Linwood School

Address:
Get Directions3421 Martha Bush Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21043-4426
County:
Howard County
Phone:
410-465-1352
Fax:
410-461-1161
Website:
Referral Contact(s):
Diann Butler
Disabilities Served:
14 - autism
Capacity of Facility:
60
MSDE Approval Category:
Type I Special Education
Ages Served:
5-21
Grade Range:
Graded K-8; non-graded 5-21
Private Pay Students Accepted:
yes
Setting:
Both
Before and/or After School Program:
no
Nurse on-site (full or part time):
yes
Wheelchair Accessible:
yes
Hours of Operation for School Day:
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Length of School/Program Year:
12 month, extended school year
Program Description:
Linwood School provides academic, vocational, and the option of residential services to students with autism and related developmental disabilities. Students are taught through a multidisciplinary approach in a therapeutic environment. Most require small class sizes with support from instructional assistants at an intensity level individualized for the student. Instructional strategies include a variety of methods customized to meet the individualized needs of each student. These methods include Applied Behavioral Analysis, Picture Exchange Communication, assistive technology, sensory integration, incidental teaching, and visually aided and computer aided instruction. For students with residential services, Linwood provides a comprehensive, integrated program where day and residential services are coordinated to generate a broad scope therapeutic environment and an enriched learning paradigm. Linwood's instructional program uses the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards for content standards. Additionally, Linwood utilizes the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP), the Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills – Revised (ABLLS-R), and the Assessment of Functional Living Skills (AFLS) for programming, based upon age and skill set.
Related Services:
Speech and language services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, behavior analyst support, counseling.
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