Learning Challenges / Disabilities Programs and Schools

learning-challenges-disabilitiesLearning Challenges & Disability Programs -35% of students identified with learning disabilities drop out of high school.

This is twice the rate of their non-disabled peers. (Source: National Longitudinal Transition Study). 50% of all students in special education in the public schools have learning disabilities, 2.25 million children. (Source: U.S. Dept. of Education).

Up to 60% of adolescents in treatment for substance abuse have learning disabilities: (Source: Hazelton Foundation, Minnesota). The evolution of special education over the last 50 years has resulted in positive impacts for students with special needs. More and more students are finding success in traditional classroom settings with specialized supports.

Sometimes, additional supports are needed beyond what a traditional school can provide.

Fortunately, there are private schools which are able to provide those supports.

Our boys’ boarding school provides ongoing, residential treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder in a safe, nurturing setting.