PVP’s Weekly Sports Cast on YouTube!

If you haven’t heard, we have a new series on YouTube! Two of our PVP students, and an occasional special guest, go over the week in sports! The banter, commentary and laughs are so much fun… take a peek below and make sure to visit the YouTube channel and subscribe.  

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Reacting VS Intervening

In this short video our Co-Founder and BCBA-D Dr. Tomaino describes the difference between reacting and intervening and how that can change the entire situation when you’re in a challenging behavior. Should you have any questions about this video or would like more information, please reach out to our Co-Principals.

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Upcoming Events at Port View Preparatory

The year is flying by and we are already into our late Spring/Summer events! We held Picture Day at both campuses, parents please look out for orders coming this week! Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8th. Our kiddos and their teachers as well as services are working on some sweet surprises to come home this…

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Managing Challenging Behaviors (Part Two)

64-93% of individuals with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) exhibit one or more challenging behaviors (McTiernan et al., 2011; Murphy et al., 2009) Severe challenging behaviors include: Physical Aggression Property Destruction Self-Injurious Behavior Such behaviors negatively impact the functioning level and quality of life of these individuals. Some of the treatments used to decrease these challenging…

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Managing Challenging Behaviors (Part One)

  As a part of a series with Supporting Inclusive Practices our Co-Founders and Principals presented information on managing challenging behaviors. This part 1 of the series gives some basic information to consider when managing any challenging behavior. Be sure to follow the series as we progress! First, the definition of a crisis: when a…

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Welcome Brennen!

Since opening its doors, Port View Preparatory has attracted the most experienced, talented and credentialed special needs staff in Southern California. From its principals to its speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists and teachers, Port View Prep’s crew is thoroughly screened and handpicked by co-principals, Mr. Eddie & Ms. Melaura. One of our newest staff…

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Honoring African American History Month

Officially recognized by American presidents in the 1970’s, some communities and individuals had been celebrating African American contributions to our society and the world as early as the 1920’s. Most of us are already aware that the purpose of African American History Month is to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions African Americans have made for…

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#KindnessUnites

Port View Preparatory, Tustin and Ontario are participating in the 2021 Great Kindness Challenge and we are excited for all the acts of kindness we have seen around campus and via Zoom at home! Creating friendships, cultivating community and learning social skills are all excellent situations to share kindness. Port View Preparatory®’s dedicated staff are…

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The Great Kindness Challenge

“The majority of us lead quiet, unheralded lives as we pass through this world. There will most likely be no ticker-tape parades for us, no monuments created in our honor. But that does not lessen our possible impact, for there are scores of people waiting for someone just like us to come along; people who…

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