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June 23, 2021 Dear APL community,  This legislative session, states across the country have introduced and passed a record-breaking number of laws targeting trans people, especially trans youth. These laws aim to exclude trans youth from participating in sports, sometimes by using invasive examinations; deny them vital medical care; and, in some cases, restrict the ability of…

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May 25, 2021 May 25, 2021 is the 50th anniversary of House Bill 90 – Education for All, which granted public education to children with disabilities in Washington state and became a model for national legislation. Our friends at Northwest Center are hosting an online panel at noon on May 25th, featuring former governor Dan…

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April 23, 2021 Staff Appreciation Week at APL is coming up, May 3 to May 7. Our parent council is busy creating a ways to honor them (there are some hints in the photo above …). We are so delighted. We are especially excited to honor our educators, clinicians and administrative staff for helping us…

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April 9, 2021 RSVP – April 21 Preschooler Open House If you have a preschooler in your family – join us for an online open house on April 21, 2021 at 6:00 pm. This presentation is especially for students moving up to kindergarten or first grade. Learn how APL’s inclusive environment creates opportunities for individualized…

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January 7, 2021 A Letter from APL’s Executive Director Dear APL community,   Today I join with you in our collective sadness and horror over the events that transpired at our Capitol yesterday in Washington, D.C. This has been a year of repeated traumas for many in our school community. I’ll be honest and say that my “cup” of trauma…

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Do you know of a K-12 student who could benefit from APL’s unique, inclusive environment? Or even have one in your own family? Then we invite you to join our Virtual Open House in January. Click below to register! Thursday, January 7, 2021, 6:00-7:30pm Questions? E-mail us at admissions@apslchool.org or info@aplschool.org.

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Your donation to our Annual Fund campaign by the end of the year will be applied to our COVID Response Fund to help APL support students and staff members during the pandemic. And all donations up to a total of $10,000 will doubled thanks to a generous matching fund! In addition to being match, your…

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A statement to the community by APL’s incoming Executive Director Kelly Meyer June 2, 2020 – Dear APL Community– students, families, faculty & staff, stakeholders & supporters, and members of the Board, This has been a tragic and deeply unsettling weekend, one that has left me at times breathless with anger and frustration and in…

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