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Archbishop Ryan Academy for the Deaf / Saint Lucy Day School for Children with Visual Impairments

Map4251 L. St.
Phila, PA 19124
215-289-4220
    Categories:
  • Education

Description:

ARAD - students are deaf/hard of hearing.
SLDS - students are blind/visually impaired.

School's Approach

ARAD: Bi-lingual environment (ASL) that helps students develop speaking, reading and written language skills. St. Lucy: braille, orientation and mobility, daily living skills and training on specialized equipment.

Additional Information:

Disabilities Served: Deaf / hard of hearing
Visual impairment / blind
County: Philadelphia
Location (state-county): PA-Philadelphia
Services Offered: Bilingual Services
Grades or ages of school: ARAD: Grades K-8; St. Lucy: PreK-8
Staff:student ratio: 1:5
Gender of students: coed
Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no
Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no
Update 2015-16: no
Update 2016-17: no
Transportation provided: no
Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): $14,441.00 ARAD; $13,811.00 St. Lucy; scholarships & grants available
Tuition structure: Financial aid offered
Adaptive tech used: St. Lucy's: Braille Note Apex; Students who are blind have access to Braille note takers and speech screen readers on typical computers.
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: ARAD: ASL; St. Lucy: Braille
Support services/therapies offered: ARAD students receive adaptive art, gym, music and computer. St. Lucy Day School curriculum also includes adaptive gym, music and computer. Speech therapy, vision services
Support services: Speech therapy
Vision services
Extracurriculars offered: St. Lucy: Art classes, Library, Music
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Library
Music
Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Extended day
Paid Blurb 2016: no
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