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Riverview School, Inc.

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About Us

Our Mission
Riverview School, an independent coeducational boarding/day school, provides a caring community for adolescents and young adults with complex language, learning and cognitive disabilities. The School is committed to developing student competence and confidence in academic, social and independent living skills.
Educational Philosophy of Riverview School
Adolescents/young adults with disabilities versus disabled adolescents/young adults
Typical, age-appropriate extracurricular and social experiences
Emphasis on the whole child
Caring, structured and predictable living/learning environment
Respect and appreciation of different learning styles, interests and talents
Emphasis on developing self-determination and personal best
Encouragement to take risks with learning
Understanding of disabilities and strategies needed for success
Research validated instructional techniques
Thematic, integrated instruction
Real life opportunities for generalization of skills
Direct and individualized instruction for academics, independent living, friendships and social skills
Promotion of resilience and lifelong learning
Cultivation of a learning community for all
Riverview is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and is approved and licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and the Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC).


Caring. Teaching. Guiding.