- Listing Type: Private Schools
- Residency: Day
- Type: Special Needs
- Grades Offered: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th
- Country: United States
- Special Needs Served: Other, Physical Disability, Learning Differences, Therapeutic, Autism Spectrum, Other Developmental Disability
Easterseals South Florida has been serving families in South Florida for over 80 years. Easterseals Academy Autism School is an educational program serving students from Kindergarten through eighth grade. The school incorporates a variety of teaching methods, materials and techniques into its unique education center. Teachers and therapists provide an individualized approach to education, which caters to the specific needs of each child and trains students to overcome individual difficulties in order to achieve their full potential. The School Curriculum follows the Florida Sunshine State Standards, ABLLS and uses TEACCH method. The program offers special attention to auditory, fine motor, visual and perceptual development and provides an intensive academic program.
School hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. All students receive a free lunch which meets (NSLP) National School Lunch Program standards.