Mental Health & Deafness Resources

Tel: (847)509-8260
Grades: K-12 | 24 students
Mental Health & Deafness Resources is dedicated to the provision of intensive mental health and educational services to children, adolescents and adults who are deaf, hard of hearing or have communication disorders, complicated by emotional/behavioral disturbance or developmental delay.
The quality of care and sensitivity to the diverse needs of the individual in a culturally affirmative environment is of primary concern in all our endeavors.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Deafness
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 24 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
61%
State avg.: 32%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Frank Adams
Admissions Associate gayle giusti

School Notes

  • We have classrooms in Rolling Meadows and in Bloomington.  While most of the students reside in our DCFS-licensed residences, we also serve a few day-only students at both locations. 

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is New Connection's Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Acorn Oaks Preschool Child Care (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Acorn Oaks Preschool Child Care (0.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rolling Meadows
    Grades: PK-K | 82 students
    0.5 miles
    4321 Wilmette Avenue
    Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
    (847)991-7900
    0.5PK-K
    82
  • Palatine
    New Connection's Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 60 students
    1.1 miles
    865 E Wilmette Rd
    Palatine, IL 60074
    (847)359-8690
    1.12-12
    60
  • Palatine
    South Campus
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 98 students
    1.1 miles
    909 E Wilmette Rd Ste F
    Palatine, IL 60074
    (847)359-8300
    1.11-12
    98
  • Rolling Meadows
     St Colette School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 213 students
    1.4 miles
    3900 Pheasant Dr
    Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
    (847)392-4098
    1.4PK-8
    213
  • Palatine
    Palatine KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 102 students
    1.5 miles
    929 E. Palatine Rd.
    Palatine, IL 60067
    (847)358-2233
    1.5NS-PK
    102

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