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An Academic Program Geared to your Child's Needs

 

An individualized program based on the latest research and technology

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Our Thinking

Our Thinking

Orchard Friends School educates children with learning differences through a non-sectarian, research-based, multi-sensory program in a safe and nurturing community.
Our People

Our People

Passionate, certified special education teachers and support staff tailor lessons for the individual student.
Programs

Our Programs

We believe that students learn best in a positive environment, one in which each student is valued as an individual.

Our Community

Parents are a key part of our learning process and so we try to engage our whole community inside and outside of the classroom.

OFS Recent News

Idiom of the Week at OFS

Does your child have difficulty understanding figurative language? Children with language based learning differences often do. It is important for every child at OFS to understand idioms and how adults and other kids use them, since they are so common in everyday conversation. Idioms are commonly used phrases that say one thing but mean something completely different. Like “spill the beans”, “piece of cake” or “it’s raining cats and dogs.” Many students at OFS are literal thinkers and find idioms confusing.

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OFS Geography Fair March 4, 2016

Since the start of school in September, every student at OFS has been learning geography at their own instructional level. Each class started with learning the basics of geography such as land forms, climates, and map skills. The students then moved on to learning about continents, countries, and oceans. As we approached winter break, we incorporated studying various holiday traditions from around the world. Students loved learning about the different stories of Santa Claus, exotic foods, and unique traditions that people have.

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msacessOrchard Friends School is Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools. The Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools are founding members of the International Alliance of Accrediting Associations which includes the major regional, national and international accrediting agencies.