Phillips School - Laurel

Address:
Get Directions8920 Whiskey Bottom Road
Laurel, MD 20723-1318
County:
Howard County
Phone:
301-470-1620
Fax:
301-470-1624
Website:
Referral Contact(s):
Nadia Sajid
Disabilities Served:
01 - intellectual disability, 04 - speech or language impairment, 06 - emotional disability, 08 - other health impairments, 09 - specific learning disabilities, 10 - multiple disabilities, 14 - autism
Capacity of Facility:
162
MSDE Approval Category:
Type I Special Education
Ages Served:
8 - 21
Grade Range:
3 through 12
Private Pay Students Accepted:
yes
Setting:
Day
Before and/or After School Program:
no
Nurse on-site (full or part time):
no
Wheelchair Accessible:
yes
Hours of Operation for School Day:
8:20 a.m. - 3:22 p.m. (M, T, Th, F), 8:20 a.m. - 1:05 p.m. (W)
Length of School/Program Year:
10 month, extended school year, 5 week summer school
Program Description:
Phillips School ~ Laurel is a 10 month day program that offers special education and therapeutic services to elementary, middle and high school students who have such severe emotional, learning and/or behavioral disabilities that they cannot function effectively in a general education environment. The goal for all students is to improve academic skills and modify behavior in order to successfully transition to a less restrictive environment. Academic instruction and related services are provided according to each students Individualized Education Program (IEP). Instruction and therapy take place in individual or group settings. The high school offers both credit and noncredit courses based on a students individual needs. Credit courses prepare students to earn a high school diploma. Phillips offers on and off campus work experiences to prepare for post secondary success.
Related Services:
Counseling, family services, speech/language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, extended school year.
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