FAQs

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FAQs

Is this the right program for my child?

Seven Stars is not “just for Autism spectrum” kids. This is important to know because diagnostic clarity in this population is often very difficult. Seven Stars students tend to be very complicated and they need a sophisticated and nuanced approach to assessment and treatment, which is why each student has an individualized treatment plan.

Seven Stars’ programs accepts children with attention deficit disorders, Autism spectrum disorder and learning disorders (language based and nonverbal) – boys and girls, ages 13 through 18.

What is the cost of sending my child to Seven Stars?

Seven Stars is a private pay program. Families might get a portion of tuition back from insurance, but if and how much depends on individual insurance plans. Please call us, at 844-601-1167, for additional information on the cost and pricing structure of Seven Stars’ program for children with attention deficit disorders, Autism spectrum disorder and learning disorders (language based and nonverbal).

Does insurance cover the Seven Stars program?

Depending on your individual insurance plan, insurance might cover some of your child’s stay at Seven Stars. For optional Stabilization, Seven Stars has an out-of-pocket maximum that families are required to pay, the rest of which could be covered by insurance. For Assessment, Seven Stars provides an insurance statement; how much you receive is dependant upon your family’s specific insurance coverage. For more information on insurance coverage at Seven Stars’ program, for children with attention deficit disorders, Autism spectrum disorder and learning disorders, please call us at 844-601-1167, and we’re happy to answer any questions you might have.

Is Seven Stars licensed and accredited?

Yes, Seven Stars’ program, for children with attention deficit disorders, Autism spectrum disorder and/or learning disorders, is licensed and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission), AdvancED / Northwest Association of Accredited School, Association for Experiential Education and National Association of Private Special Education Centers. We are also licensed by the Utah Department of Human Services and the Utah Department of Education. As a specialty program within the Elevations RTC program, you will find us under the name “Elevations” with these accrediting agencies.

What are your safety and guideline policies?

Seven Stars ensures the utmost safety policies throughout the duration of your child’s stay. That includes 24-hour lines of supervision, team groups and outdoor programming safety and guideline policies.

Safety is our primary concern; therefore, through our licenses, strong accreditations & memberships, Seven Stars provides high standards of quality care.

If you have any questions regarding safety or our policies at Seven Stars’ program, for children with attention deficit disorders, Autism spectrum disorder and learning disorders (language based and nonverbal), please contact us today at 844-601-1167.

What are your academic standards?

Seven Stars’ learning environment is fully accredited with the Utah Department of Education. This means credits are transferrable from Seven Stars to other schools. If necessary, we are able to accommodate home school districts through the IEP process. Students can receive up to a semester’s worth of credit at Seven Stars’ program, for children with attention deficit disorders, Autism spectrum disorder and/or learning disorders, depending on your child’s length of stay.

Will my child receive school credit during this program?

Depending on individual needs & learning styles, students can earn up to a semester’s worth of credit that are transferable to other schools through credit recovery. If you have any questions regarding our academic process at Seven Stars’ program, for children with attention deficit disorders, Autism spectrum disorder and learning disorders, please contact us at 844-601-1167 for further information.

Where is Seven Stars located?

Seven Stars’ program, for children with attention deficit disorders, Autism spectrum disorder and/or learning disorders, is located on the majectic foothills of Wasatch Mountains in Syracuse, Utah, just outside Salt Lake City. Our address is:

2650 W 2700 S

Syracuse, UT 84075

How long will my child stay at Seven Stars?

Depending on the assessment and needs of your child, students might stay with Seven Stars from as short as 60 days to as many as 140 days.

What are the activities my child will be participating in during their stay at Seven Stars? Are they safe?

An example of outdoor therapy & residential life activities your child will participate in weekly while staying at Seven Stars’ program, for children with attention deficit disorders, Autism spectrum disorder and/or learning disorders, include:

  • Art classes
  • Physical education activities (kickball, soccer, basketball, etc.)
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Backpacking
  • Ropes courses
  • Rock climbing
  • Skiing
  • Canyoneering
  • Various water activities

All activities are supervised and monitored by trained guides.

What are the family and parents responsibilities while our son, daughter or sibling is at Seven Stars?

At Seven Stars, we offer the very best in assessment and strengths-focused treatment for students who are struggling with neurodevelopmental issues. We also focus on including the family in the process. Family involvement is essential for the best outcomes. In consultation with parents, the child’s therapist will decide the right communication methods for your son or daughter.

Parents are encouraged to participate in weekly phone calls with your child’s therapist, weekly social calls with your child. We also advise writing letters to your child during his or her stay. Seven Stars will also invite families every six-weeks to participate in a family workshop, immersed with therapeutic and recreational activities, as well as individualized family therapy sessions if needed.

We also encourage parents to do their homework. We will ask you to complete therapeutic assignments, such as reading articles based on treatment plans, writing letters, etc.

Please call us with any questions, at 844-601-1167, regarding family involvement during your child’s stay at Seven Stars’ program for children with attention deficit disorders, Autism spectrum disorder and learning disorders (language based and nonverbal).

What happens after my son or daughter completes the Seven Star program?

To have success at Seven Stars’ program, for children with attention deficit disorders, Autism spectrum disorder and/or learning disorders, and beyond, we involve the families throughout the entire process. We have consistent communication with the family from day one, offer intensive and immersive family workshops and build the parents into the child’s success.

Before transitioning on, our multidisciplinary treatment report will make a comprehensive assessment and provide recommendations for your child based on their individual needs.

Students are actively involved in creating this transition plan as their commitment to it supports long lasting change. A long-term therapeutic boarding school, a skilled home clinical therapist or an educational consultant might be recommended.