At Monmouth University, W Long Branch, NJ, 07764-0776
Grades: NS | 106 students
The School for Children non-profit, specialized school for students with multiple disabilities and autism. The School is dedicated to students becoming fully expressed, contributing and productive members of their families and communities. The School for Children is committed to providing a comprehensive education for students with moderate to severe disabilities from the ages of three to twenty-one. The School is designed around the intention of its students becoming empowered, fully self-expressed, contributing and productive members of their families and communities. The Schoolís educational programs maximize each studentís language, cognitive and functional potential in all aspects of daily life. School for Children affirms the inestimable worth and dignity of every individual, regardless of his or her condition in life. We affirm, further, the right of each person to develop to his or her full potential and to be judged on the basis of personal accomplishments. Finally, we believe that the achievement of full humanity is enhanced by the experience of the human family. We are a pluralistic community, in which people are affirmed as individuals, independent of ancestry, social and economic background, sexual orientation, age, gender, physical characteristics, or personal beliefs.