READS Academy is a therapeutic day school that serves children and adolescents between the ages of 5 to 22 who have been diagnosed with emotional, behavioral neuro-developmental and learning disabilities, and require specialized instruction and services to meet their needs. The mission of READS Academy is to facilitate a student's personal growth on an emotional and psychological level and to provide a structure for developing basic interpersonal and social skills through academics and counseling.
The Academy is a 10-month program following the 180 day school calendar with an optional 5 week summer component. The main campus, for students in Grade 7-12 is located at 101 East Grove Street in Middleboro. The Elementary Campus, for students in Grades KIndergarten -6 is located at 6 School Street in MIddleboro.
READS Academy also offers a substantially separate therapeutic classroom for high school students, located within West Bridgewater Middle-Senior High School. This setting provides students with the opportunity to transition into general education classes with special education support, while receiving specialized services.
In addition, READS Academy offers Assessment Services at all grade levels that are designed to assist Special Education Teams in identifying the needs of students through comprehensive clinical and educational evaluations. Evaluation Data is gathered through a variety of tools to assist in educational planning and placement.
|Deirdre Dowd-Pizzuto||508-947-3634 x224||Program Director/Principal|
|Meredith Foye||508-947-3634 x200||Assistant Program Director|
|Mary Clougherty||508-947-3634 x318||Assistant Program Director|