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If you’re like most families, you’ve traveled a long, lonely road before finding us. But you are no longer alone. We want to be your caregiving partner, an active collaborator in the most important mission of your life: helping your child achieve maximum potential in all areas of functioning. Our programs are uniquely designed to meet the specific needs of children, adolescents, and young adults with a wide range of disabilities. Explore the programs below, and contact us to start a conversation. It would be our honor and privilege to serve your family.

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Genesee Community Services (GCS)

Wisconsin

Genesee Community Services (GCS) provides children and families with a variety of programs to help maintain a strong, healthy, and safe environment for both family and child.

We currently offer the following services: in-home behavior intervention, daily living skills, social skills training and recreation, respite, and mentoring.

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Genesee Lake School (GLS)

Wisconsin

Genesee Lake School (GLS) is a nationally recognized school dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, neurological disorders, or emotional disturbances. In addition, we offer specialized programs for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, and Complex Trauma.

As a Council on Accreditation certified residential treatment program, we follow an individualized, person-centered, and integrated team approach, emphasizing positive behavioral support, therapeutic relationships, and developmentally appropriate practices.

Our 160 acre campus in the wooded Wisconsin countryside is a calm and nurturing setting where students from around the country gain the skills and experiences necessary to successfully return to their families, school districts, and communities. Our goal at Genesee Lake School is to provide an innovative and enriching environment for the students in our care to learn and experience all that life can offer. To provide a place to grow.

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Paragon Community Services (PCS)

Wisconsin

Paragon Community Services (PCS) provides day services for adults and children. Our goal is to provide greater independence and improve the lives of the people we serve. We strive to maximize personal growth, self-esteem, and happiness in every program participant.

Our participants appreciate the comfortable, home-like atmosphere of our various locations, as well as the wealth of activities, community outings, and socialization opportunities. Families and guardians appreciate the safe and protective settings that Paragon provides for their loved ones.

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Prader-Willi Homes of Oconomowoc (PWHO)

Wisconsin

Prader-Willi Homes of Oconomowoc (PWHO) specializes in providing residential services and supports for children and adults diagnosed with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). PWHO is nationally and internationally recognized by the PWS community for excellence in the therapeutic treatment and care of individuals diagnosed with PWS. PWHO is one of only a handful of providers in the world with expertise specific to the syndrome and we support more individuals diagnosed with PWS than any other residential provider in the world. Our mission is to provide each individual with the opportunity to explore his/her highest potential of independence within a safe, supportive, and therapeutic environment.

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T.C. Harris Academy (TCHA)

Indiana

T.C. Harris Academy is a private day school option that works not only to stabilize a student’s behavior in a therapeutic setting, but also to help them thrive academically. Our goal is simple: provide students with the skills they need to function effectively and achieve greater success.

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T.C. Harris School (TCH)

Indiana

T.C. Harris School (TCH) is a therapeutic school offering day services, group home living, and residential care to students identified with special education needs and behavioral challenges. T.C. Harris School provides expert care for students who represent a wide range of intellectual/developmental disabilities and emotional disturbances, helping them find greater independence, gain emotional and behavioral control, and achieve positive outcomes. As it is our philosophy to respond to the needs of each student on an individual basis and provide appropriate therapeutic care based on their specific needs, T.C. Harris School is able to provide services for a wide array of needs.

T.C. Harris School programs are committed to developing treatment programs which assist the student in social, educational, psychological, vocational, and personal skill development. The treatment environment is focused toward preserving human dignity and enhancing self-esteem. The ultimate goal is the return of the student to the least-restrictive setting possible as a self-motivated person that is aware of his/her dignity as a human being.

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The Richardson School (TRS)

Wisconsin

The Richardson School (TRS) is a therapeutic day school that specializes in working with children, adolescents, and young adults who have diagnoses of developmental/neurological disabilities, and behavioral and emotional issues. The Richardson School helps students to stabilize behavior in a therapeutic non-traditional setting, but also to help them develop appropriate social and functional skills, and to thrive academically. Our goal is to provide students the skills they need to function effectively and successfully, and return to their home school environment as soon as possible.

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Transitions Academy of Indiana (TAI)

Indiana

Transitions Academy of Indiana (TAI) provides behavioral health services to adolescents in a 24-hour, structured residential setting. Our program offers treatment services that are best practice and evidence-based, targeted to address the social, emotional, behavioral, and mental health impairments in a trauma-informed environment. The internal continuum of care provides treatment options that are best suited to address the individual treatment needs at any given time during the treatment process. At TAI, re-integration to a less restrictive setting is assessed at the time of admission; therefore, each individual in care has immediate transition goals that play a significant role in the treatment process.

Main Phone: 317-805-1800

Toll Free: 844-488-0448

Email: Admissions@transitions-academy.com

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Collaborative Problem Solving: Parents and Children Working Together to Solve Everyday Problems in the Home

Parents may often grow frustrated when their child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder becomes increasingly defiant over a necessary daily task, such as teeth brushing, bathing, or getting out of bed in the morning. Before frustration reaches a boiling point, or resorting to punishment, parents can work together with their child to understand and express each other’s concerns and come up with a solution that works for everyone involved.

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Prader-Willi Syndrome: It’s Not Just the Number on the Scale

Parents of children with Prader Willi syndrome begin preparing for the food-related challenges associated with this disorder from day one. With a wealth of PWS literature on how to handle the constant food-seeking behaviors, parents learn to lock cupboards, manage meals, and limit pocket money. But other, less-discussed characteristics of PWS, particularly extreme and sometimes violent behavioral problems, can be just as difficult to handle. In this article, you’ll read about the challenges that Natalie faces as a result of her son Jason’s meltdowns and learn some strategies for handling these episodes.

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My Child with High-Functioning Autism Doesn’t Look Like Yours

Why does one child with Autism behave differently from another child with the same disability? While the neurospectrum disorder can cause social, communication and behavioral changes, from mild to severe, the impact of Autism is magnified when a second (or more) disability is involved. Read on to find out how parents can understand and help a child challenged by Autism, in addition to other chronic disorders.

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