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The Glenholme School, Litchfield:
Located in Washington, a town in Litchfield County CT, The Glenholme School is a specialized boarding school that provides a therapeutic program and exceptional learning environment to address varying levels of academic, social and emotional development in boys and girls ages 10-21.

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Our Goal:

Photo of Special Needs Boarding School in ConnecticutThe goal of our school is to prepare our graduates for post-secondary college and career opportunities. Our comprehensive learning environment supports the success of students with Asperger’s, ADHD, OCD, Tourette’s, depression, anxiety and various learning differences.

About Us:
Educating students from around the world since 1968, The Glenholme School combines a traditional boarding school experience and therapeutic atmosphere complemented by a positive, motivational program, devoted to young people with struggle with Asperger’s, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences.

The school offers challenging extracurricular courses to instruct students to achieve competence, socially and academically. With an education based in strong character values, the graduates of Glenholme matriculate to colleges and universities and go on to meaningful careers.

The education program at Glenholme promotes an individualized approach to studies compatible to each young person’s talents and capabilities that involves their intellectual, personal and social growth. Supportive resources are readily in place to assist each student in the mastery of self-reliance in their academic effort.

Completing the school experience at Glenholme, students enjoy athletics, community service, culinary instruction, equestrian training, leadership lessons, and various evening activities.

International Students Welcome:

The Glenholme School welcomes international students and the diverse backgrounds they bring to campus. At Glenholme, we promote international and cross-cultural learning, as well as an educational respect for diversity.

We believe a well-rounded education is the best possible preparation for successful lives in a complex, dynamic, diverse, and global world—a world where the individuals must be able to comfortably and regularly cross the borders of culture, belief, language, and knowledge.

Glenholme students are fully engaged in the world around them and learn to make a positive difference. Students have come from Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Germany, India, Ireland, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Mexico, Nigeria, North Korea, Panama, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Kingdom and from all across the United States.

Quality Education:

- The education program is specifically designed on an individual basis and compatible with each young person’s strengths, talents and abilities. The school provides English as a Second Language (ESL) to assist students in acquiring the confidence in expressing themselves effectively in English.

- Skill development in studying, critical thinking, organization, creative problem solving, cooperative learning, and positive self-advocacy, character education and a strategies approach to education, are intuitively integrated to help form more independent and motivated learners.

- Students also have the opportunity to take on-line courses through Virtual High School (VHS). The On-line program offers AP courses for students to take when appropriate. For the college-bound student, the on-line program provides exposure and guidance to successfully navigating the on-line experience.

Traditional Boarding School & Therapeutic Atmosphere for Boys & Girls in Grades 5-12:
- 12 month boarding
- Speech and Language Therapy 
- Vocational Exposure/Experience
- Student Computer Network
- Occupational Therapy
- Tutoring
- Standardized Educational Testing
- Critical thinking
- Organization
- Day School Program
- Extended Day Programs...

Washington, Connecticut:

This is a spectacular part of America. Western Connecticut is in the heart of New England’s collegiate region and home of inspiring academic leadership and a proud sense of Colonial heritage. Washington is the quintessential New England town complete with steepled churches, picket fences and strong community values.

The local residents take pride in the integrity and safety of this quiet community. Located two hours from New York City by car, Glenholme is a convenient destination for students from around the world.

Residential Life & The Arts Program:

The campus allows everyone to enjoy the many aspects of life that apply to their education at Glenholme. On a former country estate with 110 beautifully manicured acres, students reside in cottages that replicate a home environment.

Each cottage includes bedrooms for one or two students, a kitchen, living area and bathrooms. They also contain the basic luxuries of life including comfortable furnishings, televisions, DVD players, cable television services, and laundry facilities.

Superb visual and performing arts programs are key elements in each student’s daily life at school. Talents are discovered and developed through art courses, choral and drama, weekend workshops, and frequent exposure to the cultural impacts available in the northeast.

Our integration of the arts in education and boarding environments stimulates a greater understanding of social, emotional, academic and behavior areas for students. The results of our arts integration are evident in the classroom and other settings about campus as well as at home and beyond.

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Address: 81 Sabbaday Lane, Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2017-10-18 were from:

Oakdale, CT;   Port Jefferson NY;   west haven ct;   Lexington, MA;   and more.
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The MacDuffie School, Hampshire County
Courses / Programs
Located in Granby (part of the Springfield MA metro area), The MacDuffie School is an accredited, co-educational, college preparatory day & boarding school offering 6th-12th Grade (day) & 9th-12th Grade (boarding) programs.

MacDuffie students hail from all over the country and the world, as well as from Springfield and surrounding towns in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Our students come from diverse social and economic backgrounds, and their interaction helps to make MacDuffie an exciting environment in which to learn. Our graduates attend some of the country's most selective colleges and continue on to successful careers.

Approximately 90 miles west of Boston, The MacDuffie School is a rigorous college preparatory school whose mission is to foster in all students the intellectual habits of mind, high ethical standards and respect for diversity required for becoming effective individuals in their personal and work lives and moral and responsible participants in the world beyond.

The MacDuffie School is fully accredited by the New England Association of School & Colleges.
Co-Ed Day & Boarding School Programs:

- 6-12th Grade Day programs

- 9-12th Grade Boarding options

Courses & features include:
- English
- English As A Second Language (ESL)
- British Literature
- American Literature
- History
- AP Modern European History
- U.S. History
- Math
- Science
- World languages
- Athletics
- Arts
- Clubs
- Student government
- Advanced Placement courses...
Forman School, Litchfield
Courses / Programs
Forman School in Litchfield, CT is a coeducational college-preparatory boarding and day school offering grades 9-12 and postgraduates to students with identified learning differences including dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and ADD/ADHD.

We are located in the scenic Northwest Hills of Connecticut, just 2.5 hours from New York City by car. Our community is comprised of 215 students from 25 states and 16 international countries.

A Forman education is based on the knowledge that students learn differently. An average class size of six and student-faculty ratio of 3:1 makes it possible to prepare each student for college and beyond. A strong close-knit community provides a secure place to live and learn.

At Forman, our students feel safe and the School becomes a second home. We are a community where relationships matter and where we watch out for and support each other. The sense of community and independence is evident every day, in all that we do.

Our program does not support students with a diagnosis of Autism or Aspergers, nor does it support students with behavioral or emotional difficulties.
College Preparatory Curriculum (grades 9-12 + PG):

- English; Mathematics; History, including U.S. History; Science, Executive Functioning, Thinking and Writing; Strategies Instruction, Perspectives in Learning, Arts; World Language, Winterim, Community Service.

Extracurricular Activities:

- 26 competitive athletic offerings, extensive visual and performing arts programs, boat building, sign language, rock and jazz band, theater, videography and photography, and the Costa Rican Rain Forest Project.
THINK Global School
Courses / Programs
• THINK Global School (TGS) is a private, non-profit high school that travels the world, allowing students ages 14-18 years old the chance to study in four new international cities each academic year. 

• TGS offers a once-in-a-lifetime educational experience centered around travel and cultural immersion.

• TGS students are competitively selected from all regions and all walks of life. Together they are a miniature United Nations, representing over 25 different countries of citizenship, and a diverse range of experiences, talents and interests.

• THINK Global School if fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools - Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS-WASC).

Current & Previous School Locations around the world:

• 2019-2020: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Australia, Chile, Italy
• 2018-2019: China, Oman, Costa Rica, Greece
• 2017-2018: Botswana, India, Japan & Spain
• 2016-2017: Canada, Morocco & Peru
• 2015-2016: Sweden, Bosnia & Italy
• 2014-2015: New Zealand, Costa Rica, Greece
• 2013-2014: India, Tanzania, Japan
• 2012-2013: Argentina, Bhutan, USA
• 2011-2012: Ecuador, Thailand, Germany
• 2010-2011: Sweden, Australia, China

"The collective energy that the students at THINK Global School possess is remarkable. Somehow, the more places they go and things they do, the more energy they have!… It is such an inspiration!"
- TGS Residential Advisor
The school year consists of four terms, each held in a different country, where students have the chance to explore the history and culture of fantastic locations worldwide.

Features: 
• Taught in small classes by friendly, dedicated and experienced teachers
• Student-driven instruction
• All subjects are inspired by the location, and are designed to combine learning with a wealth of cultural experiences.
Cardigan Mountain School
Courses / Programs
Cardigan Mountain School (CMS) is an accredited boarding and day middle school for boys in grades 6-9 located in Canaan, New Hampshire in the New England region of the northeastern United States. At CMS, we instill a love of learning and promote intellectual curiosity and growth, recognizing that each person learns differently.

The School is located off a quiet, secluded street in a typical New England village. The campus itself is situated on a peninsula extending into Canaan Street Lake, 1,200 feet above sea level. Within sight of Mount Cardigan, the campus enjoys views of surrounding hills and valleys.

The campus comprises 525 acres of woods, fields, and lake shore, with colonial brick dormitories, a well-stocked library, modern classrooms, woodworking shop, language laboratory, chapel, student health center, theater, athletic complex, and state-of-the-art hockey arena.
Boarding & Day Middle School for Boys:

- Each student is required to take the six major courses at Cardigan: English, history, math, science, a world language (French, Latin, or Spanish), and Personalized Education for the Acquisition of Knowledge and Skills (PEAKS), Building Confidence in English (BCE).

- Competitive athletics program, creative arts offerings, and an abundance of extracurricular activities.
The Masters School, New York
Courses / Programs
The Masters School is a co-ed day and boarding school that provides a first class preparatory curriculum for 5th-12th Grade students, with boarding beginning from the 9th Grade.

Situated on 96 magnificent acres overlooking the Hudson River in Dobbs Ferry NY, The Masters School offers a safe learning environment and one of the few boarding school experiences in close proximity to New York City.

A thoughtfully designed residential life program ensures that all the experiences students would have at home are part of campus life.

Students and teachers make full use of great campus facilities as well as once of the most exciting classrooms in the world - NYC.
Co-Educational Programs for students in Grades 5-12:

- Day Program (Grades 5-12)
- Full-residential Boarding Program (Grades 9-12)
- Middle School
- Upper School
- Arts Program
- Athletics / Extra-curricular Activities
Academy Of The Holy Family
Courses / Programs
• The Academy of the Holy Family (AHF) is an accredited Catholic day and boarding high school for American and international young women in Grades 9-12.

• Our school is located in Baltic, a town in the state of Connecticut in the New England region of north-eastern USA (approximately 2 hours from Boston and 2,5 hours from NYC).

• Our mission is to provide young women with a strong sense of Christian values and a challenging academic program empowering each individual to reach her spiritual, intellectual, moral and social potential. We welcome new students throughout the year.

• Owned and operated by the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady, Mother of the Church, we have a rich tradition of educating young women in excellence for over 130 years.

• Young women have opportunities to thrive in this nurturing atmosphere, allowing them to reach their full spiritual, intellectual, moral and social potential. Our graduates attend a wide range of colleges and universities across the country.
• College Preparation, Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses are available.

• Students attend small, family like classes taught by dedicated religious and lay staff.

• Subjects include: Religion; English; Mathematics; Science; Foreign Language; Social Studies; Fine Arts; Computer; Family Studies; Physical Education. ESL English is offered for our international students.

• We provide boarding for both American and international students.