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Nature Based Interventions for Children with Special Needs: Bridging Research and Practice

by Marisa Motiff and Kevin Morris
November/December 2021
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Bridging Research and Practice 

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Green Chimneys, a school for special education and mental health treatment, has been empowering youth to maximize their full potential through nature-based education within clinical, residential, and recreational services since 1947. The school is home to state-of-the-art classrooms, therapy facilities, and residential housing for students enrolled in Kindergarten through 12th grade. In addition to traditional youth services facilities are farm animal and horse barns; an outdoor climbing and recreation area; a wildlife center that houses small mammals, reptiles, waterfowl, and rescued birds of prey; educational gardens and greenhouses; numerous pastures; and access to other recreational resources, such as nearby lakes, wetlands, and hiking trails. 

 

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