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Matheny School, The

  • Education

Essential Information

Address 65 Highland Ave.
Peapack, NJ 07977
Website URL www.matheny.org

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

Additional Information

Website: http://www.matheny.org

Disabilities Served:
Cerebral palsy
Deaf / hard of hearing
Developmental disability / MR
Epilepsy / seizure disorder
Muscular dystrophy
Neurological impairment
Physical disability
Visual impairment / blind


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

School's Approach: Children with a variety of developmental disabilities find a safe environment where they can reach their highest potential.

Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no

Update 2015-16: yes

Transportation provided: yes

Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): FAPE

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: OT, ST, PT, nursing, therapy, psychiatry, Teachers, therapists, social workers, nurses, behaviorists, and paraprofessionals

Support services:
Animal/dog therapy
Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
School nurse
Social worker
Speech therapy

Vocational/life skills: Life skills

Extracurriculars offered: art, music, phys ed, athletics

Extracurriculars offered:

Paid Blurb 2016: no