I was looking for a way to reduce my students' anxiety about school, and I needed a school that could follow my sons' IEPs. In ICON, I have found teachers who really understand how to work with special needs kids and who are always looking for additional ways to help them.Read More
Oct 7-13 is Mental Illness Awareness Week, so we wanted to take a moment to discuss the impact mental health can have on a student's ability to perform and participate at school. A number of ICON students have faced their own mental health issues and found they are much more successful in the online school environment.
A devastating and largely silent epidemic is sweeping America’s schools. Today, 1 in 5 children have emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders. Despite their numbers, an astounding 80% of them will go without the mental health support and care they need. Unsurprisingly, these staggering numbers mean many children fall behind or drop out of school because of their seemingly insurmountable mental health challenges.READ MORE