Alternative Program K-8

The CASE Developmental Disabilities Program offers highly structured self-contained therapeutic classes that are academically challenging, while also remaining supportive and sensitive to the individual needs of each student. The staff utilizes a team model in providing therapeutic intervention services to students.

  • All classes located in public school buildings with same-aged peers
  • Therapeutic milieu environment
  • Culture that fosters a sense of community, belonging, safety, respect and appreciation of others
  • Individual therapy and weekly group counseling focused on social skills and social pragmatics skills
  • Development and application of coping and problem-solving strategies
  • Instruction and therapies provided individually or in small groups, determined by need
  • Services specified in a student’s IEP generally provided within the CASE classroom
  • Curriculum follows MA Frameworks, Common Core, and student IEPs
  • Inclusion opportunities with typically developing students
  • Strong Assistive Technology team
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Therapeutic Services Available: 
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy

Parent Support Program: Facilitated Parent Group that provides support, education, and resources.

Additional Program Information: BCBA, School Adjustment Counselors/Social Workers, Literary Specialists available.

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Primary Population/Disability: 
Type of Program: 
Collaborative Substantially Separate Classroom in Public School Building
Ages Served: 
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Grades Served: 
Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Contact Person(s): 
Sandy Daigneault, Ed.D.
Assistant Director/ Program Administrator
Blanchard Memorial School
493 Massachusetts Ave
01719 Boxborough , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Concord Middle School (Sanborn Building)
835 Old Marlboro Road
01742 Concord , MA
United States
Massachusetts US