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Matheny School, The

Map65 Highland Ave.
Peapack, NJ 07977
908-234-0011
    Categories:
  • Education

Description:

Students have a wide range of cognitive & physical disabilities: Cerebral palsy
Spina bifida
Lesch-Nyhan Disease
Rett syndrome
Angelman syndrome
Cornelia De Lange syndrome
Wolf-Hershorn syndrome
4Q Deletion syndrome

School's Approach

Children with a variety of developmental disabilities find a safe environment where they can reach their highest potential.

Additional Information:

Disabilities Served: Cerebral palsy
Deaf / hard of hearing
Developmental disability / MR
Epilepsy / seizure disorder
Muscular dystrophy
Neurological impairment
Physical disability
Visual impairment / blind
County: N. NJ
Somerset
Location (state-county): NJ
Offers residential program: yes
Enrollment: 45
Grades or ages of school: Ages 3-21
Staff:student ratio: 3:1
Gender of students: coed
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no
Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no
Update 2015-16: yes
Update 2016-17: no
Transportation provided: yes
Tuition structure: FAPE
Adaptive tech used: interactive SMART Board technology, iPads, augmentative communication resources, assistive technology, vision, hearing and mobility aids, and medical technologies
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Project based learning; blended curriculum that balances academic and functional skills. Instruction in daily living, occupational preparation and guidance, and community living skills
Support services/therapies offered: nursing, therapy, psychiatry, Teachers, therapists, social workers, nurses, behaviorists, and paraprofessionals
Support services: Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
Social worker
Speech therapy
Vocational/life skills: Life skills
Extracurriculars offered: phys ed
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Music
Sports
Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Residential, Summer program, Transportation
Paid Blurb 2016: no
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