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Wordsworth Academy

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Essential Information

Pennsylvania Ave. & Camp Hill Rd.
Ft. Washington, PA 19034


Serves students with social/emotional disorders, brain injury, autism & PDD.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.wordsworth.org

Disabilities Served:
Asperger syndrome
Emotional/behavioral disorder
Learning disability / ADHD
Neurological impairment
Pervasive development disorder
Visual impairment / blind

County: Montgomery

Location (state-county): PA-Montgomery

Services Offered: Vocational Training

Enrollment: 235

Grades or ages of school: Ages 5-21

Staff:student ratio: 1:8

Offers summer camp, program or school: yes

School's Approach: Certified school counselor. Majority of teachers have masters degrees in special ed. “Best Buddies” & Interact clubs. Vocational classes include: Industrial Technology, Light Construction, Horticulture/Landscaping, Multi-Media Design and Culinary Arts. Students also have the opportunity to engage in hands-on training in hospitality, maintenance, child care, fitness, healthcare and retail.

Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no

Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no

Update 2015-16: yes

Update 2016-17: no

Transportation provided: yes

Tuition structure: FAPE

Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Curriculum mirrors public school experience, bolstered by School Wide Positive Behavior interventions.

Learning strategies: Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports

Support services:
Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
Social worker

Extracurriculars offered: Students are exposed to different careers through research projects and Bridges.com, a Web-based career-inventory program.

Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Summer program, Transportation

Paid Blurb 2016: no