“The holding environment makes possible the steady progress of the maturational process. But the environment does not make the child. At best it enables the child to realize potential.”

Donald Winnicott, MD

 

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MISSION STATEMENT

The Community Therapeutic Day School provides an educational and therapeutic environment where children with neurologic and emotional disabilities can reach their intellectual, physical, linguistic, social and emotional potential.

INFORMATION AND REFERRAL

Alan Shapiro, Program Director
Bridget Glenshaw,Clinical Program Manager
Nancy Fuller, Executive Director
 
Ages:
Children's Ages: 3-12
Classroom Ratio: 6-7 children (staff to child 2:1)
Hours:
10 Month Program:
9:00-12:00 Monday
 
9:00-2:30 Tuesday through Friday
 
After School Program:
Private option two afternoons
 
4 Week Summer Program:
9:00-2:00 Monday through Friday
     
IEP: Individualized Educational Program (IEP) required and reviewed annually - Private pay enrollment accepted.
Evaluations: Available in all disciplines
Affiliations: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
  Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (MAAPS)
  University of Massachusetts Medical School
  Foundation for Metrowest

The Community Therapeutic Day School is a private, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that accepts students of any race, nationality or creed.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Our Board is a dedicated group of people who for many years have devoted their professional and personal interest in the welfare of children and families.

Officers
Lawrence Hartmann, MD, Chairman
Nancy Fuller, CTDS Executive Director, President
Gabrielle Marroig, Senior Consultant with ExcellerateHRO, Clerk
Bruce Hauptman MD, CTDS Psychiartrist, Treasurer         

Directors
Phyllis Tropper Baumann, esq.
Edward Cunningham, PhD       
Constantino De Lollis, Fidelity Investments
Daniel F. Dwyer, CTDS Alumnus
Gabrielle Marroig, CLERK
Mike Pembroke, MBA
Alan Shapiro, CTDS Program Director
Janice Ware, PhD 

PROPERTY

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The Community Therapeutic Day School is located on a 4- acre former dairy farm. The orchard, woodlands, nature path, perennial gardens, historic barn and playground offer educational and recreational opportunities. The property is the former “Parker Homestead”, home of John Parker, captain of the Lexington Minutemen during the Revolutionary War, and his grandson Theodore Parker.   
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DIRECTIONS

CTDS is located at 187, Spring Street, Lexington, MA - 02421. Click here to access the map.

From the East: Route 2 to Exit 54A “Waltham street/Waltham. Left at stop sign onto Hayden Ave. to the end. Left at stop sign onto Spring St. Cross back over Route 2. CTDS is on the right

From the West: Route 2 East to Exit 53 “Spring St.” Merge onto Concord Ave. to stop sign. CTDS is opposite. Turn left onto Spring St. and then right into CTDS driveway

From the South: Take route 128 North to Exit 28A “Trapelo Rd/Belmont” Merge onto Trapelo Rd. and immediately get into the left lane Left at first light (Smith St. which becomes Spring St.) CTDS is 1/2 mile on the left

From the North: Take route 128 south to Exit 29A “Route 2 East”. Take first Exit off Route 2-Exit 53 “Spring St.” Merge onto Concord Ave. to stop sign CTDS is opposite. Left onto Spring St. then immediately Right into CTDS driveway

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