The ACLD Tillotson School, licensed and approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Academic Schools and the state Department of Education, is a specially tailored educational institution for students with learning disabilities and related disorders. ACLD Tillotson is open to both boys and girls, and is a not-for-profit institution. The school has a wide reach, currently serving students across its own county and in six other surrounding counties. One of the school's guiding principles, as stated on its website, is to "provide accessible, high-quality, cost-effective programs and services that assist individuals with specific learning disabilities and related disorders in developing educational, social, and career skills." ACLD stands for Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities, and ACLD Tillotson offers education for those ranging in ages from 7 to 21.