The Evergreen Center is one of the leading child care organizations in the United States. A full-service residential school, it has been operational for more than 15 years. The center serves children and adolescents with various developmental disabilities, including mental illnesses, autism, physical disabilities, hearing and sight impairment, postraumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, dual diagnosis, and severe maladaptive behavior. Located in Milford, Mass., it approved by the Massachusetts Department of Education, Department of Education, National Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children. It provides classroom education through individual and small group instruction programs, and utilizes functional communication, self-preservation skills, community integration, adaptive social behavior, and prevocational and vocational training. The Evergreen Center also provides various therapies, such as physical, speech and language and occupational therapies, adapted physical education, and individual and group counseling.