Conveniently located next to Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, New Jersey, the 1st Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey School is committed to enriching the lives of students with special needs. Our services are designed to facilitate cognitive, neuromuscular, sensory motor, speech and language growth. Our student population includes children diagnosed with developmental delays, cerebral palsy, autistic spectrum disorder, sensory integration dysfunction, speech and communication disorders, and various orthopedic diagnoses.
The 1st Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey School has numerous therapy and mat rooms, an all purpose gymnasium, sensory, transition and life skills rooms. The facility is equipped with a heated, indoor/outdoor therapeutic pool for year-round aquatic therapy, with saline water and a retractable roof. We offer weekly off-site hippotherapy for those students who have received medical clearance.
1st Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey includes nine classrooms that limit class size to no more than eight students each. We understand the value of technology, which is why you will find Smart Boards, iPads, and other adaptive devices throughout our school.