While the arts are important for all students, it’s crucial for those with special needs. Artistic activities directly exercise and strengthen the cognitive and physical skills that generally challenge special needs children. Gibbs High School is known for their impressive performing arts program and their special needs students are no exception. The Fountains is lucky to be host to their talent shows throughout the year and in April, we were greeted with a brand new spectacle. Performing contemporary popular hits, about 20 students from the high school expressed themselves through singing and dancing. Our residents danced along and even our associates had to stop in and watch the show! It was enriching for everyone involved and we’re so happy to have these visits each year.
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