As the parent of a child with autism, I am well aware of the difficulties in finding schools who have the tools to properly educate special needs children. Finding those who are dedicated and who have the background to care for unique children can often be a challenge.
The Bachman Academy
Is a school for students who are diagnosed with having learning differences. They educate boarding and day students in 6th-12th grade who are diagnosed with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Aspergers Syndrome and other Non-verbal learning differences. The academy’s mission is to empower students to develop the skills and values necessary for success in a global society.
At Bachman Academy the curriculum includes a researched based, multi-sensory approach that is highly individualized and provides middle and high school students the opportunities to learn in a nurturing and safe environment. Ninety per cent of the students transition to two and four year colleges. In addition, they incorporate assistive technology along with a success skills curriculum, which covers personal finance, social etiquette, completing job applications, interview skills, personal appearance, self-advocacy, and preparing for independent living.
Bachman Academy’s career-education program is unique among the majority of boarding specialty schools. The programs are built on outcome-based learning. Career-education elective track includes, Equine Studies, Mechanics, Woodworking and Horticulture/Agriculture.
Being fully aware of the students learning needs, their teachers’ styles and methods are geared to teach the way each student learns the best. The Academy boasts a 5:1 student to faculty ratio, and a 1:1 student to staff ratio. The 188-acre campus is the ideal backdrop for an environmentally- friendly focused school for average to above average students who struggle to learn in a traditional educational environment.
To learn more about Bachman Academy please visit their website at Bachman Academy or contact the Admissions Department at 423-479-4523 or email firstname.lastname@example.org