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HOWL Transition Program Coming This Summer

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Arkansas State University

This is A-State Connections.  I'm Johnathan Reaves.  HOWL stands for Helping Our Wolves Learn.  The center provides a range of outpatient services to children, adolescents, and adults in the community.  Some of the services include therapy, social skills training, academic interventions, and more.  There is also a transition program starting this summer to help students transition to college.   Through engagement and inclusive practices, the HOWL transition program is designed to provide learning environments for students with intellectual disabilities and autism.  Telling us more is Assistant Professor of Psychology at A-State Dr. Kristen Johnson and Coordinator of the HOWL Transition Program Elizabeth Snow.  Johnson tells how the HOWL Service Center started.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

Johnathan Reaves is the News Director for KASU Public Radio. As part of an Air Force Family, he moved to Arkansas from Minot, North Dakota in 1986. He was first bitten by the radio bug after he graduated from Gosnell High School in 1992. While working on his undergraduate degree, he worked at KOSE, a small 1,000 watt AM commercial station in Osceola, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 1996 with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast News, he decided that he wanted to stay in radio news. He moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas and worked for East Arkansas Broadcasters as news director and was there for 16 years.