US (MI): Special needs students learn skills at Lamphere High’s greenhouse

The greenhouse attached to Lamphere High School is finding new use as a learning space for special needs students.  

The Lamphere Adult Transition Program, or LATP, is a post-secondary life skills and vocational program that serves young adults ages 18-26 with a development disability or cognitive impairment who reside in the Lamphere school district and who have not received a high school diploma.

Their classroom is at the Lamphere Center, which shares a building with Page Middle School.  

“Each student is provided opportunities to learn how their unique strengths and interests can lead to a successful transition from school to adult life,” said Sue Kellner, a LATP teacher.

But now they, along with the special needs students at Lamphere High, have been visiting the greenhouse on the south side of the high school, located at 610 W. 13 Mile Road.

Read the complete article at C&G Newspapers.

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