Forbush School at Prince George's County

Address:
Get Directions4819 Walden Lane Suite 4880
Lanham, MD 20706
County:
Prince George's County
Phone:
240-667-1423
Fax:
240-764-6764
Website:
Referral Contact(s):
Tyrone Frazier
Disabilities Served:
04 - speech or language impairment, 14 - autism
Capacity of Facility:
56
MSDE Approval Category:
Type I General Education
Ages Served:
5-21
Grade Range:
1-8, nongraded high school
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:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Length of School/Program Year:
12 month
Program Description:
The Forbush School at Prince George's County is located in Lanham, Maryland and provides special education and related services to children ages five to twenty-one with educational disabilities of autism with cognitive disabilities and other related disorders. The school serves up to 50+ students. Social and individualized skills are taught in highly structured settings. Program components include: mass practice, direct instruction, sensory integration strategies, natural aided language stimulation, community based instruction, and positive behavioral support. Professional staff include certified teachers, teaching assistants, 1:1 instructional aides, licensed speech and language pathologists, licensed occupational therapists, a licensed psychologist, a psychiatrist and behavioral support staff. The Forbush School at Prince George's County is approved as a Type I, 12 month program by the Maryland State Department of Education.
Related Services:
Speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, school health services, (full-time licensed school nurse), medication management, behavior management/crisis intervention, case management.
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