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SCO’s Westbrook Preparatory School Students Ready2Learn as They Welcome NYS Assemblyman Michael Montesano

September 23, 2016 / SCO News

Westbury, NY – Excited to begin the new school year, students and staff at SCO Family of Services’ Westbrook Preparatory School proudly hosted a recent visit by New York State Assemblyman Michael Montesano. September 16th was designated as Ready2Learn Day, a statewide day of outreach for special education schools like Westbrook.

Located in Westbury, Westbrook Preparatory School is the first residential New York State Regents junior/senior high school for students with Asperger syndrome, high functioning autism and related conditions. Westbrook provides a supportive, therapeutic environment that allows each student to develop the daily living skills and emotional strength to successfully manage life’s complex demands.

Following a tour of the school, Assemblyman Montesano listened to the personal experiences of students and parents and learned how their lives have been positively impacted by coming to Westbrook.

93%

of graduates at SCO's high school for over-age, under-credited students received a NYS Regent's diploma.

85%

of children with complex behavioral health needs discharged from SCO's Bridges to Health program are successfully living at home and in the community, averting the need for more restrictive institutional care