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Mary, CCA junior, attending summer fashion design program at Drexel University

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TO MEET YOUR UNIQUE NEEDS For a lot of people, traditional schooling isn’t the best fit. That’s where Commonwealth Charter Academy comes in. With tuition-free, public cyber education from CCA, our students take classes from Pennsylvania-certified teachers in a way that works for their family. This flexibility provides a customizable, personalized school experience for your child — and your family. If you’re looking for a school that meets your family’s needs, check us out at ccaeducate.me or call (toll-free) 844-590-2864.

Come meet our teachers and talk to other parents at an open house session. For dates near you, visit ccaeducate.me/open-house.


child has a gift. “Every We excel at helping to unwrap it.”

Sometimes, it starts with a twinkle in the eye. Just a little spark of curiosity that soon blossoms into a journey of discovery, learning and achievement. That’s because at our private special education schools, we see beyond a child’s disability, and awaken the joy and creative expression within. Our schools are welcoming places where students feel at home and are able to enjoy a rich and rewarding social life. Our students feel cherished, well cared for and respected for a very good reason—it is part of our mission and our commitment. Students at our special education schools experience a school day as it should be—filled with discovery, achievement, learning and friendship. Here, they have people they know they can count on— outstanding teachers, therapists, counselors, psychologists and job coaches who constantly encourage and support them. With individualized attention, on-site therapies and vocational training, our schools deliver unparalleled services for students with special needs. Our New Jersey Department of Education certified special education teachers, licensed therapists and counselors provide expert, advanced instruction and support … along with plenty of smiles. These unique services are provided at NO COST for families. Copyright ©2017 Coalition of Special Education Schools

Find out if private special education is the right fit for your child.

Our staff can help answer your questions. To find out more about what programs may be right for your child, call us at 1-800-697-8555 or visit SpecialEducationSchools.org

Brookfield Schools • HollyDELL School Garfield Park Academy • Kingsway Learning Center Larc School • St. John of God Community Services


Experience our Tree Pavilion. The perfect photo op for your “family tree.�

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Our Mission is to promote lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families, to be fully included, participating members of their communities through advocacy, public awareness, education and research related to autism.

ASAPHILLY offers!

Conferences • Information and Referral Line • Mini Grants • Sensory Friendly Movies • Weighted Blanket Classes • Autism Awareness Day at the Philadelphia Zoo • Puzzle Ribbon Campaign • Yahoo! Listservs • Adult Services Committee • MORE!

Contact us: Asaphilly.org | 610-358-5256 | FB - ASA Philly


CHILDWAY is a personalized, home-like setting providing individualized care to meet the special

medical needs of each child exclusively.

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Orthopedic Interventions
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CHILDWAY serves medically complex pediatric patients, including those with severe pulmonary issues from birth until twenty one years of age. Our goal is to provide exceptional and individual attention to each child. We will provide the most knowledgeable and compassionate care to ensure that each child achieves his or her full potential in life. Weekly visits from ChildWay’s Pediatric Care Physician (also available 24/7 for medical issues that arise) Knowledgeable and experienced staff who specialize in caring for high acuity pediatric patients.

For admissions, please email info@childway.com or call 215-362-4950


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