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Residential Programs in New York for Troubled Kids

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The Astor Learning Center (ALC), Upstate NY:
Located in Rhinebeck in Upstate New York, The Astor Learning Center (ALC) is a therapeutic boarding school for boys and girls ages 5-13 with serious behavioral and emotional difficulties. Our residential programs are designed to provide a nurturing environment for children who must live away from their families while they receive treatment.

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Academic Programs for Troubled Kids (ages 5-13):

- All academic subjects are taught with a strong emphasis on reading.

- Learning is enhanced by the high student/teacher ratios of one teacher and two teacher assistants/class.

- Intensive speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, counseling therapy, and other specialized services are offered as needed by the student.

- Social skills training which teaches children how to manage their emotions and learn better coping skills.

We also offer day programs for students from the local school district.

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Address: 6339 Mill Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572, USA
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