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Southlands School tel:0800 138 1184 Web
Vicars Hill, Lymington SO415QB

A 38-week residential school for boys aged 7 -16 with a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome and other associated difficulties on the autistic spectrum.
54 residential places for boys, ages 7 to 16 and a number of day places for students who live nearby.

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Hill House School tel:0800 138 1184 Web
Rope Hill, Boldre, Lymington SO41 8NE
A 52 week mixed gender school for students aged 11-19 with autistic spectrum disorders, severe learning difficulties and associated challenging behaviour.
22 mixed pupils from 11 to 19. The school additionally offers provision through nearby satellite houses for young people aged 16 to 25 with similar needs.
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Coxlease School tel:0800 084 6218 Web
Clay Hill, Lyndhurst SO43 7DE
Coxlease School is a specialist residential school for boys and girls aged 9 to 18 with severe behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD) and /or learning difficulties. Placements can be for 52 weeks, 38 weeks, fortnightly, weekly or on a day pupil basis.
63 residential places for mixed pupils from ages 9 to 18

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Oak Lodge School tel:023 8084 7213 Web
Roman Road, Dibden Purlieu SO45 4RQ

Oak Lodge caters for students with a broad range of special educational needs who live in a wide geographical area, including adjoining local authorities. Three quarters of students are boys. All students have a statement of special educational needs. In most cases, this is for moderate learning difficulties, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, autism, or speech, language and communication difficulties.
143 mixed pupils, ages 11 to 16

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Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy tel:01425 673297 Web
Avon Tyrrell, Bransgore BH23 8EE

The 3 year residential course enables people with learning difficulties and disabilities to learn in an equine environment, learning is then transferred into life skills in everyday situations. The centre is run from 3 sites around the New Forest.
45 mixed pupils, ages 11 to 25

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Minstead Training Project tel:023 8081 2297 Web
Minstead Lodge, Minstead SO43 7FT
Residential and day care and training in work, life and social skills to adults who have learning disabilites. Since the Project started we have earned a reputation for our unique style of high quality care, commitment and excellence. Our aims are to enhance our students' quality of life by developing their maturity, self-respect and independence and giving them opportunities to achieve new skills and meet new challenges in all areas of their life.
14 residential and 50 day students of mixed gender, ages 18+