Washington Center is a separate school facility for students with severe/profound intellectual disabilities. Students are served on a specifically designed campus where there are 18 classrooms. Additional space includes cafeteria, student kitchen, greenhouse, gym, media center, therapy rooms, multisensory suite, adapted playground, nature trail, nurse’s station, and administrative offices. All students are served by classroom teachers as well as by instructors in the areas of Art, Music, Physical Education, Daily Living, Library, and Environmental Science. The staff also includes para-professionals, nurses, and therapists (occupational, physical, and speech).
To address students’ individual needs through appropriately adapted learning experiences.
To teach skills that will enable students to live as independently as possible and to enjoy learning and participating in family and community activities.
To provide a unique educational setting for students with severe intellectual disabilities who often must also deal with medical, sensory and /or orthopedic challenges.