Grafton Matters Blog

Much More Than a Science Lesson

A science fair is a rite of passage for many elementary school students. The baking- soda volcanoes and Styrofoam models of the universe can even elicit eye rolls from many… Read More

This is What Progress Looks Like

Most of us take the typical back and forth of conversation for granted. But for individuals like Ben*, having a dialogue with someone is not to be taken lightly. Because… Read More

The Show Must Go On

With the holidays well behind us, there are several fond memories of family and friends that I will take into the New Year. However, the one moment that has stayed with… Read More

The Power of the Parent

By Jessica Judd, Grafton Adult Services Community Engagement Program Manager Parents are fixers. It’s what we do. If something isn’t going right for our children, we take the bull by the… Read More

Meeting Behavioral Health Goals is Both Art and Science

*This article was originally published on the HuffingtonPost How do you define success? For individuals with intellectual disabilities, establishing goals and measuring success is complex. It requires a thoughtful balance;… Read More

Happier Mind, Healthier Body

By Bethany Deitz, MS, BCBA, LBA, Director of Adult Services   “I think the healthy way to live is to make friends with the beast inside oneself, and that means… Read More