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Woburn (Special education school, Autism/DD)

The May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities is located in Woburn, Mass., 20 minutes from Boston. The school provides educational services to children and adolescents ages 3-22 with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. It is one of May Institute’s four special education schools in Massachusetts and California for students with ASD and other special needs.

The classrooms have low staff-student ratios, and our highly trained staff utilize the most effective methods of working with children with autism. Classroom activities emphasize all areas of a child's development, including communication, language, social, school-readiness, self-care, and play skills.

Description of School Services

  • Individualized educational services
  • Full-day, 12-month program, utilizing applied behavior analysis
  • Use of teaching methods that document effectiveness and track each child's progress
  • On-site nursing staff; speech, occupational, and physical therapies on a consult basis
  • Family support services

NEW! Woburn May Center school awarded $100,000 Cummings Foundation Grant.