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Melmark School, The

Map2600 Wayland Rd.
Berwyn, PA 19312
  • Education


Melmark cares for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities, brain injuries and other neurological and genetic diagnoses.

School's Approach

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Additional Information:

Disabilities Served: Asperger syndrome
Cerebral palsy
Communication / social disorder
Deaf / hard of hearing
Emotional/behavioral disorder
Epilepsy / seizure disorder
Learning disability / ADHD
Neurological impairment
Pervasive development disorder
Visual impairment / blind
County: Chester
Location (state-county): PA-Chester
Offers residential program: yes
Services Offered: Evaluation
Support Groups
Vocational Training
Enrollment: 110
Grades or ages of school: Ages 5-21
Staff:student ratio: 1:1, 1:2
Gender of students: coed
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
Transportation provided: no
Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): Inquire for more information
Tuition structure: FAPE
Private pay
Assistive tech used: Computers/computer lab; iPads; PECS
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Melmark offers a comprehensive range of health-related services including Speech and Language, Physical and Occupational Therapies.
Learning strategies: Applied Behavior Analysis
Support services/therapies offered: As an organization, our goal is to work as a team with families and caregivers in identifying helpful resources.
Support services: Animal/dog therapy
Art therapy
Music therapy
Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
School nurse
Speech therapy
Vocational/life skills: Life skills
Vocational training
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Residential, Extended hours, Summer program
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