Providing vaccines to children and adolescents who live or attend school in Montgomery County and either have no health insurance, health insurance without vaccine coverage or are on Medical Assistance
Colonial students receive a wide array of basic and supplemental services, including special education, counseling and school health programs. More than 800 students qualify for individualized education programs (IEPs) due to specific disabilities, and approximately 200 students have gifted individual education programs. Fourteen school counselors support students in grades K-12, and four community counselors offer additional supplemental services.
School health services are provided by certified school nurses and staff nurses to all Colonial students as well as students attending non-public schools within the District. Routine health services include height, weight, vision, hearing and scoliosis screenings. Dental examinations and physical examinations are also provided according to provisions of the Pennsylvania School Code.
Additional supports to students and families include the services of a home and school visitor and a behavioral health adviser.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education is pleased to feature the following webinar opportunities designed for youth, families, and professionals in the areas of Employment, Family Engagement, Post-Secondary Education, Youth Engagement, and Social and Emotional Health.
Notice from Pupil Services about community virtual support groups and virtual drop in hours for family and caregivers to get support.
Regent Walden celebrated Autism Awareness Month with a fundraiser to thank employees at Chestnut Hill Hospital for their service during the pandemic.
In honor of March being Best Buddies Month, PWHS Senior Mollie Hamaday put together a video about the program. Click here to watch the video.
CONTACT PUPIL SERVICES:
Director of Pupil Services and Special Education
610-834-1670, ext. 2111
Click here to email Ms. Berk
Special Education Supervisor (6-12)
610-834-1670, ext. 2105
Click here to email Ms. Spector
Dr. Caitlin Gilmartin
Special Education Supervisor (K-5)
610-834-1670, ext. 2134
Click here to email Dr. Gilmartin
Dr. Felix Scherzinger
Behavioral Health Adviser/Community Health Liaison
610-834-1670, ext. 2147
Click here to email Dr. Scherzinger
Home and School Visitor
610-834-1670, ext. 2108
Click here to email Ms. Reilly