Teaching Inclusion: Caitlin Macon

Caitlin Macon says it’s one thing to talk about being inclusive; it’s another to actually BE inclusive. Her training is in special education, and at Frazer, she loves being able to put her education to use while also being a general teacher in her classroom.All students in her class benefit from inclusion. “We want them to be compassionate adults, and you can’t expect a child to do that without exposure,” she says. Caitlin appreciates the opportunities “to talk about things like what makes ... Read More...

There’s No Business Like Show Business

As soon as the Adult Program’s 2017 holiday show closed, Rocia Terry started thinking about next year’s theme. Every year, she leads our adult participants in creating the annual show that everyone at Frazer looks forward to. Rocia, who serves as our Program Coordinator, has a degree in Psychology, but it’s her minor in Theatre Arts that really comes in handy during show time.Putting on a show definitely takes a village, and Rocia encourages participation in all aspects of the show. Because ... Read More...

2017 Year in Pictures

You made this a great year for children and adults of all abilities and disabilities at the Frazer Center. Through your support adult participants visited government offices to self-advocate and found employment. Your giving spirit brought adaptive equipment to our playgrounds and helped us celebrate as the Child Development Program received NAEYC accreditation. Donors and volunteers like you worked in the forest with our new partner, Trees Atlanta, and enjoyed the beautiful new re-design of ... Read More...

Your Neighborhood Forest

The Frazer Center, nestled within 39 acres of old growth forest, is in the midst of a 3-year forest restoration project with Trees Atlanta, a nationally-recognized nonprofit that protects and improves Atlanta’s urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating. Frazer Center Executive Director Paige McKay Kubik says, “Frazer Center’s expertise is inclusion for people with disabilities, not forestry. That’s why we’re so thrilled to partner with Trees Atlanta to build a plan and a cadre of ... Read More...

The CARE Committee December Teacher of the Month Is…

Congratulations to Ms. April Jones for being selected as our December 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. April: "She is so wonderful with the children and really has a passion for teaching. She’s so engaged with them and has high ... Read More...

THANK YOU!

You truly shared your love on GA Gives Day/GivingTuesday. BIG THANKS to everyone who stepped up to make a difference in the lives of people of all abilities. Through your generosity, we raised $16,000. Your gift supports things such as inclusive early education programs, meaningful community opportunities for adults with disabilities, and soil and garden supplies to maintain our forest and wheelchair accessible gardens. It truly takes a village, and we're glad you're a part of ours! ... Read More...