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    Programs that enroll exceptional learners for the majority of the school day in special classes or centers that are located on regular school sites and which group pupils who have similar instructional needs. Special classes and centers serve pupils who have intensive needs that cannot be met in a less restrictive learning environment.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08 Special Education Classes/CenterThe Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8 Preschool Early Intervention Program identifies and provides early intervention special education services to eligible young children who must meet the following criteria: •Ages 3 to 5 years old and not yet enrolled in kindergarten •Resident of Bedford, Blair, Cambria or Somerset County •Has a disability and/or exhibits a developmental delay of at least 25% in one or more of the following developmental areas: ◦Cognitive ◦Communication ◦Physical ◦Self-help ◦Social-emotional •and is in need of specially designed instruction. BlairAppalachia IU 08 Early Intervention PreschoolAppalachia Intermediate Unit 08
    Aquinas ProgramLearning Support Program for children with learning disabilities at the elementary and secondary levels is unique in its emphasis on learning strategies and study skills to foster independence Serves students at: - St. John Vianney Regional School - St. Margaret's Elementary School - Notre Dame High School - Berks Catholic High SchoolNorthamptonAquinas ProgramDiocese of Allentown
    Autism Classroom - Hope Enterprises - Children's Development CenterThe Children's Development Center makes available this program designed for children with autism and/or autism spectrum disorders beginning at two years of age.LycomingChildren's Development CenterHope Enterprises
    Barber National InstituteProvides educational, vocational and residential services for individuals with autism and intellectual and their families, as well as children, adults and families in the general population with behavioral and mental health challenges. Children and youth: early intervention therapies (birth - age 3), preschool/child care for children with and without disabilities, approved private school (ages 3 - 21), deaf and hard of hearing preschool, autism spectrum disorders, mental health partial hospitalization, behavioral health rehabilitation services, summer recreational camps, special support services of speech language, physical and occupational therapy, psychology and behavioral supports, family-based mental health services, blended case management, outpatient behavioral health clinic and structural family therapy. Adults: developmental services, vocational training, employment services, mental health partial hospitalization, education and literacy, retirement center, residential services, lifesharing, respite care, support groups, family support services, agency with choice and case management. General population: outpatient behavioral health clinic, trauma and grief counseling, social skill development, family therapies.ErieBarber National Institute - Main CampusBarber National Institute
    Barber National Institute - Happy Hearts ChildCare/Pre SchoolInclusive preschool education and child care program.ErieBarber National Institute - Main CampusBarber National Institute
    Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21An educational service agency that provides special education programs and services to children whose home districts are unable to provide them. Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit provides services to 14 school districts and 2 career and technical centers in Carbon and Lehigh Counties. School age program provides a continuum of supports and services to eligible school age students with special needs from kindergarten through age 21. Additional programs include the traumatic brain injury school re-entry program, specialized transportation services and extended school year program. LehighCarbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21
    Centennial School - Special EducationA licensed, private, special education day school providing educational services to students ages 6 through 21 with an educational classification of emotional disturbance and/or autism. In addition to serving children and youth with educational disabilities, Centennial is committed to preparing high quality teachers to enter the workforce of special education. NorthamptonCentennial SchoolLehigh University
    Center-Based/Alternative EductationFull-time emotional support outside of the regular school/alternative educationDauphinWordsworth AcademyWordsworth Academy
    Colonial Intermediate Unit 20An educational service agency that provides special education programs and services to children whose home districts are unable to provide them. Provides services to 13 school districts and 3 career and technical centers in Northampton, Monroe, and Pike Counties. School age program provides a continuum of supports and services to eligible school age students with special needs from kindergarten through age 21. Additional programs include the traumatic brain injury school re-entry program, specialized transportation services and extended school year program. Provides transitional planning and services. NorthamptonColonial Intermediate Unit 20Colonial Intermediate Unit 20
    John Paul II Center for Special LearningProvides a comprehensive educational, spiritual, and social program for children and young adults ages 3-21 years with intellectual and developmental disabilitiesBerksJohn Paul II Center for Special LearningJohn Paul II Center for Special Learning
    Lancaster-Lebanon IU 13A regional educational agency whose mission is to assist local school districts to enhance educational opportunities by providing quality, cost-effective services. A leader in recognizing the needs of schools and in implementing programs to meet those needs, serving 22 school districts in Lancaster and Lebanon counties, as well as students in nonpublic schools, preschools, and adult learners. Serving Young Learners -Early Intervention -Early Reading First -Early Head Start in Lebanon and Lancaster County -Head Start in Lebanon County Serving School-Age Learners -Alternative Education -Autistic Support -Community Schools -Emotional Support -Hearing Impaired Support -Itinerant Services -Learning Support -Life Skills Support -Multiple Disabilities Support -Nonpublic School Services -Physical Support -School-to-Work/Transition Services Serving Adult Learners -Adult Basic and Literacy Education (General Education Development, English as a Second Language, Family Literacy, and Adult Basic Education) -Professional Development Partners in Supporting Education IU13 provides many opportunities for educators and administrators to network, share ideas, and access resources to assist them in serving learners. The following groups, services and facilities are available: -Curriculum Coordinators Meetings -The Conference and Training Center at IU13 -Reinventing Learning Showcase (highlights current educational topics) -Public Relations Consortium -Teacher Centers -Lancaster-Lebanon Association of School Business Officials -Lancaster-Lebanon Principals' Association -Legislative Breakfast -New District School Board Member Orientation -Personnel Directors Meetings -Superintendents' Advisory Council -Special Education Coordinators Meetings -Technology and Media Coordinators Meetings The Conference and Training Center at IU13 is available for business seminars, trainings and conferences. The ten-room facility can accommodate groups from 25-450 people. The facility offers state-of-the-art technology and AV equipment, WiFi, on-site catering and cafeteria, and ample, well-lit parking. Contact the Conference Center Services Representative at (717) 606-1634. Community Education Unit provides services to support Adult Basic and Literacy Education, such as General Education Development, English as a Second Language, Family literacy, and Adult Basic Education. Early Intervention Unit provides services for young children, three years to school age, who have developmental delays such as: learning deficiencies, physical disabilities, vision and /or hearing problems, speech and language difficulties and behavioral or emotional disabilities. Human Resources Services provides district consortium efforts and initiatives including emergency substitute training and placement, and the coordination of an online recruitment/application system. Instructional Services offers programs to upgrade professional skills of teachers and administrators, improve school curriculum, and distribute and recommend instructional materials. Special Education Services provides special education services to students age 2-21 years, parents and school districts with a focus on individual student progress and successful transition to life after school. Technology Services provides administrative and educational technology, training and consulting services including discount software sales, Internet services, technology repair and network infrastructure. LancasterLancaster-Lebanon IU13Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13
    LIU 12, Franklin Learning CenterThe Franklin Learning Center is a public school facility that provides special education services to students with special needs. The school is jointly owned and operated by the Chambersburg, Fannett-Metal, Greencastle-Antrim, Tuscarora, and Waynesboro School Districts of Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Through the leadership and administration of Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12, the Franklin Learning Center serves students aged 3-21 with a free and appropriate public education according to state and federal regulations in the following programs: • Autistic Support • Behavioral Intervention Support • Life Skills Support • Multiple Disabilities Support • Preschool Educational-based support Therapy expertise is available for the student population in several areas: • Assistive Technology • Blind/Visually Impaired Support • Deaf/Hard of Hearing Support • English as Second Language (CASD) • Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy • Psychological Services • Speech Therapy • Work Experience • Transition Coordination In addition, many adaptive and unique learning innovations are incorporated into daily instruction such as: • Adaptive Art Education • Adaptive Music Appreciation • Aquatics and Adaptive Physical Education • Independent Living Skills • Kitchen Laboratory • Pre-Vocational Skills Laboratory • Sensory Garden • Sensory Room • Transition/Community-Based Instruction FranklinLincoln Intermediate Unit 12 (LIU12), Franklin CountyLincoln Intermediate Unit 12
    LIU12, York Learning CenterThe York Learning Center is a public school facility, serving students with special needs. Students from York and Adams County School Districts attend school programs at the Center. Services include: •diagnostic evaluation •itinerant services •therapy services •homebound instruction •vocational services Classes for students with disabilities, including: •Autistic Support- Students diagnosed with autism-like; highly structured program to help develop behavioral, social, and communications skills. •Life Skills/ Dual Diagnosis- Students with emotional disturbances such as inappropriate behavior and inability to develop adequate interpersonal relationships in addition to moderate mental retardation. •Life Skills Support- Students with moderate mental retardation; classes emphasize independent living skills. •Multiple Disabilities Support- Students with a combination of characteristics that may include moderate to severe mental retardation, physical, motor, sensory, or communication needs; classes emphasize daily living skills. •These programs serve students aged 3-21 with a free and appropriate public education according to state and federal regulations.• YorkLincoln Intermediate Unit 12 (LIU12), York CountyLincoln Intermediate Unit 12
    Merakey Innovative Care and Education Solutions (Stepping Stones) - ChambersburgThe NHS School Chambersburg provides educational programming in full-time Autistic Support and full-time Emotional Support classrooms to students ages 5 through 21. A Pennsylvania certified special education teacher and a highly qualified classroom aide lead instruction in each classroom where a low student-to-staff ratio is maintained at all times. Verbal behavior, applied behavior analysis, individualized programming, speech therapy, and occupational therapy services are provided in our school. Cognitive behavioral interventions and therapeutic instruction guided by a Masters-Level Clinical Specialist enhance our Emotional Support program. Our school works in collaboration with local school districts and community providers to offer individualized and quality education for each student.FranklinMerakey Innovative Care and Education Solutions - Franklin & Fulton; ChambersburgMerakey Innovative Care and Education Solutions
    Mercy Special Learning CenterProvides a parochial educational program for children, young adults and adults with intellectual /developmental disabilities. LehighMercy Special Learning CenterDiocese of Allentown
    Preparatory Charter School of Mathematics, Science, Technology and Careers (PREP Charter High)Special education services mandate specially designed instruction based on individual needs. These services are available to school-aged students who have been identified by a multi-disciplinary team evaluation. These services are mandated by federal and state law and are described as follows: - Autism/Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Blindness/visual impairment - Deafness/hearing impairment - Mental retardation - Multi-handicapped - Neurological impairment - Physical disability - Social emotional disturbance - Specific learning disability - Speech and language impairmentPhiladelphiaPreparatory Charter School of Mathematics, Science, Technology and Careers - Philadelphia; South PhiladelphiaPreparatory Charter School of Mathematics, Science, Technology and Careers (PREP Charter High)
    Riverview Intermediate Unit #6School readiness program, classroom based intervention for developmental delaysClarionRiverview Intermediate Unit #6Riverview Intermediate Unit #6
    Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29Coordinates services for Schuylkill County Schools. Services include special education, vocational education and defined mandated services including Continuing Education, Curriculum Services, Instructional Materials Services, Educational Planning, Pupil Personnel Services, and Federal and State Liaison responsibilities.SchuylkillSchuylkill Intermediate Unit 29Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29
    Special Needs Educational Childrens ProgramsThe Helping Hands Society offers 3 programs for special needs children: Early Intervention Preschool, Academic Helper Program, and Speech and Language Therapy.LuzerneHelping Hands SocietyHelping Hands Society
    St. Joseph Center for Special LearningSt. Joseph Center for Special Learning is the only private non-residential school for children and young adults with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities in Schuylkill County.SchuylkillSt. Joseph Center for Special LearningSt. Joseph Center for Special Learning
    The Melmark SchoolThe Melmark School offers day and residential special education services to children and adolescents ages 5 to 21 with learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviors secondary to a diagnosis of: Autism Spectrum Disorder Acquired Brain Injury. Mental Retardation, mild to profound Cerebral Palsy and/or Neurological Disorders Individualized, Innovative Programming Maximizing learning opportunities, encouraging students to achieve their potential. Utilizing cutting-edge professional best practices: Applied behavior analysis Collaborative clinical service delivery Functional curricula Pre-vocational training and transition services Residential Services and 24-Hour Learning The Melmark School offers a residential option designed to accommodate students at every phase of development. Our 24-hour learning model emphasizes high staff-to-student ratios in all settings, with individualized lessons, teaching methods, and goals that remain consistent across all settings. We ensure that students develop and practice essential self-care skills in the environments in which they are used.Chester*Main Site (Melmark)Melmark
    Valley Day School - Academic ProgramProvides K-12 education to students with special needs who require emotional support. Provides a trauma-informed approach in a safe and structured learning environment with emotional and behavioral supportBucksValley Day School - Academic ProgramValley Day School

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