The Guild for Human Services521 Virginia Rd. Concord, MA 01742
ADMISSIONS: Katherine Canada, Ph.D., 781-893-6000.
AGES/GRADES: Ages 6-22nd birthday. Day school is 234 days per year; residential program 365 days per year.
THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Services are offered in individual sessions and/or groups. Services include counseling, speech and language therapy, OT, and adaptive PE.
THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Applied behavioral analysis, CBT, and expressive therapy. Psychopharmacology overseen by psychiatrists with specialization in serving children, teens and young adults with intellectual disabilities.
POPULATION SERVED: Autism spectrum, mild to severe cognitive delays, and dual diagnosis – intellectual disability and mental/behavioral health diagnoses.
766 APPROVED: Yes
COMMENTS: Specialize in vocational and life preparation for students with special needs. Hallmarks of The Guild include direct service OT and SLT, behavior management plans authorized by BCBAs; vocational preparation; neighborhood-based residences; daily community outings; wide selection of recreation programs; and paid employment for students age 15 and up where they learn the satisfaction of being productive members of society.