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TOM BRATTER PRODUCES PAPER ON ADD/ADHD
(June 1, 2000) Available from The John Dewey Academy, Great Barrington,
Massachusetts, 413- 528-9800, school president, Tom Bratter, has produced a 22 page article summarizing the research and his experience
with ADD/ADHD, especially work critical of the usual way in which this disorder is presented. Copies are available from the John Dewey
FLORIDA EDUCATION CONTRACT FOR AYS
(August 7, 2000) Elliot A. Sainer, CEO for Aspen Youth Services
AYS, 562-467-5507, firstname.lastname@example.org, announced AYS was “awarded a contract by
the School district of Palm Beach County, Florida to develop an Intensive Alternative Education school for 50 high risk students between
the ages of 14 and 18.”
NEW ADMISSIONS AT PROVO CANYON
(August 8, 2000) Denise Westman, marketing for Provo Canyon School (PCS), Provo, Utah, 619-588-7499, announced the
promotion of Steve Nielsen to become Director of Admissions. Nielsen has been an admissions counselor at PCS for more than 12 years,
and worked directly with students for 6 years prior to that.
8 STUDENTS AT ACADEMY AT CEDAR MTN.
(August 10, 2000) Jodi Tuttle, founder and head of the Academy at Cedar Mountain, Cedar City, Utah, 877-723-3729, announced
they are starting the Fall semester with 8 students, three girls, and five boys. Appointments have been set for enrolling additional
students, and the initial reports are being finished as part of the accreditation process by the Northwest Association of Schools
and Colleges. The Academy is a new transition school designed to provide quality academics for students finishing more intense Emotional
Growth Schools, or those floundering in traditional academics who need a different approach with a strong staff who understand the
accompanying emotional factors.
EXCLUSIVELY FOR GIRLS ADDED BY ALLDREDGE ACADEMY
(August 11, 2000) Glenn Bender, Admissions for Alldredge Academy, in Davis, West Virginia, 888-468-1828 & 877-253-7334,
announced the opening of their “second Village site, specifically and exclusively for girls.” The original site will continue to be
used by boys. The new girl’s site will be predominantly staffed by women, with programming in place to address a range of gender specific
issues. They also now offer a Two-Month Wilderness program, as well as their three-month Semester Back program.
HUNTER SCHOOL LEASING ANOTHER DORM
(August 11, 2000) Jeffrey Pettee, Headmaster at The Hunter School, Rumney, New Hampshire, 603-786-9427, a school for
ADD/ADHD children emphasizing innovative educational approaches rather than treating ADD/ADHD as a disorder, announced that the school’s
steady growth requires the lease of an additional dormitory. They are also welcoming a student this year from Thailand.
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