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LARC School

Map1089 Creek Rd.
Bellmawr, NJ 08031
  • Education


We are a non profit, private special education school created with the sole purpose of providing for the specialized needs of children with disabilities. Renowned for our warm, family-like atmosphere, we strive to meet the needs of all students (ages 3-21 years) and adults (21 years and older) with dignity and respect, and provide opportunities for growth, development, and independence. Located in Bellmawr, New Jersey, we provide services to individuals throughout the South Jersey region--at no cost to the families. Let us share with you our 50 years of experience, excellence, and determination.

School's Approach

Our educational programming provides appropriate challenges focusing on our students' abilities, not their disabilities. Our teachers utilize research-based teaching techniques and individualized, multi-sensory curriculums that follow all the guidelines of the New Jersey Department of Education. Our Secondary Program provides opportunities for growth and independence in activities of daily living, work readiness skills, and community outings.

Additional Information:

Disabilities Served: All / many disabilities
Cerebral palsy
Deaf / hard of hearing
Neurological impairment
Physical disability
Visual impairment / blind
County: Camden
Location (state-county): NJ-Camden
Grades or ages of school: Ages 3-21
Staff:student ratio: 3:1
Paid (type year): no
Updated (type year): yes
Transportation provided: yes
Tuition structure: FAPE
Assistive tech used: State of the Art Technology & Equipment
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: 3:1 Therapy Model, extensive training with speech generating devices and other communication techniques
Learning strategies: Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports
Safe & Positive Approaches
Support services/therapies offered: Occupational & Physical Therapies, Social Worker & School Psychologist, Extended School Year Program, Respite Services, Sibling Support Group, Monthly Preschool Parent Team Meetings, Transitional Support for Secondary Students, Larc School Parent Group
Support services: Music therapy
Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
School nurse
Speech therapy
Vision services
Vocational/life skills: Life skills
Extracurriculars offered: After School Respite Activities, After School Art Club, Special Olympics, and Spring Formal
Extracurriculars offered: Library
Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: 1:1 Nursing, 3:1 Therapy Model, Adaptive Physical Education (APE), Adaptive playground, Certified Assistive Technologist, Collaborative Partnership with Cooper Pediatric Residency Program, Collaborative Partnership with NJ Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired, Expanded Secondary Work & Life Skills Curriculum, Free Lunch Program, Individualized Multi-Sensory Program, Integrated & Individual Therapy Program, Mobile Dentistry , Multimedia Library, Multi-Sensory Room, Multi-Sensory Gym, Occupational, physical & speech therapy, Outdoor Sensory Garden, School Nurse, School Psychologist, Six Week Full Day Extended School Year, Social Worker, Speech Generating Device Instruction , State-of-the-art adaptive technology, Therapeutic feeding, Vision Screening
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