Rebecca School

  • Rebecca School is a theraputic day school for children ages 3 - 21 with neurodevelopmental delays in relating and communicating including PDD and Autism.
  • Curriculum based on educational and development model of Dr. Stanley Greenspan.
  • Rebecca School is the first Developmental, Individual-Difference, Relationship-Based (DIR) school in Manhattan.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Independent Private Schools Association
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2006
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students156 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorElizabeth O'Shea

School Notes

  • The DIR methodology, developed by Dr. Stanley Greenspan proceeds from the core belief that relationships are the foundation of learning. Rebecca School staff considers the variations in individual motor and sensory processing systems and tailors each child`s program to his or her specific needs. Rebecca School`s enrichment program offers music therapy, drama, science, art, gym and technology. The curriculum incorporates academics, floor time, social skills training, sensory integration and behavior modification. The School provides the related services of speech, occupational therapy, physical therapy and counseling.

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