Shrub Oak is Reopening All Programs!
We are excited to announce that, based on Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order allowing in-person New York special education programs to resume this summer, Shrub Oak has implemented a reopening plan to welcome both day and boarding students back onto campus. We are thrilled by the prospect of seeing our current students and families again, and […]
Special Education at Shrub Oak International School: Providing the Groundwork to Success
Awareness and acceptance of autistic students have amplified with the recent increase in diagnostic prevalence nationwide (Autism Speaks, 2019). ASD diagnoses have steadily risen in recent years from 1 in 68 children in 2016 to 1 in 59 children in 2018 (Autism Speaks, 2019). Students with ASD require structured educational programs with clear, individualized goals […]
What Are the Benefits of an IEP
6 Benefits of IEPs for Autism When it comes to a customized program that fits the needs of Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) become not only a priority but a necessity. What is an IEP? Is it tailored for Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD? How and why will it benefit a […]