Compass High School

The Compass High School program is designed for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Compass High offers group pragmatics and social skills instruction, support in improving executive functioning, and group counseling to support students in navigating their social environment effectively and successfully. This program focuses on developing communication skills, self-regulation, academic skills, daily living skills, and independence. Students develop skills for self-advocacy, social skills, interpersonal communication and self-monitoring capabilities. There is a very strong emphasis on social pragmatics, helping students develop skills such as joint attention, perspective taking, and social interest.

Calendar
School Year - Number of Days: 
180
School Year - Hours Per Day: 
6.5
Summer - Number of Days: 
N/A
Summer - Hours Per Day: 
N/A
Therapeutic Services Available: 
Adaptive Physical Education (APE), Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy

Parent Support Program: Parent Advisory Council is specific to the sending district

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Primary Population/Disability: 
Autism, Multiple Disabilities, Neurological
Type of Program: 
Collaborative Substantially Separate Classroom in Public School Building
Ages Served: 
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Grades Served: 
9, 10, 11, 12
Contact Person(s): 
Dr. Sharon Goulet
Director of Special Education
413-735-2200
Location(s):
Ludlow Public High School
500 Chapin St.
01056 Ludlow , MA
United States
Massachusetts US