Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy School for Exceptional Children

18350 Crossing Dr, Tinley Park, IL 60487

The school provides comprehensive special education and vocational training for mildly to moderately retarded children and adolescents. A program for nonacademic students that emphasizes the development of life skills is also offered. Student behavior is monitored by means of a life camera feed that can be observed by staff, parents and special education directors. Based upon these observations, staff develop and implement a behavior program. The school accepts the following conditions: Anxiety Disorders, Asperger's Syndrome, Auditory Processing Disorders, Autism, Conduct Disorder, Diabetes, Down Syndrome, Emotional Disturbances, Intellectual Disabilities, Nonverbal Learning Differences, Pervasive Development Disorder, Tourette’s Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury.

General Information

Academic OrientationGeneral Academic, Special Education
Grade RangeBoarding — Coed Ages 6-+; Day — Coed 6-21
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address18350 Crossing Dr, Tinley Park, IL 60487
Telephone708-342-5278
Fax708-342-2579
Year Established1949
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
AdministratorRosemary Kern
Total Enrollment51
Boarding Students5
Day Students46
Boys30
Girls21
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