Educational Programs for Children with Special Needs

Green Chimney's unique nature-based approach provides experiential learning opportunities. Request information >

Residents attend the Green Chimneys School, an accredited special education school for students in grades K–12. They follow a 12-month academic program and attend classes and activities along with Green Chimneys School day students. The Residential Treatment Center coordinates treatment between the school and residence, and education, residential, and clinical staff interface in interdepartmental meetings for each child, including:

  • Administrative rounds three times a week
  • Monthly treatment team
  • Bi-annual case conferences
  • Red Flag Reviews (as needed)
  • Annual reviews with the Committee on Special Education

Therapeutic Educational Programs Complement Classroom Academics

Green Chimneys School academics are complemented by age-appropriate, therapeutic educational programs offered to students in all grades as part of their weekly class schedule. Many incorporate Green Chimneys’ unique nature-based approach, providing experiential learning and opportunities to develop important skills related to the care of and interaction with animals and plants.

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