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New Jersey 11th district awarded Harbor School a vetted designation for their role in special education

The New Jersey 11th district awarded The Harbor School a vetted designation for their role in 50 years of special education in New Jersey.The Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey have proclaimed a joint legislative resolution honoring and saluting The Harbor School, and affirming the school’s importance to the people of […]

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Harbor School’s Speech Program: Methods used in Speech Therapy

Everyone has the right to communicate their wants, thoughts, feelings, and ideas. The speech therapy department at Harbor School is dedicated to providing each student with a means to functionally and socially communicate with others throughout their school day in a caring, supportive, yet challenging environment. Our speech therapy program uses several methods of augmentative […]

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Harbor School STEM Lab and Soft Skills

STEM-based (science, technology, engineering, and math) initiatives prepare students for the coursework and careers of the future. There’s no question that technology plays a role in every job and every home. But soft skills— how well-equipped students are to make the right decisions and solve problems — are equally important. Working on projects in the Harbor […]

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Makey Makey at the Harbor School STEM Lab

New Jersey Special Education STEM Lab–Making a difference with Makey Makey!In 2019, the Harbor School of Eatontown, New Jersey, opened its new STEM Lab. One of the exciting features students will be able to access an easy-to-use, hands-on invention kit called Makey Makey. With a focus on real-world problem solving, it is a teaching tool […]

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50 Years of Special Education Support in New Jersey!

On Friday, August 9th Harbor School  of Eatontown, New Jersey celebrated their 50th anniversary with the premiere of “A Story About a Harbor” produced by GV CERV Communications. Over the span of several months of planning, filming, and coordination with a variety of staff, students and community locations, the 21-minute film premiered. Opening with a […]

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The New Harbor School STEM Lab

In addition to the various technology devices incorporated into classrooms and therapy areas, The Harbor School is opening up a new STEM Lab installed with the coordination of Creative Learning Systems. We will be one of the few private special education schools to have this resource, and we are very excited about the features and […]

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Special Needs Transition Timeline Series (14-Year-Old)

The transition from special needs student to functioning adults begins with indicating goals and challenges within the already existing student’s respective IEP (Individualized Education Program), begins at the age of 14. As required by a state’s specific special education rules and regulations, the IEP is usually reviewed on a yearly basis allowing the transition plan […]

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Special Needs Transition Timeline (Age 18)

Congratulations! You now have an adult on your hands. However, this adult still needs our assistance as they transition into independent living.If they had applied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Medicaid will come with the SSI approval. Once again, carefully review and consult with your state’s individual regulations. By now, all matters related to […]

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