Educational Partnership for Instructing Children
238 North Farview AveCounty:Bergen
Paramus, NJ 07652Year Established:1997
Phone:201-576-0600
Fax:201-576-0699
Email:epic@epicschool.orgWeb-Site:www.epicschool.org


Executive Director:Dr. Peter F. Gerhardt201-576-0600 - Extension 303
Principal:William Schmalz201-576-0600 - Extension 303
Clinical Director:Paul Argott, Ph.D., BCBA-D201-576-0600 - Extension 318


Type of Program/Services:School uses Applied Behavior Analysis methodology for children with a diagnosis of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder.

Services Include:


Full-time staff:34Part-time staff:1


Classes Offered/Disabilites Served:All classes offered follow an ABA format focusing on communication skills, cognitive skills, academic skills, social skills, self-care skills, community skills, gross and fine motor skills
Age Range:Ages 3-21
Counties Served:Northern NJ
Approval/Accreditation:New Jersey Department of Education
Number of Students/Clients:26
Number of Classes (if school):6
Grade Range:Ages 3-21
Length of School/Program Year:210
Private Students/Clients accepted:Yes
Scholarships available:No


Mission Statement:Epic is dedicated to providing the best educational experiences possible for children with Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder using the higly effective and scientifically documented method of appplied behavior analysis to teach new skills and increase adaptive behaviors. This data-based approach provides the kind of environment in which each individual can attain his or her full potential.