Population Served:Brain Injury, Downs Syndrome, Intellectual/Cognitive Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Speech/Apraxia
Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren
The Arc of Essex County’s Stepping Stones School is a private non-profit school, designed to meet the developmental and learning needs of children with cognitive impairments including children with Down syndrome. Students are provide with the most up-to-date therapy and educational techniques to achieve their highest potential. Stepping Stones offers support for children ages three to nine in preschool and primary settings.
Students receive individualized education and therapy services through a strong interdisciplinary team which includes special education teachers, speech, physical and occupational therapists. Students attend a full day at Stepping Stones, five days per for 210 days fo the year which include a six-week summer program.