STAR Program-Medical

The STAR medical classrooms are designed to meet the individual sensory, motor and cognitive needs of PreK- 12 students with significant, medical, and/or multiple disabilities. Emphasis is placed on development of responses to a variety of stimuli, positioning, and refinement of self-help programs. Educational needs include communication, augmentative devices social skills, modified academics and pre-vocational skills. The program works in consultation with OT, PT, Speech and nursing to promote attending and independence to the best of a student’s ability. Individual health care plans, feeding programs, and equipment needs are developed to support individual needs. Assistive technology is explored to promote student access and active participation.

Calendar
School Year - Number of Days: 
180
School Year - Hours Per Day: 
6
Summer - Number of Days: 
24
Summer - Hours Per Day: 
5
Therapeutic Services Available: 
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Hearing Services, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Vision Services

Parent Support Program: Daily home/school communications. Educational and resource support. Monthly Parent Advisory Groups. Individualized supports as needed.

Additional Program Information: Collaboration with outside agencies and family supports as needed.

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Primary Population/Disability: 
Health, Intellectual, Neurological, Physical, Sensory: Deaf-Blind, Sensory: Hearing, Sensory: Vision
Other Population Served: 
Autism, Communication, Development Delay
Type of Program: 
Public Day
Ages Served: 
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22+
Grades Served: 
Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Contact Person(s): 
Anita Woods, M.Ed.
Program Director
508-420-6950 ext. 15
Location(s):
Cape Cod Collaborative
418 Bumps River Road
02655 Osterville , MA
United States
Massachusetts US