3421 Martha Bush Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21043-4426
14 - autism
Capacity of Facility:
MSDE Approval Category:
Type I Special Education
Diploma Bound K-8; Certificate Bound 5-21
Private Pay Students Accepted:
Before and/or After School Program:
Nurse on-site (full or part time):
Hours of Operation for School Day:
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Length of School/Program Year:
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 en enriched learning paradigm. Linwood's instructional program uses the Common Core Curriculum for content standards.
Speech and language services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, BCBA behavioral support, music therapy.