Debrah Hall, Ph.D.

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Executive Director The Monarch School


Mar 25, 2015

It is currently estimated that 1 in every 6 children will be affected by a neurological difference, 1 in 100 children will be diagnosed with autism, 1 in 54 boys and 1 in 252 girls. The Monarch School received the National Association of Private Special Education Centers 2014 NAPSEC Award for Leadership & Innovation in Special Education Wider audience than just Autism Spectrum Disorders--autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit (hyperactivity) disorder, learning disabilities, Tourette Syndrome, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, traumatic brain injury and seizure disorders. Monarch offers a safe inviting environment where students can practice and develop skills in self-regulation and self- awareness, executive functioning, relationships, and academic and professional competence One of our fastest growing programs is Transition Services that offers employability, internship, and college support for young adults. The Monarch School has an outstanding STEAM program. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math education). We have been recognized as having a commitment to teaching about and improving the environment. We were the first Special Needs School to reach LEED certification in the Nation. 2015 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Award Finalist and People's Choice Award Named 2014 Best of Green Schools 2014 -- K12 School or Campus by The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). 2014 LEED? Gold Level Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design 2014 Mayor's Proud Partners Award by Keep Houston Beautiful

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