Judge Rotenberg Educational Center

A special needs school

 

The JUDGE ROTENBERG CENTER (JRC) is a special needs day and residential school located in Canton, Massachusetts licensed and approved to serve ages five through adult. Since 1971, JRC has provided very effective education and treatment to both emotionally disturbed students with conduct, behavior, emotional, and/or psychiatric problems, as well as those with developmental delays or on the autism spectrum.

Our specific goal is to provide each individual with the least intrusive most effective form of treatment to insure his/her safety, the safety of others, and promote healthy growth and development. JRC is committed to providing the most effective educational program possible.

 

Our Specialized Education Programs Offer:

  • Near Zero Rejection Policy

     JRC does not reject or expel students due to the severity of their
     behavior.

  • ABA Based Treatment Plans

     Student programs are directed by clinicians with doctoral and
     masters level training in behavioral psychology.

  • Elimination or Minimization of Psychotropic Medication

     JRC attempts, whenever it is professionally appropriate to do so, to
     minimize the use of psychotropic medication.

  • State of the Art Educational Software

     This software is developed in-house and has allowed students that
     have fallen behind in their academic skills to make up several grade
     levels in a single semester.

  • Powerful and Varied Reward Program

     Students are paid for completing academic work. Classrooms have
     rewards areas with TVs, radios, games, etc. There is also a Movie
     Theater with a snack bar, Lounges with the most up-to-date gaming
     systems, Internet CafĂ©, Beauty Salon, and Retail store on site.