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TALK Institute and School

Melinda Kotler, Executive Director

  • Education

Essential Information

395 H Bishop Hollow Rd.
Newtown Square, PA 19073


Serves children with severe speech & language disorders, including autism, providing intensive speech & occupational therapies.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.talkinc.org

Disabilities Served:
Communication / social disorder
Developmental disability / MR
Learning disability / ADHD
Pervasive development disorder

County: Delaware

Location (state-county): PA-Delaware

Enrollment: 21

Grades or ages of school: PreK-age 21

Staff:student ratio: 4:8

Gender of students: coed

Offers summer camp, program or school: yes

School's Approach: TALK uses the Association Method, a multi-sensory phonics-based method that teaches students to read, write, speak & process language.

Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no

Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no

Update 2015-16: yes

Update 2016-17: no

Transportation provided: no

Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): Private pay; FAPE eligible

Tuition structure:
Private pay

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:
Occupational therapy
Speech therapy

Paid Blurb 2016: no