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Preschool classes for children with disabilities are held four days a week at Murray Ridge School throughout the school year. The emphasis is on cognitive, social and emotional development, as well as communication, gross motor and self-help skills.

The program integrates typically developing three and four year old children four days a week. Many play-based, developmentally appropriate activities help the children learn from each other.

Busy preschool days include:


·Art activities

·Physical and Occupational Skills Training

·Instruction in Communication and Assisted Technology Use

·Behavioral Assistance

·Recreational Skill Development

Contact Information

Lorain County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Murray Ridge School

Dann Swift, Director of Education

Breana Hedges, Classroom Supervisor

9750 Murray Ridge Road

Elyria, OH 44035-4805

Telephone: 440-329-3760

Fax: 440-322-5849



Murray Ridge Center
Lorain County Board of Developmental Disabilities Offices
1091 Infirmary Road
Elyria, OH 44035
(440) 329-3734
(440) 322-2683 fax