Elementary Developmental Learning Program

The Elementary Developmental Learning Program provides a comprehensive program for elementary students with multiple physical, intellectual, neurological, and communication impairments. Emphasis is placed upon sensory-based learning, movement, total communication, and adaptive technology. Therapist’s activities are integrated into students’ daily classroom routines. The program incorporates assistive technology, multisensory instruction designed to foster participation, awareness, and self-determination. Environmental structure and positive behavioral supports are individualized for students to assist in processing and communicating information.

Students require structured teaching of social protocol. Academics are individualized and focus on maximizing students’ strengths. RELATED SERVICES: Students may have daily medical needs that require care by a classroom nurse. Direct speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy are provided per each student's IEP. Therapists provide staff consultation in order to embed therapeutic techniques into the daily classroom routine. Vision services are also available.

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Therapeutic Services Available: 
Adaptive Physical Education (APE), Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Counseling, Hearing Services, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Vision Services

Parent Support Program: Home Based support Services, Friday Morning Clinical, individual clinical support meetings, consultation from a multidisciplinary team of providers. Several Parent Nights throughout the school year provide information and support for parents.

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Primary Population/Disability: 
Communication, Intellectual, Multiple Disabilities, Neurological, Physical
Other Population Served: 
Health, Sensory: Hearing, Sensory: Vision
Type of Program: 
In a Host School
Ages Served: 
7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Grades Served: 
1, 2, 3, 4
Contact Person(s): 
Pamela Ludwig
Program Director
Jordan Jackson School
265 East Street
02048 Mansfield , MA
United States
Massachusetts US