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

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 (2.3 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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  • Newtown SquareGarretts Way
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    395 Bishop Hollow Rd
    Newtown SquarePA 19073
    (610)353-7690
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0 mi | 52 students | Gr. K                      
  • Newtown SquareSprington Lake Montessori School
    Montessori School
    4102 West Chester Pike
    Newtown SquarePA 19073
    (610)356-5610
    Montessori School
    0.8 mi | 73 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • Newtown SquareChesterbrook Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    906 Media Line Rd
    Newtown SquarePA 19073
    (610)353-7583
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.4 mi | 83 students | Gr. K                      
  • Newtown SquareStratford Friends School
    Special Education School  (Friends)
    2 Bishop Hollow Rd
    Newtown SquarePA 19073
    (610)355-9580
    Special Education School  (Friends)
    1.5 mi | 67 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • MediaSt Mary Magdalen School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2430 N Providence Rd
    MediaPA 19063
    (610)565-1822
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.8 mi | 409 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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