Quaker school offers specialized learning for students with disabilities

08/17/2011 | Courier-Post (Camden-Cherry Hill, N.J.)

Orchard Friends School in southern New Jersey operates under Quaker values and offers services to students in the community who have sensory and language disabilities. The school focuses on traditional academics with added speech and occupational therapies, and it aims to provide a nurturing environment. "A lot of our children come to us after being beaten down by school experiences in the past. They may have been told they were dumb -- but they are not. ... We restore their self-esteem and confidence, helping them to advocate for themselves," school official Karen Pentkowski said.

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Courier-Post (Camden-Cherry Hill, N.J.)

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