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:

·        Music

·        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