All Kinds of News for October 10, 2018
Over the last 6 years, Chamberlain International School and the Hilltop School (located in Skive, Denmark) have each enjoyed hosting staff and students as part of a short exchange program. The Hilltop School is a co-educational, therapeutic boarding school for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder, with a mission focused on teaching students independent living skills. Chamberlain and Hilltop collaborate in joint training sessions focused on sharing information based on best practices and open dialogue. The students also get together and do a variety of team building exercises and activities.
Hilltop will be visiting with Chamberlain until October 14th. While here, the Danish students stay in the dorms, visit classrooms and tour some of the areas best attractions; in Massachusetts they have visited the Museum of Science, enjoyed a Duck Boat tour around the city, and spent time at historical landmarks along the Freedom Trail, Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution. They also have some serious shopping excursions planned as well as a Whale Watch. “We love showing them around and exploring the differences between us and Denmark” says one longtime staff member who has visited Hilltop and accompanied their contingency here in the states as well.
About Chamberlain International School
Located in Middleboro, Massachusetts, Chamberlain International School offers a therapeutic residential learning experience for students ranging in age from 11 to 22. Students at Chamberlain International School struggle with a variety of learning disabilities and mental health challenges.