Beacon School offers the following services:

  • Early Intervention is a therapy and home-based service designed to enhance the development of infants and toddlers with delays.
  • Pre-school offers an atmosphere to foster pre-academics, art, music, and group activities for children ages 3-5.
  • School-age programming is tailored to meet the needs of students aged 6-21. The focus is on building skills needed in the present and future in the areas of functional academics, prevocational, socialization, daily living skills, adaptive physical education, fine/gross motor, and recreation/leisure.

Beginning at age 14, an Individualized Transition Plan is developed to assist the individual in learning skills he/she will need to live, work, and recreate in their communities after graduation.

SERVICE AND SUPPORT ADMINISTRATION services include information and referral, needs assessment, service coordination and linkage, individual service monitoring, major unusual incident reporting and review, crisis intervention, maintenance of program waiting lists, and screening for nursing home admissions.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT services include the administration of

  • Family Resources (respite, adaptive equipment, special diet, and counseling/education)
  • Residential Services (supported living, individual options waiver, residential facility waiver, referrals to intermediate care facilities (ICF-MR)
  • Capital Housing Program administers capital improvement monies to purchase community homes, and complete renovations for accessibility, and winterization projects.

FACILITIES/TRANSPORTATION services include the maintenance and upkeep of the physical buildings and property at Beacon School. This program also includes a fleet of buses and other vehicles that are used to provide transportation to and from programs and activities.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES for the entire program include nursing, delegated nursing, communication therapy, physical therapy, and occupational therapy.