Welcome to The Academy of Physical and Social Development

The Academy is a child and adolescent centered agency offering a social skills group program, individual counseling, and school-based services to Newton and the greater Boston Area.

Founded in 1954, the Academy's mission has always been to provide to children and their families high quality programs and services which promote mastery, self-esteem, and confidence through social, psychological, and/or physical competence.



NEW Monday Night Parent Series

See the bottom of the PERC page for more information or contact Craig Keefe (CKeefe@academynewton.com or 617-969-2200 ext. 23).


We are currently enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year group program. Please contact Jessica Capone (JCapone@academynewton.com or 617-969-2200 x 15).


We are closed on Thursday, November 24 (please note we are open on Wednesday, November 23 and Friday, November 25)

We are closed Monday, December 26 through Friday, December 30, reopening on Monday, January 2. See our full calendar.


Our fall newsletter is now online.


Group Program

PERC
(Parent Education Resource Center)

School-Based Services

Summer Programs





The Academy is a child and adolescent centered agency offering a social skills group program, individual counseling, and school-based services to Newton and the greater Boston Area.