Applewood Academy & Quinte Children’s Homes Invite The Public To See Their Programs In Action at Doors Open 2015

Applewood Academy for Progressive Learning (AAPL) and Quinte Children’s Homes (QCH) will open their doors to the public on February 24, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Whether you are a prospective parent therapist, a Child and Youth Worker or a member of the public, take advantage of this unique opportunity to see Stevenson,… Continue reading →


We’re Recruiting at College Job Fairs in Oshawa and Belleville

Staff from Stevenson, Waplak & Associates (SWA), Quinte Children’s Homes (QCH) and Applewood Academy for Progressive Learning (AAPL) will be attending two college job fairs this week to recruit professional parent therapists for children and youth in need of individual, home-based care. Visitors to the job fairs at Durham College in Oshawa and Loyalist College… Continue reading →

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5 Tips For Behaviour Management at Home

At Applewood Academy for Progressive Learning, we know that what happens at school and what happens at home are equally important. That’s why we work so closely with the parents of our students – so we’re using the same strategies to manage disruptive behaviours. Trish Waplak is in charge of planning and program development at… Continue reading →

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The Facts About ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has been the focus of debate for decades – from symptoms, to diagnosis, to effective types of treatment. Many misunderstandings about the disease exist, and even its causes are largely unconfirmed. What we do know is that ADHD is not one specific disorder; it’s a family of related chronic neurobiological… Continue reading →