Designed for males with academic or social struggles due to neurological differences
the perfect setting for young men to learn, grow, and thrive.
These social or learning disabilities are most commonly labeled:
Autism Spectrum Disorder, Nonverbal Learning Disorder, Aspergers Syndrome, Attention Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD or PDD NOS), Social Pragmatic Communication Disorder (SPCD)
An Authentic Setting
Most often students with learning disabilities or differences benefit from close relationships in a low-stimulus setting. Daniels Academy is a small boarding school for boys with no more than 33 students enrolled at any given time. Each of our residences reflect a natural home environment and are specifically tailored to support the needs and developmental focuses of our students. Students receive individual attention and mentoring daily by caring staff who understand the nature of learning disabilities and differences. Each student is considered individual with unique strengths, talents and needs. The Daniels Academy team develops an individualized educational, treatment, and sensory plan for each student.
Over time, we’ve learned that no two students in this audience are alike. As a result, we focus on individualized care. We respect and encourage the unique strengths and talents of our students.
Social Thinking Skills
The students we support often times have limited skills in this area which has impacted much of their social understanding and social life. [...]
Emotion and Mood Regulation Skills
For our students, effective emotional regulation is best described as the ability to regulate or respond to an experience/situation in a manner that is socially tolerable or acceptable.[...]
Executive Functioning Skills
Executive function are mental processes that help connect past experiences with present actions.[...]
Daily Living Skills
Daniels Academy supports the development of several different living skills from managing their hygeine to managing their money[...]