A Message from our Executive Director

The Frazer Center, in one word, is Inclusion. It is what we do. It is what we value. It is our vision for the world. It is the polar opposite of the hate, the division, the prejudice, and the violence on display recently in Charlottesville, Virginia.We cannot stand for inclusion without standing against injustice and discrimination. A person can never be fully included in our society or share their unique gifts with the world as long as attitudes, systems, and implicit bias treat them as ... Read More...

The CARE Committee August Teacher of the Month Is…

Congratulations to Ms. Deidre for being selected as our CARE Committee "Teacher of the Month"The CARE Committee knows that teachers are the heart and soul of every school and takes great pride in recognizing our incredible teachers here at the Frazer Center, through the voices of the parents. Here are some of the things the parents said about Ms. Deidre: Deidre is awesome! She always puts up with 1000 questions at the end of the day and keeps me well informed about ... Read More...

The CARE Committee July Teacher of the Month is…

Congratulations to Ms. Tiffany for being selected as our CARE Committee "Teacher of the Month"The CARE Committee knows that teachers are the heart and soul of every school and takes great pride in recognizing our incredible teachers here at the Frazer Center, through the voices of the parents.  Here are some of the things the parents said about Ms. Tiffany: Tiffany has been my daughter's teacher for three years now. She knows the ins and outs of my daughter's ... Read More...

27 Years of the ADA: One Family’s Journey

Lara Swenson was 18 months old when she was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. It was 1976 and commonplace for children like Lara to be institutionalized. Her parents refused to consider that option. Instead, they forged ahead to help Lara live a fulfilling life. Early on they discovered the Cerebral Palsy Center—now the Frazer Center—where Lara attended until she entered the public school system.Although Lara was born in an era when the disabilities rights movement was gaining traction, there ... Read More...

New Partnerships with Marcus Autism Center and Adaptive Learning Center

New partnerships this fall with the Marcus Autism Center and the Adaptive Learning Center will broaden and deepen the support Frazer Center provides to our children and their teachers.Susie Riddick, Assistant Director of Child Development Programs, will participate in two different programs facilitated by The Marcus Center, each with a focus on social communication skills and classroom support for children between 9-36 months of age. Susie will share specific strategies that our teachers can ... Read More...

The Care Committee March Teacher of the Month is…

 Ms. Gigi - Jungle RoomCongratulations to Ms. Gigi for being selected as our March CARE Committee “Teacher of the Month!” The CARE Committee knows that teachers are the heart and soul of every school, and takes great pride in recognizing our incredible teachers here at the Frazer Center, through the voices of the parents.  Here are some of the things the parents said about Ms. Gigi:She works extremely hard in helping [the kids] learn ... Read More...