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Camphill Special School

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Essential Information

Contact NameCourtney Coffman
Address 1784 Fairview Rd.
Glenmoore, PA 19343
Website URL www.camphillspecialsch...

Residential & day programs in grades K-12 for children with special needs. Curriculum rich in music, art & drama; variety of therapies offered. Transition program through age 21. Financial aid. PA-approved Private School. Fully accredited by MSA-CESS & AWSNA.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.camphillspecialschool.org

e-mail: information@camphillspecialschool.org

Disabilities Served:
Asperger syndrome
Developmental disability / MR
Pervasive development disorder

County: Chester

Location (state-county): PA-Chester

Offers residential program: yes

Services Offered: Vocational Training

Enrollment: 110

Grades or ages of school: Ages 4-21

Offers summer camp, program or school: yes

School's Approach: Camphill provides a robust classical education, vocational experiences, and a variety of therapies in an extended family living environment. Vocational opportunities include woodworking, fiber arts, pottery, life skills, gardening, school store management, car maintenance, animal husbandry and estate care; agricultural transition program at nearby Beaver Farm

Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no

Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no

Update 2015-16: yes

Update 2016-17: no

Transportation provided: no

Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): Pennsylvania Approved Private School

Tuition structure: Financial aid offered

Adaptive tech used: no-tech Waldorf education

Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Classical education based on Waldorf curriculum rich in music, art and drama augmented by therapy and vocational experiences in an extended family living environment. Residential and day options available.

Support services/therapies offered: movement; massage; and alternative therapies, including‚Äątherapeutic baths

Support services:
Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
Speech therapy

Vocational/life skills: Life skills

Extracurriculars offered: Students participate in vocations including woodworking, knitting and weaving, pottery, life skills, gardening, recycling/composting, school store management, car maintenance, animal husbandry, estate care, and many others.

Extracurriculars offered: Art

Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Residential, Summer program, Transportation

Paid Blurb 2016: no