AO is an Educational Consulting practice providing services to students of all ages, abilities, and needs. Our team uniquely specializes in students with educational challenges, complicated academic records, special circumstances.
AO is a practice of Independent Consultants specializing in therapeutic and educational placements. Founded in 2006, AO has assisted thousands of families from all over the world navigate the difficult and confusing process of exploring residential or boarding options. Our goal is to help every child, adolescent, and young adult succeed in life.
By traveling the country to personally assess schools and programs, we have attained comprehensive knowledge of placement options that will foster growth in all areas of a clients life. Our clinical training, our membership in national associations, our continued education in the field, our connections with school and program leadership, and our extensive experience counseling parents allows us to guide families beyond marketing materials. Understanding the nuances of each program and who they best serve, in order to determine the optimal fit for our clients, is our specialty.