READS Academy

The Academy is a 10-month program following the 180 day school calendar with an optional 5 week summer component. The new location for the Academy Therapeutic Public Day School, PreK - 12+ is 44 Bedford St., Middleboro. The building has two Suites: Suite A for children in Preschool up to Grade 6 and Suite for students in Grades 7-12+.

READS Academy also offers a substantially separate therapeutic classroom for high school students which is located within West Bridgewater Middle-Senior High School.   This setting provides students with the opportunity to transition into general education classes 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. 

Staff Contacts




Carmel Andrews

Grades 7-12+
Program Secretary

Ext 2201

Karen Bissett

Grade 7-12+
Program Secretary

Ext 2200

Wendy Brennan

PreK - 6
Program Secretary

Ext 2101

Rachael Kent

Student Support and Referral Coordinator

Ext 2217

Justin Smith

Program Director 7-12+

Ext 2202

Carrie Smith

Clinical Director

Ext 2219

Erinn Fauteux

Program Director PreK-6

Ext 2102

Deirdre Dowd-Pizzuto

Director of Academy Program Advancement

Ext 1121