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Brehm School, Jackson County:
Brehm is a small, fully accredited, not-for-profit coeducational boarding school for students with learning differences. Brehm limits its focus to just 90 students in order to provide the attention and service each child deserves.

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Since 1982, Brehm Preparatory School has been empowering students with learning differences to recognize and achieve their full potential. Brehm’s caring, highly qualified faculty and staff welcome students in grades 6 through 12+ into a dynamic new learning environment brimming with optimism.

Working quickly to break down barriers, build trust, and rebuild self-confidence, Brehm embraces students in a nurturing family environment where each child feels accepted and supported. This immersive, holistic experience produces students with the tools, skills, and confidence to become effective self-advocates and independent learners. Where other schools have failed students, Brehm delivers success.

Who We Serve:

PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS
• Specific Learning Disability
(reading, writing, math)
• ADHD
• Auditory Processing
Disorder
• Sensory Processing
Disorder
• ASD (high functioning)
• Expressive and/or Receptive
Language Disorder
• Speech and Language
impairment
• Memory Disorder
• Twice-exceptional
• Processing Speed Deficit
• Social Pragmatic
Communication Disorder
• Nonverbal Learning Disability

SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS

• Obsessive Compulsive
Disorder
• Anxiety Disorder
• Depression
• Emotional Dysregulation

Who We Do Not Serve:

Active physical aggression
• Active self-harm
• Active substance abuse
• Runaway risks
• Fire starting

An Individualized Holistic Education Plan:

Upon enrollment, Brehm conducts a thorough assessment of each student’s needs, strengths, and challenges, which results in an Individualized Holistic Education Plan(IHEP). Designed around the way each child learns best, this plan integrates academic, social, and emotional strategies into a comprehensive program designed to educate the whole child and unlock his or her potential for lifelong learning.

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Address: 1245 E. Grand Avenue, Carbondale, Illinois , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-03-19 were from:

Maywood;   Riverdale;   Wheaton,IL;   Gurnee;   and more.
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Salem4youth Therapeutic Christian Boarding School
Courses / Programs
Based in Flanagan, Illinois, Salem4youth is a Christian Therapeutic Boarding School for troubled boys and young men in Grades 3-12.

We offer an educational program that is specifically structured to support the supervision and training of students that have special challenges.

These challenges can include emotional and behavioral problems, learning difficulties, lack of motivation and other difficulties that may be the result of self-harming or other detrimental behaviors, including drug and alcohol use. As a Christian Boarding School, our therapy is Biblical-based.

We combine our educational program with equine therapy. Using horses therapeutically and vocationally, boys receive riding instructions and are given the responsibility to care for the horses. The relationships developed with our horses help each young man develop self-esteem, control, and responsibility.
Christian Therapeutic Boarding School:

Program for young males with challenges such as:
- Emotional problems; Behavioral problems; Learning difficulties; Lack of motivation; Self-harming; Detrimental behaviors; Drug and alcohol abuse

Educational Program:
- Innovative, computer-based learning for grades 3-12
- Instructional, relational and vocational training
- Creative curriculum
- Equine therapy
- Develop self-esteem, control, and responsibility.
Agape Boarding School, Stockton
Courses / Programs
Located in Stockton, in Cedar County, southwest Missouri, Agape Boarding School is a non-profit boarding school for troubled and at risk boys in Grades 6-12 that specializes in a college preparatory program with AP courses, SAT and ACT along with a behavior modification program.

For the young man whose relationship has been destroyed with his parents, we help to repair and rebuild that relationship.

Instead of the student quitting or resorting to the "easy" solution, the staff at Agape work with these young men in order that they may find the right answers to their problems. The minimum stay in twelve months. We are accredited by the State of Missouri.

Students live in our new four-story dormitory building with 32 completely private shower stalls, bathroom facilities to accommodate 28 students at a time, and 160 individual student closet areas.

We have recently added a brand new basketball gymnasium with two separate workout areas. For outdoor events Agape has a swimming pool and a multi-use field with a baseball diamond in the southeast section. Students are able to play intramural flag football, soccer, and baseball during free time.
Boarding Programs for troubled and at risk boys (Grades 6-12)

- Behavior Modification Program
- Minimum Stay 12 Months

- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, social studies, economics, math, science, bible and electives including speech, music, foreign languages and physical education

- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses ACT and SAT
- Learning Center
- Ranch Program for students who are interested in working with animals
Lake Forest Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in Lake Forest, Illinois, on the north shore of Lake Michigan and 30 miles north of Chicago, Lake Forest Academy is a co-educational, college preparatory boarding and day school for domestic & international students in grades 9 through 12.

We teach a full and inclusive middle & high school curriculum in arts and sciences, with AP and college prep courses.

The academy fosters intellectual development and academic excellence in its students. At LFA, students learn valuable lessons not only in the classroom and on the athletic fields but also in the dormitories, student center and dining hall.

Our boarding students come from all over the U.S. and the world. As a boarding student you will live in one of the four single-gender dormitories on campus. Our dorms range in size from 10 to 72 students. Each dorm is staffed by a team of resident faculty members, many of whom live in apartments attached to the dormitories.
Co-educational Boarding and Day Programs for Grades 9-12:

- College Preparatory Curriculum
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Prep Courses SAT and ACT
- Middle School
- High School
- Enrichment Program
- English as a Second Language (ESL) Program

Core & Elective Academic Courses:
- English, history, math, science, modern and classical languages, fine art, music and drama, visual art and athletics
Oneida Baptist Institute
Courses / Programs
Oneida Baptist Institute (OBI), located a small rural village in the mountains of Clay County, southeastern Kentucky, is a co-educational Southern Baptist boarding school offering residential programs to students in Grades 6-12.

Oneida is a school that accepts students from all over the US and throughout the world, and introduces them to a different way of life, a Christ-centered life. The school provides rules that teach discipline and promote responsibility.

At Oneida Baptist, students will meet people from across the United States and around the world. They will also experience daily chores and responsibilities, interact with Christian adults, attend daily chapel services, receive individual attention in class and have a chance to join sports or other co-curriculars.

Oneida Baptist Institute has private school accreditation through the National Non-Public School Commission, the Kentucky Non-Public School Commission, and the Kentucky Department of Education.
- Residential Programs for students in Grades 6-12

- Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

- Tutoring Lab for students with low reading and/or math skills

- English as a Second Language (ESL)

- Summer School Program

- Core Subjects include: language arts, literature, Bible, history, math, health/physical education, computers and science.

- Enrichment Courses include: computers, guitar, art, agriculture, and drama
New Hope Wilderness Camp
Courses / Programs
New Hope Wilderness Camp, located in Ava (38 miles south east of Springfield), South Central Missouri, in the Midwestern United States, is a 21-day co-ed wilderness program, working with troubled teens (ages 11-20) who are experiencing conduct and behavior problems.

These include: Lack of Respect; Hostility Toward Loved Ones; Defiance Toward Authority; Truancy; Drugs; Violence; Depression and Unpredictable Behavior.

The individual treatment planning at New Hope is aimed at facilitating a change of heart, healing and strengthening family relationships, and inviting new beginnings. We have one competent staff member for every two young people. We utilize horses to do therapy with the young people, as well as daily counseling.

The ultimate goal of New Hope is to see the young people making positive choices in their lives, changing their heart attitudes positively, to facilitate a better relationship with their parents. We certainly believe Jesus Christ is the focal point for change, after one recognizes a heart need.
21-Day Co-ed Wilderness Program for Troubled Teens (Ages 11-20)

We provide a safe environment in which to:

- Discover and nurture strengths, interests and talents;
- Support effort toward change;
- Establish consistent and stable relationships;
- Improve interpersonal skills;
- Enhance self-worth and empowerment;
- Identify and develop individual learning styles;
- Conduct Equine Assisted Activities/Equine Assisted Therapy (EAA/EAT)
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart, Lake Forest
Courses / Programs
Founded in 1858, Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is an independent, college preparatory boarding and day school for young women in Grades 9-12.

We are located in Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois, 30 miles north of Chicago, and welcome domestic and international students. Woodlands’ curriculum includes Advanced Placement and honors courses, college prep, an exchange program, an exceptional fine arts program, year-round service opportunities, competitive athletics and club crew, as well as TOEFL and English as a Second Language options.

Boarding students live in single rooms on two floors of the boarding school. Our boarding facilities include wi-fi internet access, student lounges, a fully equipped and stocked kitchen, study rooms, a computer lab, shower facilities, and a laundry room.

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States.
Boarding and Day Programs for Girls in Grades 9-12:

- College Preparatory Curriculum (including English, fine arts, math, science, information technology, international languages, physical education, social studies and theology)

- Advanced Placement and Honors Courses
- College Preparation Courses SAT and ACT
- Exchange Program with Network of Sacred Heart Schools
- TOEFL and English as a Second Language Program
- International Students welcome