Camphill Special School

1784 Fairview Rd, Glenmoore, PA 19343

Accepting profoundly retarded trainable and educable children with intellectual disabilities, Camphill also provides care for those with Down syndrome, brain injury, autism, pre-psychosis and multiple handicaps. The program includes special education classes, arts, crafts, music, drama and individual therapy and exercises. Results of periodic evaluations determine whether or not a child continues in the program. In addition to developmentally appropriate cognitive training for each child, Camphill places emphasis on social, artistic and practical skills. Teachers utilize a curriculum adapted from Waldorf education, with its focus on experiential learning through the fine and practical arts. The school accepts the following conditions: Autism, Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disabilities, Pervasive Development Disorder.

General Information

Academic OrientationGeneral Academic, Special Education
Grade RangeBoarding and Day — Coed Ages 5-21
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address1784 Fairview Rd, Glenmoore, PA 19343
Year Established1954
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorBernard Wolf
Applications DueRolling
Total Enrollment88
Boarding Students58
Day Students30
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