Student Profile

Learning Prep students develop compensatory strategies, core content knowledge and essential skills.

Learning Prep students connect socially, supported by weekly counseling and social communication curriculum.

Learning Prep students blossom in a comfortable, safe learning environment.

Learning Prep students practice oral, written and social language with integrated Speech & Language Therapy.

Learning Prep students enhance motor and executive functioning skills with Occupational Therapists.

Learning Prep students transition smoothly into post-high school life with individualized guidance from our Transition Department.

Learning Prep students strengthen core values by engaging in our Student Citizenship program.

Learning Prep students develop self-confidence through analysis, problem-solving and self-advocacy.

Learning Prep students are engaged throughout our school through projects, clubs and in every classroom.

Learning Prep students have language processing and attendant learning challenges as their primary disability. Complex learning profiles of our students may include dyslexia, expressive/receptive language issues, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, limited social pragmatics and executive functioning challenges.

The typical Learning Prep student is well-behaved, eager to learn, genuine and kind.

The methods used at LPS are successful in developing compensatory strategies, core content knowledge and essential skills. Hallmarks of our program include Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, school-based Counseling, transition services, and integrated throughout the program are executive functioning and social communication supports provided within a safe learning environment.

The instructional program is designed to develop self-confidence through inquiry, analysis, problem-solving, and self-advocacy, enabling each student to have the confidence to accept responsibility for their own learning and actions. LPS students are encouraged to fulfill their potential; for most, this means going on to post-secondary education; for some it means engaging in competitive work or continued vocational training after graduation.

Serving students ages 10-22 with complex language-based learning challenges such as dyslexia, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, limited social pragmatics, and executive functioning challenges.

Learning Prep School | 1507 Washington Street | West Newton, MA 02465  | (617) 965-0764

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