NAPSEC MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

 


 

Table of Contents

 

   NAPSEC Member Programs - Sections S through Z

 

   Link to Geographical Distribution of NAPSEC Member Programs

 

   Link to Membership Directory  A - G

 

   Link to Membership Directory  H - M

 

   Link to Membership Directory  N - R

 

   Link to CASA Members - Council of Affiliated State Associations

 

   Link to Affiliate Members


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Programs are listed in alphabetical order, letters represent sections of the directory. Member programs that have not returned their profile information do not have an entry in the directory. To visit those programs go to Visit NAPSEC Members Site where contact information is posted.

 

S T   U   V W  Y - Z

 

This Section is Letters S through Z



S

ScenicView Academy

 

Address                                                          5455 North 250 River Run Drive

                                                                        Provo, UT 84604

                                                                        Phone: (801) 226-2550

                                                                        Fax:     (801) 226-8298

                                                                        Web:   www.svacademy.org

 

Contact                                                           Marty Matheson

Founded                                                         2001

Joined NAPSEC                                            2004


Disabilities Served

Learning disabilities, autism, Asperger's syndrome, ADHD, dyslexia.

 

Program Description

ScenicView is a not-for-profit educational facility for adults with learning disabilities. The Academy offers a college-like setting where students choose classes to best meet their needs.  ScenicView offers therapy, coaching, case management, employment coaching, recreational therapy, education, tutoring, and social activities.  Students work with staff in accommodating their disabilities to allow them to live interdependent and successful lives in the community.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 21+

Age at Admission - 21+

I.Q. Range Served - 90+

Program - Day, Residential

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:2

Length of Program - N/A

Enrollment - 76


Admission Procedures

Apply online or by calling (801) 226-2550 for an application.  The Admissions Committee will review the application and be in touch with the family.  Admission takes place quarterly (January, April, July, October).  Typically applicants do not need to wait longer than three months to be admitted.

 

Accreditation

National Commission for the Accreditation of Special Education Services (NCASES)

 

Funding Approval

N/A.

 


 

School for Children with Hidden Intelligence

 

Address                                                          345 Oak Street

                                                                        Lakewood, NJ  08701

                                                                        Phone:  (732) 886-0900
                                                                        Fax:      (732) 886-7603

                                                                        Web:    www.schischool.org

 

Contact                                                            Osher Eisemann

Founded                                                          1994

Joined NAPSEC                                             2000

Disabilities Served

Multiply handicapped, pervasive developmental disorder, autistic, down syndrome, neurologically impaired, cerebral palsy, visually impaired, communication disorder, and specific learning disability. 

 

Program Description

Serves children ages 3-21.  Provides academic instruction related services, D.T., P.T., and speech adapted physical education.   

 

Program Profile         

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 3-21

Age at Admission - N/A

I.Q. Range Served - N/A

Program - Day, Summer

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:1. Where appropriate, 3:1

Length of Program - 180 days, 30 day summer session.  210 days total.

Enrollment - 200

 

Admission Procedures

Child is referred to program by the district, or upon the parents request. An application is filed through the district and an evaluation is conducted by the school staff. All prior evaluations are reviewed. If placement is deemed appropriate by the school, and the district approves placement, the child is accepted.

 

Accreditation

N/A.

 

Funding Approval

State of New Jersey.

 


 

School of Expressive Arts and Learning

 

Address                                                   1110 N Main Street

                                                                 Lombard, IL 60148

                                                                 Phone: (630) 953-1222

                                                                 Fax: (630) 953-9171

                                                                 Web: www.seal-il.com

 

Contact                                                    Cindy Nudd

Founded                                                  2010

Joined NAPSEC                                     2012

 

Disabilities Served

Emotional disability, learning disability, autism, traumatic brain injury, cognitive disability, developmental disability, other health impairment.

 

Program Description

We provide an integrated program of education, expressive therapy to help children make academic and personal progress and return to a public school program. Classes are small (average of 10 students) with a teacher and an instructional aide. Students are grouped in age appropriate classes with no more than a four-year span in any one group. The School for Expressive Arts and Learning offers a primary program (grades K-3), intermediate program (grades 4-6), junior high program (grades 7 & 8) and several high school classes (grades 9-12). The primary, intermediate and junior high classes are self-contained classes offering a standard elementary curriculum of Reading, Spelling, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Physical Education. Each student has an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) developed by the placing district.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 5-21

Age at Admission - 5-21

I.Q. Range Served - N/A

Program - D

Staff/Pupil Ratio - N/A

Length of Program - 197 days

Enrollment - 80

 

Admission Procedures

Send referral information to Educational Liaison, Barbara Meeters.

 

Accreditation

N/A

 

Funding Approval

N/A

 


 

SEARCH Day Program 

 

Address                                                 73 Wickapecko Drive
                                                               Ocean, NJ 07712
                                                               Phone: (732) 531-0454
                                                               Fax:     (732) 531-5934 

                                                               Web:    www.searchdayprogram.com

 

Contact                                                  Katherine Solana

Founded                                                1971
Joined NAPSEC                                   1986

Disabilities Served
Autism.

Program Description

The SEARCH Day Program is a non-profit agency dedicated to providing specialized education, interventions and positive behavioral supports to individuals with autism, ages 3 throughout the lifespan. Our intensive education program, coupled with experienced credentialed and highly-skilled professionals, create the best individualized educational and community-based instruction for our learners. Full family support and community outreach is also a major component, including home-based family supports and community integration; supported by our BCBA's, speech pathologist and educational specialists. We also provide a weekly sibling support group and a Saturday recreation/respite program. Our mission is to assist and support the child, family and community. Additionally, we have a satellite classroom and provide consultative services to the Marlboro Public School System.

 

SEARCH Day Program's outreach consultation and community-based instruction provides the connection for our students, families and greater community. Our agency provides an abundance of lectures, workshops, presentations, advocacy and supports. Our community outreach includes, but is not limited to colleges, universities, various research projects, first responders and local police, as well as a multitude of local and state committees and organizations.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed
Age Range Served - 3+

Age at Admission - 3+

I.Q. Range Served - N/A

Program - Day, Residential, Summer

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:1

Length of Program - 220 days

Enrollment - 100


Admission Procedures
Local sending districts submit a formal student information packet, basic cover letter and diagnostic evaluations. If a family member initiates placement, they must inform their district to forward the student packet. Our admissions counsel then reviews the documents and schedules an interview with the student, family and district case manager. All interview/screening information is then reviewed with the entire administrative team to determine student acceptance and classroom placement. If the student is appropriate but there are no current openings, the student is placed on an active waitlist and both the district and family receive periodic updates of placement status.

 

Accreditation

NJ Department of Education Approved Private School, NASET.

 

Funding Approval

Local sending districts and NJ DOE, Department of Developmental Disabilities, Department of Human Services. SEARCH Day Program also accepts private pay clients. 


  

Somerset Hills Learning Institute

 

Address                                                    1810 Burnt Mills Road

                                                                  Bedminster, NJ  07921
                                                                  Phone:  (908) 719-6400
                                                                  Fax:      (908) 719-6401

                                                                  Web:    www.somerset-hills.org

 

Contact                                                     Dr. Kevin J. Brothers
Founded                                                   1999                                                   
Joined NAPSEC                                            

 

Disabilities Served

Autism, pervasive developmental disorder, preschool disabilities.

 

Program Description

The Institute uses the principles and methods of applied behavior analysis as a basis for instruction and treatment to provide comprehensive individualized data based intervention for preschoolers and school-aged students for enrollment in traditional schools or productive work and community participation.  Home programming and extended school year services are also provided to promote the display of relevant skills at home and in public.    

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 3-21

Age at Admission - Varies

I.Q. Range Served - N/A

Program - Day

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:1

Length of Program - 208 Days  
Current Enrollment - 26

 

Admissions Procedures

Referrals for admission are made by parents or school district personnel by sending a copy of the initial diagnostic report with a one page cover letter that provides relevant information about the child. 

 

Accreditation

N/A

 

Funding Approval

New Jersey Department of Education

 


 

Somerset Hills School

 

Address                                                     1275 Bound Brook Road, Suite 1

                                                                   Middlesex, NJ  08846
                                                                   Phone:  (908) 754-4114
                                                                   Fax:      (908) 754-3312

                                                                   Web:    www.somersethills.org

 

Contact                                                      Ryan Kimmins
Founded                                                    1970                                                  
Joined NAPSEC                                       
1999

 

Disabilities Served

Behavioral, Specific Learning Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, Other Health Impairment, Pervasive Developmental Disorder.

 

Program Description

Somerset Hills, established in 1971, is an approved therapeutic, private day school for multiply disabled students ages 5 -21. Students' classifications include emotionally disturbed, cognitive impairment - mild to moderate, specific learning disabilities, mild to severe and mild autism spectrum. Our treatment program utilizes an integrated approach in which students receive the necessary support to gain new skills, increase self-esteem, and learn acceptable ways of behaving emotionally and socially. The academic program adheres to the IEP and provides an intensive plan geared toward the student's functional level, behavior, and learning style. For those with specific language disabilities, the Orton-Gillingham approach is available by trained teachers. Additionally, we have Art and Music classes, and an Inter-scholastic sports program. The ESY program is approved by the Department of Education. 

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 5-21

Age at Admission -  through 21

I.Q. Range Served - low to superior

Program - Day, Summer

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 11:2

Length of Program - 185 Days for 10 Month Program and a 30 Day ESY Program  
Enrollment - 45

 

Admissions Procedures

Contact: Susan Kemp, LDT-C at skemp@somersethills.org  fax: 908 754-3312 

 

Accreditation

N/A

 

Funding Approval

New Jersey Department of Education.

 


 

Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School

 

Address                                                    6245 S. Ingleside Avenue
                                                                  Chicago, IL 60637
                                                                  Phone:  (773) 702-1203
                                                                  Fax:      (773) 702-1304

                                                                  Web:    www.oschool.org    
 

Contact                                                     Diana Kon, Peter Myers
Founded                                                   1915
Joined NAPSEC                                      1995

Disabilities Served
Children with severe social emotional disorders and autism.

 

Program Description

The Orthogenic School is a coeducational intensive residential treatment program for children and adolescents in need of support for behavioral or emotional issues.  It provides young people ages 5-20 with a therapeutic and educational environment that reflects values of a strong milieu, a meaningful set of curricula, and that recognizes their strengths and needs while challenging them to grow by achieving important developmental and behavioral outcomes.

 

As an affiliate of the University of Chicago, the school is committed to fostering inquiry into the clinical and treatment needs of troubled children and youth.  The school is also dedicated to the education and training of its staff as the next generation of clinical scholars in the mental health field.  The interrelated missions of clinical care, inquiry, scholarship and training assist the Orthogenic School in creating the best possible therapeutic and educational model for its students.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 5 -12

Age at Admission - Varies

I.Q. Range Served - 80+

Program - Residential, Day (summers included)

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:5                                          
Length of Program - Residential: 189 + 53 summer; Day: 176 + 53 summer

Enrollment - Residential: 45; Day: 8

 

Admission Procedures

Review of admission packet (current IEP, psychological evaluation, hospital records, etc.). On site interview - student and parents. Admission decision 72 hours after admission interview.

 

Accreditation

COA.

 

Funding Approval

Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

 


 

Special Education Services

 

Address                                                   1720 N. Randall Road

                                                                 Aurora, IL 60506

                                                                 Phone: (630) 907-2400

                                                                 Fax: (630) 907- 0197

                                                                 Web:  www.menta.com

 

Contact                                                    Kenneth Carwell

Founded                                                   N/A

Joined NAPSEC                                      N/A

 

Disabilities Served

Learning disabilities, emotional disorders, brain injury and head injury, mental retardation, autism, multiple disabilities, and behavior disorders.

 

Program Description

From the organization’s beginning, there has been a strong emphasis on meeting the educational, social and emotional needs of young people who have severe behavioral and emotional handicaps. This emphasis has led to the development of a “no-refusal, no expulsion” policy.

The people of The Menta Group® believe that the best place for children and adolescents is in stable home and school environments. Resources are actively used to ensure that this is available to even the most challenging young person.

We employ a truly dedicated team of professionals who work hard each day to meet these goals in support of our Mission and Vision, and to uphold our stated Core Values.

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 5-21

Age at Admission - Varies

I.Q. Range Served - N/A

Program - Day, Residential

Length of Program - N/A

Staff/Pupil Ratio - N/A

Enrollment - N/A

 

Admission Procedures

See website.

 

Accreditation

ISBE Approved Private Provider, NCA Accredited, APA Approved Internship Program.

 

Funding Approval

ISBE

 


 

Spectrum360


Address                                                                One Sunset Avenue
                                                                              Verona, NJ 07044
                                                                              Phone: (973) 509-3050
                                                                              Fax:     (973) 509-3060

                                                                              Web:   www.tcischool.org
 

Contact                                                                 Dr. Bruce Ettinger 

Founded                                                               1963
Joined NAPSEC                                                  1986

Disabilities Served

Autism Spectrum, Asperger’s Syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, behavioral disorders, learning and/or language disabilities, multiple disabilities, preschool disabled. 

 

Program Description

The Children’s Institute offers Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School and Career Education, Life Skills and Adult  (21+) Programs. These programs address each child’s social / emotional and cognitive learning needs following the prescriptive IEP. All academic curriculum follows New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards. The program enables children to maximize their learning potential, increase their ability to resolve problems, effectively utilize social skills, and express feelings in a positive manner.

 

Program Profile
Enrollment - Coed
Age Range Served - 3-21, Adult program 21+
Age at Admission - Varies
I.Q. Range Served - Below average to above average I.Q.
Program - Day, Extended School Summer Program
Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:3 and 1:2 (in some cases 1:1)
Length of Program - 11 months

Current Enrollment - 160
 

Admissions Procedures

The local school district (LEA) initiates the process by submitting the candidate’s records for review by school principal and other appropriate professionals.

 

Accreditation

NCASES.

 

Funding Approval
New Jersey State Department of Education.

                       

  


 

Springtime School

 

Address                                                          170 Pheasant Run, Suite 100

                                                                        Newtown, PA 18940

                                                                        Phone: (215) 579-0670

                                                                        Fax:     (215) 579-6960

                                                                        Web:  www.potentialinc.org   

 

Contact                                                           Kristine Quinby

Founded                                                         2010

Joined NAPSEC                                            2011

 

Disabilities Served

 Autism.

 

Program Description

The Springtime School has been developed to meet the individual needs of Children with Autism. These children require highly intensive teaching in a structured environment with knowledgeable teachers in a year round setting with one to one attention using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 6-14

Age at Admission - 6-14

I.Q. Range Served - All IQs

Program - Day,Summer

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:1

Program Length - V210

Enrollment - 5

 

Admission Procedures

Interested parents and/or school representative should visit the school either during an information session or via a personal tour. They would then submit an application packet which includes copies of current evaluations and the most recent IEP. An intake interview would then be scheduled with the student and parents at the school. Additional observations may be requested at the student's current school along with interviews of current and previous providers. A notice of acceptance would then be sent to the family and school district. A start date would then be set and the contract for services would be signed.

 

Accreditation

N/A

 

Funding Approval

Private/school districts.

 


 

The Spurwink School 

 

Address                                                       365 River Road   
                                                                     Lincoln, RI 02865  
                                                                     Phone:  (401) 781-4380
                                                                     Fax:      (401) 334-3783          

                                                                     Web:   www.spurwinkri.org

 

Contact                                                        Carleen M. Bellaire, M.Ed., Associate Director
Founded                                                      1982

Joined NAPSEC                                         2006

Disabilities Served

Children ages 5-18 with emotional and behavioral challenges.

 

Program Description

Established in 1982, The Spurwink School is a licensed, accredited year-round special education program located in Lincoln, RI.  The school offers integrated academic, behavioral, and therapeutic services to 40 students (ages 5-18) with emotional and behavioral challenges in a safe and nurturing community-based environment.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed
Age Range Served - 5-18
Age at Admission - 5-16
I.Q. Range Served - Low average to Superior 
Program - Day, Summer
Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:4
Length of Program - 223 days
Enrollment - 36

 

Admission Procedures

Referrals are made by Statewide Local Education Authorities.

 

Accreditation 

NCASES - National  Commission for the Accreditation of Special Education Services.

 

Funding Approval

NCASES and Rhode Island Department of Education Funding – Community –Local Education Authorities.

 


 

Spurwink Services

 

Address                                                     899 Riverside Street
                                                                   Portland, ME 04103
                                                                   Phone:  (207) 871-1200
                                                                   Fax:      (207) 871-1232

                                                                   Web:    www.spurwink.org   

Contact Email                                           Email:    psperry@spurwink.org                                                                    
Contact                                                       Jon Normand

Founded                                                     1960
Joined NAPSEC                                        1993


Disabilities Served
Emotional disturbances, developmental disorders, and mental retardation.

Program Description

There is a continuum of services including one residential campus and numerous community-based residences with day treatment facilities providing schooling; transition alternative programming for adolescents focusing on adventure-based and vocational activities; and staff secure programs offering treatment for those "hard to place" youngsters who have been at (or waiting to get into) long-term facilities out-of-state.  Highly individualized goals are developed using a psycho educational model and a strong emphasis on a dynamic understanding of personality and social development.  Services are delivered in small facilities purposefully designed to promote optimum relationship development.

 

School Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 5-20

Age at Admission - 5-20

I.Q. Range Served - Variable

Program - Day, Residential, Summer

Staff/Pupil Ratio - Varies by program

Length of Program - 210 days

Enrollment - 231

 

Admission Procedures

Contact Robert Small, PSYD., Associate Coordinator of Programs. Referrals accepted from a variety of sources.  PET recommendation required for admission to day treatment and residential treatment center.

 

Accreditation
Council on Accreditation of Services and Children (COA).

  

Funding Approval

N/A. 


  

St. Elizabeth School

 

Address                                               801 Argonne Drive                       
                                                             Baltimore, MD 21218 
                                                             Phone: (410) 889-5054                       
                                                             Fax:     (410) 889-2356

                                                             Web:   www.stelizabeth-school.org

                                                            

Contact                                               Christine Manlove, Ed.D., Executive Director

Founded                                             1961

Joined NAPSEC                                1997

 

Disabilities Served

Autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability, traumatic brain injury, emotional disturbance, multiple disability which may include orthopedic impairment, speech or language impairment, other health impairment including: ADD, ADHD and specific leaning disability.

 

Program Description

St. Elizabeth School is a co-educational, 11-month nonpublic program for elementary, middle, and high school students, grade 1-12 and ages 6-21. We serve students from counties across the state including Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Hartford, Carroll, Howard, Frederick, Calvert, Montgomery, and Baltimore City. 

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed   

Age Range Served - 6-21  

Age at Admission - 6-20  

I.Q. Range Served - 40-100

Program - Day

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:3

Length of Program - 199 days

Enrollment - 105

 

Admission Procedures

Students are referred by the Local School System (LSS) when the public school program cannot meet their complex needs for individualized instruction and related therapeutic services. Student place at SES receive funding from the LSS and the Maryland State Department of Education. Transportation is also provided by the LSS. The Admissions Director receives and reviews referrals from the Local School Systems, parents, or other referral sources. If the student seems appropriate to be considered for admission, the family is contacted for a pre-admission interview. The intake team, which includes the Clinical Coordinator, Program Coordinator, and Principal, reviews the referral prior to the pre-admission interview. SES schedules an interview with parents and student. School personnel, therapist or other outside agencies involved with a student may be invited and encouraged to attend the pre-admission interview as well.

 

Accreditation

N/A

 

Funding Approval

Maryland State aided tuition.

 


 

St. John of God Community Services/

Archbishop Damiano School

 

Address                                                    1145 Delsea Drive

                                                                  Westville Grove, NJ 08093

                                                                  Phone: (856) 848-4700

                                                                  Fax:     (856) 848-3965

                                                                  Web:   www.sjogcs.org                                                         

 

Contact                                                      Brother Thomas Osorio

Founded                                                    1966

Joined NAPSEC                                       1998

 

Disabilities Served

Multiple disabilities, visually impaired, and severe to moderate cognitive impairments.

 

Program Description

Archbishop Damiano School is aligned with the New Jersey Core Curriculum standards and provides an instructional program in all levels to meet the students' academic, social, emotional needs in accordance with each child's individualized education program goals and objectives. 

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served -  3-21

Age at Admission - Varies

I.Q. Range Served - Below 55

Program - Day, Summer

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:3

Length of Program - 210- day program and summer program

Enrollment - 182

 

Admission Procedures

Child study team members contacts school principal. Evaluation and records are forwarded for review. Parent and child visit the school. If Archbishop Damiano School can meet the child's needs, an acceptance letter is forwarded to the child study team and parent.  

 

Accreditation

N/A.

 

Funding Approval

New Jersey State Department of Education.

 


St. Joseph School for the Blind

 

Address                                                           761 Summit Avenue

                                                                         Jersey City, NJ 07307

                                                                         Phone:  (201) 876-5432

                                                                         Fax:      (201) 876-5431

                                                                         Web:     www.clcnj.org

 

Contact                                                            David Feinhals, Executive Director

Founded                                                          1891

Joined NAPSEC                                             1995

 

Disabilities Served

Blind, visually impaired and multiply disabled.

 

Program Description

Early intervention home based educational, therapy services and family support to blind/visually impaired infants and toddlers, birth to age 3. Facility based comprehensive educational and therapy services including a residential option for special needs students age 3-21: Preschool disabled, blind/visually impaired and multiply disabled. Itinerant vision services; instruction, assessment and consultation, to students in school districts.

 

Program Profile

Enrollment - Coed

Age Range Served - Infant to age 21

Age at Admission - Varies

Program - Day, Residential, Extended School Year

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:2.5

Length of Program - 180 days, school year/30 extended school/year round community residence

Current Enrollment - 155

 

Admission Procedures

Contact Principal at (201) 876-5432, ext. 102.  Referrals accepted from many sources.

 

Accreditation

N/A

 

Funding Approval

NJ Department of Education Office of Special Education, NJ Department of Human Services of Developmental Disabilities, NJ Department of Human Services.

 

 


 

St. Vincent's Special Needs Services

 

Address                                                      95 Merritt Boulevard

                                                                   Trumbell, CT 06611

                                                                    Phone: (203) 375-6400

                                                                    Fax: (203) 380-1190

                                                                    Web: www.stvincentsspecialneeds.org

 

Contact                                                       Harry Schaeffer

Founded:                                                    1955

 

Disabilities Served

Intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, autism, pervasive developmental disability, acquired brain injury

 

Program Description

The agency serves individuals with significant developmental disabilities. Core programs include B-3/Early intervention, School, Adult Day Services, Adult Residential Services, and Children's Residential Services. Support services available to all persons served including Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Nursing.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 3-21

Age at Admission - 3

I.Q. Range Served -ALL

Program - Day, Residential, Summer

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:1

Length of Program - 210 Days

Enrollment - 71

 

Admission Procedure

Meets eligibility criteria, approved by admissions screening team, placement by local education agency

 

Accreditation

Department of Education

 

Funding Approval

Local Education Agencies

 


 

Stepping Stone School

 

Address                                                        45 County Road 519

                                                                     Bloomsbury, NJ 08804-3409

                                                                     Phone: (908) 995-1999

                                                                     Fax:     (908) 995-1994           

                                                                     Web:   www.stepping-stone-school.com

 

Contact                                                        Dr. Randy Pratt, Executive Director 

Founded                                                      1978

Joined NAPSEC                                         1998

 

Disabilities Served

Emotional disorders, learning disabilities, multiple disabilities, Autism Spectrum, developmental delays, health impairments, TBI, speech and language impairments, ADD, ADHD.

 

Program Description

Our mission is to provide highly structured therapeutic and nurturing environment for students with various handicaps who demonstrate difficulties adjusting to the demands of the pubic school setting. We strive to meet our students' social, emotional and academic needs and assist their parents/ guardians in the process.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed                                                   

Age Range Served - 6-18

Age at Admission - Varies

I.Q. Range Served - Varies

Program - Day, Extended School Year

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:2

Length of Program - 180 days; 30 ESY

Enrollment - 20

 

Admission Procedures

Please contact school secretary for appointment and information.

 

Accreditation
N/A.

 

Funding Approval

New Jersey Department of Education.

 


 

Stetson School

An Affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation

 

Address                                                  455 South Street

                                                                Barre, MA 01005
                                                               
Phone:  (978) 355-4541
                                                                Fax:      (978) 355-6335

                                                                Web:   www.sevenhills.org/stetsonschool
 

Contact                                                   Joseph A. Allred, J.D.
Founded                                                 1977
Joined NAPSEC                                    
2014

Disabilities Served

Sexually Inappropriate Behavior, Sexually Reactive Behavior, Attention Deficit Disorder, Behaviorally Disordered, PDD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress,  Dual Diagnosis, Psychiatric Disabilities, Developmentally Disabled, Emotionally Disturbed, Learning Disabled, Trauma, Conduct Disorder. Mood Disorders, Neurological Disorders, Episodic Psychosis, Reactive Attachment.

 

Program Description

Stetson School is a nationally accredited, fully licensed, Chapter 766-approved Residential and Education Treatment Program for male youth and young men, ages 9-22, who have sexually problematic behaviors or behavior disorders in conjunction with emotional, and/or developmental disorders. We specialize in flexible, family-driven treatment, safety, stabilization, and assessment and we work to strengthen those supports to enable a safe return to the community.

Each youth receives therapeutic services conducted by a licensed, Masters or Doctoral level clinician and these services include, but are not limited to, individual, group, and family therapy, as well as recreational therapy, and animal therapy. Youth also participate in pro-social skill building programs, such as Skill Streaming and Preparing Adolescents for Young Adulthood (PAYA).

We also offer Transitional Age Youth (TAY) programming, which is designed for youth and young adults ages 18-22. Within this program participants will take part in Opportunities Career Exploration, which is a course designed to help prepare them for the academic, technical and workplace skills necessary to seek further education and employment in a field of their interest. Youth work on skills for effective career planning, career decision making, goal setting, and financial literacy. In addition, youth examine their personal learning style and individual characteristics to help inform and influence their educational and career decisions. Furthermore, these youth build on their independent living skills through experiential practice of money management, meal planning/grocery shopping, and cooking, amongst other skills.

Our education curriculum meets the Massachusetts Frameworks, offering courses in English, math, history and science grades 4 through 12. In addition youth participate in health education, physical education, career studies, art, vocational education and woodshop. Remedial reading services are provided by our Literacy/Assessment Coordinator. All teachers are certified in either a content area and/or in special education. Each classroom has approximately ten students, is taught by a licensed teacher and supported by classroom aides.

Our beautiful country setting provides a therapeutic, safe, and secure placement for male youth and young men, which promotes accountability and healing.

Stetson is SEVIS-approved and accepts international youth.

Program Profile
Students - Male
Age Range Served - 9-22
Age at Admission - 19-18
I.Q. Range Served - 50 and up
Program - Residential/Educational
Staff/Pupil Ratio - 3:1
Length of Program - 280 days
Enrollment - 96

 

Admission Procedures                                                                                                                    .
Referral is screened by our admissions coordinator. She will reach out within 24 hours of receiving the referral. If the student meets our criteria on paper, a personal interview is conducted. Once student is deemed eligible for admittance, the social worker will work in conjunction with our admissions coordinator and decide an admission date.

 

Accreditation

COA

 

Funding Approval

DCF, DSS, DYFS, DJS, DESE, DEEC, DDS, DYS.
 


 

Stewart Home School

 

Address                                                  4200 Lawrenceburg Road

                                                                Frankfort, KY  40601
                                                               
Phone:  (502) 227-4821
                                                                Fax:      (502) 227-3013

                                                                Web:    www.stewarthome.com
 

Contact                                                   Sandra Bell, Director
Founded                                                 1893
Joined NAPSEC                                    
1995

Disabilities Served

Intellectually disabled – must be ambulatory and toilet trained.  Asperger’s Syndrome, autism, communication delays, developmental disabilities, down syndrome, educational disabilities, epilepsy, educable mental retardation, fragile x syndrome, mental disabilities, mental retardation, pervasive developmental disorder, Prader Willi Syndrome, speech impairment, Klinefelter Syndrome, learning disabilities, Williams Syndrome.

 

Program Description

Stewart Home School is a residential school solely committed to the educational, vocational, social, recreational, physical, and emotional well-being and progress of the students served. It is a private, for-profit school owned and operated by the Dr. John P. Stewart family.

 

Program Profile
Students - Coed
Age Range Served - 16 and up
Age at Admission - 16 and up
I.Q. Range Served - 30 and up
Program - Residential
Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:2.5
Length of Program - 365 days per year
Enrollment - 370
 

Admission Procedures                                                                                                                    .
Personal interview required along with completed application. Application materials are available upon request.

 

Accreditation

N/A.

 

Funding Approval

N/A.

 


 

The Summerhouse

 

 Address                                                    1814 Columbia Street

                                                                   Houston, TX 77008

                                                                   Phone:  (832) 200-6158

                                                                   Fax:      (832) 200-0158

                                                                   Web: www.summerhousehouston.org

                                                                                                     

Contact                                                       Donna Fruge

Founded                                                     2010

Joined NAPSEC                                        2017

 

Disabilities Served

Intellectual Disabilities

 

Program Description

Young adults with intellectual disabilities are deserving of high-quality programming that is client-centered enabling them to become valued, respected, contributing members of society. With this simple goal in mind, The Summerhouse team has built a creative, powerful, comprehensive life transition program.


Our staff creates an environment that fosters opportunities for all of our members to learn and progress continuously through a customized approach. Our programming is designed to meet members where they are, with their abilities and goals in mind. We focus on developing skills that will contribute to a more engaged, active adult life.


Most special education programs end at age 22, and then adult settings focus on maintaining and not continuing education and growth. The Summerhouse program is a comprehensive, continuing education program that offers:


VOCATION-Our members evolve in ways that allow them to fulfill their employment potential.
 

INTEGRATION-Our members engage in opportunities around the community to both serve and connect with the world around them.
 

SOCIALIZATION-Our members expand their abilities to communicate and interact with their friends, coworkers, and community.
 

WITHOUT LIMITATION-Our members enjoy greater independence because of the life skills they develop and refine on a daily basis.
The Summerhouse is a year-round day program Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed                                                   

Age Range Served - 18-29

Age at Admission - 18

I.Q. Range Served - IDD

Program - Day

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:3

Length of Program - 210

Enrollment - 16

 

 

Admission Procedures

Complete general inquiry form online through the website, tour the school and meet with Director.
 

The family submits an application packet to The Summerhouse that includes:
 

- Application Form
- $25 Application Fee
- Recent photo of applicant
- Medical History
- Most recent psychological, psychiatric, and educational evaluation
- Behavior Plan (if applicable)

 

Any additional information that you feel would be helpful to understanding the history and needs of the applicant

 

The potential student visits The Summerhouse on a day mutually agreed upon by the staff and family to determine his or her ability to benefit from our programs and setting.
 

The family receives a letter with an admission decision within one week of the school visit. A registration packet will be included with the acceptance letter.

 

If there is no space available, they will be put on a waiting list at the parents/guardians request.

 

At this time we are not able to accept students who display physical or verbal aggression, students with significant hearing and vision impairments, students who are not independent in toileting, students with health issues necessitating medical/nursing care during the school day, or students who require extensive 1/1 assistance.

 

Accreditation

 

Funding Approval

private

 


 

Summit Speech School

 

 Address                                                    705 Central Avenue

                                                                   New Providence, NJ 07974

                                                                   Phone:  (908) 508-0011

                                                                   Fax:      (908) 508-0012

                                                                   Web: www.summitspeech.org

                                                                                                     

Contact                                                       Dr. Pamela A. Paskowitz, Executive Director

Founded                                                     1967

Joined NAPSEC                                        1998

 

Disabilities Served

Auditory/oral deaf and hard of hearing children.

 

Program Description

The parent-infant program offers parents and caregivers the skills and confidence they need to help their young children learn to listen and talk.  Sessions are guided by certified teachers of the deaf and focus on auditory habilitation and speech/language development.  Parent educational sessions and support groups are available.

 

The preschool offers a language-intensive model to teach children to listen and talk so that they may learn alongside their hearing peers in a mainstream setting.  Children alternate intensive small group speech, language and auditory training sessions with larger group content lessons.

 

The itinerant program offers a teacher of the deaf to support both public school staff and the children. A variety of services from staff training and audiological consultations, to direct teaching with the children are available.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed                                                   

Age Range Served - Birth to high school

Age at Admission - Birth to high school

I.Q. Range Served - N/A

Program - Day, Summer

Staff/Pupil Ratio - varies

Length of Program - varies

Enrollment - Early Intervention 44/Preschool 21/Int. Services 80+

 

Admission Procedures

Referrals from County Special Child Health Services and School Districts – Students must be auditory/oral deaf.

 

Accreditation

New Jersey Department of Education

 

Funding Approval

New Jersey Department of Health, New Jersey Department of Education.

 

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T.C. Harris School

 

Address                                                3700 Rome Drive

                                                              Lafayette, IN 47905

                                                              Phone: (765) 448-4220

                                                              Fax: (765) 448-4217

                                                              Web: www.tcharrisschool.com

 

Contact                                                 Audra Whitworth  

Founded                                               2000

Joined NAPSEC                                  2013


Disabilities Served:

Intellectual / developmental delays with co-existing mental health diagnosis to include (but not be limited to) students with: autism spectrum disorders, traumatic brain injuries, neurological impairments, low incidence syndromes.

 

Program Description

T.C. Harris School is proudly named for the accomplishments of two of our alumni, Thomas and Crystal. Thomas and Crystal joined our "family" as children with severe challenges and left as adults with skills that allowed them to live in the community after graduation. While others would have given up on Thomas and Crystal, we worked together to discover what it would take to allow them to achieve a greater sense of independence. We truly taught them skills to last a lifetime.

 

In the spirit of Thomas and Crystal, T.C. Harris School embraces each student and their challenges as an opportunity to foster dynamic change. While compassionate about the disabilities our students may face, we approach each student as capable of growing and gaining independence. We have high expectations of our students so they will in turn have pride in their accomplishments. We believe that each student should be given opportunities to succeed and will work with them to develop the skills necessary to take advantage of those opportunities.

 

Our T.C. Harris School campus is a nationally-recognized, therapeutic school that puts into action the spirit of our work to advocate for and develop the skills of students with special needs. Our model and philosophy of upholding a strong therapeutic and academic program as the only means to achieve life long success for students with special needs sets the stage for our students to excel.

 

We believe that offering our students a fun, safe, comfortable, and welcoming environment is an integral part of the education process. It is important for our students to experience a typical school environment to make the transition back to their own school easier.

 

Some of the programs we offer our students and their families are

  • Day School

  • Community Group Homes

  • Residential

  • Autism Care & Extensive Supports (ACES)

  • Secure Residential

Instead of fitting a student into our programs, we tailor our programs to the needs of the individual student. This helps students become more independent and gain emotional and behavioral control so that they can successfully transition to the next stage of their life.

 

Many of our students are diagnosed within the autism spectrum and may also have neurological impairments.

 

Services offered to students within our programs include but is not limited to:

  • Therapeutic Services

  • Academic Instructions

  • Skills Development & Acquisition

  • Health & Wellness

  • Crisis Intervention

Program Profile
Students - Coed
Age Range Served - 6-21

Age at Admission - Varies
I.Q. Range Served - 80 and below
Program - Day, Group Home and Residential
Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:4, 1:5

Length of Program - 365
Enrollment - 106

 

Admission Procedures

To refer a potential student for services, please contact our Admissions Department at (877) 854-1024 or admissions@tcharris.com. The Admissions Department would be more than happy to speak with you and to set up a tour of our program. The following information is helpful to our team in making a determination for services; psychosocial history; most recent psychiatric evaluation; current psychological evaluation; current IEP; medical history and any information pertinent to the student's case.
 

Accreditation

Council on Accreditation; Indiana Department of Education; Indiana State Board of Education; Indiana Department of Child Services.

 

Funding Approval       

Local School Districts, State Department of Educations, and State Child Welfare agencies.

 


 

Timber Ridge School
 

Address                                                        P.O. Box 3160
                                                                 Winchester, VA 22604

                                                                 Phone:  (877) 877-3004
                                                                 Fax:      (540) 888-4511

                                                                     Web:   www.timberridgeschool.org 
 

Contact                                                        Ted Shobe

Founded                                                      1969
Joined NAPSEC                                         1975
 

Disabilities Served

Emotionally disturbed, learning disabled, and other health impairments.

 

Program Description

Educational Program: On the basis of the Individualized Educational Program established for each student, strengths and weaknesses are identified. Long and short-term goals, services to be provided and criteria for evaluation of successful achievement are established. All students attend school on campus. The school day consists of a minimum of 5.5 hours per day. Periodic standardized testing serves to measure achievement. Teachers certified by the Virginia Board of Education land endorsed in either special education or in the subject area to be taught provide instruction. The camps teacher-student ratio is 1:6 and no class, other than physical education, exceeds a ratio of 1:10. In addition to the Residential-Academic student, an Academic Day School provides instruction to area students suitable based on accreditation/licensure standards.

 

Clinical/Treatment Program: Under the direction of the Clinical Staff, individual student needs are indentified and strategies for meeting these needs are developed through Individual Service plans. There is a range of specific intervention strategies utilized in which staff has had prior training. No single strategy or counseling approach is used to the exclusion of others. Generally, the approach consists of Dr. William Glasser's Reality Therapy with an emphasis on responsibility training and control theory. More recently, most of our Clinical Staff had received training in Trauma Informed Practices. Several of the Clinical staff is also trained in Family Systems Theory, Attachment Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

 

Counseling services include: weekly individual counseling for each student; group counseling for each student; routine family counseling on campus; and monthly outreach programs for parent support. The different counseling groups offered are: Anger Management Groups; Paired Peer Groups, Family Issues Groups; Social Skills Groups; Transition Groups and Curriculum based (evidenced based) Substance Abuse Groups. 12 Step workbooks are used for students who have significant substance abuse issues. Individual and group counseling together with environmental reinforcement for exhibiting desired behavioral change promote treatment progress. A system for giving the student an opportunity to demonstrate the new behavior and then reinforced for behaving in an appropriate manner serves to internalize the newly learned behavior. The counseling sessions focus on increasing the student and family understanding of problematic behavior and teaching alternative responses so that a student has a new repertoire of behavioral choices.

 

Residential Program - Within the residential program four distinct services are offered:  Goal Based Services - Goal-Based Services is appropriate for students who must master specific objectives in order to transition successfully back to their community. Residential placement for certain adolescents occur due to a combination of the adolescent individual needs, family dynamics, and available supportive/therapeutic services available in the community that are not being successful.

 

Treatment is individualized based on the following: 

  • The residential placement is initiated on the basis of specific needs demonstrated by the student and family.

  • Goals to be met are developed based on the needs.

  • Achievement of those goals is the criteria for discharge.

  • Support will be required in the community to maintain and promote progress.

Enhanced Residential Services - Students in need of a highly structured, intensive focused treatment approach are appropriate for the treatment program, Enhanced Residential Services. The Enhanced Residential Services utilizes evidenced based curriculums and develops treatment plans which are individualized and meets the standards required for Virginia Medicaid reimbursement of services. Timber Ridge Schools residential services are nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). 

 

Substance Abuse Services - This dedicated Substance Abuse Unit focuses specifically on substance abuse treatment and is not Medicaid reimbursable. Specific evidence-based curricula are used for multiple daily, structured groups. Treatment focuses on identifying underlying causes, active family participation, and establishment of a relapse prevention plan. Timber Ridge School is accredited by Council on Accreditation for services specific to substance abuse conditions. 

 

Diagnostic/Assessment Program - The Diagnostic and Assessment Program (DAP) generates a comprehensive evaluation with detailed recommendations in a highly structured setting. The evaluation targets psychological and academic functioning, as well as family and social relationships, and medical status. Simultaneously, the structured setting helps to stabilize the students emotions and behaviors, while teaching accountability in supportive relationships with staff. The DAP also prepares the student to successfully transition to the next most appropriate level of care after the Feedback and Planning Meeting is conducted.

 

Program Profile

Students - Male

Age Range Served - 10 - 21

Age at Admission - 10 - 18, grade 6 through post-secondary

I.Q. Range Served - 75+

Program - Day, Residential     

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:8

Length of Program - 365 Days (year round)

Enrollment - 65

 

Admission Procedures

The referring party must complete an application form and submit a packet of material for review by the Admissions Committee. Reports required: psychological evaluation(s), educational evaluation and history, social case history, report on physical examination (within last 6 months), medical history, to include immunization record. Additional reports that may be required: neurological evaluations, psychiatric evaluation, court history. The Admission Committee, consisting of the schools' Director of Admissions, Educational Services, Clinical Services and Residential Services, makes all decisions. Material submitted will be reviewed. A decision on whether an interview is warranted will be made. Additional material may be requested. Following the interview, a decision on admission will be made and as appropriate a date for admission will be established. Admission is generally accomplished within two weeks following the interviews.

 

Accreditation

Council on Accreditation, AdvancED-Southern Association of Colleges and Schools,


Funding Approval

Virginia: Comprehensive Services Act, Localities,Virginia Medicaid approved provider; West Virginia: Multidisciplinary Team process.

 


 

The Timothy School

 

Address                                                     973 Old Lancaster Road
                                                                   Berwyn, PA  19312
                                                                   Phone:  (610) 725-0755
                                                                   Fax:      (610) 725-8917

                                                                   Web:    www.timothyschool.com
 

Contact                                                      Dr. Matt Riley, Executive Director
Founded                                                    1966

Joined NAPSEC                                       2003

Disabilities Served
Autism Spectrum Disorders. 

Program Description

An approved private school for students with autism and pervasive development disorders, ages 5 - 21, that specializes in teaching communication, social, cognitive, vocational, social and life skills. The highly specialized program includes structured teaching, positive behavioral support, ABA and innovative research methods designed to address our students' needs. 

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served  - 5-21

Age  at  Admission - Must be at least 5 years old

I.Q. Range Served - 30 (untestable to 70)

Program - Day

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:2

Length of Program - 180 plus 6 week ESY

Enrollment - 67

 

Admission Procedures

Approved Private School - referral must come from home school district.

 

Accreditation

N/A

  

Funding Approval

State and Agency

 


 

Titusville Academy

 

Address                                                         86 River Drive
                                                                      Titusville, NJ 08560
                                                                      Phone:  (609) 737-7733
                                                                      Fax:      (609) 737-3343

                                                                      Website: www.titusvilleacademy.com                                                                          
Contact
                                                         Deborah R. Zerbib
Founded                                                       1971
Joined NAPSEC                                          1975

Disabilities Served

Bright, behaviorally different students with social maladjustment, specific learning disabilities, multiple disabilities or classified emotional disturbances .

 

Program Description

The Titusville Academy provides a highly structured, individualized non-competitive academic environment, with expectations aimed at students with learning and behavioral difficulties. We offer self-contained and departmentalized programs in a secure and therapeutic educational environment.  To ensure this, the school has formulated three basic objectives for every student.  They are: 1) Students will develop social skills that enable them to relate to peers and authority figures in more effective and mutually satisfying ways; 2) Through individualized and group instruction, students will develop and reinforce the academic skills necessary for full intellectual development; 3) Through gradual mainstreaming, students will be able to return to the regular public school classroom.


Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 5-18

Age at Admission - 5

I.Q. Range Served - Varies

Program - Day

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:3

Length of Program - 184 days

Enrollment - 54

 

Admission Procedures

NJ Public LEA referral procedures, and private applications.

 

Accreditation

N/A.

 

Funding Approval

New Jersey State Department of Education.

 


 

Trinity Youth Services

 

Address                                                                  201 N. Indian Hill Boulevard, SuiteA-210
                                                                                Claremont, CA 92324
                                                                                Phone:  (909) 825-5797
                                                                               
Fax:      (909) 825-5340

                                                                                Web:     www.trinityys.org
 

Contact                                                                   John Neiuber

Founded                                                                 1989
Joined NAPSEC                                                    1994

Disabilities Served

Autism, mild/moderate intellectual disability, specific learning disability, emotional disturbance, moderate/severe intellectual disability, and other health impairment.

 

Program Description

To educated each child as a unique and valuable individual. We identify and develop areas of aptitude and strength as we address learning challenges and place an emphasis on each student rediscovering a sense of self-worth. We present project-based content and learning opportunities that are intellectually stimulating, while giving equal attention to learning skills and character development. We empower each student to effectively recognize and compensate for his or her specific learning challenge. Our instructional team helps students use all their senses and all their strengths in a well-structured learning environment. Students are not simply encouraged but fully expected to become active and responsible learners. The mission of Advanced Education Services is to provide each child, family, and adult we serve with quality educational programs so they may be empowered to lead successful and productive lives.  

 

Program Profile
Enrollment - Coed
Age Range Served - 7-21
Age at Admission - Open
I.Q. Range Served - Full Range Served
Program - Day
Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:12
Length of Program - 1850 Days
Enrollment - 60
 

Admission Procedures
Students are admitted to the schools in accordance with LEA policies.

Accreditation
Commission of International and Transregional Accreditation.

 

Funding Approval

District SELPA's

 


 

The Trousdale School

 

Address                                                    3171 Hewitt Street SE
                                                                  Cleveland, TN 37323
                                                                  Phone:  (423) 479-7130
                                                                  Fax:      (423) 479-7135

                                                                  Website: www.trousdaleschool.org                                                                          
Contact
                                                     Shannon Clark
Founded                                                   2005
Joined NAPSEC                                      2009

Disabilities Served

We serve high functioning adults with intellectual disabilities; our current enrollment consists of 67% Down Syndrome, 10% Autism Spectrum, 23% other. 

 

Program Description

Trousdale School serves high functioning adults with intellectual disabilities, providing academics and life skills for the purpose of learning independence.


Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 22 -50

Age at Admission - no younger than 22

I.Q. Range Served - N/A

Program - Day

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 3:1

Length of Program - Year round

Enrollment - 31

 

Admission Procedures

After completing an application and receiving an interview, students take part in a three month probationary period to determine interest, ability, and commitment to the program.

 

Accreditation

National Commission for the Accreditation of Special Education Services (NCASES).

 

Funding Approval

All students pay tuition-83% receive a scholarship based on the family's income. Students participate in a full time (4-5 day) or part time (3 day) schedule. 87% of our students are employed.

  

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Unicorn Village Academy

 

Address                                                  21100 Ruth & Baron Coleman Boulevard

                                                               Suite 200

                                                               Boca Raton, FL 33428

                                                               Phone: (561) 826-9156

                                                               Fax: (561) 400-9036

                                                               Web: www.UnicornVillageAcademy.com

 

Contact                                                  Evelyn Falconer

Founded                                                2012

Joined NAPSEC                                   2012

 

Disabilities Served

Neurodiversity: Asperger, Autism, ADD, ADHD, Non-Verbal Learning Disorder, Tourette's,  neurological involvement.

 

Program Description

UVA is a specialized Middle and High School serving youth with Neurodiversity and hidden abilities. We focus on Career Education (internships each semester) Social and Life Skills Training and Academic Excellence. A post-secondary program is also available for those interested in Hospitality and Culinary Arts. After school and summer programs are also available. Program is day only and includes all needed supports and therapy.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 12-22

Age at Admission - 12-22

I.Q. Range Served - N/A

Program - Day, Summer

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 6:1

Length of Program - 180 minimum

Enrollment - 35

 

Admission Procedures

Download application from website and submit. Interview follows. Students are invited to spends at least one day with us prior to decision.

 

Accreditation

N/A

 

Funding Approval

Florida; Palm Beach, Broward, Miami Dade and Hillsboro counties.

 

McKay Scholarship, Financial aid, and support dollars are available to those who qualify. 

 

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Variety Child Learning Center

Address                                                  47 Humphrey Drive

                                                               Syosset, NY 11791-4022

                                                               Phone: (516) 921-7171

                                                               Fax: (516) 921-8130

                                                               Web: www.vclc.org

 

Contact                                                  Andrea Rieger, CFO

Founded                                                 N/A

Joined NAPSEC                                    2012

 

Disabilities Served

Developmental and learning disabilities, including autism, along with programs and support services for families.

 

Program Description

VCLC is a 501 (c)(3) not for profit center providing special education programs for children who reside in Nassau, Suffolk and New York City, with developmental and learning disabilities, including autism, along with programs and support services for families.

Training early childhood professionals and ongoing research that leads to improved educational and social outcomes for young children are major components of VCLC's mission.

 

With a staff of over 420 that includes; special education teachers; assistant teachers; therapists (physical, occupational, speech); psychologists; social workers; school nurse; and approximately 80 volunteers, (including graduate and undergraduate interns); VCLC provides special education services and programs to thousands of children and families, on- and off-site.

Professional development training seminars, workshops, and consultation services for early childhood educators, professionals, and pediatric residents are offered on and off-site.

 

Students -

Age Range Served -

Age at Admission -

I.Q. Range Served -

Program -

Staff/Pupil Ratio -

Length of Program

Enrollment -

 

Admission Procedures

N/A

 

Accreditation

N/A

 

Funding Approval

N/A

 


 

Villa Maria School

 

Address                                                   2300 Dulaney Valley Road
                                                                Timonium, MD 21093
                                                                Phone:  (410) 252-6343 (TDD)
                                                                Fax:      (410) 560-1347
                                                                Web:    
www.VillaMariaSchool.com

 

Contact                                                   Aggie Callahan
Founded                                                 1985
Joined NAPSEC                                    1999

Disabilities Served

Emotional disorders; learning disabilities, multiple disabilities, as well as other health impairment.

 

Program Description

A comprehensive, 12 month day and residential psycho-educational program for students with emotional, learning, and multiple disabilities, as well as other health impairment, ages 3-15.

 

Other Campuses

Harford County campus will open August 2009.
 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 3-15

Age at Admission - Varies

I.Q. Range Served - 68 and above

Program - Day, Residential, Summer 

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 2:9                                       

Length of Program - 214 days   

Enrollment - 179

 

Admission Procedures

Inquiries should be made to the Admissions Office of Villa Maria School at (410) 252-6343. Referrals are made by the Local School System and can be initiated by social service departments, mental health agencies and parents in conjunction with the local school system.

 

Accreditation

Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Health Organizations, Maryland State Department of Education, OSSE

 

Funding Approval

Maryland State Department of Education and Local School System

 

Other Locations

Villa Maria School at Pot Spring

Villa Maria School at Dulaney Valley

Villa Maria School of Hartford County

Villa Maria at Edgewood Middle School

Villa Maria School at Pot Spring Diagnostic Prescription Program

 


 

Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services

 

Address                                                  3200 Motor Avenue

                                                                Los Angeles, CA 90034-3710
                                                                Phone:  (310) 836-1223
                                                                Fax:      (310) 836-1405          

                                                                Web:   www.vistadelmar.org

 

Contact                                                    Nancy Tallerino, LCSW
Founded                                                  1908
Joined NAPSEC                                     2008

Disabilities Served

Victims of child abuse, neglect, abandonment, domestic violence and family dysfunction.


Program Description

Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services has been providing specialized services and therapeutic treatment to generations of Southern California children. Vista Del Mar offers a comprehensive rang of social and psychological services that include psychiatric residential treatment, day treatment, individual and family counseling, medical and dental services provided on site by doctors and registered nurses, community treatment units, educational and vocational services, foster care and complete adoption services. From its original mission in 1908 as an orphanage, Vista Del Mar has evolved to the forefront of dealing with victims of child abuse, neglect, abandonment, domestic violence and family dysfunction. The broad-based approach to these problems is evident from the diversity of programs offered to emotionally impaired children, ages six to 18, of all ethnicities and backgrounds, and their families.

 

Please Contact School to inquire about the following information:

 

Program Profile

Students

Age Range Served
Age at Admission
I.Q. Range Served
Program 
Staff/Pupil Ratio
Length of Program
Enrollment
 

 Admission Procedures

Call (310) 836-1223 for more information.

 

Accreditation 

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

 

Funding Approval

Tuition, grants, contributions.

 


 

Vista Life Innovations 

 

Address                                                 107 Bradley Road

                                                               Madison, CT 06443
                                                               Phone:  (860) 399-8080
                                                               Fax:      (860) 399-3103          

                                                               Web:   www.vistalifeinnovations.org  

 

Contact                                                   Helen Bosch
Founded                                                 1989
Joined NAPSEC                                    2008

Disabilities Served

Learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, brain injury, seizure disorders, ADD/ADHD and other neurological disabilities.


Program Description

Vista is a unique, community-based educational program for young adults with neurological disabilities. We offer vocational training, life skills instruction, counseling and support services designed to enable our students to succeed in work and to live independently. Vista is fully accredited by the National Commission for the Accreditation of Special Education Services (NCASES)

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 18 and up

Age at Admission - 18 and up

I.Q. Range Served - See admissions criteria

Program - Day, Residential, Summer 

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:1.63                                       

Length of Program - 365 days - 12 months a year  

Enrollment -160

                                            

Admission Procedures

Contact Stephen Kumnick, Director of Admissions, Marketing and Organizational Development at at (860) 399-8080 ext. 106. .

 

Accreditation 

National Commission for the Accreditation of Special Education Services (NCASES).

 

Funding Approval

Public and private funding.

 

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Washington Academy
 


Address                                                   25 North 7th Street
                                                                 Belleville, NJ 07109
                                                                 Phone: (973) 759-6555
                                                                 Fax: (973) 857-5314
                                                                 Web: www.washingtonacademy.com

Contact                                                    David Schwartz
Founded                                                  1978
Joined NAPSEC                                     2000

Disabilities Served
Autism, behavioral disabilities, cognitive delays, mild and moderate learning and/or language disabilities, mild to moderate multiple disabilities, preschool disabilities.

Program Description
Washington Academy serves eight counties throughout New Jersey. Washington Academy implements IEP goals and objectives which are aligned with the NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards.

Program Profile

Students - Coed
Age Range Served - 5-21
Age at Admission - 5-21
I.Q. Range Served - Mild Cognitive – above average
Program - Day
Staff/Pupil Ratio - 3:1
Length of Program - 5 ½ hours, 210 days
Enrollment - 145

Admission Procedures

Contact Dr. Matthew Helfant at (973) 239-6555 and ask to schedule an intake and send in IEP.

Accreditation
N/A

Funding Approval
New Jersey Approved School for Students with Disabilities. Tuition.

 


 

The Webb Schools

 

Address                                            200 Retreat Avenue
                                                          Hartford, CT 06106
                                                       
   Phone:  (860) 545-7054

                                                          Fax:      (860) 545-7037

Web:                       www.instituteofliving.org/programs/webbschools/webbschools.htm

 

Contact                                              Dr. Kikke Levin Gerner
Founded                                            1967
Joined NAPSEC                               1993

Disabilities Served
Social and emotional maladjustments, learning disabilities, and pervasive developmental delays.

Program Description

The Webb Schools provide an integrated program of special education and related services to students with significant mental health issues.  The Hartford location is on the grounds of The Institute of Living, a psychiatric hospital and serves students in grades K-12.  The Webb School at Cheshire serves students in grades K-8.  Students come to school daily from the surrounding communities. Students receive instruction in reading, writing and mathematics, physical education, health, science and social studies.  Additionally, art music, cooking, horticulture, vocational education (which may include supportive job experience, speech and language services, occupational therapy and computer science instruction may be offered as part of a student’s program.  Assessments support the development of the appropriate individualized program and may include educational, medical/medication, psychiatric, psychological, speech/language, vocational, occupational therapy, or other specifically requested evaluations. 

 

The school curriculum meets state and local education guidelines while it is sensitive to each student’s learning needs.  Frequent field trips and visiting programs enhance the established curriculum.  Social and behavioral learning continues throughout the day.  All students participate in appropriate clinical groups and individual therapy.  Medication monitoring is available.  A point/level behavioral system reinforces growth in academics, social interactions, coping skills and behavioral problem solving.  There is an emphasis on developing interpersonal relationships and problem solving skills.

 

Parents/caretakers are an important pieces of the school/student link and teacher advisors and assigned clinicians maintain contact with parents through meetings, phone and email contact.  A bilingual outreach worker is available to families and students.

 

In response to student and system needs, The Grace S. Webb School has developed a diagnostic program, now in its 10th year of operation.  In Hartford, programs are available for students who are enrolled in the Eating Disorder clinical program, and children and adolescents who are receiving impatient and partial hospital care.  Additionally, the school supports specialty program for adolescents with psychotic illness.

 

Program Profile
Enrollment - Coed
Age Range Served - 4-21, pre-school to high school graduation
Age at Admission - Varies between 4-21
I.Q. Range Served - 70 and up
Program - Day
Staff/Pupil Ratio - Approximately 1:4
Length of Program - 185 days
Enrollment - 130 students
 

Admission Procedures

Contact Intake Coordinator at (860) 545-7207.  Student and parent(s) interview required.  Academic and clinical records required prior to interview.  Referrals accepted from LEAs.

 

Accreditation
 

Funding Approval
Local education agencies.

 


 

Westbridge Academy

 

Address                                                        60 West Street

                                                                      Bloomfield, NJ 07003

                                                                      Phone:  (973) 429-8110

                                                                      Fax:      (973) 680-9650

                                                                      Web:   www.westbridgeacademy.org  

 

Contact                                                         Dr. Viviana G. Litovsky 

Founded                                                       1973

Joined NAPSEC                                          1998 

 

Disabilities Served

Emotional, social, and behavioral disorders; Oppositional defiant disorder; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Learning disabilities.

 

Program Description

Since 1973, Westbridge Academy offers a powerful, therapeutic based academic and social skills training program for students in grades K-12 experiencing emotional, behavioral and/or learning challenges. Career preparation and life skills training begins at the elementary level and continues with greater emphasis in the middle and high school programs. Our highly trained staff helps students to focus on their strengths by learning how to navigate around weaknesses that interfere with learning. They are provided with the necessary tools and strategies in order to advance and achieve their individual goals.

 

At Westbridge Academy, we believe that part of our mission is to provide children and adolescents with the security, school-wide structure, and consistency that they deserve. The elementary, middle and high school programs provide a stimulating curriculum, coupled with therapeutic intervention and support, utilizing a small classroom environment to address each student's goals. Extended School Year (ESY) is offered during the summer to reinforce learning and social skills. High school students can earn additional credits required for graduation during ESY.

 

Performance tracking is maintained through ongoing review of the IEP (Individualized Education Plan) and the "Student Passport", our uniquely customized portfolio containing extensive data about each student's progress. Our caring faculty is compromised of highly trained instructors, clinicians, and support staff. Every student and family is assigned a "support team" to guide them towards success. Bilingual services are provided for Spanish speaking families and students. The school's director was born in Argentina and there are two Latina social workers in addition to several bilingual instructional staff.

 

By working together, our school unites students, parents, teachers and professional to improve each student's challenges and share the many accomplishments made while enrolled in our program. We are committed to having students move to the next level with a stronger skill set and increased self-confidence that serve as a cornerstone for future success.

 

Students are enrolled from various communities located in eight counties within northern and central NJ. Student tuition is paid for and transportation is provided by the sending school districts.

 

 Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 5-21

Age at Admission - 5-18

I.Q. Range Served - Below average and above

Program - Day, Summer

Staff Pupil Ratio - 1:3

Length of Program - 200 Days

Enrollment - 70

 

Admission Procedures

Local school districts and/or family can initiate referral process.  Relevant student records are reviewed then followed by an interview of student and parent(s)/guardian(s).  Pre-referral site visits are available by appointment.  Rolling admissions available on a 12-month basis. Contact our Outreach Coordinator, Ms. Samantha Majak, for further information.

 

Accreditation

N/A.

 

Funding Approval

New Jersey State Department of Education.


 

Westchester Exceptional Children's School

 

Address                                                     520 Route 22                                  
                                                                   North Salem, NY 10560
                                                                   Phone: (914) 277-5533
                                                                   Fax:     (914) www.wecschool.org 
 

Contact                                                      Linda Zinn
Founded                                                    1970
Joined NAPSEC                                       1985


Disabilities Served
Emotional disturbances, autism, multiple disabilities, intellectual disabilities or other health impairments.


Program Description

Westchester Exceptional Children's School (WEC) is a New York State approved special education day facility, serving children throughout Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess and Orange Counties, as well as NYC boroughs of Manhattan, Queens, and The Bronx. We also serve students from CT.

 

The school's structured, nurturing environment is designed to meet the special needs of children ages 5-21 who are vulnerable because of emotional disturbances, autism, other health impairments, multiple disabilities, and intellectual disabilities. After more than four decades of serving children with special needs, our mission remains unwavering: each child, no matter how challenged, is a valuable individual capable of high achievement and worthy of society's best efforts.

 

We are committed to identifying and meeting the diverse needs of each student through individualized education and programming. It is our mission to work cooperatively with families, students, the community, colleagues and other professionals in order to promote each student's success and well being as he/she prepares for future endeavors. 

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed   

Age Range Served - 5-21

Age at Admission - 5-17

I.Q. Range Served - Severe to above average

Program - Day

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 2:6

Length of Program - 180 days (10 Month) 30 days (Summer)

Enrollment - 72

                       
Admission Procedures

Children are referred to WEC by local school district committees for special education. WEC works closely with each school district and individual parent(s) to determine if WEC is the most appropriate placement. After the initial referral, parent(s) are invited to visit classrooms and meet with the school's director and clinicians. If it is established that WEC can really help, the child is invited to visit and spend time in the classroom. After necessary school district and State Education Department approvals, the child is enrolled at WEC. While a child is with the school, all costs, including tuition, related services and support programs for child and family are covered by local school districts as mandated by the New York education law. 

 

Accreditation

N/A.


Funding Approval
State education agency.
 


 

Westchester School for Special Children


Address         
                                            45 Park Avenue
                                                                   Yonkers, NY 10703
                                                                    Phone: (914) 376-4300
                                                                    Fax:     (914) 965-7059    

                                                                    Web:   www.westchesterschool.org
 

Contact                                                       Leonard Spano 

Founded                                                     1972

Joined NAPSEC                                        1984


Disabilities Served

Preschool and school age children with multiple disabilities, mental retardation, orthopedic impairments, behavior disorders, autism, and pre-school speech and language delays.

 

Program Description

All programs are based upon accessed individual needs.  An IEP is established with an interdisciplinary team in cooperation with the home school district, parent(s) and, where appropriate, the child.  The purpose of the program is to develop maximum potential and return children to a less restrictive environment whenever possible.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 3-21

Age at Admission - Any

I.Q. Range Served - 0-85

Program - Day

Staff/Pupil Ratio - Pre-school: 1:2:10, School age: 1:4:12

Length of Program - 180 days + 30 day summer program

Enrollment  - 38 pre-school, 321 school age

   

Admission Procedures

The referrals for school aged children are processed through the child's home school district C.S.E. or C.P.S.E on a rolling admissions basis. Preschool children are referred by the early childhood direction center, parents, and private physicians. Nickerson letter (NYC), please see website.


Accreditation

N/A.

 

Funding Approval

New York State Education Department.

 


 

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

 

Address                                                 300 East Swissvale Avenue  
                                                               Pittsburgh, PA 15218
                                                               Phone:  (412) 244-4222
                                                               Fax:      (412) 244-4253

                                                               Web:    www.wpsd.org
 

Contact                                                  Steven E. Farmer, Ed.D.
Founded                                                1869
Joined NAPSEC                                   2004

 

Disabilities Served

Must be deaf or hard of hearing. Also may be: mental retardation – attention deficit disorder/attention deficit hyperactive disorder – vision impaired – learning disabled.


Program Description

Steeped in tradition yet on the cutting edge of technology, the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf has provided tuition-free educational services to deaf and hard of hearing students since 1869. The school is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is the largest comprehensive center for the education of deaf and hard-of-hearing children in the state with approximately 200 students, both day and residential, who come from 100 school districts and 30 counties throughout the state.

 

For deaf and hard of hearing students from preschool through twelfth grade, the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf provides: a comprehensive academic curriculum, including opportunities for mainstreaming; a complete after school program that includes sports, clubs, and activities for students of all ages; support services provided by audiologists, speech therapists, psychologists, an art therapist, and a guidance counselor; and comprehensive services for students who have cochlear implants; a state of the art Learning Center that includes a mini aviary, tropical rain forest, and mini-max theatre; and a high-tech auditorium which provides complete communication accessibility; a TV Studio and video production department where students use the latest digital technology to produce videos and daily news programs; and a new Math Science Technology Center and Lower School Technology Center, with classrooms and labs containing the latest technology for active, visual and interactive learning.

 

Program  Profile

Students - Coed
Age Range Served - WPSD 3-21    (Parent Infant Program also)
Age at Admission - 3
I.Q. Range Served - No limitations as long as child benefits from educational setting
Program - Day, Residential traditional school year
Staff/Pupil Ratio - Depends on age. 1.4:1.8
Length of Program - 180 school days
Enrollment - 191
 

Admission Procedures

  • Family or school district expresses interest in WPSD.

  • A visit to look at school is set.

  • Application packet given to family

  • Records received – intake evaluation scheduled

  • IEP occurs with school district, WPSD and parent

  • Paperwork sent to state

 

Accreditation

N/A.

 

Funding Approval

N/A.

 


 

Willowglen Academy

 

Address                                                      8 Wilson Drive

                                                                    Sparta, NJ 07871

                                                                    Phone:  (973) 579-5117

                                                                    Fax:      (973) 579-6124

                                                                    Web:    www.willowglen-nj.com         

 

Contact                                                       Susan Hackett
Founded                                                     1987
Joined NAPSEC                                        1999
 

Disabilities Served

Emotionally disturbed, cognitively impaired, autistic, and multiply disabled.

 

Program Description

Program 1, Residential Treatment Center for Emotionally Disturbed adolescents, offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to providing treatment and educational services in a residential setting. Educational programming is developed in alignment with each individual’s education plan, New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards with a focus on and the integration of social and life skill training.

 

Program 2 is a day school providing comprehensive educational and related services to students with developmental disabilities including but not limited to autism and multiple disabilities. Programming is driven by the individual’s needs, education plan, New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards with a focus on and the integration of communication, social and life skills training.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 8-21

Age at Admission - 7

I.Q. Range Served - Moderate-Above

Program - Day, Residential, Summer

Staff/Pupil Ratio - ED- 1:5, Autistic-1:3

Length of Program - 210 days

Enrollment -  90

 

Admission Procedures

Send referral packets to: Willowglen Academy, 4 Gail Court, Unit #1, Sparta, NJ, 02871, Attention: Jeanette. 

 

Accreditation

JCAHO.

 

Funding Approval

New Jersey Department of Education, Medicaid, Department of Youth and Family Services, and Division of Developmental Disabilities.


   

Woods Services

 

Address                                                        Routes 413 & 213

                                                                      PO Box 36

                                                                      Langhorne, PA  19047-0036

                                                                      Phone:  (215) 750-4000

                                                                      Fax: (215) 750-4229

 

Contact                                                         Dr. Scott Spreat

Founded                                                       1913

Joined NAPSEC                                          1980

 

Disabilities Served

Intellectual disabilities (mental retardation), developmental disabilities, challenging behaviors, emotional disorders, brain injury and neurological disorders.

 

Program Description

Wood Services provides residential, educational and vocational supports for children and adults with exceptional needs. We serve more than 1,200 people with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities, challenging behaviors, emotional disorders, brain injury and neurological disorders.

 

Our residential and community programs combine a personalized approach with expertise in special education, clinical services, therapies, habilitation, vocational training and health care.

 

Since our founding in 1913 as The Woods Schools, we have adapted to meet the demands of people with complex needs. While the scope of specialized supports has broadened, the defining qualities of Woods Services endure - acceptance, respect and a warm, caring atmosphere.

 

Woods Services consists of five semi-independent residential programs supported by an approved private school, vocational opportunities, and a variety of clinical supports.  The five programs are:

 

1) Mollie Woods-Intellectual disabilities in adults and children;

2) Woodlands-Challenging behavior in adults and children;

3) Crestwood-Emotional disturbances in children;

4) Beechwood-Traumatic brain injury in adults; and,

5) Brian's House -Community homes for adults with intellectual disabilities.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 4+

Age at Admission - Varies

I.Q. Range Served - Varies

Program - Residential  

Staff/Pupil Ratio - Varies from 1:1 to 1:4 depending on needs of individual

Length of Program - 365 days

Enrollment - 850

                                          

Admissions Procedures

Admissions to Woods are frequently driven by unique, complex situations. Our evaluation process is sensitive to the needs of the individual, family members an school/agency representatives. When requested, we conduct admission evaluations near the person's home or present placement. Please contact us at (215) 750-4231 to discuss a potential referral or learn more about Woods' programs for children and adults with exceptional needs.  Dan Shine is Director of Referral Development and is the primary contact for admissions.

 

Accreditation

N/A.

 

Funding Approval

Pennsylvania Approved Private School.

 

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The Y.A.L.E. School

 

Address                                                          Executive Offices
                                                                        2127 Church Rd.
                                                                        Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
                                                                        Phone: (856) 482-5252

                                                                        Fax:     (856) 779-7721
                                                                        Web:   www.yaleschool.com

 

Contact                                                           Chris Sarandoulias

Founded                                                         1976   
Joined NAPSEC                                            1988

 

Disabilities Served

Autism, Asperger's disorder, PDD-NOS, nonverbal learning disabilities, anxiety disorders, co-existing conditions, emotional disabilities. 

Program Description

At The Y.A.L.E. School, we believe that every student can reach his or her potential given the right instruction and the right environment. We provide evidence-based special education services - within a school-wide culture of optimism and understanding - to students three to twenty-one years of age with social, emotional, neurological, behavioral, and learning disabilities. The Y.A.L.E. School is more than a path to a diploma, it is a path to life. We give our students the tools they need to live more independently, become more involved in their communities, and grow as people. With programs on eight campuses throughout southern and central New Jersey, The Y.A.L.E. School is staffed by highly qualified educators and professionals dedicated to meeting the unique needs of our students.

 

Established in 1976, The Y.A.L.E. School has an impressive 35-year track record of success. We are a New Jersey state-approved private school for students with disabilities.

 

On our eight campuses, The Y.A.L.E. School serves students with social, emotional, learning, and behavioral disabilities from Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Gloucester, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Salem counties.

 

Go to http://yaleschoool.com for more information or to contact one of our admissions directors.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 6-19

Age at Admission - 6

I.Q. Range Served - 85-130

Program - Day

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:5

Length of Program - 10 months

Enrollment - 250

 

Admission Procedures

All students are referred by their local school districts.  The Y.A.L.E. School admissions committee interviews each applicant and takes into consideration the recommendations of the local school district.

 

Accreditation

N/A.

 

Funding Approval
State education agency.

 


 

You and Me School

 

Address                                                          2050 Oak Tree Road

                                                                       Edison, NJ 08820
                                                                       Phone: (732) 548-7610
                                                                       Fax:     (732) 548-7751

                                                                       Web:   www.njrehab.org/
 

Contact                                                          Claudia Sommerer

Founded                                                        1991   
Joined NAPSEC                                           1997

 

Disabilities Served

Autism Spectrum Disorders.

 

Program Description

This program is designed to meet the individual needs of each child.  The You and Me School was established as a natural outgrowth of our very successful Early Intervention Program for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  The You and Me School utilizes the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis within a natural environment, emphasizing language-based and sensory strategies.

 

Program Profile

Students - Coed

Age Range Served - 3 to 18

Age at Admission - 3

I.Q. Range Served - N/A

Program - Day

Staff/Pupil Ratio - 1:2

Length of Program - 210

Enrollment - N/A

 

Admission Procedures

Referrals made by a child's local school district.

 

Accreditation

JCAHO.

 

Funding Approval

New Jersey Department of Education.

 


 

Youth Consultation Services

 

Address                                                      2300 Third Street

                                                                    Ft. Lee, NJ 07024 

                                                                    Phone:  (201) 944-6608
                                                                    Fax:      (201) 944-6695

                                                                    Web:    www.ycs.org
 

Contact                                                       Ruth Ann Hunt

Joined NAPSEC                                        1980

 

Disabilities Served

Emotionally disturbed, learning disabled, pervasive developmental disabilities, autism, spectrum disorders, preschool disabled.

 

Program Description

Varied educational and clinical school programs. 

 

Program Profile

Students  -  Coed

Age Range Served  -  3-21                                        

Age at Admission  - 3-21

I.Q. Range Served - N/A

Program - Day  

Staff/Pupil Ratio - N/A

Length of Program - N/A

Enrollment - N/A

                                        

Admissions Procedures

Referrals from CST, Department of Youth and Family Services, and Residential. 

 

Accreditation

N/A.

 

Funding Approval

State Department of Education.

 

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The Educational Register

 

 VincentCurtis
 

http://theeducationalregister.com

 

PO Box 724, Falmouth, MA 02541-0724 USA
Phone: 508-457-6473 / 508-457-6473  • Fax: 508-457-6499

Email:

 


 

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