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February 23, 2017
Green Chimneys Receives Third Grant from the Petco Foundation for Dog Interaction Program
With continued support from the Petco Foundation, students with special needs and shelter dogs are helping each other.

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February 2, 2017
Green Chimneys Student Releases Rehabilitated Hawk
There comes a moment, a series of closely considered moments actually, when a student is ready for the next step in his or her journey. Watch one child's symbolic moment.

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June 22, 2016
Green Chimneys Names Successor to Longtime Executive Director Joe Whalen
Dr. Edward Placke to assume leadership of renowned education and human services agency in June 2017.

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March 30, 2016
The Green Chimneys Residential Program from a Parent's Perspective

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January 29, 2016
Confidence Takes the Stage at Green Chimneys Talent Show
For children in our residential treatment program, some of whom struggle with communication, impulse control and sensory sensitivities, expressing yourself to a crowd of people under a literal spotlight is a meaningful milestone.

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October 19, 2015
Green Chimneys Partners with Parents of Children with Special Needs
Since parents are the experts on their children, collaboration between staff and families is an essential part of each child's treatment plan. Learn about the training and knowledge we're building, together.

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September 15, 2015
Student Progress Report: Living and Learning at Green Chimneys
We're following up on a story from February. See how one young boy is making strides as a Green Chimneys resident and student.

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August 12, 2015
In Student's Own Words: Celebrating Success at Green Chimneys
Before leaving Green Chimneys to return to his home district, one student shares how he's grown.

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February 27, 2015
Starting from Scratch: Equine-Assisted Therapy Helps New Green Chimneys Resident
Explore how one seven-year-old who struggles with relating to others and often misinterprets language, tone and non-verbal communication, is being helped by equine-assisted therapy and one very special American Shetland pony.

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July 24, 2014
Green Chimneys Research in Animal-Assisted Interventions Underway
Green Chimneys is conducting its first study to develop and test an empirically supported animal-assisted intervention by integrating dogs into social skills training for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

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July 22, 2014
Horticultural Therapy Taps Into Resident’s Interests to Support Vocational Education
For one boy, Saturday morning sessions with a registered horticultural therapist are not only therapeutic and often even fun, they're also establishing a foundation for vocational learning.

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June 30, 2014
Siblings Celebrate Success at Green Chimneys
Meet a brother and sister who are facing challenges and embracing opportunities to grow with the help of Green Chimneys' therapeutic day school and residential treatment programs.

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