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Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf

MapPO Box 535
Trenton, NJ 08625
609-530-3156
    Categories:
  • Education

Description:

Provides a quality education for deaf or hard of hearing, cochlear-implanted, multiply-disabled, emotionally-disturbed students

School's Approach

A total communication approach is used in the classrooms. Speech, adaptive PE are also offered. The communication approach is an American Sign Language/ English Bilingual Program.

Additional Information:

Disabilities Served: Asperger syndrome
Autism
Cerebral palsy
Deaf / hard of hearing
Developmental disability / MR
Emotional/behavioral disorder
Learning disability / ADHD
Neurological impairment
Pervasive development disorder
Visual impairment / blind
County: Mercer
Location (state-county): NJ
Offers residential program: yes
Services Offered: Bilingual Services
Support Groups
Vocational Training
Enrollment: 110
Grades or ages of school: Grades K-12
Staff:student ratio: 1:5
Gender of students: coed
% of graduates who attend college: 33%
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
Extended day mornings, afternoons or both: afternoons
Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no
Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no
Update 2015-16: no
Update 2016-17: no
Transportation provided: no
Tuition structure: FAPE
Adaptive tech used: All classrooms use Smart Boards. Students have access to computers and iPads, where appropriate
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: ASL/Deaf Culture, Art, Woodshop, Home Economics, Computer Technology, and a variety of Vocational offerings.
Learning strategies: Academic Club
Applied Behavior Analysis
Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports
TEACCH Model
Support services/therapies offered: Audiological services, adaptive physical education, and substance abuse prevention/education
Support services: Counseling
Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
School nurse
Social worker
Speech therapy
Tutoring
Vision services
Vocational/life skills: Career placement
College prep
Life skills
Vocational training
Extracurriculars offered: Driver Education Behind the Wheel instruction.
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Library
Music
Sports
Theater
Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Residential, Extended day, Summer program
Paid Blurb 2016: no
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