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Seven Hills Foundation

Maximizing the Potential for Children with Profound Cognitive Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs

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Seven Hills Academy at Groton is a private, DESE-approved special education day program, which is open 251 days per year for children and young adults with complex medical and developmental disabilities. The Academy supports residents of Seven Hills Pediatric Center as well as children from surrounding communities whose unique learning needs can best be met within our multidisciplinary learning environment.

The philosophy of the academy is that students can grow, develop, learn, and contribute to their community.

Our highly qualified and experienced educators and therapists provide an educational program that addresses the complex needs of our students by providing comprehensive allied health, medical, nursing, speech pathology, and assistive technology services. Individualized therapies are integrated into the fabric of each child’s program including behavior therapy, and physical and occupational therapy along with massage, and music and art therapy. Assistive technology as well as wheelchairs, braces, and hand splints are all customized to fit as the children grow.

The Academy is open 251 days per year.

Seven Hills Academy at Groton is located at the Seven Hills Pediatric Center in Groton, an award-winning pediatric skilled nursing community in beautiful Groton, Massachusetts.

Nondiscrimination Policy: As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, Seven Hills Pediatric Center does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Seven Hills Pediatric Center directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Seven Hills Pediatric Center arranges to carry out its programs and activities. This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal RegulationsParts 80, 84, and 91. For more information about this policy, contact Cynthia Andrews, Section 504 Coordinator, 978.448.3388.

Seven Hills Pediatric Center (Center) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, or age in treatment or employment at Center, admission or access to Center, or any other aspect of the educational programs and activities that the Center operates. The Center is required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (Age Act), and their respective implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Parts 100, 104, 106 and 110, not to discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries concerning the application of each of the aforementioned statutes and their implementing regulations to the Center may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at 617.289.0111 or 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, or the Center Affiliate Vice President Cynthia Andrews at 978.448.3388 or 22 Hillside Ave., Groton, MA.