First Children’s School District Services in New Jersey


Specialized Education Services


First Children School in Fanwood, New Jersey
  • Approved Private School for Children with Disabilities
  • Serving students in grades PreK-8
  • Specialized programs  focused on the needs of children who are medically fragile, developmentally disabled, deaf or hard of hearing, and/or visually impaired.


Transitions Program in Cherry Hill, NJ (Coming soon in Mercer County)

  • An educational program for students with anxiety challenges and school refusal
  • New Jersey Department of Education approved clinic and agency for home instruction and counseling
  • Serving students in Grades 5–12
  • Instruction that follow requirements set by the New Jersey Department of Education
  • Individual and group counseling sessions
  • Therapeutic Home Instruction option for students who are not ready to attend the academy


In-District Satellite Schools
  • First Children is approved to manage a First Children Campus within school districts
  • Serving students in grades PreK-12
  • Instruction that follows the Common Core and New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards
  • Related Services including behavioral, physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Life Skills Programs


Extended School Year

Available to students in our Fanwood and Cherry Hill locations.



Home and School Based Services 


Home Based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy
  • Children from ages 18 months and older with Autism Spectrum Disorder or related diagnosis
  • ABA Therapy delivered in the home by therapist trained and eligible for certification (Registered Behavior Technician)
  • Supervised by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs)
  • All forms of payment accepted including insurance and medicaid waivers


School Based ABA Therapy
  • ABA Therapy delivered in a school setting by therapist trained and eligible for RBT certification
  • BCBAs will assist teachers, therapists and administrative staff in establishing more effective behavior plans, monitoring outcomes and will make recommendations for approaches that may be more effective in classrooms


Enrichment and Instructional Services



Staffing Services
  • Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapists
  • Translators
  • Behavior Support Staff
  • Job Coaches
  • Trained Paraprofessionals
  • Certified Teachers
  • School Social Workers and Psychologists


ABA District Training and Consultation


Staff Training:
  • ABA Fundamentals
  • Behavior Management
  • ABA in a Classroom Setting
  • Online Behavior Data Management
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention


  • 1:1 or dyad instruction when working on IEP goals
  • Structured, visual, and interactive circle time
  • Centers approach (example: center 1: play skills; center 2: skill acquisition; center 3: fine motor activities)
  • Classroom will have visual supports including text, pictures and schedules for students
  • Each student will have an individualized reinforcement system and plan
  • Each student will have individually customized goals based upon their areas of need identified through assessments and teacher/parent feedback.


  • Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)
  • Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VBMAPP)
  • Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills (ABLLS)
  • Assessment of Functioning Living Skills (AFLS)



Behavioral Consultation:
  • Classroom behavior management
  • School wide behavior management
  • Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP)
  • Social skills plans and groups
  • Skill Acquisition Program Development


 If you have any questions regarding First Children’s school district services in New Jersey, please contact Sonia Cohen, Marketing Director at 856-888-1097 Ext. 304 or email