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The Windward School: Training Teachers for Windward & Beyond

Recently I had the privilege of virtually “touring” the Windward School in New York and meeting some members of its faculty and staff. The Windward School is an independent special education school serving nearly 1000 students in grades 1-9 with language based learning differences like dyslexia on four campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York. Windward’s self-described mission is “… to remediate students’ dyslexia or other language-based learning disability and to return students to mainstream schools.” In any given year,

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What is a Therapeutic Special Education School?

Spire School campus, Stamford Connecticut The Spire School 2020 graduates (Stamford, Connecticut) with Dr. Tammy Moscrip (center) What’s the difference between a therapeutic school and a “regular” special education school?

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