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Anderson School

Professional Center for Child Development

http://theprofessionalcenter.org

32 Osgood Street, Andover, MA 01810

Admissions Contact
  • Deanne Cefalo M.Ed., B.C.B.A.
  • Program Director
  • (978) 475-3806
  • dcefalo@thepccd.org
Primary Approved Populations
  • Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Complex Medical Needs
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Neurological Disorder
  • Physical Disability
  • Severe Developmentally Disabled
Can Support
  • Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Complex Medical Needs
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Neurological Disorder
  • Physical Disability
  • Severe Developmentally Disabled

Day Program

8:1:1 Student:Teacher:Aide Ratio

Age Range Served: 3 - 12

Age At Admission: 3 - 11

198 Days of Daytime Operation

10 Maximum Enrollment

75% - 100% Students Taking MCAS ALT

The Anderson School at the Professional Center for Child Development is a 766 approved private school for students with multiple disabilities, complex developmental needs and/or medical needs. Our school offers a comprehensive educational/therapeutic program including individualized curriculum instruction, integrated therapy (PT, OT, SLP, Vision) and social skills development. We provide the needed support and assistance to accommodate the varied abilities and learning needs of each student so they have maximum access and participation in all learning opportunities. Our staff have special expertise in the areas of assistive technology, augmentative communication, feeding programs, sensory needs and adaptive equipment needs. Music and pet therapy are part of the curriculum. Medical, nursing and nutrition services are also an integral part of the program. Our individualized education curriculum combined with therapeutic intervention supports the student and family. On-going parent groups and educational programs provide additional support for the families of the students.