Play is critical for healthy social development

Play is critical for healthy social development and emotional maturity. All children and even adults benefit from good old fashioned playground play, pretend play and table play. Today’s technology tools …

Our Best Christmas Gift

This year, as Christmas was approaching, my husband and I were contemplating what presents we wanted to get for our 10-year-old son, Jake. With the amount of toys and technology …

Heroic students are the Heart & Soul

I think it’s an understatement to say that Tuesday was a day many of us will never forget. Sometimes the best laid plans are swiftly altered, and quick-thinking and problem-solving …

A Visit with Dr. Temple Grandin

Dr. Temple Grandin spoke at Georgia State University, and several of Lionheart’s teachers were honored to attend. They were not only thrilled to have this opportunity but were also so …

Theory of Mind and Reading

Theory of mind is the ability to understand the feelings and intentions of others. It’s a foundational skill for being able to predict, make connections and inference. Being able to …

Students Win First Essay Contest

The Lionheart School is very proud of our two State first place winners in the DAR Junior American Citizen Essay Contest. The theme this year was Focus on the Future. …

Students Share Their Voices On The Radio

The opportunity to be on the radio is a dream for many people. To share your story, sing a song, talk sports, respond to current events, and promote worthy causes …

Lionheart’s Executive Director Makes Finalist

Lionheart founder and Executive Director, Tamara Spafford, was a finalist this year for the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce’s Nonprofit Leader of the Year award. Her dedication, remarkable leadership …

Bumblebees Film wins Interantional

Atlanta-Based “Bumblebees” Film is the INTERNATIONAL WINNER in the Focus on Ability Short Film Festival in Sydney, Australia. A four-minute movie which was written, filmed, and edited by an all-Atlanta …