Brehm Students have a lot to talk about

“I didn’t understand that people were trying to help me. I didn’t know who to trust.  Now I’m happy with my life. Better in school and grades. I love sports, basketball and soccer and I’m playing on Brehm’s competitive teams.  My learning differences don’t control me anymore – Now I’m in control. I just love it a lot!”

Brehm Students have a lot to talk about

“Brehm has helped my child’s confidence in learning — his maturity and grades reflect that he is excelling in the environment”  Brehm parent

Brehm Students have a lot to talk about

“My daughter is pursuing her dreams today _ and that never would have been possible without the social, emotional and academic foundation she received at Brehm.” — Brehm parent

Shelby Pals

Shelby Pals

Shelby Pals, lead Arrowsmith teacher, will not be returning to her teaching position at Brehm. Shelby recently gave birth to a wonderful baby boy on May 25th, 2017, and after spending her maternity leave at home with baby Noah and big brother Joseph she...

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August mastered Q-Sense in Arrowsmith

August mastered Q-Sense in Arrowsmith

Today in Brehm Arrowsmith, August mastered Q-Sense. Congratulations August! Q-Sense helps hold numbers in your head, make change, learn math facts, manage time, and understand time in music. The exercise is a series of addition and subtraction problems that have to be...

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Hazelnut Research Project

Hazelnut Research Project

Hazelnut Research A Hands-on Experience 9 October, 2017 Richard Collins - Director of Envisage Author Students at Brehm Preparatory School Inc. and OPTIONS Transitions to Independence participate in a Hazelnut Research Project at Brehm's campus in Carbondale, IL. This...

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Orientation Week Success!

Orientation Week Success!

Orientation week was packed full of learning experiences and "how to’s."  Students went in small groups to learn how to navigate the Brehm academic program.  They learned how to use their assignment books, how to access their assisted technology, log in to view grades...

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TDF Fall 2017 conference

TDF Fall 2017 conference

BREHM PREPARATORY SCHOOL TO HOST HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL’S 2017 DYSLEXIA FOUNDATION VIDEOCONFERENCE On Friday, October 13, 2017, Brehm Preparatory School, one of the nation’s leading schools for children with learning disabilities, will host the 2017 Harvard Medical...

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Week 1

Week 1

We are off to a very good start for the 2017-2018 school year. Students are transitioning well to their new routine and structure. Almost every child experiences homesickness to some degree, some will enter a “honeymoon” phase and love boarding school immediately and...

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Blackbaud Privacy Information Confirmation

Blackbaud Privacy Information Confirmation

This form has been sent to all Brehm Parents to confirm that they have accessed their Blackbaud Profile and updated their personal privacy settings.  Instructions for accessing Blackbaud and setting up your profile can be found on the website:...

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Alohomora Spell-Unlocking Our Students’ Potentials

Alohomora Spell-Unlocking Our Students’ Potentials

by Courtney Vincent Special Educator Reading and Writing Teaching is not magic. There is no secret potion or sorcery that can take a student’s weaknesses and make them suddenly disappear. No amount of flicking or swishing of a wizard’s wand can take away the...

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Doug Laczynski, Brehm’s Director of Facilities, and his staff have spent the summer remodeling the bathroom and shower room areas in Dorm 2. The renovations will make the areas more efficient and more private for our students. In addition to the Dorm 2 project, we are...

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Writing

Writing

This week we are searching the galaxy of ideas to writing topics. Using the T-Chart brainstorming strategy, students are searching the galaxy of their minds for their likes/dislikes, typical events/unusual events, and more to create lists of ideas that could later be...

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