AAPS Directory

APSs are located where 91% of the Pennsylvania population resides. Learn more about the approved private schools by browsing our alphabetical list of schools throughout the state. The description for the approved programs for each school can be found using the key.

    Approved Program/Services Provided Key

  • AUT: Autism
  • BL/VI: Blind/Visually Impaired
  • DD: Developmentally Delayed (Early Intervention Services; to age 5)
  • DF/HOH: Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • ID: Intellectual Disability
  • MD: Multiple Disabilities (Coexisting Disabilities or Students with Cerebral Palsy or Muscular Dystrophy with Additional Disability)
  • NI: Neurologically Impaired
  • OHI: Other Health Impaired
  • SED: Serious Emotional Disturbance

ACLD Tillotson School

Pittsburgh, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 5-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, NI

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(412) 881-2268

Camphill Special School

Glenmoore, PA

  • Day or Residential: Both
  • Age Range: 5-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, ID

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(610) 469-9236

Centennial School of Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 6-13 (AUT)/6-21(SED)
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, SED

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(610) 266-6500

Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech

Bryn Mawr, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 3-5
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • DF/HOH

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(610) 525-9600

Community Country Day School

Erie, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 6-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • SED

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(814) 833-7933

Davidson School

Elwyn, PA

  • Day or Residential: Both
  • Age Range: 3-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, BL/VI, DD, DF/HOH, ID, NI, SED

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(610) 891-2000

Delta School/Buttonwood Farms

Philadelphia, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 4-21/6-21(SED)
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, NI, SED

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(215) 637-8235

DePaul School for Hearing and Speech

Pittsburgh, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 3-15
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • DF/HOH

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(412) 924-1012

Devereux

West Chester, PA

  • Day or Residential: Both
  • Age Range: 5-21/6-21(SED)
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, ID, NI, SED

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(610) 431-8100

Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Kulpsville, Levittown & Media, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 2-8
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, BL/VI, DD, DF/HOH, ID, MD, NI

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(215) 879-1000

Easter Seals of Western and Central Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 2-8
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, DD, MD, NI

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(412) 281-7244
  • Six Parkway Center, Suite 150
  • 875 Greentree Road
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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Elizabeth Lee Black School @ Barber National Institute

Erie, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 3-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, DD, ID, MD, NI, DF/HOH

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(814) 878-4052

George Crothers Memorial School

Swarthmore, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 3-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • DD, ID, MD, NI

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(610) 328-5955

Green Tree School

Philadelphia, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 5-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, SED

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(215) 866-0200

HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Philadelphia, PA

  • Day or Residential: Both
  • Age Range: 5-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • MD, NI

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(215) 222-2566

Martin Luther School

Plymouth Meeting, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 5-14.5
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • SED, OHI, AUT, ID

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(610) 825-4440

Melmark School

Berwyn, PA

  • Day or Residential: Both
  • Age Range: 5-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, ID, NI

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(610) 325-4986

Pace School

Pittsburgh, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 5-17
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, ID, NI, SED

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(412) 244-1900

Pathway School

Norristown, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 6-21/6-14(SED)
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, ID, NI, SED, OHI

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(610) 277-0660

Pressley Ridge Day School of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 6-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • SED

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(412) 287-9453

Pressley Ridge School for the Deaf

Pittsburgh, PA

  • Day or Residential: Both
  • Age Range: 6-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • DF/HOH, SED

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(412) 458-1696

Royer-Greaves School for Blind

Paoli, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 4.7-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • BL/VI (w/ secondary disabilities) ID,MD,NI, SED

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(610) 644-1810

The Day School at The Children’s Institute

Pittsburgh, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 5-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, ID, MD, NI

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(412) 420-2300

The School at McGuire Memorial

New Brighton, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 3-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, DD, MD, ID, NI

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(724) 891-7222

Timothy School

Berwyn, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 5-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT

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(610) 725-0755

Valley Day School

Morrisville, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 4-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, NI, SED

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(215) 295-1155

The Vanguard School

Malvern, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 4-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, NI, SED, OHI

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(610) 296-6700

The Watson Institute

(Ed Centers, Friendship Academy & LEAP Pre-school)

Pittsburgh Area

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 3-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • Ed Center-AUT, ID, MD NI; Friendship-AUT, ID, OHI, SED; LEAP-AUT, DD

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(412) 749-2860

Wesley Spectrum Schools

Pittsburgh, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 5-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, SED

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(412) 885-7017

Woods Services

Langhorne, PA

  • Day or Residential: Both
  • Age Range: 4.7-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, ID, MD, NI, SED

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(215) 750-4000

Wordsworth Academy

Fort Washington, PA

  • Day or Residential: Day
  • Age Range: 5-21
  • Approved Programs/Services Provided:
  • AUT, NI, SED

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(215) 643-5400

Exceptionalities Served

Exceptionalities
Served

AUT BL/VI DD
DF/HOH
ID MD NI OHI SED
ACLD Tillotson
Camphill Special School
Centennial School of
Lehigh University
Clarke Schools for
Hearing and Speech
Community Country
Day School
Davidson School
Delta School/
Buttonwood Farms
DePaul School for
Hearing and Speech
Deveraux
Easter Seals of
Southeastern PA
Easter Seals of
Western & Central PA
Elizabeth Lee Black
School at Barber Nat’l Inst
George Crothers
Memorial School
Green Tree School
HMS School
Martin Luther School
Melmark School
Pace School
Pathway School
Pressley Ridge Day
School of Pittsburgh
Pressley Ridge School
for the Deaf
Royer-Greaves School
for the Blind
The Day School at
The Children’s Institute
The School at McGuire
Memorial
Timothy School
Valley Day School
The Vanguard School
The Watson Institute
Wesley Spectrum
Schools
Woods Services
Wordsworth Academy