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Haven and Hope
The Official Blog of the Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
Art Therapy

Therapy Rooted in the Arts

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Making the Compliance and Accreditation Processes Work for You

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Pivoting to eLearning in a Therapeutic School

College Sign Ahead

Post-High School Planning During a Pandemic: Keep the Momentum Going!

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Providing An Uncompromised Educational Experience to Students Receiving Mental Health Treatment

ORIGINS: A Look at the Evolution of the O-School

Winter Holidays at the O-School – Tradition, Expression, and (Mostly) Joy to the World!

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Following Up with Alumni is Best Practice

Getting O-School Students Job Ready

College Success

BUILDING COLLEGE SUCCESS IN A SPECIALTY SETTING: College Success in Four Words

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Five Questions to Ask a Residential Program

Family is important

Family Therapy: Why It’s Important

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PROSPECTIVE INSIGHT: A Look at the O-School’s Residential Admissions Process

Post High School Transition Planning for Autistic or Socio-emotionally Challenged Students

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Professional Help for Children: How To Choose the Best Option

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The Six Components of Modern Milieu Therapy

Welcome

Haven and Hope is a destination for professionals, educators, and parents to learn from O-School experts about the issues facing children and adolescents with a variety of social-emotional challenges and/or autism, and how various aspects of the School’s 21st century therapeutic milieu provides a safe haven and a path to hope for those in need.