The Beacon Updates: May 30, 2024

The past few weeks at The Beacon have been packed as we celebrate our graduating seniors and prepare for the beginning of summer programming. See below for a rundown of the cool stuff we’ve been up to!

Teen Task Force Celebration

On Wednesday, May 15th, we celebrated our incredible Teen Task Force and the amazing work they have done for The Beacon! We played Beacon trivia, ate pizza, and made our own DIY Beacon merch! 


On Thursday, May 23rd, viSIBle joined us to support teens who have a sibling that struggles with their mental health. Through psychoeducation and discussion, viSIBle is working to make sure no sibling feels alone. 

Senior Celebration

As our incredible seniors are getting ready to graduate, we have cause to celebrate! Congratulations to our Beacon seniors; each of you will do amazing things. On Wednesday, May 29th, we celebrated with milkshakes, collaging, and letter writing to wish our seniors good luck in their next chapters of life!

Family Talk

On Tuesday, May 21st, Dr. Laura Marshak visited The Beacon to give a talk on “strengthening your relationship as a couple while raising children with intensified needs.” She detailed experiences from her psychology practice working with parents of children with diverse neurobiological, developmental, and physical disabilities, as well as psychiatric and medical disorders.

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