Press Releases

March 20, 2012

Renowned Expert on ADHD Dr. Russell Barkley to Address Parents and Professionals

Parents of a child with ADHD are well aware of the effects on their child’s functioning at home and at school. A series of programs by internationally recognized expert Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., will update both parents and professionals on the current research-based understanding of the disorder, and how it can be treated and managed.
February 22, 2012

Springer Fundraiser Borrows from Dr. Seuss

“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” will be the theme for A Springer Celebration! 2012, the premier fundraising event for Springer School and Center.
February 17, 2012

Students Chat with Award-Winning Author by Internet

Students in Kristina Williams' class at Springer School and Center recently had an opportunity to meet Newbery Honor Award winning author Ingrid Law. The sixth- and seventh-graders enjoyed a 20-minute question-and-answer session with Ms. Law through Skype.
January 24, 2012

Springer Hosts Musician in Residence John Bromels

Exciting! Fun! Scary! Those are the words students used to describe their involvement in the Norita Aplin Musician in Residence program at Springer School and Center this year.
October 3, 2011

Springer Student’s Artwork Chosen for Scientific Journal Cover

Springer School and Center student Josh Neils’ colorful giraffe will dance across the cover of the Journal of Learning Disabilities in 2012. Josh’s painting, entitled “Find Your Own Music,” was one of three artworks selected by the Hammill Institute on Disabilities for display on the cover of the journal this year.
September 8, 2011

Springer Announces New Board Officers and Trustees

Springer School and Center is pleased to announce its Board of Trustees for the 2011-2012 school year.
May 11, 2011

Springer Celebrates 40th Anniversary in 70s Style

Springer alumni Alan Kleesattel (from left), Peter Cholak, Chelsey Schneider and Mike Kamphake join Dr. Mark Helmick (center) in reminiscing 40 years at Springer.
April 11, 2011

Stories Inspire Springer Students to Give

“The power of a story” was proven at Springer School and Center in March. Inspired by Greg Mortenson’s book Three Cups of Tea, students in several Intermediate grade classes collected 20,900 pennies for donation to Pennies for Peace, a nonprofit organization founded by Mortenson that provides educational materials for children in Pakistan and Afghanistan who have limited access to schools.
March 23, 2011

Springer Leadership Gather to Celebration 40th Anniversary

In celebration of Springer School and Center’s 40th anniversary, former Board Presidents and Executive Directors of the school gathered for a luncheon on March 10. All four of the women who have served as the school’s Executive Directors since its establishment in 1971 were on hand, joined by eight Board Presidents.
February 15, 2011

Springer School and Center Celebrates 40 Years of Serving Children with Learning Disabilities

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Springer School and Center’s establishment as an independent school for children with learning disabilities.
December 29, 2010

Springer Welcomes Musician in Residence

Dr. Chris Tanner from Miami University recently visited the Springer School and Center as the 2010 Musician in Residence. Through the art of African drumming, Tanner helped Springer students broaden their experience beyond the Western music with which they are so familiar.
October 4, 2010

Internationally Recognized Child Advocate Richard Lavoie to Address Parents on Student Motivation

Springer School and Center and the Family Resource Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center welcomes Richard Lavoie, an internationally recognized author and advocate for students with learning disabilities and attention issues. Mr. Lavoie will present an educational program for parents on Wednesday, October 27.