SEEM Prep is a public day school for 15-22 year-old students with intensive special needs. The school provides a functional academic curriculum, along with vocational training, to support development of the social, academic, and vocational skills students need to transition successfully into their communities as adults.
- Individualized academic and behavioral programs
- Functional and experiential Curriculum based upon the Common Core Curriculum Frameworks.
- Vocational staff, counselors, and teachers work collaboratively to provide therapeutic and case management support to students and their families
- Picture Exchange Communications System
- Positive behavior support plans
- Total communication approach
- Augmentative and alternative communication systems, and assistive technologies, to support student access to learning
- Integrated Related Service Approach to enhance student learning
- Social skills groups that focus on life skills development
- Counseling (individual and/or group)
- Intramural and recreational sports
- Monthly school socials and dances for students
- Annual participation in the Special Olympics
- A Community Work Program that provides opportunities for students to learn and practice job skills in real employment settings.
- Accepts 45-day placements
- School Year: 180 days from August-June, 6-week Extended Year Program from early July through mid-August
- Adaptive Physical Education (individual and/or group)
- Clinical/Mental Health
- Music Therapy
- Occupational and Physical Therapy (individual and/or group)
- Positive Behavioral Intervention & Support (PBiS)
- Speech and Language Therapy (individual and/or group)
- Vocational Assessment
Appropriate referrals include students ages 15-22 who:
- Are currently on an Individual Education Plan (IEP)
- Present with moderate to significant levels of cognitive delay, communication, and/or social deficits
- Require moderate to significant modifications to the Common Core Curriculum Frameworks to make effective academic progress
- Present with interfering challenging behaviors (e.g., aggression, self-injury)
- Have been diagnosed with: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delay, Prader-Willi Syndrome, LandauKleffner, and other genetic disorders. Many students are affected by secondary diagnoses, including: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Mood Disorders (e.g., BiPolar, Depressive, Anxiety), and various medical needs.