SEARCH Day Program, Inc.
73 Wickapecko DriveCounty:Monmouth
Ocean, NJ 07712Year Established:1971

Executive Director:Katherine Solana
Principal:Michael Carpino

Type of Program/Services:Private School for Individuals with Autism - Day Program, Preschool Program.

Services Include:Positive Behavioral Supports provided through a transdisciplinary team assessing needs, determining goals, monitoring and evaluating progress on a continual basis. All members of the team or "SEARCH family" work to ensure the maximum physical, educational and emotional development of the student. This comprehensive educational program includes language arts, math, social studies, adapted physical education, art and music, augmentative communication evaluations and training, computer instruction, family support training and in-home behavioral and communication programming and training. Preschool, swim program, occupational therapy,community based instruction, hearing, dental, scoliosis, and vision screenings,life skills training, prevocational exploration and training, job coaching, and transitional development is available. Community outreach, information, and referral services is also provided.

Full-time staff:70Part-time staff:3

Classes Offered/Disabilites Served:Autism; Preschool Disabilities
Age Range:3-21
Counties Served:All
Number of Students/Clients:
Number of Classes (if school):10
Grade Range:Ungraded
Length of School/Program Year:12 months
Private Students/Clients accepted:No
Scholarships available:N/A

Mission Statement:SEARCH Day Program, Inc.,embraces the vision that through collaborative partnerships, facilitation of intrinsic motivation and specialized creative programming, individuals with autism will experience a life enriched with personal fulfillment and positive integration within society.