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"The thing I like best about the Marywood SOAR Program is that the library has books of animals."

Join us to view the SOAR Students On-Campus Achieving Results Documentary April 1, 2016 in the Comerford Theater (CNHS 126) in the Center for Natural Health Sciences on the campus of Marywood University. Doors open at 6 PM; showing starts 6:20 PM. Experience first-hand the journey SOAR graduates Rachel, Quinn, John, Daniel, and James have taken since completion of the SOAR program and how it prepared them for independent employment. Light refreshments served.

Last week, in Social Coaching, SOAR students learned all about how to set up for an interview as well as dress for success!

Marywood SOAR Program added 4 new photos.

2016-04-25
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Danny, Sarah, Felicity, and Sean wait for the start of Thursday's Social Coaching session on interviewing. They are seated with social coaches Rachel Kester, Jocelyn Beck and Sara Ann Barscheski.

2016-04-21
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Last week, SOAR students took their spring field trip to the Viewmont Mall! Researching and practicing public transportation routes, making purchases, and ordering food are helpful life skills. It looks like they really enjoyed lunch!

Marywood SOAR Program added 4 new photos.

2016-04-20
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The SOAR program has been mentioned in the Times-Tribune! Check out this article, with information about people with autism in the area, as well as mentioning our students and program.

Some with autism can achieve independence
JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Richard Morrison, right, who works on the food prep line, talks and jokes with his colleague Matt Purcell at Allied Services on Tuesday, March 22.

2016-04-04
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Thank you to all the Marywood students who volunteered on Friday to keep the SOAR documentary running smoothly! And thank you to all who attended; you made this event special!

2016-04-04
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Marywood SOAR Program added a new photo.

2016-04-03
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