Enrollment Remains Open at The Glenholme School

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The Glenholme School, a special needs boarding and day school, is continuing to accept students for its 2016-2017 school term.

Students at The Glenholme School

Students at The Glenholme School in Washington, Connecticut.

Founded in 1968, The Glenholme School, a boarding and day school in Washington, Connecticut, recently announced enrollment for the 2016-2017 school term remains open for special needs students, ages 10-21, from around the world who struggle with social, emotional and learning differences.

Fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), The Glenholme School offers a comprehensive curriculum for students of all ability levels, encompassing college preparatory and career development courses, which results in a high school diploma. With specialized strategies for learning and an emphasis on executive functioning skills, students are encouraged to master each subject at their own pace and in their unique way.

Glenholme’s curriculum success is reinforced by the after-school enrichment and boarding programs which offer a rich selection of extracurricular and instructional activities to support student development in academic and social competence and helps them realize their personal strengths, talents and abilities. The arts, equestrian, culinary, technology and athletics are emphasized. The culture of Glenholme is infused with a well-established set of core values and supported by an all-embracing Positive Behavior Supports climate which helps build competent and resilient children.

Located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in Washington, Connecticut, just two hours from New York City by car and also a short distance from many cultural and scenic spots across the northwest region of the state, Glenholme is a convenient, well-situated school for students hailing from around the world.

"Although we have many new enrollments and returning students from national and international origins, we still have some spaces available for students in grades 5-12, as well as in our transition program. Under our rolling admissions policy, students can enroll at any time throughout the year, “says Glenholme Director of Admissions David Dunleavy.

Interested families with students facing autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, OCD, Tourette, depression, anxiety and other learning challenges are encouraged to inquire with the Glenholme Admissions office for more information about the program and for scheduling a tour the school's gorgeous campus. School tours can be scheduled by appointment on any weekday when the school is in session. This offers guests an opportunity to observe classroom activities as well as tour the 110-acre campus. Applications for admission can be found online at http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/admissions/ and interested parents are encouraged to contact the Admissions Director, David Dunleavy by calling 860.868.7377.

About The Glenholme School:
The Glenholme School, a center of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, is an independent, coeducational, special needs boarding school for young people with high functioning autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, OCD, Tourette, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences. The program provides a treatment milieu designed to build competence socially and academically. Our learning environment supports and enhances the ability for young people with special needs to succeed. Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. For more information about The Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/.

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