The Children's Guild, Inc., Baltimore Campus

Address:
Get Directions410 East Jeffrey Street
Baltimore, MD 21225-2094
County:
Baltimore City
Phone:
410-269-7600
Fax:
410-354-0515
Website:
Referral Contact(s):
Recruitment team- 410-444-3800
Disabilities Served:
01 - intellectual disability, 06 - emotional disability, 10 - multiple disabilities, 14 - autism
Capacity of Facility:
80
MSDE Approval Category:
Type I Special Education
Ages Served:
5 - 21
Grade Range:
K through 12, and non-graded certificate program for ages 14 - 21
Private Pay Students Accepted:
no
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:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (M, T, Th, F),8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (W)
Length of School/Program Year:
10 month, extended school year, 4 week summer school
Program Description:
The Children’s Guild, Inc. serves special education students in grades K through 12. Each classroom serving children in grades K through 12 is equipped with a Smart Board and each student has access to a personal computer. The Guild stresses parental involvement, as parents take part in an orientation process, receive regular contact from members of the education team, and are provided opportunities to be involved in parent activities. In addition to serving students diagnosed with emotional disabilities, programs are available for children with autism, multiple disabilities and intellectual disability. One of these programs, School to Work, a non-graded certificate program, is provided for students age 14 through 21. Another is the non-graded functional program for students age 10 – 13. The Autism program is also available for students with multiple disabilities. The Autism program uses a highly structured classroom environment known as the TEACCH model and regularly scheduled daily activities to educate the students enrolled. The educational program is aligned with the Maryland Core Curriculum Standards and DC Standards. It is enhanced through project based learning techniques. The classroom team consists of certified special education teachers, social workers, and IEP aides, as needed. A medical team oversees crisis and medication management, as well as seeing to emergency and minor medical issues. Individual, group and family counseling are available as specified in the child’s IEP. A transition program is available for students to assist them in being successful after discharge. A vocational program which includes an assessment of prevocational skills through internships in the community. Students who are at risk of regression during the summer attend an extended school year program.
Related Services:
Speech/language therapy, psychiatric care, school health services, social work, occupational therapy, physical therapy, diagnosis and assessment, transition services, behavior management, crisis intervention, medical management, physical education, art, music, breakfast and lunch. Transportation services are available to meet the needs of each student and each school system.
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