Listing Type : MANSEF Schools
County : Montgomery County
Fax : 301-926-6780
Referral Contact : Erika Hamberg-Johnson,
Disabilities Served : 01 - Intellectual Disability, 08 - Other Health Impairments, 10 - Multiple Disabilities, 14 - Autism
Length of School/Program Year : 11 month
MSDE Approval Category : Type I Special Education
Capacity of Facility : 30
Ages Served : 10-21
Grade Range : 5 - 12+
Private Pay Students Accepted : No
Setting : Both
Before and/or After School Program : Yes
Nurse on-site (full or part time) : Yes
Wheelchair Accessible : Yes
Hours of Operation for School Day : 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Program Description : The Marcia D. Smith School is committed to the provision of quality educational services to students ages 11-21 with autism and intellectual disability. The program is a non-diploma, non-graded one with emphasis on community experiences, life skills, vocational training, and functional academics. The school provides day and residential special education services. Individuals are supported in accordance with their individual needs as outlined in their IEP. Each individual receives instruction designed to enable the student to realize his or her fullest potential to learn, communicate, develop social competency, and transition successfully into adult life in the community. Marcia D. Smith School is a part of Community Support Services (CSS), a non-profit serving Montgomery County. CSS provides adult day services; adult and children's residential services; supported employment; autism waiver services (IISS, ALP, FC, TI, ITI); after-school program; and camp programs.
Related Services : Speech language, occupational therapy, psychological, psychiatric, medication management, art therapy, music therapy, physical therapy, nutrition consultation, nursing services, and other services as specified on the child's IEP.