Innovative Residential and Day Programs for Students with Disabilities, Including Autism
Crotched Mountain School (CMS), a program of Seven Hills New Hampshire, hosts innovative special education, recreation, arts, music, and vocational programming for students, aged 5-21, who are on the autism spectrum, and/or have disabilities and other challenges that are better supported in an alternative, least-restrictive environment to their local public school system. Students have the option to live year-round in the appointed residences on the sprawling campus located in Greenfield, New Hampshire. Situated on thousands of acres of preserved habitat, CMS offers a therapeutic environment in which students are encouraged to explore and thrive.
The school is fully licensed by the New Hampshire Child Care Licensing Unit as well as the New Hampshire Department of Education and is approved to serve up to 105 students. Residential ratios vary from 1:1 to 2:1 and class sizes range from 8 to 10 students. The residential program operates 365 days a year; the education program operates on a 220-day school year with 6.5 hours of instruction per day. These stellar attributes combined with the school’s diverse student profile offer an exceptional academic destination that is unparalleled throughout the state.
Explore Crotched Mountain School's Therapeutic Environment:
- Indoors: Gymnasium, multiple therapy rooms, swimming pool, therapy pool, art room, media center, bowling alley, farm program classrooms, professional kitchen, dining hall, student residences
- Outdoors: On-campus lake, greenhouse & gardens, nature trails, recreation areas
- Vocational Opportunities: Workforce development & exploration maximize each student’s interests & abilities.
The goal of Crotched Mountain School is to provide students with the skills they need to succeed in the least restrictive environment possible. Clinical services are integrated into the K-12 curriculum and the N2Y Unique Learning System. ABA; behavior management; occupational, physical, speech, recreational therapies and more complete each student’s day based on their individualized education programs.
Upon reaching their goals or the maximum age, transitioning students can choose to return to their communities or continue with on-campus adult programming at the affiliate’s Crotched Mountain Village.
For referrals or to schedule a visit, call Admissions at 603.547.1894, today!
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About Seven Hills New Hampshire
An affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation, Seven Hills New Hampshire operates Crotched Mountain School, located on a sprawling campus in Greenfield, NH. The School is an innovative day and residential special education program for students, aged 5-21, who are on the autism spectrum, and/or have disabilities and other challenges that are better supported in a least-restrictive alternative environment to their local public school system. Clinical services and extracurricular opportunities are seamlessly woven into the academic framework of each student’s daily schedule. Seven Hills New Hampshire plans to expand its program models to support other children, youth, and adults in with a variety of needs, drawing on the expertise of operations in other Seven Hills affiliates.