The Early Intervention Program offers therapeutic programs for children with developmental disabilities and delays from birth to age 3. Highly individualized ten-month and extended school year programs are available for children ages 3 to 14 with various neurological, cognitive, physical, or developmental challenges. Student-centered programs include functional academics, social integration, and pre-vocational skills. Services include individual, small group, and integrated occupational, physical, and speech/language therapies.
Disabilities Served: All / many disabilities Asperger syndrome Autism Cerebral palsy Communication / social disorder Deaf / hard of hearing Developmental disability / MR Emotional/behavioral disorder Epilepsy / seizure disorder Learning disability / ADHD Muscular dystrophy Pervasive development disorder
Location (state-county): NJ-Camden
Services Offered: Vocational Training
Grades or ages of school: Ages 5 - 14
% of graduates who attend college: N/A
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
Extended day mornings, afternoons or both: afternoons
School's Approach: Functional academics, social integration, prevocational training, individual, small group & integrated OT, PT, ST.
Update 2015-16: yes
Transportation provided: yes
Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): FAPE
Adaptive tech used: latest computer technology in classrooms.
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Multidisciplinary team approach and elementary-age sensory room. For students 11 to 14, school days are split between a traditional classroom setting and learning functional life skills.
Support services/therapies offered: speech-language therapy, occupational and physical therapy and nursing services
Extracurriculars offered: Dances, student art exhibits and a special music program from Symphony in C