Shorehaven Inc., is a community based agency serving the educational and residential needs of individuals with autism, intellectual and/or multiple disabilities. Our school, day habilitation program and community based residences are located in Cecil County, Maryland, an area which boasts access to both rural charm and urban opportunity.
While our residential program is open 365 days per year, our school is in session 220 days per year. While on short breaks from the educational program, residential activities continue to provide our individuals with continuity of care and consistency of programming.
Shorehaven's residential program includes eight well maintained ranch style homes located throughout Elkton and Chesapeake City, Maryland. The Community Living Assistances within each home provides 24-hour, awake supervision. Additional staffing is designated by individual need and onsite supervision is provided by a House Manager at each location.
Shorehaven School, designated as a School of Excellence by the National Association of Special Education Teachers for multiple years, serves a maximum of 35 students between the ages of 6 through 21. While predominantly residential, our school is proud to welcome and serve commuting students from both Cecil and Harford counties. Our professional team includes experienced school administrators and special education teachers, an onsite behavior specialist, related service providers including an occupational and physical therapist, speech language pathologist, consultant psychiatrist and psychologist. Instructional Aides provide individualized support for the students with whom they are assigned.