TALK Institute and School

395 Bishop Hollow Road,
Newtown Square, PA, 19073
Tel: (610).35-6.5566
The TALK Institute and School, formerly the Magnolia School, is the nation's most progressive center for the education of children with autism and language disorders outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
As teachers, therapists and researchers we are at the forefront of a new, more accurate and person-centered understanding of autism -- one that presents autism as a sensory-based movement disorder profoundly affecting language, social interaction and praxis.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Melinda Kotler

School Notes:

  • Licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Operates 11 Months out of the Year, September - July
  • Our Staff: Each class consists of a full-time: Speech-language pathologist Occupational therapist Special education teacher Teaching assistant
  • Small class sizes to maximize the gains in all areas of language and academics

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Episcopal Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Garretts Way (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Talk Institute & School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Newtown Square Garretts Way    
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    395 Bishop Hollow Rd
    Newtown Square , PA , 19073
    (610)353-7690
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0  mi  |  52  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Newtown Square
    Talk Institute & School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    395 Bishop Hollow Rd H
    Newtown Square , PA , 19073
    (610)356-5566
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.5  mi  |  13  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Newtown Square
    The Episcopal Academy
    (Episcopal)
    1785 Bishop White Drive
    Newtown Square , PA , 19073
    (484)424-1400
    (Episcopal)
    0.6  mi  |  1223  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Newtown Square
    Springton Lake Montessori School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    4102 W Chester Pike
    Newtown Square , PA , 19073
    (610)356-5610
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    0.6  mi  |  73  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Newtown Square
    Stratford Friends School
    Special Education School (Friends)
    2 Bishop Hollow Road
    Newtown Square , PA , 19073
    (610)355-9580
    Special Education School (Friends)
    1.1  mi  |  74  students  |  Gr.  K-8

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