Jefferson Health NJ Wins International Project SEARCH Award

Jefferson Health in New Jersey has been named the winner of an international Project SEARCH award in the category of Innovative Employment for its internship program for young adults with disabilities. This marked the second year for the Project SEARCH Spotlight on Model Fidelity awards.

Project SEARCH at Jefferson Health Wins Spotlight on Model Fidelity Award

Project SEARCH at Jefferson Health, a nationally-acclaimed employment program for students with autism and related disabilities, has been honored with a national award! Project SEARCH interns receive classroom instruction through Y.A.L.E. School to help them transition to aspirational employment.

Philadelphia 76ers Head Coach Brett Brown congratulates Y.A.L.E.’s Class of 2020

NBC10 News features the story in the video below.


Y.A.L.E. School’s own Nick Garcia is one of many volunteers hard at work supporting their community at the Food Bank of South Jersey.

Our Video Production Teacher Gabriella Flamini gives some brief backstory on Nick in the video below.

YALE School works to reach Burlington County students remotely

Staff at the school, which specializes in helping students with learning disabilities and autism, said they’re making the best of being quarantined.

With school going remote for a while due to COVID-19, educators who work with students with disabilities have been trying to address challenges in reaching them…

Remote learning a success for special education students

Education has been reshaped in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, but one school has ensured its special education population does not go underserved.

The indefinite closure of schools due to social distancing has prompted educators at Young Adolescents Learning Experience (YALE) School to shift the way they reach kids with learning disabilities as they remain in their homes…

Six Jefferson NJ Interns Graduate from Project SEARCH Work-Transition Program

The fourth class of talented Y.A.L.E. School interns recently graduated from Jefferson Health’s Project SEARCH program at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital: Chris Higgs, Gabe Mastrobuono, Jake Romano, Jeff Kinosian, Kenny Torres, and Matthew Rumsey. Because of the COVID-19 crisis, this year’s graduation was held virtually.