Bradley Hospital http://ripr.org en Bradley School Splits from Bradley Hospital Campus http://ripr.org/post/bradley-school-splits-bradley-hospital-campus <p>The Bradley School is leaving its home on the grounds of Bradley Hospital for a new facility in Providence. Bradley officials say they plan to make the move on September first.</p><p>A letter sent to Bradley parents says the school will now share space with the Urban Collaborative Accelerated Program, a school for students who have fallen behind and are at serious risk for dropping out. The letter touts larger classrooms, a cafeteria and a newly constructed gymnasium.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:04:35 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 36327 at http://ripr.org Special Education Program Brings Kids Back To Their Classrooms http://ripr.org/post/special-education-program-brings-kids-back-their-classrooms <p>Schools in Rhode Island spend hundreds of millions of dollars every year on special education, a broad category that includes physical and learning disabilities, emotional problems and autism.</p><p>Right now, the students needing the most attention are often sent to special schools, but a growing program from Bradley Hospital shows promise in reducing the cost of special education by keeping more students in their own school districts, in their own schools.</p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:59:40 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 35308 at http://ripr.org Special Education Program Brings Kids Back To Their Classrooms Research Out Of Bradley Hospital Shows A Good Night's Rest Can Stave Off Sickness http://ripr.org/post/research-out-bradley-hospital-shows-good-nights-rest-can-stave-sickness <p>New research out of Bradley Hospital confirms what your mother always told you: get plenty of rest.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Researchers at Bradley Hospital’s sleep lab followed 56 teens over a period of 16 weeks.&nbsp; They found that those who sleep the most tend to get sick the least. Sleep Lab director Mary Carskadon says the message is clear.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:37:04 +0000 Flo Jonic 24990 at http://ripr.org Bill to Help Kids' Psychiatric Hospitals Advances http://ripr.org/post/bill-help-kids-psychiatric-hospitals-advances <p>Legislation to make more funding available to train new doctors in child psychiatry has cleared a hurdle in congress. If it becomes law, it could boost access to treatment at places like Bradley Hospital.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 24902 at http://ripr.org Dozens of Organizations Come Together to Focus on Autism in RI http://ripr.org/post/dozens-organizations-come-together-focus-autism-ri <p>A collaborative effort to research and treat autism is rolling out in Rhode Island. This new consortium includes universities, hospitals and state agencies.</p><p>The Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research and Treatment, or RI-CART, brings doctors researchers and educators together to advance autism research and put a spotlight on the disorder. Dozens of organizations are involved, including Bradley Hospital, Brown University and the Rhode Island Department of Education.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:50:26 +0000 Catherine Welch 18637 at http://ripr.org East Providence Well on Its Way to Fiscal Health http://ripr.org/post/east-providence-well-its-way-fiscal-health <p>The City of East Providence says there are just a few more details to button up before it waves good-bye to the Budget Commission that’s been overseeing city finances. A state-appointed finance officer will step in next.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 13:35:58 +0000 Catherine Welch 11512 at http://ripr.org East Providence Well on Its Way to Fiscal Health