Listing Type : MANSEF Schools
Location : Maryland / Baltimore County
County : Baltimore County
Phone : 443-798-6310
Fax : 443-798-6302
Referral Contact : Dave Schlittler,
Disabilities Served : 08 - Other Health Impairments, 09 - Specific Learning Disabilities, 10 - Multiple Disabilities, 14 - Autism
Length of School/Program Year : 12 month
MSDE Approval Category : Type I Special Education
Capacity of Facility : 72
Ages Served : 4 - 21
Grade Range : K - 12
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 : 8:15 am to 2:45 am
Program Description : The Arrow Center for Education Tangram is a nonpublic day school designed to provide full-day special education and related services. The primary goal of the educational program is to help students reach their potential in the areas of academics, communication behavior, social skills, and life skills. The school employs evidence-based practices such as those established through Applied Behavior Analysis. A full time BCBA is available and oversees and monitors student behavioral success. A psychiatrist is available for assessment and medication management at family request. Community and vocational goals are reinforced through a rich schedule of community based instruction, and students, when ready, participate in pre-vocational and vocational activities both in and off-site. A sensory movement and a sensory calming room are available to students with sensory diet needs, and a small model apartment allows for the practice of activities of daily living. In this therapeutic, treatment-oriented context, each student is tested, identified, and treated as a unique, individual learner.
Related Services : Speech/language services are integrated within the program design. One to ones are provided as the IEP designates, but the overall program model emphasizes a very rich staff to student ratio for all students. Occupational and physical therapy is provided, as needed, through consistent staff and contractors. Service delivery occurs in the classroom in a collaborative model with the special educator and the related service provider.