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Easter Seals Academy and LEAP Programs

Easterseals Academy

Easterseals Academy is a private school providing specialized programming for students, ages 11 to 22, with developmental disabilities, autism, and related conditions. With a strong focus on employability skills training and functional academics, students are immersed in our community for optimal learning and development. Most of our students utilize either the McKay Scholarship or Step-Up Funding to supplement tuition to attend our extraordinary Academy. Financial assistance may also be available dependent upon need. Easterseals Academy is located in a spacious facility and welcome you to visit us at 8793 Tamiami Trail East, Ste. 111 in Naples.

Life Skills, Employment Readiness, Advocacy, and Participation Program (LEAP)

The LEAP program is designed for adults with various development disabilities to participate in after they have completed school (ages 18+). LEAP provides a wide range of opportunities for members to proudly live, learn, work, and play in Collier County.

LEAP members will experience:

Cost to Participate

Funding Options: Florida Medicaid Waiver through the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) and private pay.

LEAP Application Form

Michelle Turchetta, M. Ed.
Area Director
8793 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 111
Naples, FL 34113
P: 239-403-0366
F: 239-403-0368

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