POTENTIAL NEW SCHOOL AND CLINIC IN NORTHERN NECK, VIRGINIA SERVING CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH COMPLEX BEHAVIORAL CHALLENGES AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER TO OPEN SUMMER 2022

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Rivermont, a new school of stories, and Your ABA Life are part of the New Story family of schools and clinics, a leading provider of special and alternative education and mental health services.

WARSAW, Va., May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Rivermont, A New Story School (Rivermont), and Your Life ABA are proud to announce new locations are coming to Northern Neck, Virginia. The campus, housing the school and clinic under one roof, will serve children and young adults with autism spectrum disorders and other complex challenges, is undergoing extensive renovations and is expected to open in summer 2022 to families of Northern Neck, Virginia.

The 11,000 square foot campus will feature specially designed spaces for students, including a sensory room, play area and life skills apartment. School programming includes traditional academic classes as well as transition programs, individual and group counseling, and therapeutic academic and behavioral support, providing a more supportive school experience for students in grades K-12. The potential new school will be the 14and Rivermont School offers special education services to families of Virginia.

Your Life ABA Clinic offers therapeutic and clinical services for clients three years of age and older, with a particular focus on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy. Located in the same building as the prospective school for easy access, the Your Life ABA Clinic will offer after-school clinics, daytime home therapy and telehealth options, allowing families to choose the one that best suits their needs. and their personal situation. The opening of the new clinic will mark the seventh location in Virginia.

“Rivermont Schools have a long history of providing special education programs throughout the Commonwealth, and I am delighted to bring our services to Northern Neck,” said Natasha Bailey, Director at Rivermont Northern Neck. “Our positive behavioral interventions, use of ABA, therapeutic connections, and instructional practices allow us to better partner with districts to meet families where they need to meet and exceed the educational goals of each of our students.”

“Your Life ABA provides end-to-end support for children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders or other disabilities,” said Melanie Kels, Director of Clinical Services for Your Life ABA. “Opening of a new clinic in Northern Neck provides children and young adults with behavioral health expertise from a passionate, high-quality staff, in addition to resources for parents, guardians and families. .”

“Together, Rivermont and Your Life ABA provide the expertise, access and comprehensive support to ensure from Virginia autistic and special needs communities can live their lives to the fullest,” said Beth Ackerman, Senior Vice President of Operations for Rivermont and Your Life ABA. “Our model is based on relationships with families, districts, medical providers, community partners and government agencies, and I look forward to building deep and lasting partnerships so that Rivermont and Your Life ABA can create incredible results for the children and young adults of North Neck.”

Learn more about New Story’s website and to newstoryschools.com/WarsawCommunity22. For more updates, follow New Story on Facebook and instagram.

About the new story

Rivermont, a new school of storiesand Your ABA Life are part of the New Story family of schools and clinics, a leading provider of special and alternative education and mental health services for children and young adults facing serious and complex challenges. The New Story Family of Schools and Clinics serves families in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia. For more information, visit www.newstory.com.

SOURCE Rivermont Schools

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