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     The Oak Hill Program in Avon, CT currently serves students with multiples disabilities. Avon has both an elementary classroom setting serving students ages 7-14 and a secondary classroom setting serving students ages 14-21. However students in both settings team up for a variety of learning experiences throughout the day. Students here have the unique opportunity to attend history/science classes with their non-disabled peers in the Montessori school located within the same school building. Pupils also have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the community and have made visits to the local bakery, library and grocery store.  
    Students in the Avon Oak Hill elementary classroom are working towards communication skills and transitions throughout the school day while students in the secondary classroom use assistive technology to enhance a variety of vocational and learning activities. The majority of secondary students participate in MOVE-a program that helps students gain greater physical independence in functional settings throughout the school day. Both classrooms use the Unique Learning Curriculum, which gives students access to the general education curriculum. 

Classroom Features

  • Highly Individualized Instruction
  • Communication and Social Skills
  • Functional Academics: Reading/LA, Math, and Science
  • Certified Special Education Teacher
  • Experienced Assistant Teachers
  • Assistive/Adaptive Technology
  • Integrated Physical, Occupational, Behavioral, and Speech/Language Therapies
  • Music and Art Therapy
  • Nursing Services as Required
  • Transdisciplinary Services
  • Self-Help/Daily Living Skills and Independent Mobility
  • Community Participation
  • Extended School Year (249 days) with rolling admissions
  • Family and interagency collaboration

 

 

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We accept referrals from public school districts for students that would benefit from our program.

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Hartford, CT 06112
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Oak Hill School sets the standard in empowering students to learn through meaningful, functional, and innovative educational experiences which build self-advocacy, independence, and reinforce the dignity of students using comprehensive trans-disciplinary supports.