right now. Remote learning is an especially difficult format for children with disabilities. Despite being exhausted by the stresses of the pandemic, special ed teachers

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