Jefferson School at Finan Center

Address:
Get Directions10100 Country Club Road, S.E, P.O. Box 1722
Cumberland, MD 21502
County:
Allegany County
Phone:
301-777-2258
Fax:
301-777-2066
Website:
Referral Contact(s):
Laurie Sweitzer
Disabilities Served:
06 - emotional disability, 14 - autism
Capacity of Facility:
75
MSDE Approval Category:
Type I Special Education
Ages Served:
5 - 21
Grade Range:
K through 12
Private Pay Students Accepted:
yes
Setting:
Day
Before and/or After School Program:
no
Nurse on-site (full or part time):
yes
Wheelchair Accessible:
yes
Hours of Operation for School Day:
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Length of School/Program Year:
12 month
Program Description:
The Jefferson School at Finan, located in Cumberland, Allegany County, is a collaboration between the Allegany County Board of Education and the Sheppard Pratt Health System. Special education and other mental health services are provided to special education students. Instrudtional areas, which are determined by each student's IEP, may include communication skills, self-care, individualized academics, fine and gross motor skills, socialization skills, transitionskills training, and recreation/leisure skills. Applied Behavior Analysis is implemented in the programming. One of our primary goal is to integrate students into the public school instructional program to the greatest extent appropriate. The school implements the Maryland State Curriculum and the Syracuse Cummunity Reference-Curriculum Guide for Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities.
Related Services:
Individual and group psychotherapy, family therapy, social work services, educational assessment, psychiatric assessment/medication management, speech-language therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy.
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