Alex was 19 years old when he came to Orchard Village as both a student at Orchard Academy and resident at our transition group home in Morton Grove. Raised by his adopted mother from the age of four, Alex had gone through a difficult period ...

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When John enrolled at the Academy at age 18, he was very quiet, socially unskilled and disinclined to join in conversation with classmates. With the patient encouragement of faculty and staff, including our speech therapist and social ...

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