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Dr. Stewart’s Professional Transition

Professional Transition 2016 is a year of professional transition for me.  I have always worn two hats, so to speak: chief medical officer for Stewart Home & School and managing partner of Fayette Surgical Associates, Lexington’s busiest general and vascular surgery practice.  As many know, I have always conducted a Monday evening clinic and additionally […]

Student Ambassador Award

Student Ambassador Award Honors Mentor At Stewart Home & School, there is nothing we enjoy more than praising and applauding our outstanding students for their accomplishments. We recently found ourselves so overwhelmed with a student’s outstanding behavior, that we decided to create an award. The Student Ambassador Award honors a student who excels in representing […]

Gentle Transitions

Gentle Transitions I had the wonderful opportunity in August to take one of our many distinguished students, Jon, to the United States Autism and Asperger Association World Conference held this year in nearby Louisville, Kentucky. At this conference, we had the honor of listening to the keynote speaker, Dr. Temple Grandin, who spoke largely on […]

Comfort in a Shoe Store

Local Shoe Store Comfort Middy and I visited Cool Comfort shoe store in Frankfort to pick up a pair of shoes his sisters had him fitted for during their last visit. I had never been in the store before and I was really impressed. It had a great “vibe” and some awesome shoes and clothing. […]

Fragile X Superstar

Fragile X Superstar Eric is a 31-year-old young man who hails from Cincinnati. He has been a student at Stewart Home & School for 15 years, and during that time he has continued to grow and mature! Eric loves sports! He keeps up with Major League Baseball, and the NFL – looking up stats and […]

Special Anniversary

Personal Anniversary Shared With Many written by Michele, Marta’s mother Today is the anniversary of Marta’s arrival home in the USA.    Today, seven years ago, is the day she set foot on American soil; immediately a US citizen. It’s a very personal anniversary, of course. One she marks in a big way, anticipating it for […]

Richie’s Review Is Fast

Richie’s Review Dave Thomas started a restaurant in Columbus, Ohio called Wendy’s. Yesterday we went to Wendy’s for lunch. It is a fast food restaurant so you expect your food to come fast. And it came fast. The servers were nice. Jeff had a Cheeseburger, Fries, and a lemonade. David had a Cheeseburger, Fries and […]

Nothing Beats Tradition

Tradition of Love Nothing beats tradition. And every family has one. Whether it be attending your town’s festivities, hosting your own party at home, driving to the in-laws, or staying home in your favorite recliner, every tradition is unique to your family and equally as special. Stewart Home & School is no different. Stewart Home & […]

Autism at Stewart Home & School

  Stewart Home Celebrates Autism   Each and every one of our students who has a diagnosis of Autism spectrum disorder (or perhaps what was formally known as Asperger’s syndrome) is unique. Many have articulated that our structure, which consists of classes, vocational opportunities, and a plethora of recreational and social opportunities, helps them to manage […]

Employee Spotlight

Shining Employee Spotlight It is a pleasure indeed to shine the Employee Spotlight on Ricky Gaines this month. Ricky has been with Stewart Home & School collectively for 11 1/2 years over three periods of service. Ricky was promoted to Housekeeping Supervisor in late 2013 and juggles the ever-changing demands of his team masterfully. Ricky […]

Family Weekend Thoughts

A Transition in Thought   We Are Stewart As I finish up editing photos, videos, and much more from Family Weekend, while students have transitioned into their new schedules, I continue to be invigorated with energy about working at Stewart Home & School. I often get asked where I work and after telling them about Stewart […]

Letting Go – Post High School Plans

Family Finds SH&S Post High School written by Stewart Home & School parent Piper Thank you for inviting me to speak today and share my experience with Stewart Home & School. I have been married almost 25 years to my husband, Harry. We have been living in Bloomington, Indiana for the past 11 years. Because […]