About John S. Charlton SchoolThe John S. Charlton School is designed for students with special needs throughout Kent County, Delaware. The School serves students, 2 to 21 years of age, who have a need to learn functional life skills, via modification of the Delaware State Recommended Curriculum, in order to enhance their level of independence. All students at the John S. Charlton School receive special education services. John S. Charlton is the Kent County Center for the Delaware Autism Program. Students are served at the John S. Charlton Program throughout across a variety of settings ranging from full inclusion to self-contained. Students at the John S. Charlton School participate in community based instruction, vocational exploration, Special Olympics, and the Positive Behavior Support Initiative.