Open House scheduled by the Jardine Academy in Cranford for June 16

CRANFORD — The Jardine Academy is hosting an open house on June 16 at 8:30 a.m. The open house will be at 75 Rod Smith Place, in Cranford.

The Jardine Academy provides elementary and secondary education for children and young adults ages 3-21 with multiple disabilities. The curriculum is aligned with the New Jersey Common Core Standards and focuses on self-care, health and fitness, interpersonal skills, mobility and functional academics.

The facility boasts a state-of-the-art design to simulate a “Main Street” environment where students can practice and develop their community interaction skills. Some of the features on “Main Street” include a “Fun Zone” containing adaptive games and toys; a store; an apartment; a fitness center; and a library.

The open house is free and includes a continental breakfast. Topics will include an overview of the multiply disabled population; mobility training; medical concerns; and specialized services such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, assistive technology and augmentative technology.

If you are interested in attending Jardine Academy’s Open House contact Principal Cynthia Isaksen at 908-603-1463 to make your reservation.

The Jardine Academy is a private school for children with special needs and is operated by the Cerebral Palsy League. For more information on CPL call 908-709-1800 or visit www.thecplinc.org.

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