Strafford Learning Center – John Powers School
Somersworth, NH 03878
Students with learning problems due to serious emotional/behavioral disabilities, learning disabilities, speech and language impairments, other health impairments.
Number of days open:
Somersworth, NH – the school is adjacent to Strafford Learning Center.
The referral process is initiated by school district special education directors.
Self-contained day program
Speech and Language Therapy
Individual and Group Counseling
ositive behavioral supports
Adventure based learning
Individual and small group instruction and assessment
Role-playing, practice and group processing
Individual and group counseling
Structured positive reinforcement
Transition services in home, schools and within JPS
School-wide consistency in program implementation
Data-based decision making
Certified Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
Life Space Interviews to process events
The learning environment at JPS provides a highly supportive and structured setting, consistency, and genuine caring for each individual. We believe that every child can have a meaningful and successful educational experience. To accomplish this we focus on the intellectual, social, emotional, and creative domains with each and every student. As a member of the JPS community students will explore and develop creative interests within an integrated curriculum and learn new skills to succeed to the best of their ability.
Updated February 23, 2023