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The Matheny Medical and Educational Center is a special hospital and school for children and adults with medically complex developmental disabilities and a comprehensive outpatient center meeting the health care needs of people with all types of disabilities in the community.

Matheny is a special hospital for children and adults with medically complex developmental disabilities and associated clinical conditions, such as vision and hearing deficits, seizure disorders, mental retardation and dysphagia, with resulting aspiration problems.
The Matheny School serves students with a wide range of disabilities. Through our innovative team approach, combining academics, technology and related services, we provide our students with the opportunity to reach their highest potential.
Matheny reaches out to partners in the community through a very special program called Community Connections, helping public school districts better manage the challenges of educating their special needs students.
Arts Access empowers individuals with disabilities to create art without boundaries. Through the use of innovative systems and techniques, participants can take part in the visual, performing and literary arts.

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“At Matheny, there are no limitations. No one looks at our children and ever says the words, ‘They can’t do that.’ Matheny is a place where miracles happen everyday.” -Parent of a Matheny Student

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