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Rock Brook School

private special education school nj - Rock Brook School logoRock Brook School
109 Orchard Road
Skillman, NJ 08558
Phone: 908-431-9500


Population Served:
ADD/ADHD, Autism, Aspergers, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome, Intellectual/Cognitive Disabilities, Speech/Apraxia

Age Served:
Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, Middle School, 18-21

Counties Served:
Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Somerset, Union, Warren

Program Description:

private special education school nj - Rock Brook School studentsRock Brook School is a private, nonprofit school for children with Communication Impairments and Multiple Disabilities, ages 5 through 14. Rock Brook is approved by the New Jersey Department of Education and is accredited by the Middles States Commission on Elementary Schools. The program currently has 60 students from 24 different school districts in Central New Jersey. In most cases, the home school district will pay tuition, if placement is approved through the IEP process. The program runs from 8:45 am until 2:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The school year is from September through June, with a summer Extended School Year Program available for six weeks beginning in July.

private special education school nj - Rock Brook School studentsRock Brook offers a full range of Programs and Services. For the Child the following is available: A Team Teaching approach, full Academic,individualized programs, Speech and Language Remediation, Occupational and Physical therapy, Social Skills program, Behavior Management Program, Art, Music, Physical Education, Current Educational Technology, After School Program and Community activities. Daily contact, classroom visits and observations, regular conferences with staff, discussion groups and seminars, Parents Night Out, Family Night, Grandparents and Sibling Day are also available for families.

Rock Brook has worked successfully with children who have significant communication and language difficulties, short attention spans, challenges with reading and math, problems with self expression, both written and spoken, fine and gross motor difficulties, are socially immature and have low self-esteem. Some of the medical diagnoses of children had have been helped by out program have been: Language Learning Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Hearing Impairment, Seizure Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Delay and others.

Children who attend the school gain the knowledge and skills they need to become comfortable and successful in society. Through each family’s partnership with the program, along with the committed staff, children are supported to reach their full potentials.