The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP)
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The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) is the professional association of schools and programs which operate mostly apart from most forms of government funding.  Roughly speaking, these are the schools and programs that tend to be patronized by clients of IECA member educational consultants. 

We believe that the NATSAP has been for the most part a constructive force. We are better off with them than without them.  We would like see them take a firmer stand with ethical issues, although we are  better off with them than we would be without them.

Official Website of NATSAP

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Disclaimer: No  program review, no matter how positive, is a blanket endorsement. No criticism is a blanket condemnation.  When we express our level of confidence in a school or program, that is our subjective opinion with which others might reasonably disagree.  When we assert something as fact, we have done our best to be accurate, but we cannot guarantee that all of our information is accurate and up to date. When we address compliance with our guidelines, you need to remember that these are only OUR guidelines -- not guidelines from an official source.  We have also set the bar very high, and do not expect any school or program to be in total compliance.  It is not appropriate to draw a conclusion of impropriety (or even failure to live up to conventional wisdom) from our lack of confidence in a school or program or from less than perfect conformity to our guidelines.  Some will say we expect too much. Readers are responsible for verifying accuracy of information supplied here prior to acting upon it. We are not responsible for inaccuracies.


Last updated March 30, 2010


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