New Story - Harrisburg - Private School

New Story - Harrisburg

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United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ServiceA private licensed academic school that provides special education and behavioral health services to children up to age 21 who have been diagnosed with autism or emotional/behavioral disorders. Their multidisciplinary teams collaborate with families, school districts and community partners to empower children in overcoming challenges and creating new stories for their lives.
Geographical AreaDauphin; Newport, East Pennsboro, Mechanicsburg, Northern York, Camp Hill, Harrisburg, Steelton-Highspire, Middletown, Lower Dauphin, Central Dauphin, Derry Township, Lebanon, Susquehanna Township, Susquenita
Intake ProcedureThe student's LEA (local education agency) will contact New Story with a referral and New Story will then begin the intake process. First, New Story will conduct a tour with the family. Second, New Story will review the Individual Education Plan (IEP), Initial Evaluation Report (IR), or Reevaluation Report (RR), and any other relevant information about the student. Third, New Story will conduct and observation of the student. Once these steps have been completed, New Story will make a decision regarding transition to the school. If yes, the student's IEP team still has to make the final decision regarding placement with New Story.
Intake RequirementsAn agreement between New Story and the LEA must be established regarding payment of tuition and services. Also, parents need to complete the New Story intake registration documentation.
Client Information
Target PopulationMental Health Concerns
Age GroupChildren
EligibilityAny student identified for special education services (emotional support) and between the ages of 5 and 21.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesThe LEA is responsible for the payment of all fees (in this case tuition, related services and transportation) associated with the education of the student. County Contracted
Hours of Operation Students present, Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 2:30pm, staff present, Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Tasha Ambrosius
Contact's Position Clinical Director
Contact's Phone 717-901-9906
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 2700 Commerce Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17110
Main Phone 717-901-9906
Fax 717-651-0017
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Salisbury Behavioral Health
Affiliated Program: New Story - Harrisburg
This Service: New Story - Harrisburg - Private School
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Autism Spectrum Disorder (YF-1800.0400)
Private Schools (HD-6500)