Swansea Wood School

789 Stevens Rd, Swansea, MA 02777

Located on six acres of wooded land, Swansea Wood serves adolescents who have struggled with significant and chronic past trauma, organic mental illness or both and who have mild to moderate cognitive impairments. As students often display emotional problems, at-risk behavior, behavioral issues, academic problems and, at times, psychosis, SWS modifies its academic program and provides therapeutic services to address individual educational, behavioral and developmental needs. Services include educational, vocational and social skills training, including close interaction with the community. The school organizes specialized groups for certain behavioral difficulties. The school accepts the following conditions: ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Conduct Disorder, Emotional Disturbances, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Differences, Mood Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Sexually Abused.

General Information

Academic OrientationSpecial Education
Grade RangeBoarding — Coed Ages 12-22
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address789 Stevens Rd, Swansea, MA 02777
Year Established1987
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorMaribeth Balzano-August
Total Enrollment26
Boarding Students26
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