TALK Institute and School

Tel: (610)356-5566
Grades: K-12
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

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Michael Meehan, M.A., CCC-SLP

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

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Episcopal Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Garretts Way (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Springton Lake Montessori School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newtown Square
    Garretts Way
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 52 students
    0 miles
    395 Bishop Hollow Rd
    Newtown Square, PA 19073
  • Newtown Square
    Grades: PK-KG | 73 students
    0.8 miles
    4102 West Chester Pike
    Newtown Square, PA 19073
  • Newtown Square
    Chesterbrook Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 83 students
    1.4 miles
    906 Media Line Rd
    Newtown Square, PA 19073
  • Newtown Square
    Stratford Friends School
    Special Education School (Friends)
    Grades: 7-8 | 67 students
    1.5 miles
    2 Bishop Hollow Rd
    Newtown Square, PA 19073
  • Newtown Square
    Grades: PK-12 | 883 students
    1.6 miles
    1785 Bishop White Drive
    Newtown Square, PA 19073

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