Southeastern Mass. Educational Collaborative (SMEC)
http://smecollaborative.org/

The Southeastern Massachusetts Educational Collaborative is a public education collaborative established in 1975, SMEC is an extension of nine public school systems. The present membership includes the Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Marion, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School, Rochester and Old Rochester Regional public school districts. SMEC accepts students for enrollment in its programs from school systems throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. The Collaborative’s programs and services are locally based and locally directed and are designed to supplement the special education resources of its member districts. SMEC offers a variety of services for students with special needs aged 3-21 as well as adults with developmental disabilities. The Collaborative also offers professional development opportunities for educational staff.

Southeastern Massachusetts Educational Collaborative
25 Russells Mills Rd
02748 Dartmouth , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Available Programs

SMEC provides adult service programs funded through DDS, MCB and MassHealth for students who turn 22
and are eligible for adult service funding. Employment Support, Community Based Day Support, Residential
Support, Adult Day Health and Individualized Support Services are available.
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Middle school program serving students in grades 5-8 with social/emotional and behavioral disabilities. An experienced special education teacher and trained paraprofessionals maintain a 3:1 student/staff ratio. Therapeutic services are provided by a licensed school adjustment counselor, SLPs, OTs and PTs. The ALC I offers a school year schedule with optional 5 week part-time extended year summer services. The program is located in a public middle school building and accepts students from all districts.

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High school program serving students in grades 9-12 with social/emotional and behavioral disabilities. The program maintains a 3:1 student/staff ratio. Therapeutic services are provided by a licensed school adjustment counselor, SLPs, OTs and PTs. The ALC II offers a school year schedule with optional 5 week part-time extended year summer services. The program is located in a state of the art public high school building and accepts students from all districts.

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Middle school program serving students in grades 7-8 with ASD and other communication and developmental disabilities. An experienced special education teacher and trained paraprofessionals maintain a 3:1 student/staff ratio. Therapeutic services are provided by licensed SLPs, OTs, BCBAs and PTs. The ISP I offers a school year schedule with optional 5 week part-time extended year summer services. The program is located in a public middle school building and accepts students from all districts.

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High school program serving students in grades 9-12 with ASD and other communication and developmental disabilities. An experienced special education teacher and trained paraprofessionals maintain a 3:1 student/staff ratio. Therapeutic services are provided by licensed SLPs, OTs and PTs. The ISP II offers a school year schedule with optional 5 week part-time extended year summer services. The program is located in a state of the art public high school building and accepts students from all districts.

View Full Program Information at http://programs.moecnet.org/programs/smec-integrated-services-program-ii-isp-ii

An elementary program serving students in grades 1-5 with significant physical or intellectual disabilities and/or medical fragility. An experienced special education teacher, CNA paraprofessionals and an RN create a safe, supportive learning environment for students with multi-disabilities. Therapeutic services are provided by an OT, PT and SLP. The MLC program offers a 180 program with a part-time 5 week summer component. The program is located in a public school building and accepts referrals from all school districts.

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Elementary program serving students in grades K - 6 with ASD and other communication and developmental disabilities. An experienced special education teacher and trained paraprofessionals maintain a 3:1 student/staff ratio. Therapeutic services are provided by licensed SLPs, OTs, BCBAs and PTs. The PLP offers a school year schedule with optional 5 week part-time extended year summer services. The program is located in a public elementary school building and accepts students from all districts.

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An elementary day school program serving students in grades 1-6 with significant social/emotional disabilities and/or behavioral disorders. Experienced special eduation teacher(s), paraprofessionals, BCBA, LISCW and an RN create a safe, supportive learning environment for students whose emotional regulation interferes with their success in a typical public school classroom. Therapeutic services are provided by an OT, PT and SLP. The TLC program offers a 180 program with a part-time 5 week summer component. The program is located in a public day school building and accepts referrals from all school districts.

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SMEC Transitional Services provides instruction to students aged 18-21 in a variety of life skills including employment, ADLs, community safety, independent living, recreation and social skills. SMEC Transitional Services are provided in the community with a focus on maximizing independence and easing the transition from school to adult life. SMEC has a large network of business partners who provide paid, integrated employment opportunities for our students throughout the southeastern MA area. Our licensed special education teachers, highly qualified paraprofessionals, therapists and employment support team work together with students on their individual goals to smooth the transition to adulthood and expand opportunities for independence.

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