Solutions for Public School Special Needs Students
Matheny's experience as a special education
school and hospital for children with
medically complex developmental disabilities
enables us to apply that expertise to the full
spectrum of children with special needs.
We are committed to sharing our knowledge
with the community to help public school
districts better manage the challenges of
educating special needs students.
We are now offering our skills and
experiences to public school
districts on a consultative basis.
Matheny therapists and teachers
will travel to your school to
conduct on-site evaluations and
training, or your team can receive
this assistance at our main
campus in Peapack, NJ.
We can assist your school district
by providing the following
specialized services that will
enhance the educational
experience of your students:
- Augmentative and Alternative
Speech-language pathologists can
assess students’ readiness to learn
methods of augmentative and
- Classroom Technology
Occupational therapists can evaluate
students' ability to access technology.
Special educators can demonstrate
adaptive instructional methods and
identify appropriate hardware and
software that will enhance students'
- Classroom Consultation and Staff Support
Professional educators can help
develop new programs to optimize your
districts’ ability to serve students with
- Seating and Mobility Evaluation/Specialized Equipment Provider
Physical and occupational therapists,
certified as assistive technology practitioners
(ATP), can provide comprehensive
evaluations and specialized positioning and
mobility equipment to meet the needs and
goals of the students.
- Training and Professional
Presentations can include hands-on
authentic tasks that will enable your staff
to: set up a constructivist classroom;
integrate technology into the classroom;
implement differentiated instruction;
maximize test scores (CEUs available).
- Student/Program Evaluations
As part of dispute resolution, Matheny
staff members can review student and
school programs to determine optimum
- Preschool Services
Occupational, physical and speech therapy
can be provided for preschool children,
ages 3-5, either in-district or in a nursery
The following services are available to
students who receive home instruction:
academic instruction by a special
education teacher, occupational therapy,
physical therapy and speech therapy.
For more information about how Matheny can help you meet the needs of
your special education students, please call (908) 234-0011, ext. 755.