Public Special Schools

Description: Separately organized district, county or state schools at preschool, elementary or secondary levels that are established for the purpose of providing educational services for children with disabilities whose needs cannot be met in special classes or centers in a regular educational facility. (AIRS HH-8000.6500)

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Organization Name: Thrive Behavioral Health
Address: 116 Long Street
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-732-1540
Fax: 401-732-4658
Eligibility: Students with Behavioral/Emotional disabilities that impede their progress in public school. ages 5-18
Services Provided: Masters-level clinicians and behavior specialists provide daily group therapy to students, as well as weekly individual therapy, and art and play therapy.
A child psychiatrist is on staff to provide evaluation services and medication management if necessary. Additionally, consulting psychologists, speech and language therapists, and occupational therapists provide services to students as individually required.
Provider Profiles: The Briggs School is committed to quality education for all students and provides extended academic instruction through a 225-day school year. With a two to one, student to staff ratio, and a maximum school capacity of 40 children, Briggs students are ensured the personal attention needed to capitalize on their strengths and abilities and to improve their underdeveloped skills.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/19/2019

Lincoln, RI

640 George Washington Highway
Building B, Suite 200
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-495-2000
Address: 640 George Washington Highway
Building B, Suite 200
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-495-2000
Services Provided: Auditory and Oral Foundations [ https://www.nric-ri.org/Auditory-Oral-Foundations]
Foundations Academy [https://www.nric-ri.org/Foundations-Academy-Behavior-and-Emotional]
Regional Transition Center [https://www.nric-ri.org/NRIC-Regional-Transition-Center]
Virtual Learning Academy [ https://www.nric-ri.org/VLA]
Provider Profiles: Northern Rhode Island Collaborative, a public, non-profit educational institution dedicated to providing special education programs and other educational services to school districts and community partners in northern Rhode Island.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/9/2019

Providence, RI

One Corliss Park
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-222-3525
Service Categories:
Address: One Corliss Park
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-222-3525
Fax: 401-243-1024
Service Categories:
Eligibility: RI School for the Deaf is a Day School (RISD) serving ages 3-21 years. School hours are 8AM-3 PM daily. There are currently no residential services or dorms.
Services Provided: Programs in
Parent Infant/Toddler Partners
Early Childhood
Elementary
Middle School
High School
Transition Academy and Services
Provider Profiles: Mission Statement
The Rhode Island School for the Deaf is a critical, strategic and responsive educational center with a commitment to educational excellence for children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, an important low incidence population. The Rhode Island School for the Deaf’s mission is to ensure that all Rhode Island children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing become literate, independent, and productive citizens who set and achieve life goals.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/9/2019