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.



Registration for the 2016-2017 school year group program has begun. Please contact Jessica Capone (JCapone@academynewton.com or 617-969-2200 x 15).



There is limited space available in Camp Nonatnum, our summer program. For more information, please contact Jessica Capone (JCapone@academynewton.com, 617-969-2200 x 15) or Andrea Maxwell (AMaxwell@academynewton.com, 617-969-2200 x 31).


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.