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TALK Institute and School

Melinda Kotler, Executive Director
Map395 H Bishop Hollow Rd.
Newtown Square, PA 19073
610-356-5566
    Categories:
  • Education

Description:

An eleven-month individualized, intensive and fully integrated academic and therapeutic special education school for students preK-21 years with severe speech and language disorders.

School's Approach

TALK uses a multi sensory, structured and sequential phonics-based language curriculum called the Association Method, which teaches students to read, write, communicate and use language easily and with automaticity.

Additional Information:

Disabilities Served: Asperger syndrome
Autism
Communication / social disorder
Developmental disability / ID
Emotional/behavioral disorder
Learning disability / ADHD
Neurological impairment
Pervasive development disorder
County: Delaware
Location (state-county): PA-Delaware
Enrollment: 21
Grades or ages of school: PreK-age 21
Staff:student ratio: 1:2
Gender of students: coed
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
Transportation provided: no
Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): Private pay; FAPE eligible
Tuition structure: FAPE
Private pay
Scholarship offered
Assistive tech used: Augmentative devices, iPads, Proloquo2Go
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: TALK uses a multi sensory, structured and sequential phonics-based language curriculum called the Association Method, which teaches students to read, write, communicate and use language easily and with automaticity.
Learning strategies: Association Method
Support services/therapies offered: Outpatient OT & ST; reading tutoring available
Support services: Animal/dog therapy
Art therapy
Counseling
Music therapy
Occupational therapy
Speech therapy
Extracurriculars offered: Field trips
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