Schools & Education Services

The Baby Fold offers specialized education through Hammitt Elementary School and Hammitt Junior-Senior High School at two separate locations in Normal, Illinois. These schools are non-public programs and provide eChildren getting on school busducation for children and adolescents with behavioral, emotional, learning, and pervasive developmental disabilities ages three through twenty-one. These schools offer specialized programs for students with severe Autism and other Developmental Disabilities who cannot be served successfully in a less restrictive classroom setting.

In addition, The Baby Fold also provides educational services and expertise beyond its school buildings:

County Outreach Program helps rural families and schools provide support to children with significant mental health and behavior issues.

Training and Consultation services are available for teachers and school districts to learn more about serving their special needs students.

Community Schools is both a place (currently at Fairview Elementary School) and a set of partnerships between The Baby Fold, the school and other community resources. With the school building as a hub, a Community School brings together many partners to offer a range of expanded supports and opportunities for students, families and community members – before, during and after school, as well as during evenings and occasionally weekends.