Special Education

10 months ago

The Nahant Public School district provides free and appropriate education for all students with disabilities ages 3 years to 22 years (or upon receipt of a high school diploma) in the least restrictive environment. The district provides a variety of related services and specialized instruction on an individual basis. Identified students starting from age three through the sixth grade primarily receive special education services at the Johnson School. Identified students grades seven through twelve are primarily educated by the Swampscott Public Schools.


Director of Special Education        Mary DiGuardia                            mdiguardia@johnsonschool.org

School Adjustment Counselor       Rylie Edmonds                               redmonds@johnsonschool.org

Occupational Therapy                     Amanda Bartlett                           abartlett@johnsonschool.org

Language/Speech Therapy            Elizabeth Schundler                        eschundler@johnsonschool.org

Administrative Assistant                Connie Speridakos                       csperidakos@johnsonschool.org 

Team Chairperson, OT                    Kathy Durland                                kdurland@johnsonschool.org 

Special Educator                              Janice Walwood                              jwalwood@johnsonschool.org