Welcome To Mercy
Mercy Special Learning Center provides personalized education in a supportive, Christian environment for children and
young adults with intellectual /
developmental disabilities.
We strive to educate the whole child in the areas of physical, social, emotional, intellectual and spiritual development.
Mercy offers a wide variety of enrichment activities, such as In School Activities, After School Activities, and many seasonal celebrations.
Mercy currently has students enrolled from 14 school districts throughout Lehigh, Northampton and Monroe Counties in Pennsylvania.
If you are seeking an alternative educational program for your child having intellectual / development disabilities, please contact us to schedule an appointment for a tour of our school.
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Mercy News & Events:

  • Registration is now open for our 25th Annual Golf & Tennis Classic, which will be held Monday, August 4, at Brookside Country Club in Macungie. We have added a new option this year for tennis players, and golfers can choose to play in a morning or afternoon round - or both! You can register to be a sponsor and/or participant here. Or you can download your choice of our participant brochure or sponsorship brochure.
  • Six graduates - Alexus, Emily, Hope, John, Kevin and Michael - graduated from Mercy in a moving ceremony June 4. Go here to see pictures from this moving ceremonies.
  • Thanks to generous donors to the Patrick and Rosemary McFadden JOY Fund, our students spent June 5 at Knoebels Amusement Park. We are so grateful for your incredible support!
  • Please keep in your prayers the family of Chris Brown. Chris was a consumer in our Over 21 Program and passed away very suddenly May 10. He was 29 years old. Eternal rest grant unto him, oh Lord, and let perpetual light shine him. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen.
  • The 25th Annual Golf & Tennis Classic will be held Monday, May 4, at Brookside Country Club. If you're interested in being an event sponsor, download this brochure and help us make this year's event - which includes tennis! - a success. We are shooting for 200 golfers - and both a morning and an afternoon round!
  • Mercy proudly participated the Highmark Walk on Saturday, May 31, in Bethlehem. We reached our goal of 100 walkers and exceeded our fundraising goal (we're still tabulating!)!Congratulations go to Jerdon Construction for being our top fundraising team, to Madeline Gregoris for winning the $15 iTunes gift card and to Joe Alfier for winning a $25 iTunes gift card!
  • The Premier Men's Chorus of the Lehigh Valley will present a free concert on Sunday, June 22, at 4 p.m. at St. Thomas More Church, 1040 Flexer Ave. in Allentown. Seating is open, and no tickets are necessary. A goodwill offering collection will be taken during the concert for Mercy, so please spread the word about this concert! For more information, please contact Michael at 484-560-3844. 
  • Our new e-mail address is school@mercyspeciallearning.org. Please change this address in your contacts. Thanks!
  • June 30 marks the end of our 2013-2014 Annual Fund. There is still time to give, so please online through the Annual Fund box on the right of this page, or you can contact Tom Harper at tharper@mercyspeciallearning.org for a form. Thank you!
  • Looking for more resources?  we've added a new page to our website for just that! Click here for our new Resources page.

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    on past events and news


    At Mercy Special Learning Center...

    We strive to educate the whole child in the areas of physical, social, emotional, intellectual and spiritual development, while respecting the dignity and potential of each person. We welcome this opportunity to acquaint you with the many aspects of our educational program and encourage you to explore how:

    • We can help your child to grow
    • Learn about the many "special" ideals of education that we create to benefit the community
    • Discover how you can help us grow in our efforts to benefit Mercy
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Contact Us
Mercy Special Learning Center
830 South Woodward Street
Allentown, PA 18103
(610) 797-8242
(610) 797-9092
Mercy is accredited by the Middle States
Association of Colleges and Schools