School Services

Center-based group instruction services are moderate-intensity programs designed to target a child’s individual needs through small group instruction in structured as well as natural (i.e., play) environments, including typical children.

Programs can be individualized to include both group instruction and one-on-one intensive services.


Inclusion Programs

Preschool Inclusion Class (PIC)                                                                              

These classes target skills such as: communication (receptive and expressive language), play/social skills, adaptive living skills, and small-group instruction/classroom routines.  Each student’s goals will be based on his/her Individualized Education Plan (IEP).  Students are assigned to these classes based on age and developmental levels.

This program is designed for young children who:

  • may be having difficulty in or may not be ready for regular-education preschool settings
  • may have limited language skills, both expressive and receptive
  • may have limited play interests
  • may have difficulty with peer interactions
  • have no significant aggressive, self-injurious, or destructive behaviors

We reserve the right to require a 1:1 assistant for participation in the classroom, if the teacher determines that it is necessary.  Appropriate tuition will be charged if a 1:1 is required (unfortunately we cannot allow parents to hire and send their own 1:1).  Screening by one of our program supervisors is required before a student can be registered.

See Admissions and Pricing for more information and to download an application.


Elementary Readiness Class (ERC) and Junior Readiness Class (JRC)              8:45 am-2:45 pm; schedules can be adjusted to suit the needs of each student/family

These classes target skills such as: advanced language concepts, natural environment/play language, play/social skills, adaptive living skills, academics, and small-group instruction/classroom routines.  Each student’s goals will be based on his/her Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

This program is designed for students who:

  • may be having difficulty in or may not be ready for regular-education settings
  • have spontaneous language
  • have a large repertoire of receptive language
  • may have limited play interests
  • have some pre-academic or academic skills
  • may have difficulty with peer interactions
  • have no significant aggressive, self-injurious, or destructive behaviors

We reserve the right to require a 1:1 assistant for participation in the classroom, if the teacher determines that it is necessary.  Appropriate tuition will be charged if a 1:1 is required (unfortunately we cannot allow parents to hire and send their own 1:1).  Screening by one of our program supervisors is required before a student can be registered.

See Admissions and Pricing for more information and to download an application.


Self-Contained Programs

Elementary Readiness Class (ERC)
8:45 am-2:45 pm; schedules can be adjusted to suit the needs of each student/family

These classes target skills such as: advanced language concepts, natural environment/play language, play/social skills, adaptive living skills, academics, and small-group instruction/classroom routines.  Each student’s goals will be based on his/her Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

This program is designed for students who:

  • may be having difficulty in or may not be ready for regular-education settings
  • have spontaneous language
  • have a large repertoire of receptive language
  • may have limited play interests
  • have some pre-academic or academic skills
  • may have difficulty with peer interactions
  • have no significant aggressive, self-injurious, or destructive behaviors

We reserve the right to require a 1:1 assistant for participation in the classroom, if the teacher determines that it is necessary.  Appropriate tuition will be charged if a 1:1 is required (unfortunately we cannot allow parents to hire and send their own 1:1).  Screening by one of our program supervisors is required before a student can be registered.

See Admissions and Pricing for more information and to download an application.


Exceptional Children’s Class – Elementary (ECC-E)
Exceptional Children’s Class – Middle/High (ECC-MH)
8:45 am-2:45 pm; schedules can be adjusted to suit the needs of each student/family

This class targets skills such as: communication (receptive and expressive language), play/social, adaptive living skills, academics, and small-group instruction/classroom routines. Each student’s goals will be based on his/her Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

This program is designed for students who:

  • may be having difficulty in or may not be ready for other special education settings
  • have limited language skills, both expressive and receptive
  • may have limited play/leisure interests
  • may or may not have pre-academic or academic skills
  • have difficulty with changes in routine, tolerating “no,” transitions, turn- taking, etc.
  • may have moderate aggressive, self-injurious, or destructive behaviors

We reserve the right to require a 1:1 assistant for participation in the classroom, if the teacher determines that it is necessary.  Appropriate tuition will be charged if a 1:1 is required (unfortunately we cannot allow parents to hire and send their own 1:1).  Screening by one of our program supervisors is required before a student can be registered.

See Admissions and Pricing for more information and to download an application.

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