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Blog, Resource Center, Student Reporting, therapeutic education

How the Naples Act Gave Students with Special Needs More Choice

The Naples Act, N.J.S.A. 18A: 46-14, allows special education students to be placed in an accredited, private school that is not specifically approved for the education of disabled students as long as the school meets certain regulatory requirements. What this law refers to is the ability to place the student in the “most appropriate placement”, […]

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coping, teen anxiety, teen depression, transitions

Helping Students with Mental Health Issues Plan for Life After Graduation

The next big step in your teen’s life is right around the corner. Whether they are heading to college or going straight into the workforce, having a plan set in place before high school graduation is key to preparing for a successful launch into the “real world”. The Transition Plan At Sage Day, our job […]

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coping, Webinars & Workshops

Promoting Long-Term Development and Success in All Children

On Friday, March 29th, 2019, Sage Day Schools will be holding a workshop at our Mahwah location to address specialized therapeutic interventions for upper elementary and middle school students. Join us to learn about how Sage Day utilizes specialized strategies in an effort to transition interventions both therapeutic and academic from a focus of narrowly […]

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Blog, school avoidance, School Refusal, teen anxiety, teen depression, therapeutic education

When Home Instruction Is and Isn’t Appropriate

So many parents face a choice when a traditional school is failing their child. When teachers can’t seem to break through when your child makes an effort to apply themselves, parents have to make a decision so their child is not lost in the mix and earning disappointing grades over and over again. This sense […]

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Blog, school avoidance, School Refusal, therapeutic education

Becoming a Trauma-Informed School Community

Many of our students have undergone traumatic experiences, and having a community of educators, clinicians, and parents who are educated on how to best respond to students’ needs is essential to Sage Day. Becoming a trauma-informed school community empowers our educators and clinicians to help children who have experienced trauma succeed in school and in […]