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Watson Institute, The

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Essential Information

301 Camp Meeting Rd.
Sewickley, PA 15143

866-893-4751

Approved private school for children and youth with special needs, including autism spectrum disorders, neurological impairments, and serious emotional challenges.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.thewatsoninstitute.org

Phone 2: 412-741-1800

Disabilities Served:
Asperger syndrome
Autism
Emotional/behavioral disorder
Neurological impairment
Pervasive development disorder

County: PA

Location (state-county): PA

Services Offered:
Evaluation
Support Groups
Vocational Training

Enrollment: NP

Grades or ages of school: Ages 3-21

Gender of students: coed

Offers summer camp, program or school: yes

School's Approach: Vocational opportunities: Career-path identification, vocational assessments,
real-work experiences

Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no

Update 2015-16: yes

Transportation provided: no

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

Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Friendship Academy (ages 5-21) implements community-based instruction, whole-child approach, 4:1 student/teacher ratio, Sanctuary Model and positive behavior supports. LEAP Preschool for kids with ASDs and typically developing peers

Support services/therapies offered: Partial psychiatric hospital program for Friendship Academy

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