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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 Series (Age 16-17)

By ages 16 to 17, transition will include out of school job readiness in the community. We will take an interest inventory of the students at the beginning of the year and another at the end of the year. They will begin to develop a resume. Job skills training will begin.Travel safety training becomes important […]

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Harbor Student Responds to Positive Behavior Support

When Tyler began at Harbor, things did not always run smoothly for him. His behavior served a function that often needed much attention. He was a physically aggressive student and the talking point of many behavioral meetings. The staff’s highest hope was that his day would go smoothly. Now, he runs errands, visits classrooms and participates […]

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Getting Social and Special Needs Education

Our network of special education schools prepares students for workplace success by introducing soft skills at an early age. Often referred to as “skills to pay the bills”, soft skills are everyday interpersonal skills that job seekers need to succeed on the job. These include enthusiasm and attitude, teamwork, networking, problem solving and critical thinking, […]

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