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Valley Forge Educational Services

Juliann Jaffe

  • Camps, Education, Vocational

Essential Information

1777 N. Valley Rd.
Malvern, PA 19355


VFES provides school and summer programs, transition skills programming and clinical-consultation services for children and young adults, 2-21 years of age, with special needs. Through its programs—The Luma Center for Development and Learning, Summer Matters, The Vanguard School, and Vanguard Transition Center — VFES offers direct services to young people as well as professional development and support to families, schools and community organizations.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.vfes.net

Disabilities Served:
Asperger syndrome
Developmental disability / MR
Emotional/behavioral disorder

County: Chester

Location (state-county): PA-Chester

Services Offered:
Support Groups
Vocational Training

Enrollment: 300

Grades or ages of school: Ages 2-21

Gender of students: coed

Offers summer camp, program or school: yes

Update 2015-16: yes

Transportation provided: no

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

Learning strategies/therapies utilized: The Vanguard School's Learning-for-Life philosophy integrates clinical services with academic, social and vocational skills.

Support services/therapies offered: The Luma Center offers individual speech-language and occupational therapy, early intervention services, therapeutic pre-K/K programs and social skills groups.

Extracurriculars offered: We offer post-secondary education, career development and social and life skills development to young adults ages 18–21 who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, mild emotional disturbance and/or neurological impairment.