BEND, OREGON: Medical & Schools
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11 Jan 2004 17:13 PST
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Am posting on beahlf of a friend, who is considering a move to Bend, Oregon: She asks for information on private, non-secular elementary and middle schools in the Bend, Oregon area. Meaning within a 5-mile radius. She is aware of the Cascades Academy and has looked at their website, so don't repeat that info. But it's a brand new school and she wants more indepth information about it- beyond the basic facts that are listed. Find out more about school's reputation, philosophy, curriculum. She has heard that it is an off-shoot of Sunriver Academy, in Central Ore., which no longer exists. Try to find out more. In addition to Cascades, are there any other private, NON SECULAR schools in the Bend area. Regarding PUBLIC schools, please find out about the elementary and middle schools in the area called WEST BEND. On the medical front: Her 7-year-old son has been diagnosed and is being treated for PLAGIOCEPHALY, a deformity of the skull. He sees a pediatric osteopath at the Osteopathic Center for Children in San Diego. She WILL consult with him about Oregon doctors, but he's out of the country and she needs info before his return, as she's leaving to check out Bend in the next few weeks. Not intersted in a dialogue regarding the pros or cons of DO'S (doctors of osteopathy.) What she wants is a list and as much info as you can find on pediatric DO's in the Bend area. So far she has found the Central Oregon Pediatric Association in Bend (she hasn't checked to see if they have a website yet, so you can)-- and she has no names of specific doctors there. The other is High Lake -- a facility in Bend. Again, all she has is the name. Please research these two , as well as any other pediatric DO's you can find in the area. For schools, she wants a 5-mile radius, but for medical care, she'd be willing to go further, as Bend is near Redmond, Oregon, about 15 miles away. Perhaps there are Redmond medical personnel. And finally, as part of her son's care, he also needs a PEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, hopefully one that specializes in vision therapy and fine motor skills development. But she realizes that that much breakdown might not show up online. The important thing is that the OT works specifically with children. At minimum, Names, addresses and phone numbers, please.
Re: BEND, OREGON: Medical & Schools
Answered By: leader-ga on 12 Jan 2004 11:57 PST
Hello cryptica-ga: It was a pleasure to answer this question. First, I want to thank you for increasing my knowledge of the town of Bend. I will answer your questions in a systematic manner in the order you asked. Let us break the entire question in parts and see what different kinds of information you seek. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1(a) Private Schools in Bend 1(b) Private Schools that are non secular in nature 2. Information regarding Cascades Academy 3(a) Elementary and Middle Public Schools in Bend 3(b) Elementary and Middle Public Schools in Bend in West Bend 4. Pediatrics in Bend 5. Doctors of Osteopathy in Bend 6(a) Pediatrics Occupational Therapists in Bend 6(b) Central Oregon Pediatric Association & High Lakes Health Care 1. Information on private, non-secular elementary and middle schools in the Bend, Oregon area. ANSWER First, I will try to list all the elementary and middle private schools in the Bend, Oregon area and than I will point out those institutions that seems to be non-secular. Here is the list of private elementary and middle schools in Bend. Private schools in Bend. http://www.cdesd.k12.or.us/SchoolDirectory/NPS.htm Here is another short list of private schools in Bend. Private schools in Bend. http://www.mytroubledteen.com/Bend-OR.coo Note that there is no mention of the Cascades Academy. It might be because it started enrolling students last September. Here is the list of private schools that are non-secular in nature and are not related to a religious entity. NOTE! Please consult the listing of private schools (above) for the contact information of the schools listed. Cascades Academy * (Not listed) Opened this September http://www.cascadesacademy.org Pine Ridge Elementary School * (Not listed) Opened this October 19840 Hollygrape, Bend, Oregon Becky Johnson Center Sylvan Learning Center Growing Tree Learning Center REALMS Rimrock Expeditionary Alternative Learning Middle School Sagewood Waldorf Education 7 Peaks Elementary School Mt. Bachlor Academy J Bar J Learning Centers Private School New leaf Academy Sun River Preparatory School _________________________________________________________ 2. More in depth information about Cascades Academy beyond the basic facts that are listed. ANSWER I compiled further information about the Cascades Academy from the http://www.Bend.com website. Yes, it is an off-shoot of Sun River Academy in Central Oregon which no longer exists. Below you will find detailed information on the history of the school, its curriculum and teaching methods. April 18 News Release http://bend.com/news/ar_view%5E3Far_id%5E3D9078.htm April 25 News Release http://bend.com/news/ar_view%5E3Far_id%5E3D9197.htm May 20 News Release http://bend.com/news/ar_view%5E3Far_id%5E3D9612%5E26fth_hilite%5E3D10480.htm June 25 News Release http://bend.com/news/ar_view%5E3Far_id%5E3D10206%5E26fth_hilite%5E3D11010.htm July 9 News Release http://bend.com/news/ar_view%5E3Far_id%5E3D10407%5E26fth_hilite%5E3D11189.htm July 31 News Release http://bend.com/news/ar_view%5E3Far_id%5E3D10778.htm August 1 News Release http://bend.com/news/ar_view%5E3Far_id%5E3D10808.htm August 27 News Release http://bend.com/news/ar_view%5E3Far_id%5E3D11178%5E26fth_hilite%5E3D11846.htm ?While on the Eastside, Cascades Academy of Central Oregon is gearing up to start classes Sept. 15 its location, the former Seven Peaks site on Studio Road.? Excerpt from http://bend.com/news/ar_view%5E3Far_id%5E3D11197.htm _________________________________________________________ 3. Regarding PUBLIC schools, please find out about the elementary and middle schools in the area called WEST BEND. ANSWER First, allow me to list all the elementary and middle schools in the city of Bend and than I will list (public) elementary and middle schools in the area known as WEST BEND. LIST OF ALL THE ELEMANTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN BEND http://www.oregoncitylink.com/bend/schools.htm (Please note that Junior High Schools are actually middle schools, as is evident by their names.) Here is the list of public elementary and middle schools in the area called west bend. For a better understanding of the neighborhoods, please consult http://www.bendneighborhoods.org/Neighborhood_map.htm OR use http://www.mapquest.com (I used map quest to find the exact location of schools) KENWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 701 NW NEWPORT AVE. BEND, OR 97701. (541)383-6180 KINGSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - Grades K-3. NW 12TH & KINGSTON ST. BEND, OR 97701. (541)383-6205 THOMPSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - Grades K-3. 437 NW WALL ST. BEND, OR 97701. (541)383-6220 LA PINE Middle School - Grades 5-8. PO Box 305 - 16360 1st Street LaPine, OR 97739. 541-536-5967 Here is an elementary public school that is located very near to West Bend in Central Bend. AMITY CREEK MAGNET SCHOOL - Grades K-5. 520 NW Wall Street Bend, OR 97701. 541-383-6195 _________________________________________________________ 4. List and as much info as you can find on pediatric DO's in the Bend area. ANSWER Find a list of board certified pediatricians from the American Board of Pediatricshttp://www.abp.org/abpfr1024.htm Search by Location http://www.abpeds.com/pediatrics/DualSearchMD.asp?Search=Location (Please type in Bend for City, Oregon for State and leave the specialty as ?General Pediatricians?. You will get around 14 members of American Board of Pediatricians along with their contact information. _________________________________________________________ 5. Find doctors of Osteopathy ANSWER Here is a list for Doctors of Osteopathy in Bend, along with their contact information. http://www.holisticopia.com/city/Oregon_Bend.htm (Please scroll down to Osteopathy) _________________________________________________________ 6. Locate OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, hopefully one that specializes in vision therapy and fine motor skills development. Also check to the websites of Central Oregon Pediatric Association and High lakes (If any). ANSWER I was able to locate two occupational therapists in Bend. They specialize in Pediatrics. If you need more information on occupational therapist for kids, I will advise you to consult Occupational Therapy Association of Oregon at http://www.otao.com/index.htm. Healing Bridge is an institute which will help with your child?s occupational therapy needs http://www.healingbridge.com/pediatrics.htm. The head of their pediatrics facility, Dr Georgia Merrifield is an expert in motor development and neurodevelopment treatment. Read her bio at http://www.healingbridge.com/images/staffphotos/bio-georgia.pdf or read the excerpt at the end of the page at http://www.healingbridge.com/pediatrics.htm Another interesting and young pediatrician who may be of interest is Dr Josephine M Fitzsimons at St. Charles Medical Center. Her specialty is Pediatric Rehabilitation. You may read about her credentials at http://cgi.photobooks.com/scripts/troll.cgi?dbase=stcharl&page=2&setsize=20&specialty=Pediatric+Rehabilitation&pict_id=9700540 OR you may visit the Saint Charles Medical Center Website http://www.scmc.org/html/about.html Here is the information on Central Oregon Pediatric Association http://cdrc.ohsu.edu/oscshn1/medicalhome/about/bend.html Sorry! It seems that High Lakes Health Care doesn?t have any website but their contact information is Mailing: 18 NW OREGON AVE, BEND, OR 97701-2735 Phone: (541) 389-7741 (541) 388-2527 _________________________________________________________ OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION Bend, Oregon Educational Profile http://www.bend.com/community/cityinfo/index%5E3Fchoices%5E3Deducation.htm Bend City Information http://www.city-data.com/city/Bend-Oregon.html Bend Medical Resources http://cdrc.ohsu.edu/oscshn1/medicalhome/search/results.php _________________________________________________________ Useful Search Strategy < ?pediatric occupational therapist in bend Oregon? > ://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=pediatric+occupational+therapist+in+bend+oregon&btnG=Google+Search < ?pediatric occupational therapist? > ://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=pediatric+occupational+therapist&btnG=Google+Search < ?schools in bend Oregon? > ://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=schools+in+bend+oregon&btnG=Google+Search < ?occupational therapist in Oregon? > ://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=occupational+therapist+in+oregon&btnG=Google+Search < ?osteopathy bend Oregon? > ://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=osteopathy++bend+oregon&btnG=Google+Search ________________________________________________ I hope this helps. Please let me know if you are not satisfied with my research. I will do everything to help you. Sincerely, Leader-ga.
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