Director of Admissions
Marisa Davis
Admissions Phone
Physical Address
1268 N Valley Heights Circle
Heber City, UT
newfocusacademy.com
New Focus Academy is a Residential Treatment Center for students with Autism Spectrum and similar difficulties, with cognitive, organizational, and/or emotional struggles. In beautiful home environment with a low program capacity, there are only two students per bedroom and plenty of space for students to learn and grow. New Focus Academy specializes in the student where there is a clear concern about ‘what level of independence’ can be achieved before entering adulthood due to significant social and cognitive deficits.

General Information

Private Company - Owners On-Site
Privately Owned
New Focus Academy

Intellectual Disabilities

Academic & life skill Focus
Academic focus
Academic, functional living skills, life skills and social skills focused
Clinically-driven programming (addresses individual life, living, social and academic needs)
75
Day Visit
No Required Interview in Person
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Application

Residential Treatment

No
12 - 18
Yes
No
12 Months
16
Suburban
Doubles
Staff Secured
No
HIGH: Family Expected on weekly calls (or more) & to attend all family workshops (weekly , monthly or quarterly)
0%
0%
100%
0%
0%

Insurance

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N/A
No

Therapy - Individual

Yes
3 Hours
2
All therapists are licensed by the state of operation
4 Clients
No

Therapy - Group

Yes
8 Hours
14 Hours
1 Hours
Yes

Additional Professionals & Medical Rule Outs

> 50%
Inability to self evacuate a home in an emergency (i.e.: fire)
No
Yes

Treatment Modalities

No
No
Yes
Art
Breathing Techniques / Breath Work
Meditation
Physical Exercise
No

Staff

1:4
Yes
Yes
High School Diploma
60 Hours

Academic

6 - 12
1:8
Traditional teacher-led class
Teachers support blended learning
Packets with teacher support
Licensed Special Education Teachers
Yes
Yes
Year Round School (either quarters, trimester, semesters)
Yes
Yes
Not Applicable
N/A

Transition Programming

Yes
Additional Therapist To Work With Student Or Family As Transition
Transition House Associated With Program
Formal Transition To Another Therapist
Individual Therapist Goes Home With Student To Facilitate
Family Or Student Coaching Support For Certain Amount
Support Family And Participant Until 18 Years
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Accreditation

State License
Licensed Residential Treatment Center in Utah
State of Utah Common Core

Nuts & Bolts

Yes
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Salt Lake City [SLC]
1 Hours
> 50%
No
No
No
N/A
1 Hours
Mission Statement
The New Focus Academy mission is to increase independence and self-esteem in students who have prominent struggles with social interaction, organization, and judgment; such as those on the Autism Spectrum, by using sophisticated brain-based techniques and coaching strategies.