Listing Type : MANSEF Schools
Location : Maryland / Allegany County
County : Allegany County
Phone : 301-777-2258
Fax : 301-777-2066
Referral Contact : Laurie Sweitzer M.Ed, Principal
Disabilities Served : 06 - Emotional Disability, 14 - Autism
Length of School/Program Year : 11 month
MSDE Approval Category : Type I Special Education
Capacity of Facility : 60
Ages Served : 5-21
Grade Range : K through 12
Private Pay Students Accepted : Yes
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 : 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Program Description : The Sheppard Pratt School in Cumberland is a collaboration between the Allegany County Board of Education and Sheppard Pratt. Special education and other mental health services are provided to special education students. Instructional areas, which are determined by each student’s IEP, may include communication skills, self-care, individualized academics, fine and gross motor skills, socialization skills, and recreation/leisure skills. Our primary goal is to integrate students into the public school instructional program to the greatest extent appropriate. The school implements the Maryland State Curriculum and the Syracuse Community Reference-Curriculum Guide for Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities. A general education program is available.
Related Services : Individual and group psychotherapy, family therapy, social work services, educational assessment, psychiatric assessment/medication management, therapeutic recreation services, school health services, behavior management, and intensive treatment services are available. Speech and language, occupational, physical, mobility and vision therapies and psychological assessment provided to Allegany County students through contracted service agreements with Allegany County Public Schools.