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Windham County, CT: New special school opens for kids with ED, ASD, ADHD...

Aug 19, 2019, Norwich (CT) Bulletin: Local school that serves students with special needs to open https://www.norwichbulletin.com/news/20190819/local-school-that-serves-students-with-special-needs-to-open DANIELSON - A new school that serves students with special needs is opening this school year in Windham County. High Road School of Windham County aims to serve local school districts who have exhausted all local options in attempting to serve the needs of students with various special needs. Districts who are interested would send those students to High Road on a tuition basis. “We are flexible and available for what the community needs,” said Deana Tyler, the regional director of the High Road Schools of New England. The school is part of Catapult Learning, Inc., a nationwide company that runs special needs schools and programs in districts, serving more than 500 school districts and 200,000 children. Catapult has other schools in Connecticut but none in Windham. The new school is located at 95 Westcott Road in Danielson. “We really saw a need in the Windham County area,” Tyler said. The school could serve students with a wide range of conditions—from emotional disturbance and ADHD to those on the autism spectrum and those with learning disabilities, Tyler said. The High Road School aims to help those students that need help beyond what the local school district can provide. “We’re specialists,” Tyler said. “This is what we do—special education.” …