Talk Institute & School

The TALK Institute and 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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 19 students
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Speech and Language
Year Founded
11

Student Body

Total Students
19 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
6 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Mollie Miller, M.S. Ed

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

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 19 students
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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