Listing Type : MANSEF Schools
Location : Maryland / Baltimore County
County : Baltimore County
Phone : 410-517-1113
Fax : 410-517-2113
Disabilities Served : 04 - Speech or Language Impairment, 14 - Autism, 15 - Developmental Delay
Length of School/Program Year : 12 month
MSDE Approval Category : Type I Special Education
Capacity of Facility : 80
Ages Served : 18 months - 13 years
Grade Range : Nursery - 5th grade
Private Pay Students Accepted : Yes
Setting : Day
Before and/or After School Program : Yes
Nurse on-site (full or part time) : No
Wheelchair Accessible : Yes
Hours of Operation for School Day : 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Program Description : The Shafer Center is a mixed grade/ mixed age, co-educational program, for children ages 18 months - 13 years old. The program has an enrollment capacity of 80 children and accepts children on the autism spectrum, emotional disabilities, mental retardation, multiple disabilities, specific learning disability, speech or language impairment, sensory impairments and developmental delay. The Shafer Center provides five mixed grade/mixed age classroom programs; Imagine, Believe 1, Believe 2, Believe 3, Dream, Envisions Inspire. Children are grouped in classes by skill level. Each class is taught by a certified special educator and classes are co-taught by a speech-language pathologist. We feature small class size and full and half day classes. Through our resource center, children may combine attendance in a classroom with one-on-one applied behavior analysis (verbal behavior), occupational therapy and speech therapy. We have 5 board certified behavior analyst on staff. (BCBA)
Related Services : One-on-One applied behavior analysis (verbal behavior), speech-language services, occupational therapy, assessments, home services, reading tutoring, functional life skills tutoring, social skills, reading camp, behavior consultation, potty skills training.