Evolution

The Assabet Valley Collaborative Evolution program is available in our Shrewsbury and Marlborough locations. This transition program is designed for students aged 18-22 who continue to be eligible for educational services as they transition to adulthood. Evolution blends educational opportunities within realworld settings in the community.

  • Transition Assessment, Job Development and Job Coaching
  • Community-based instruction – travel-training, fitness, college, shopping, recreation
  • School-based instruction – healthy relationships, cooking, finance, laundry, hygiene
  • A range of specialized services to meet the unique needs of a diverse student body that students with multiple disabilities and complex health needs, students with intellectual disabilities developing varying levels of independence, and diploma-eligible students who enroll at Evolution for support related to social/emotional and transition needs.
Calendar
School Year - Number of Days: 
180
School Year - Hours Per Day: 
6
Summer - Number of Days: 
20 - 24
Summer - Hours Per Day: 
5 - 6
Therapeutic Services Available: 
Counseling, Hearing Services, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Vision Services

Parent Support Program: Quarterly parent trainings/workshops

Additional Program Information: Evolution strives to program as much as possible within the community

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Primary Population/Disability: 
Intellectual
Other Population Served: 
Autism, Communication, Emotional, Health, Multiple Disabilities, Neurological, Physical, Sensory: Deaf-Blind, Sensory: Hearing, Sensory: Vision, Specific Learning
Type of Program: 
Collaborative Substantially Separate Classroom in Public School Building, Other
Ages Served: 
18, 19, 20, 21, 22+
Contact Person(s): 
Karen Laskey
Director
508-841-1562
Location(s):
Evolution Shrewsbury
64 Holden Street
01545 Shrewsbury , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Evolution Marlborough
57 Orchard Street
01752 Marlborough , MA
United States
Massachusetts US