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A neurological disorder that affects one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using spoken or written language. The disability may manifest itself in an imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell or to do mathematical calculations. Learning disabilities should not be confused with learning problems which are primarily the result of visual, hearing, or motor handicaps; of intellectual disabilities; of emotional disturbance; or of environmental, cultural or economic disadvantages.

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Administration ServicesA school district which encompasses the needs of those students with emotional, learning or developmental disabilities. The schools create an atmosphere to make learning easier, and includes the regents criteria so that the student's goal is to graduate. There are 3 campuses: Jennie Clarkson School in Valhalla - for students with severe emotional and learning disabilities. Greenburgh Academy in Yonkers - for students with disabilities living with their families. Dr. Kenneth B. Clark Academy in Dobbs Ferry and the Kaplan Career Academy in New Windsor - state-of- the-art facilities for students with disabilities.WestchesterGREENBURGH-NORTH CASTLE SCHOOL DISTRICTSAINT CHRISTOPHER'S
ADULT KAMPProvides camp for adults with special needs. Activities include swimming and canoeing, paddle boating, hiking, fishing, arts and crafts, movies, volleyball, nature hikes, campfires, skits, scavenger hunts, basketball and rainy day activities. Call for further information.NassauADULT KAMPNEW YORK DISTRICT KIWANIS FOUNDATION
AUTISM CONSULTANT SERVICES/PARENT TRAINING/HOME ABA SERVICESConsultations and trainings are designed to assist staff to work effectively at sites with the most challenging students on the autism spectrum. These services are added to a District’s Commitment Form when the service of a behavioral specialist or autism consultant is recommended by the CSE for implementation on a regular basis over a period of time. Autism consultants will address applied behavior analysis strategies, behavioral strategies, and educational strategies. Through Parent Training, they can assist parents in utilizing strategies in the home that are consistent with those used in school to facilitate student progress. Home ABA Services are designed to meet the needs of component districts for students with autism spectrum disorders to provide for continuity and generalization. Methodologies include applied behavior analysis, discrete trial instruction, and task analysis. Progress is tracked and monitored to emphasize effective collaboration and consistency between home, school, and community. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkAUTISM CONSULTANT SERVICES/PARENT TRAINING/HOME ABA SERVICESEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
BALDWIN PROGRAMSOffers one-to-one professional tutoring by licensed teachers in reading, reading readiness, mathematics, science, Social Studies, spelling, written expression, SAT, ELA preparation, regents and other test preparation.NassauBALDWIN PROGRAMSTHE LEARNING PLACE
BELLPORT ACADEMIC CENTERServices students who have mild to moderate behavioral and/or intensive counseling concerns and/or mild to moderate learning disabilities. Ninth and Tenth grade students receive a full day departmentalized academic program of New York State Regents curriculum. This same program is offered to eleventh and twelfth grades with options available for students interested in a half day academic and a half day Career and Technical Education component. Students are offered a departmentalized program of New York State Regents curriculum. Psychiatric services are available through collaboration with Sagamore Children’s Center. Program services students ages 14 – 21 and grades 9th - 12th. Students have the ability to transition to the following included sites: BAC @ Patchogue Medford High School. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkBELLPORT ACADEMIC CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
BROOKHAVEN LEARNING CENTEROffers a secondary school that empowers students to develop functional academic, personal, and pre-vocational skills. Our mission is to encourage independence and self-advocacy, and to prepare students to successfully transition from the school environment to post-school options. Skilled staff, in partnership with families, districts and the community, provides quality instruction and services to students. Diverse educational strategies, aligned with the Common Core Learning Standards, offer curriculum accessing real life settings, in conjunction with community-based education and work experiences. Together, these provide unique opportunities to enrich each student's education. The strength of the Brookhaven Learning Center lies in the integration of these dynamics which are designed to maximize opportunities so that each student can achieve his/her fullest potential. The Brookhaven Learning Center provides a continuum of services for students with moderate to severe developmental disabilities. Students participate in a modified New York State Curriculum with an emphasis on life skills. Serves students ages 12-21 in grades 7th-12th at the Middle School and Secondary Level. Classroom options are 8:1:1; 8:1:1+2; 8:1:1+3 and .12:1:1. Students are classified as: Moderate to severe developmental disabilities; Life Skills and significantly modified state curriculum; Modified Alternate Assessment Schedule and Half Day program in conjunction with TSP@BLC. The Brookhaven Learning Center is offered at various locations. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkBROOKHAVEN LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
BROOKHAVEN LEARNING CENTER @ SAMOSET MIDDLE SCHOOLOffers Brookhaven Learning Center at Samoset Middle School which is an included site program of the Brookhaven Learning Center. The Brookhaven Learning Center provides a continuum of services for students with moderate to severe developmental disabilities. Students participate in a modified New York State Curriculum with an emphasis on life skills. Serves students ages ages 12 – 21 and Grades 7th - 12th at the Middle School and Secondary Level. Classroom options are 8:1:1. Students are classified as Moderate to severe developmental disabilities; Life Skills and significantly modified state curriculum and Sensory Motor friendly environment. The Brookhaven Learning Center is offered at various locations. Call for more detailed information. SuffolkBROOKHAVEN LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Case/Care Management ServicesCase management and support groups for people with developmental disabilities.RocklandCASE/CARE MANAGEMENT SERVICESROCKLAND COUNTY ASSOCIATION FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES (RCALD)
Case/Care Management ServicesOffers medicaid eligible adults with developmental or learning disabilities assistance through case management services to help coordinate all their clinical, educational and rehabilitation needs.WestchesterMEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATIONYAI (YOUNG ADULT INSTITUTE) - WESTCHESTER
CENTRAL ISLIP EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTERProvides pre-K and Kindergarten.SuffolkCENTRAL ISLIP EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTERCENTRAL ISLIP UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTEROffers both diagnostic and treatment services for children with physical, developmental, learning and behavioral disabilities, ranging from newborn to adolescence. Our group of subspecialists work with parents, teachers, and community agencies to tailor each child's program to his or her unique needs.NassauCHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
CHILDREN'S RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMOffers a residential program for children with autism spectrum disorder ,and/or multiple disabilities to include autism that incorporates Applied Behavioral Analysis teaching methods and positive behavior supports. Programming focuses on life skills recreation and leisure skills, household living; with opportunities for participation in Special Olympics Events. Housing placement is based on age and level of functioning. Family outings day and home visits are encouraged.CHILDREN'S RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMANDERSON CENTER FOR AUTISM
COMPASS PROJECTProvides a resource and socialization program for high school and college students on the Autism Spectrum, and/or those who have learning disabilities, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other special needs. Designed to help youth and their families through the transition from high school to college and other post-secondary alternatives. Offers counseling, career assessment, and guidance for individuals and their families, all within a Jewish context.NassauCOMPASS PROJECTJEWISH CHILD CARE ASSOCIATION
DAY HABILITATIONIncreases community integration for individuals enrolled in NYS Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Program.NassauDAY HABILITATIONTHE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
Disease/Disability Care ServicesProvides diagnostic and mental health evaluations for adolescents and young adults who have experienced school failure due to biological-based difficulties, learning disabilities, limited intelligence or attention problems. Treatment usually includes individual or group psychotherapy, family counseling, psychoeducational intervention, and speech/language services. Treatment can be on-site or referrals are made to community treatment centers.BronxADOLESCENT UNITCHILDREN'S EVALUATION AND REHABILITATION CENTER
EARLY CHILDHOOD HOME AND COMMUNITY SERVICESOffers a wide range of specialized services, home and community based, to children from birth to age 21. Services include special education, ABA (applied behavior analysis), Discrete Trial Instruction, speech, occupational and physical therapy, psychology and social work and Parent Education and Counseling.SuffolkEARLY CHILDHOOD HOME AND COMMUNITY SERVICESDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
Early EducationProvides a child-centered school, with various programs, to educate students in grades K - 8 with special needs. Programs range from intensive, full-day programs to partial therapeutic activities, which integrates academics, social and behavioral competencies. Academically, the emphasis is on reading, writing, and math. Socially and behaviorally programs include activities that teach specific social and behavioral skills with the purpose to address the relationship between behaviors/social issues and academic difficulties.DutchessSALT POINT EDUCATION CENTERDUTCHESS BOCES
EducationOffers alternative high school programs for students who are at risk of failing, dropping out, or struggling in a traditional school setting. Also available are programs for students with special needs that include other therapeutic services.DutchessALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMSDUTCHESS BOCES
EDUCATION PROGRAMOffers an educational program based on the Applied Behavior Analysis Positive Behavioral Supports model for individuals with autism spectrum disorders ages 5 to 21 . Focuses on academic, social and life skills development, transition and vocational training. Provides certified Behavior Analysts/Specialist and IEP. related services.EDUCATION PROGRAMANDERSON CENTER FOR AUTISM
Education ServicesOffers an academic program that caters to diverse academic backgrounds and skills of its students with learning differences or ADD. The school offers several levels of academic achievement toward which a student may strive. The teachers are trained in a multi-sensory approach and provide a small, nurturing classroom in which each student can reach their full potential. Also provides extracurricular activities, a sports program, and a summer camp.DutchessBOARDING AND DAY SCHOOLMAPLEBROOK SCHOOL
Education ServicesOffers a program based on students successfully completing the goals and objectives designed to prepare them for integration into today's world, and to strengthen their independent living skills. Some C.A.P.S. students pursue collegiate studies while others strive for a vocational certificate in one of the following areas:Preschool/Daycare, Business and Office Training, Construction Trades, Retailing, Food Service, Horticulture, Elder Care/Certified Nursing Assistant, Library Aide, Teacher Aide/Teacher Assistant.DutchessCENTER FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF POSTSECONDARY STUDIES (C.A.P.S.) PROGRAMMAPLEBROOK SCHOOL
Education ServicesOffers a public education to children who are residents at the Cottage, and those receiving day treatment, and focuses the curriculum to enhance their abilities and to graduate high school, and transition to the working work or to their community.WestchesterCOTTAGE SCHOOLMOUNT PLEASANT COTTAGE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Education ServicesOffers a public education to children who are residents at the Cottage, and those receiving day treatment, and focuses the curriculum to enhance their abilities and to graduate high school, enter the working work or return to their community and will be better able to succeed.WestchesterEDENWALD SCHOOLMOUNT PLEASANT COTTAGE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Education ServicesOffers a comprehensive public education for students from 6-12th grades who have emotional, learning or developmental disabilities.WestchesterEDUCATION FOR YOUTH WITH SPECIAL NEEDSSAINT CHRISTOPHER'S
Education ServicesA Special Act School District, provides a year round educational program for approximately 300 pupils in Grades K-12 who have emotional and/or learning disabilities.WestchesterGREENBURGH-GRAHAM SCHOOL DISTRICTGRAHAM-WINDHAM SERVICE TO FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
Education ServicesA Different Way In Reading is a literacy program primarily for K-12 students who have dyslexia or serious difficulties with reading and-or written language. The Center uses a program which was specifically designed for students with dyslexia, Alphabetic Phonics. This multisensory scientifically-based structured language education program teaches each sound and "secret" rule that is reliable in the English language explicitly. Students receive three hours of instruction-week, given in groups of from one to four students, depending on student need. The program occurs mainly after school hours and is free of charge to families.SchenectadyLITERACY INSTRUCTION FOR STRUGGLING READERS/WRITERSDIFFERENT WAY IN READING CENTER
Education ServicesProvides classes designed to meet the academic and emotional needs of students who are cognitively gifted and have learning disabilities and/or mild to moderate emotional challenges, including support that helps maximize their ability to earn a regents diploma. Individual and group counseling are available as part of this program.WestchesterSPECIAL EDUCATION FOR GIFTED STUDENTS WITH DISABLITIESSOUTHERN WESTCHESTER BOCES
Education ServicesOffers a special program for middle and high school students who need help which specific focus on the basics of reading and math to build a foundation so that students can begin to build their education and make learning easier.WestchesterSPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMKARAFIN SCHOOL
Education ServicesOffers a specialized comprehensive educational curriculum for students in 9th through 12 grades, to help each student overcome their learning difficulties and to obtain their full potential to attain goals which are worked towards.WestchesterSPECIAL NEEDS SCHOOLKARAFIN SCHOOL
Education ServicesA school that establishes a curriculum for each child, no matter how handicapped, and attempts to increase skill, increase rate, or improve a behavior specific to their level and learning ability in order to increase their chances of achievement. Also for the older youth offers a pre-vocational readiness program offering a logical and sequential system for developing the fundamental skills and work habits needed for real life job opportunities.WestchesterSPECIAL NEEDS SCHOOLWESTCHESTER EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN'S SCHOOL
Education ServicesProvides a preschool program which focus on the needs of children with autism, developmental or learning disabilities.WestchesterTHERAPEUTIC PRESCHOOLALCOTT SCHOOL
Education/Training ServicesProvides computer classes to individuals with special needs, differing abilities, economic challenges and/or other barriers to employment. Two types of classes are offered: • Basic Computer Skills One - Teaches the parts of the system, How to turn on/shut off system, How to use a mouse and keyboard, How to use Windows software, How to create, edit, save and print • Basic Computer Skills Two - Teaches formatting and editing, Using the tool bars, Using Excel, and Creating documentsUlsterCOMPUTER SKILLS TRAININGGATEWAY COMMUNITY INDUSTRIES
Education/Training ServicesCreate and disseminate essential information for parents and educators, providing help and hope. Provided national leadership in the shaping of public policy and federal legislation, to ensure that the voices of individuals with learning disabilities are heard by those in government. Building new programs and products to help ensure that children and adults with learning difficulties are recognized and responded to early enough to allow for a successful transition to their next step in education.New YorkEducation/Training ServicesNATIONAL CENTER FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES
Education/Training Services6 week informational workshop on learning disabilities for parents and professionals.UlsterLEARNING- DISABILITES TO ABILITIESMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN ULSTER COUNTY (MHA)
Education/Training ServicesOffers an academic program for children in 1st through 4th grades, which focuses on the basic challenges faced by children with language-based learning disabilities, and developing self-confidence in their own ability to achieve success.WestchesterLOWER SCHOOLWINDWARD SCHOOL
Education/Training ServicesOffers an academic program for youth in 5th through 9th grades, which focuses on the three basic challenges faced by these students with language-based learning disabilities, acquiring skills so they can reach their academic potential, developing self-confidence in their own ability to achieve success, and understanding their learning differences so they can become effective advocates for themselves.WestchesterMIDDLE SCHOOLWINDWARD SCHOOL
Education/Training ServicesWildwood School is a private, not-for-profit day program for students between the ages of 3 to 21 with neurological impairments, complex learning disabilities, autism and other neurologically-based developmental disorders. SchenectadyWILDWOOD SCHOOLWILDWOOD PROGRAMS
ELEMENTARY LEVEL DEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAMS AT WESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTERProvide high quality, evidence based instruction and support services that meet the unique needs of each student. Our diverse specialty programs foster student engagement, independence and promote high expectations to ensure that students are challenged to meet the Common Core State Standards and are prepared for success in their post-school lives. The Elementary Level Developmental Programs services students with various developmental disabilities. Services are for students ages 5-11 and in grades K-6th grade. Class size options include 8:1:1, 8:1:1 +2, 8:1:1 +3 and 12:1:4 depending on which program. The primary goal of the program is to maximize each student's potential and to teach skills that will enable them to become as independent as possible within the confines of his/her disability. Program components include improving cognition with an emphasis on sensory motor skills development. Functional assessments of behavior and behavior intervention plans are put in place for support when needed. Students are classified as Multiple Disabilities; Autism; Intellectual Disability and Other Health Impairment. The Academic Program services students with learning and behavioral disabilities. The primary goal of the program is to maximize each student's potential. Program components include instruction that is comprised of the general education curriculum and which supports the Common Core State Standards. Behavior management, self advocacy and social skills are addressed. A building-wide behavior management plan is an integral part of the program. Functional behavior assessments (FBA's) and behavior intervention plans (BIP's) are implemented for support when needed. The 12:1:4 Program emphasizes a multi-sensory approach to learning. Emphasis is placed on improving cognition, sensory motor skills development and use of adaptive equipment to aid movement and independence. Students placed in the 12:1:4 class component are dependent upon staff for meeting their needs throughout the school day. Classroom instruction is provided with hand over hand assistance. Related services of speech, occupational therapy and physical therapy are provided on a group push-in basis. All students are assessed using the New York State Alternate Assessment. The Autism Program services students with various development disabilities. The primary goal of the program is to maximize each student's potential and to teach skills that will enable them to become as independent as possible within the confines of his/her disability. Program components include academics with an emphasis on functional skill development. Behavior management, independent living, and social skills are also addressed. Where needed, discrete trial instruction and applied behavioral analysis are utilized in conjunction with grade level curriculum. Functional assessments of behavior and behavior intervention plans are implemented for support when needed. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkWESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
ELEMENTARY LEVEL PROGRAMS AT PREMM LEARNING CENTEROffers programs that serves students with moderate to severe developmental delays, plays an integral part in the lives of the students we teach. We work as a team, in cooperation with the parents, to ensure that each student develops to his/her maximum potential academically, socially, and physically and achieves his/her highest level of independence. Multi-modality approaches to learning best serves our students while striving to achieve their goals. Services are for students ages 5-11 and in grades K-5th grade. Class size options include 8:1:1, 8:1:1 +2 and 12:1:4 depending on which program. At the Elementary Level programs Premm offers Center-Based Functional Academic Skills Program. The Functional Academic Skills Program at Premm Learning Center services students with moderate to severe development disabilities. The primary goal of the program is to maximize each student's potential and to teach skills that will enable them to become as independent as possible within the confines of their disability. Program components include academics with an emphasis on functional skill development, utilizing a modified Common Core Curriculum. Behavior management, independent living and social skills are also addressed. Functional assessments of behavior and behavior intervention plans are implemented for support when needed. All students are assessed using the New York State Alternate Assessment. Students are classified as: Multiple Disabilities; Intellectually Disabled; Speech Impairment; Visual Impairment; Autism; Hearing Impairment and other Health Impairment. The 12:1:4 Program at Premm Learning Center emphasizes a multi-sensory approach to learning. Emphasis is placed on improving cognition, sensory motor skills development and use of adaptive equipment to aid movement and independence. Students placed in the 12:1:4 class component are non-ambulatory and are dependent upon staff for meeting their needs throughout the school day. Classroom instruction is provided with hand over hand assistance. Related services of speech, occupational therapy and physical therapy are provided on a group push-in basis. All students are assessed using the New York State Alternate Assessment. Also offered is the Included Class Satellite Services. The Premm Learning Center offers included class components for elementary students within off site district mainstream programs. The students serviced within the included programs experience learning disabilities but exhibit minimal to no behavioral concerns. The primary goal of the included class program is to maximize each student's potential and to act as the bridge to possibly return to home school district. Instruction in these classes emphasizes a modified Common Core Curriculum, behavior management, and self-advocacy and social skills, while also providing for the opportunity to be integrated with the mainstream population for special subject classes, lunch, assemblies and academic subjects when appropriate. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkPREMM LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Employment ServicesProvides an employment network of services to help individuals with mental, emotional, physical or learning disabilities to attain work. Services include supported employment, job development, job coaching, pre-employment skills, and more.EssexADIRONDACK EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN ESSEX COUNTY
Employment ServicesOffers individuals with special needs, differing abilities, economic challenges and/or other barriers to employment, career support services, such as Career Exploration, Career Counseling, Vocational Goal Setting, Vocational Internships, and Benefits/Financial CounselingUlsterCAREER PLANNING SERVICESGATEWAY COMMUNITY INDUSTRIES
Employment ServicesOffers to individuals with special needs, differing abilities, economic challenges and/or other barriers to employment employment support services, such as Job Search Supports, Resume Writing, Marketing Strategies, Supported Employment, Job Development, Job Coaching, Job Placement, Job Retention Services, Vocational Case Management Services.UlsterEMPLOYMENT SUPPORT SERVICESGATEWAY COMMUNITY INDUSTRIES
Employment ServicesOffers adults with developmental or learning disabilities prejob guidance through interview training, resume writing, appropriate dressing, job assessments, job information and search assistance, along with a job coach.WestchesterJOB GUIDANCEYAI (YOUNG ADULT INSTITUTE) - WESTCHESTER
Employment ServicesProvides young adults, 17yrs and up who are in transition from school to work with the opportunity to further develop their work and independent living skills. Vocational and educational services.RocklandSUPPORTIVE TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM/CAREER LIFE SKILLS CENTERROCKLAND COUNTY ASSOCIATION FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES (RCALD)
FOOD SERVICE TRAININGProvides training in all aspects of food service (preparation, baking, service, catering, bussing, fast food, etc.) leading to competitive employment for people with disabilities from ages 16 and up. Placement services offered. No income restrictions and documentation required to prove disability. Parental consent required for ages under 18.NassauFOOD SERVICE TRAININGTHE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
H.B. WARD TECHNICAL AND ACADEMIC CENTEROffers an integrated career and technical campus. Our mission is to provide high-quality education to a diverse population of secondary and adult students, empowering them to be successful in post-secondary education and/or career choices. Programs are structured to provide educational experiences incorporating teamwork, responsibility, discipline, professionalism, leadership, community service, and communication skills in a safe environment conducive to learning. We remain focused on offering quality education for the rapidly changing world. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkH.B. WARD TECHNICAL AND ACADEMIC CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
JEFFERSON ACADEMIC CENTEROffers an academic program to special education and non-classified “at risk” students who require an alternate approach to learning. The students have moderate to severe learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum disorders, or moderate to severe behavioral and/or intensive counseling concerns. Psychiatric services are also available through collaboration with Sagamore Children's Center. The center services students ages 12-14 in grades 7th-8th. Class size options include 6:1:1; 8:1:1 and 8:1:1+2. The student’s profiles include: Moderate to severe learning disabilities; Asperger/high functioning Autism; Moderate to severe behavioral and/or intensive counseling concerns; Severe psychiatric needs that require intensive school counseling; Non-classified students with behavioral and discipline concerns and Sagamore psychiatric services. All students participate in a building-wide behavior management system designed to encourage behaviors that support learning and successful social interaction. Students have the ability to transition to the following included site: JAC @ Oregon Middle School. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkJEFFERSON ACADEMIC CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
JEFFERSON ACADEMIC CENTER @ OREGON MIDDLE SCHOOLOffered at Oregon Middle School is an included site program of the Jefferson Academic Center serving students Ages 11 – 14 in grades 6th - 8th at the middle school level. Classroom options include 8:1:1. Student profiles include: Mild to moderate learning disabilities; Moderate behavioral and/or intensive counseling concerns; Asperger/high functioning Autism; Non-classified students with intensive counseling concerns and Moderate psychiatric needs that require therapeutic counseling. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkJEFFERSON ACADEMIC CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
KEHILLA CAMPSProvides a summer day camp for children and teens with minimal learning disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD), and other special needs. Meets the needs of children who are not able to meet socialization demands of regular day camps but who are too high functioning for traditional special education camps. Appointment required. Call to set up screening or for futher information.NassauKEHILLA CAMPSSID JACOBSON JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
LEARNING RESOURCE PROGRAMProvides support services to students with learning disabilities. The mission of the program is to provide an inclusive environment that enables students with documented Learning Disabilities and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder attain their educational goals. Using a supportive environment for academic and social success, the Program delivers individualized sessions provided by educational and counseling professionals that focus on the strengths, talents and needs of the student. Services and supports also include collaboration with faculty, staff and campus-wide support services, which foster independence and integration, consistent with the Adelphi University experience. Call or visit the website for further information and admissions procedure.NassauLEARNING RESOURCE PROGRAMADELPHI UNIVERSITY
LITERACY CENTERProvides literacy assessment and instruction for students entering grades 1-12 who are experiencing difficulties in reading and/or writing. This includes problems with decoding, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, and study skills. Teachers employ a variety of instructional approaches, based on the most current educational theory and research. Assessment and instruction are provided by New York State-certified teachers completing certification or a Master’s degree in literacy. Each new student entrant is individually evaluated before the instructional sessions begin, and an individualized plan is developed to meet the specific literacy needs of each student. The evaluation includes a combination of formal and informal assessments, personal interviews, and writing samples. Based on the results of the evaluation, students are placed in either small groups (no more than four students) or in an individual setting. Conferences inform parents of progress and make recommendations for support at home. At the end of the semester, a summary report is written for all students. Programs are offered during three semesters per year: Fall, Spring, and Summer. During the Fall and Spring semesters, classes meet for twenty, forty-five minute instructional sessions. In addition, Saturday classes are available; a single, ninety-minute session will be held per week. The cost of instruction is based on group or individual placement. A summer session is also available. For more information, contact the Literacy Center.NassauLITERACY CENTERADELPHI UNIVERSITY
LONG ISLAND PARENT CENTERAssists patrons and professionals in obtaining services that meet the needs of children with disabilities, ages birth through 21. Provides information about options for required services, educational environments, service delivery system and New York State Education Department reform initiatives. Also offers workshops/training for parents and professionals on topics which may include evaluation, early intervention, transition planning, parent involvement and IEP meetings.SuffolkLONG ISLAND PARENT CENTERLONG ISLAND PARENT CENTER
MADONNA HEIGHTS SCHOOLOffers fully certified Jr/Sr High School with 6:1:2, 8:1:2, and 8:1:1 ratio. Students can be resident on the Madonna Heights campus or attend day school. Targets girls grades 7 -12 who are emotionally handicapped and/or learning disabled.SuffolkMADONNA HEIGHTS SCHOOLSCO FAMILY OF SERVICES
MASERA LEARNING CENTERProvides a transdisciplinary program, reflecting the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, to address the needs of elementary through middle school aged students with Autism and related developmental disabilities. Common Core Standards are presented through individualized and small group goal driven instruction. All instruction fosters the development of communication, social skills, on-task appropriate behaviors, academics, life skills and prevocational skills; through a hierarchy of structured specialized learning opportunities. The Masera Learning Center provides instruction to children with moderate to severe Autism and related developmental disabilities. The staff provides specialized individual and small group instruction utilizing the following best practice methodologies: Discrete Trial Instruction; Multi-media Instruction; Pre-vocational Skills; Social Stories; Applied Behavioral Analysis; Functional Behavioral Assessment/Behavior Intervention Plans; Community Integration Experiences; ADL(Activities for Daily Living)Skills and Task Analysis. Services are for students ages 5-14 years old and for grades K– 8th grade. Class Size Options are: 8:1:1 and 8:1:1 +3. Student profiles include: Moderate to severe language and social skill deficits; Moderate to severe Autism and related developmental disabilities and Moderate to severe behavioral deficits. Classification program exit outcomes include: Return to District; BOCES Included Placement and Other BOCES Programs. Students have the ability to transition to MLC @ Paul J. Bellew Elementary School. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkMASERA LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
MASERA LEARNING CENTER @ PAUL J. BELLEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOLOffered as an included site program of the Masera Learning Center. For students ages 5 – 11 and Grades K - 6th. Classroom options include: 8:1:1+2. Student profiles include: Minimal behavioral concerns; Moderate to severe Autism and related developmental disabilities; Autistic with mild to moderate language and social skills deficits; Independent with toileting and other life skills and Ability to work in a group setting. Call for more detailed informationSuffolkMASERA LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL PROGRAMS AT PREMM LEARNING CENTEROffers programs that serves students with moderate to severe developmental delays, plays an integral part in the lives of the students we teach. We work as a team, in cooperation with the parents, to ensure that each student develops to his/her maximum potential academically, socially, and physically and achieves his/her highest level of independence. Multi-modality approaches to learning best serves our students while striving to achieve their goals. Services are for students ages 11-14 and in grades 6-8th grade. Class size options include 8:1:1, 8:1:1 +2 and 12:1:4 depending on which program. At the Middle School program Premm offers Center-Based Functional Academic Skills Program. The Functional Academic Skills Program at Premm Learning Center services students with moderate to severe development disabilities. The primary goal of the program is to maximize each student's potential and to teach skills that will enable them to become as independent as possible within the confines of their disability. Program components include academics with an emphasis on functional skill development, utilizing a modified Common Core Curriculum. Behavior management, independent living and social skills are also addressed. Functional assessments of behavior and behavior intervention plans are implemented for support when needed. All students are assessed using the New York State Alternate Assessment. Classifications: Multiple Disabilities; Intellectually Disabled; Speech Impairment; Visual Impairment; Autism; Hearing Impairment and other Health Impairment. Also offered is the The 12:1:4 Program at Premm Learning Center emphasizes a multi-sensory approach to learning. Emphasis is placed on improving cognition, sensory motor skills development and use of adaptive equipment to aid movement and independence. Students placed in the 12:1:4 class component are non-ambulatory and are dependent upon staff for meeting their needs throughout the school day. Classroom instruction is provided with hand over hand assistance. Related services of speech, occupational therapy and physical therapy are provided on a group push-in basis. All students are assessed using the New York State Alternate Assessment. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkPREMM LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL PROGRAMS AT WESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTERProvide high quality, evidence based instruction and support services that meet the unique needs of each student. Our diverse specialty programs foster student engagement, independence and promote high expectations to ensure that students are challenged to meet the Common Core State Standards and are prepared for success in their post-school lives. Middle School Level Programs serves students with various developmental disabilities. Services are for students ages 11-14 and in grades 6-8th grade. Class size options include 8:1:1, 8:1:1 +2, 8:1:1 +3 and 12:1:4 depending on which program. The Prevocational Program services students with various developmental disabilities. The primary goal of the program is to maximize each student's potential and to teach skills that will enable them to become as independent as possible within the confines of his/her disability. Program components include academics with an emphasis on functional skill development, as well as simulated work activities to apply newly acquired knowledge. Behavior management, independent living, and social skills are also addressed. Where needed, discrete trial teaching and applied behavioral analysis is utilized in conjunction with grade level curriculum. Functional assessments of behavior intervention plans are implemented for support when needed. Students are classified as: Multiple Disabilities; Autism; Intellectual Disability; Emotional Disturbance; Speech Impairment and Other Health Impairment. The Secondary Developmental Program services students with various developmental disabilities. The primary goal of the program is to maximize each student's potential and to teach skills that will enable them to become as independent as possible within the confines of his/her disability. Program components include improving cognition with an emphasis on sensory motor skills development. Functional assessments of behavior and behavior intervention plans are put in place for support when needed. The 12:1:4 Program emphasizes a multi-sensory approach to learning. Emphasis is placed on improving cognition, sensory motor skills development and use of adaptive equipment to aid movement and independence. Students placed in the 12:1:4 class component are dependent upon staff for meeting their needs throughout the school day. Classroom instruction is provided with hand over hand assistance. Related services of speech, occupational therapy and physical therapy are provided on a group push-in basis. All students are assessed using the New York State Alternate Assessment. The Academic Center Middle School Program services students with learning and behavioral disabilities. The primary goal of the program is to maximize each student's potential. Program components include instruction that is comprised of the general education curriculum and which supports the Common Core State Standards. Behavior management, self-advocacy and social skills are addressed. A building-wide behavior management plan is an integral part of the program. Functional assessments and behavior intervention plans are implemented for support when needed. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkWESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
NASSAU DAY TRAINING PROGRAMThe program offers pre-vocational services with flexible schedules and open ended time periods. Work behaviors and work skills development in the clerical field are addressed. Vocational training in microfilming, cd rom storage, computer and sign making is provided. There is a production unit that is sheltered and offers minimum wage. Additional services include vocational counseling, job readiness and placement services Supported Employment Program, and a Consumer Retail Store Operation.NassauNASSAU DAY TRAINING PROGRAMNASSAU DAY TRAINING PROGRAM
NATIONAL CENTER FOR LEARNING DISABILITIESProvides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.NATIONAL CENTER FOR LEARNING DISABILITIESNATIONAL CENTER FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AND PHYSICAL THERAPYWe offer IEP-based Occupational and Physical Therapy services including evaluations, individual and group therapy and consultation with treatment team members and family. We serve adult participants though our Article 16 Clinic. Occupational therapy services promote functional abilities and engagement in daily routines. Occupational therapists may asses an individual's ability to perform ADL's and develop adaptions in order for the participant to be successful and the MOST independent in eating, dressing, grooming, toileting and hygiene. OT services also focus on sensory integration, play/leisure skills, gross and fine motor skills, prevocational /vocational skills, social interaction skills and psychosocial issues. Physical Therapy services provide support for students so they may more fully participate in the curriculum and the school day routine. services focus on the impact the the physical disability has on classroom performance rather than on the disability itself. Physical Therapists work on addressing balance, gait, motor planning, posture, navigating and accessing school environment, strength, and endurance.OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AND PHYSICAL THERAPYANDERSON CENTER FOR AUTISM
PACKAGING AND ASSEMBLY TRAININGProvides training in bagging, labeling, collating and all aspects of packaging and assembly leading to employment for people with disabilities, ages 16 and up. Placement services offered and speech/communication, occupational therapy and psychological services available. No income restrictions. Documentation required to prove disability and parents consent required for individuals under 18.NassauPACKAGING AND ASSEMBLY TRAININGTHE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
PORTER/BUILDING MAINTENANCEProvides training in all phases of porter maintenance (bathroom cleaning, buffing, trash removal, etc.) and building maintenance (tool usage, repair, painting, introduction to plumbing, etc.) leading to competitive employment for people with disabilities ages 16 and up. No restrictions on income level. Documentation required to prove disability. Parent's consent required for individuals under 18 years old.NassauPORTER/BUILDING MAINTENANCETHE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
PREMM LEARNING CENTEROffers a program that serves students with moderate to severe developmental delays and plays an integral part in the lives of the students we teach. We work as a team, in cooperation with the parents, to ensure that each student develops to his/her maximum potential academically, socially, and physically and achieves his/her highest level of independence. Multi-modality approaches to learning best serves our students while striving to achieve their goals. Premm Learning Center offers an Elementary, Middle and Secondary program. The Center-Based Functional Academic Program at Premm Learning Center services students with moderate to severe developmental disabilities. The primary goal of the program is to maximize each student’s potential and to teach skills that will enable them to become as independent as possible within the confines of their disability. Program components include academics with an emphasis on functional skill development, utilizing a modified Common Core Curriculum. Behavior management, independent living and social skills are also addressed. Functional assessments of behavior and behavior intervention plans are implemented for support when needed. Students are classifications include: Multiple Disabilities; Intellectually Disabled; Speech Impairment; Visual Impairment; Autism; Hearing Impairment and other Health Impairments. The Elementary Program services students ages 5-11 years in grades K-5. Class size options are 8:1:1; 8:1:1 + 2 and 12:1:4 . Students do have the ability to transition to other sites. The Middle School Programs serves students ages 11-14 in grades 6-8th. Class size options are 8:1:1; 8:1:1 + 2 and 12:1:4 . Also offered is the The Secondary Developmental Program which services students ages 14-21 in grades 9th -12th and is a 12:1:4 Program. The 12:1:4 Program at Premm Learning Center emphasizes a multi-sensory approach to learning. Emphasis is placed on improving cognition, sensory motor skills development and use of adaptive equipment to aid movement and independence. Students placed in the 12:1:4 class component are non-ambulatory and are dependent upon staff for meeting their needs throughout the school day. Classroom instruction is provided with hand over hand assistance. Related services of speech, occupational therapy and physical therapy are provided on a group push-in basis. All students are assessed using a New York State alternate assessment. Also offered is the Inclusive Class Satellite Services. The Premm Learning Center offers inclusion class components for elementary and middle school aged students within off site district mainstream programs. The students serviced within the inclusion programs, experience learning disabilities but exhibit minimal to no behavioral concerns. The primary goal of the inclusion program is to maximize each student’s potential and to act as the bridge to possible return to home school district. Instruction in these classes emphasizes a modified Common Core Curriculum, behavior management, and self-advocacy and social skills, while also providing for the opportunity to be integrated with the mainstream population for special subject classes, lunch, assemblies and academic subjects when appropriate. Masera Learning Center is offered in more than one location. Call for more detailed information. SuffolkPREMM LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
PREMM LEARNING CENTER AT TIMBER POINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOLOffered at Timber Point Elementary is an included site program of the Premm Learning Center. This program is for students Ages 5 – 8 and in Grades K – 3rd and Elementary Level. Classroom options are 8:1:1. Student’s profiles include: Mild to moderate behavioral concerns; Mild to moderate learning disabilities and Life Skills and significantly modified state curriculum. The Premm Learning Center offers included class components for elementary students within off site district mainstream programs. The students serviced within the included programs experience learning disabilities but exhibit minimal to no behavioral concerns. The primary goal of the included class program is to maximize each student's potential and to act as the bridge to possibly return to home school district. Instruction in these classes emphasizes a modified Common Core Curriculum, behavior management, and self-advocacy and social skills, while also providing for the opportunity to be integrated with the mainstream population for special subject classes, lunch, assemblies and academic subjects when appropriate. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkPREMM LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
PREMM LEARNING CENTER @ MERRIMAC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLOffered at Merrimac Elementary is an included site program of the Premm Learning Center. This program is for students Ages 8-11 and in Grades 3-6th and Elementary Level. Classroom options are 8:1:1 and 8:1:1 + 2. Student’s profiles include: Mild to moderate behavioral concerns; Mild to moderate learning disabilities and Life Skills and significantly modified state curriculum. The Premm Learning Center offers included class components for elementary students within off site district mainstream programs. The students serviced within the included programs experience learning disabilities but exhibit minimal to no behavioral concerns. The primary goal of the included class program is to maximize each student's potential and to act as the bridge to possibly return to home school district. Instruction in these classes emphasizes a modified Common Core Curriculum, behavior management, and self-advocacy and social skills, while also providing for the opportunity to be integrated with the mainstream population for special subject classes, lunch, assemblies and academic subjects when appropriate. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkPREMM LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
READING/WRITING LEARNING CLINICDedicated to providing literacy support to children, adolescents, and adults in an environment where learners have the safety and support that allow them to take risks and gain confidence as they move toward developing mature control of literacy skills. The Reading/Writing Learning Clinic provides services to families in the communities that adjoin Hofstra University as well as in the larger metropolitan area. New York state-certified literacy specialists provide weekly small group or individual instruction. Instructional sessions focus on reading and writing as meaning construction and are carefully crafted to develop a flexible set of reading and writing strategies to use while reading or composing texts. Phonics and spelling skills are addressed and taught in the context of meaningful language study. Our program is modeled on a Reading/Writing workshop approach that creates an environment for engagement in author study, literature circles, and strategic reading and writing instruction. Students also participate in inquiry-based projects making use of fiction and/or nonfiction texts available from our library collection of award-winning children and adolescent literature, as well as through digital technology. The Reading/Writing Learning Clinic also offers professional reading and writing evaluations for school-aged children and adults. Our evaluations are qualitative assessments that describe the learner’s use of reading and writing strategies when transacting with and composing texts. The assessment process culminates with the development of a Biographic Literacy Profile which provides a detailed appraisal of the learner’s reading and writing strengths. Each literacy evaluation is conducted to advocate for the learner. Reading and writing proficiency is described in terms of meaning construction and our evaluations provide parents and teachers with straight-forward and individualized recommendations to support literacy development inside and outside of school settings. Call for more detailed information.NassauREADING/WRITING LEARNING CLINICHOFSTRA UNIVERSITY-JOAN AND ARNOLD SALTZMAN COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER
RECREATION PROGRAMProvides a variety of recreational activities including weekend activities, vacations, overnight trips, and bowling for adults 21 and over, with a documented developmental disability. Promotes socialization and peer relationships while enjoying activities in the community with staff support.NassauRECREATION PROGRAMADULTS AND CHILDREN WITH LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INC.
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesSeptember through June, offers school and youth groups three-day, residential experiences designed to build community, increase self-confidence and self-awareness, strengthen peer leadership skills, and promote personal growth. CAP is an outdoor education and recreation program that challenges youth to go beyond their limits, to work with others to solve problems, and to experience individual and group success. The program curriculum consists of a variety of activities including high and low rope courses, trust-building initiatives, swimming, boating, hiking and orientating as well as group seminars and journaling exercises. The Ramapo staff strives to create an experience that is appropriate for each group's specific goals. Adult supervision by representatives teachers, parents, social workers of the sending organization is required.DutchessCHALLENGE AND ADVENTURE PROGRAM (CAP)RAMAPO FOR CHILDREN
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesThis is an exciting and challenging program designed to build community and strengthen peer leadership skills in teens. Activities are crafted for success and achievement, require full participation and promote improved decision making, problem solving, and communication skills. The program's goal is to work with young people who are struggling to overcome difficult situations, and guide them toward higher education and purposeful employment. Participants attend one of the three, 3-week summer sessions and then attend weekend activities at camp during the school year. Teen's families also participate in the program, during weekends in the spring and fall. Activities include camping, canoeing, high ropes, peer group counseling, learning basic work skills, and local community service projects.DutchessRAMAPO LEADERSHIP PROGRAMRAMAPO FOR CHILDREN
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesOffers a weekly recreational program for children with mild to moderate developmental or learning disabilities, hearing impaired or enrolled in a special education program.WestchesterSUPER SUNDAYJEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER ON THE HUDSON
Rehabilitation/Habilitation ServicesRecreational league to encourage young adults with learning and other developmental disabilities to participate in non-competitive environment.RocklandTEN PINS BOWLINGROCKLAND COUNTY ASSOCIATION FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES (RCALD)
Residential Care ServicesOffers a residential treatment facility for adolescents with emotional disturbance, learning disabilities or behavior which necessitates a residential treatment and school.WestchesterADOLESCENT RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITYSAINT CHRISTOPHER'S
Residential Care ServicesProvides residential care for troubled boys in foster care or who have committed minor offenses. The program provides structure, therapy and support designed to help youth stabilize and return to the community successfully.WestchesterSPECIALIZED RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMCHILDREN'S VILLAGE
SATELLITE PROGRAMProvides community habilitation on a fee for service basis to those people who do not have Medicaid.NassauSATELLITE PROGRAMADULTS AND CHILDREN WITH LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INC.
SAYVILLE ACADEMIC CENTEROffers services in collaboration with Sagamore Children’s Center to students with mild to severe learning disabilities and moderate to severe behavioral and/or intensive counseling concerns. A comprehensive, structured school wide behavior management system is used. Educational support services are provided to students who are between the ages of 5-10 and in grades K-4th grade. Class room size is 6:1:1; 8:1:1 and 8:1:1+2 . Students are classified as: Mild to severe learning disabilities; Moderate to severe behavioral and/or intensive counseling concerns; Asperger/high functioning Autism; Severe psychiatric needs that require therapeutic counseling; Sagamore psychiatric services and Hospital psychiatric services (Stony Brook Hospital). Exit outcomes for our students include: Return to home school district; BOCES included placement and other BOCES Educational Centers. Commencement goals include: Local Diploma; Regents Diploma and CDOS. Sayville Academic Center is offered in more than one location. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkSAYVILLE ACADEMIC CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
SAYVILLE ACADEMIC CENTER @ SHERWOOD ELEMENTARYOffered at Sherwood Elementary is an included site program of the Sayville Academic Center. This program is for students Ages 7 – 11 and Grades 2nd - 5th. Class size options 8:1:1. Students’ profiles include: Mild to moderate learning disabilities and moderate behavioral and/or intensive counseling concerns. Sayville Academic Center is offered in more than one location. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkSAYVILLE ACADEMIC CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
SAYVILLE ACADEMIC CENTER @ STONY BROOK HOSPITALOffered at Stony Brook Hospital which is an included site program of the Sayville Academic Center. The Sayville Academic Center at Stony Brook University Hospital program provides an inpatient psychiatric program for elementary-age students, enabling them to continue their education while undergoing psychiatric treatment. This program, located on Stony Brook's 12N, accepts parent or school referrals and admits youngsters after thorough evaluations by social workers, physicians and psychologists. The length of stay ranges from 1-12 weeks, during which time a full academic curriculum is provided by Eastern Suffolk BOCES. This program is for students Ages 5 – 11 and Grades K - 5th. Classroom option is 6:1:1. Students classifications include: Multiple Disabilities; Autism; Emotional Disturbance; Other Health Impairment; Learning Disabled; Speech and Language Impaired and General Education. Students’ profiles include: General education; Mild to moderate learning disabilities; Moderate to significant behavioral and/or intensive counseling concerns and Moderate to significant psychiatric concerns. Exit outcome for students include: Return to District; Residential Programs and other BOCES Programs. Sayville Academic Center is offered in more than one location. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkSAYVILLE ACADEMIC CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
SAYVILLE ACADEMIC CENTER @ TECUMSEH ELEMENTARYOffered at Tecumseh Elementary is an included site program of the Sayville Academic Center. This program is for students Ages 10-12 and Grades: 5th-6th. Classroom options are 8:1:1 and 8:1:1+2. Students profiles include: Mild to moderate learning disabilities and Moderate behavioral and/or intensive counseling concerns. Sayville Academic Center is offered in more than one location. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkSAYVILLE ACADEMIC CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
SECONDARY LEVEL PROGRAMS AT PREMM LEARNING CENTEROffers programs that serves students with moderate to severe developmental delays, plays an integral part in the lives of the students we teach. We work as a team, in cooperation with the parents, to ensure that each student develops to his/her maximum potential academically, socially, and physically and achieves his/her highest level of independence. Multi-modality approaches to learning best serves our students while striving to achieve their goals. Services are for students ages 14-21 and in grades 9th-12th grade. Class size options 12:1:4. The 12:1:4 Program at Premm Learning Center emphasizes a multi-sensory approach to learning. Emphasis is placed on improving cognition, sensory motor skills development and use of adaptive equipment to aid movement and independence. Students placed in the 12:1:4 class component are non-ambulatory and are dependent upon staff for meeting their needs throughout the school day. Classroom instruction is provided with hand over hand assistance. Related services of speech, occupational therapy and physical therapy are provided on a group push-in basis. All students are assessed using the New York State Alternate Assessment. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkPREMM LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
SECONDARY LEVEL PROGRAMS AT WESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTERProvide high quality, evidence based instruction and support services that meet the unique needs of each student. Our diverse specialty programs foster student engagement, independence and promote high expectations to ensure that students are challenged to meet the Common Core State Standards and are prepared for success in their post-school lives. Secondary Level Programs services students with various developmental disabilities. Services are for students ages 14-21 and in grades 9th-12th grade. Class size options include 8:1:1, 8:1:1 +2, 8:1:1 +3 and 12:1:4 depending on which program. The Prevocational Program services students with various developmental disabilities. The primary goal of the program is to maximize each student's potential and to teach skills that will enable them to become as independent as possible within the confines of his/her disability. Program components include academics with an emphasis on functional skill development, as well as simulated work activities to apply newly acquired knowledge. Behavior management, independent living, and social skills are also addressed. Where needed, discrete trial teaching and applied behavioral analysis is utilized in conjunction with grade level curriculum. Functional assessments of behavior intervention plans are implemented for support when needed. Students are classified as: Multiple Disabilities; Autism; Intellectual Disability; Emotional Disturbance; Speech Impairment and other Health Impairment. The Secondary Developmental Program services students with various developmental disabilities. The primary goal of the program is to maximize each student's potential and to teach skills that will enable them to become as independent as possible within the confines of his/her disability. Program components include improving cognition with an emphasis on sensory motor skills development. Functional assessments of behavior and behavior intervention plans are put in place for support when needed. The 12:1:4 Program emphasizes a multi-sensory approach to learning. Emphasis is placed on improving cognition, sensory motor skills development and use of adaptive equipment to aid movement and independence. Students placed in the 12:1:4 class component are dependent upon staff for meeting their needs throughout the school day. Classroom instruction is provided with hand over hand assistance. Related services of speech, occupational therapy and physical therapy are provided on a group push-in basis. All students are assessed using the New York State Alternate Assessment. The District Based Program held (Half day at WHBLC @ Shoreham-Wading River High School / Half day at H.B. Ward Career & Tech SCE or TSP @ BLC) services students with various developmental disabilities. The primary goal is to introduce the students to work skills that may prepare them for entry level employment or help them achieve success in their transitional plan. Functional assessments of behavior and behavior intervention plans are put in place for support when needed. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkWESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
SEQUOYA HIGH SCHOOL HS @ PATCHOGUE-MEDFORD HIGH SCHOOLOffers Sequoya High School Program at Patchogue-Medford High School which is an included site program of the Sequoya High School. The Sequoya High School services students who have mild behavioral and/or intensive counseling and/or mild to moderate learning disabilities. Ninth and tenth grade students receive a full day departmentalized academic program aligned to New York State Regents Curriculum. This same program is offered to eleventh and twelfth grade students with options available for students interested in a half day academic program and a half day Career and Technical Education component. Psychiatric services are also available through collaboration with Sagamore Children's Center. Class size options include 8:1:1 for students ages 14-21 years in grades 9th-12th at the secondary level. Call for detailed information.SuffolkSEQUOYA HIGH SCHOOLEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
SOCIALIZATION PROGRAM FOR LEARNING DISABLEDProvides a socially therapeutic environment for learning disabled teens and adults. Offers recreational and social activities, and a support group for parents. Call for more information. Meets at New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, New York.NassauSOCIALIZATION PROGRAM FOR LEARNING DISABLEDFRIENDSHIP FOUNDATION, INC.
SPECIAL CAREER EDUCATIONServes students with disabilities from the component school districts. This program provides a self-contained learning environment with modifications as determined by the Committees on Special Education (i.e., 12-1-1 and 8-1-1). The Gary D. Bixhorn Technical Center, the Islip Career Center and Harry B. Ward Technical Center serve high school students who are 15.5 (15 years and 6 months) of age by September 1st until the age of 21. Special Career Education (SCE) creates opportunities for all students by providing them with the technical and academic skills needed to prepare for future employment and a successful path to college or other post-secondary programs. SCE provides technical training to prepare students for a successful career. The structured training gives students the tools needed to be successful in a job after high school and/or further post-secondary education. Each student is encouraged to explore various areas of study and to develop the essential skills to feel competent in entering today's competitive job market, while helping them to learn how to cope with their disabilities in the workplace. For more information or to arrange a tour, please feel free to contact us at (631) 244-1629 or email us at powertosucceed@esboces.org.SuffolkSPECIAL CAREER EDUCATIONEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
SPECIAL EDUCATION RELATED SERVICESServices are available to local districts, at a specified cost per session, based on the IEP for students attending BOCES Special Education Programs. Services include: Speech/Language Therapy; Counseling; English as a Second Language; Hearing Services; Vision Services; Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkSPECIAL EDUCATION RELATED SERVICESEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Specialized Medical Care ServicesProvides comprehensive evaluation and treatment services in speech and language including articulation, phonology, oral motor function, expressive language, voice, laryngectomy, fluency, language/learning difficulties, post stroke rehabilitation. Swallowing: modified barium swallow study, chewing difficulties, swallowing disorders. Hearing: comprehensive audiologic testing, pure tone testing, speech reception testing, tympanometry, acoustic reflex testing, hearing aid evaluation, vestibular/ balance testing ENG, newborn hearing testing, otoacoustic emissions, central audiology difficulties, tinnitus and auditory training.DutchessCENTER FOR COMMUNICATION DISORDERSMIDHUDSON REGIONAL HOSPITAL OF WESCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER
SPECIAL SERVICES CENTERProvides programs for children 5 years old to young adults with special needs including learning disabilities, Aspergers Syndrome, speech and language delays and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). Offers a supportive environment to promote self growth, enhance self image and foster interpersonal relationlships and socialization. Appointment required. Call for more information.NassauSPECIAL SERVICES CENTERSID JACOBSON JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SERVICESWe offer IEP-based speech and language services including evaluations, individual and group therapy and consultation with treatment team members and family. Evaluations include full Augmentative Alternative Communication Evaluations to secure speech generating devices. We serve adult participants though our Article 16 Clinic. Speech-language services are designed to optimize an individuals, ability to communicate and swallow, theropy improving quality of life. SLPs develop and implement treatment to address the presenting symptoms or concerns of a communication problem or related functional issue, Our most common targets are receptive language, expressive language (verbal, SGD, PECS or sign) and pragmatic language skills. The ultimate goal of therapy is to improve and individual's functional outcomes. All services are provided NYS licensed speech-language pathologists who hold certification by the American Speech-Language hearing association.SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SERVICESANDERSON CENTER FOR AUTISM
SULAM-LIProvides a religious school for Jewish children with special needs. Also offers cultural enrichment, parent support groups and socialization groups.NassauSULAM-LISULAM-LI
SUMMER SERVICESExtends individual educational plans IEPs for those students with intensive management and/or educational needs requiring twelve month instruction to avoid significant regression.SuffolkSUMMER SERVICESEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Support ServicesProvides help for students with special needs on preparing for college entrance exams. Services include practice tests, study habit and learning styles evaluation, and vocation/careers assessment.WestchesterCOLLEGE APPLICATION ASSESSMENT FOR THE LEARNING DISABLEDPUTNAM/NORTHERN WESTCHESTER BOCES
Support ServicesA multi-faceted program which teaches appropriate behaviors and help students who are cognitively limited with intensive treatment needs, including those with autism spectrum disorders to develop the cognitive, social and life skills required to interact in the larger world. Also prepares students for an educational and employment plan, through individualized academic classes, job support and internships. Provides the transition support when students are in the process of going from education to employment.WestchesterREACH PROGRAMSAINT CHRISTOPHER'S
Support ServicesProvides a recreational program, during school holidays, for children with mild to moderate developmental or other learning disabilities, including those with hearing impairments.WestchesterSKIP: SPECIAL KIDS INTERESTING PLACESJEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER ON THE HUDSON
TIEGERMAN HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMProvides educational services for children with language and autism spectrum disorders in grades 9-12. Also offers speech language therapy, counseling, psychological services, rehabilitative services, vocational services, parent training and school health and nursing services.TIEGERMAN HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMTIEGERMAN
TRANSITION SERVICES PROGRAM @ BROOKHAVEN LEARNING CENTEROffers Transition Services Program at Brookhaven Learning Center which is an included site program of the Brookhaven Learning Center. The Transition Services Program provides a half or full day, applied academics program, which emphasizes life and employability skills, to students with mild to moderate developmental disabilities. By utilizing a variety of simulated and real-life settings, students are prepared to transition from school to post-secondary outcomes. Included in the Transition Services Program is the Work Activities Center (WAC) for students sixteen to twenty-one, who meet established criteria, to have a volunteer work experience in the community under the direct supervision of a job coach. Serves students ages ages 14 – 21 in grades 9th - 12th at the Secondary Level. Classroom options are 12:1:1. Students are classified as: Multiple Disabilities; Emotional Disturbance; Autism; Intellectually Disabled; Learning Disability and Other Health Impairment. The Student Profiles include: Half or full day Life Skills Program in conjunction with Brookhaven Learning Center; Mild to moderate developmental disabilities; Work Skills training and Modified Alternate Assessment schedule. The Brookhaven Learning Center is offered at various locations. Call for more detailed information. SuffolkBROOKHAVEN LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
TRI BUSINESS AND CAREER TRAINING CENTERProvides employment skills development and job placement services in the areas of Bookkeeping, Accounting, General Clerical, Computer Skills, Graphic Arts, Stock and Inventory for people with a disability aged 16 and up.NassauTRI BUSINESS AND CAREER TRAINING CENTERTHE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
TUTORINGTrains and supervises adults and mature high school and college students to tutor children experiencing learning problems. Requests patient, understanding volunteers able to commit at least once a week.NassauTUTORINGNORTH SHORE CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER
VINCENT SMITH SCHOOLProvides individualized programs for students in grades 1-12 with AD/HD and learning disorders.NassauVINCENT SMITH SCHOOLVINCENT SMITH SCHOOL
VOCATIONAL CAREER CENTERProvides Evaluations; Job Development; Intense Coaching: Long-Term Job Coaching; Travel Training; Work ReadinessSuffolkVOCATIONAL CAREER CENTERADULTS AND CHILDREN WITH LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INC.
VOCATIONAL INDEPENDENCE PROGRAMOffers a residential, college-based postsecondary transition program located in Old Westbury N.Y. for young adults with learning differences and Autism spectrum diagnoses. Since 1987, VIP has been helping students develop skills and accumulate experiences that help them reach their executive functioning, social, independent living, and work/college readiness goals. The programs include: Transition to Independence: this program is a VIP’s three-year curriculum program which emphasizes social, executive functioning, and independent living skills young adults need for independence and success. Employment Training: Students are placed in community-based internships with job coach support and participate in employment classes within the VIP curriculum. Pre-Degree Option: Students choose to take one to three credit-bearing courses per semester at NYIT, offered in conjunction with the VIP curriculum with individualized academic and counseling support. The Associate Degree Support Program is for qualified students who can earn an Associate’s Degree in three years in Communication Arts or Business Administration while receiving specialized support in academics and the traditional social and independent living support offered by VIP. The Introduction To Independence program is a I-to-I five-week summer experience that includes all the skill-building and experiential learning associated with VIP. I-to-I is open to high school students 17 and older who are either interested in VIP academic year programming or are in-between years at VIP. The Vocational Independence Program is a U.S. Department of Education-approved Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary (CTP) program. Consequently, some forms of financial aid are available to eligible students with Intellectual Disabilities. Contact the program for details.SuffolkVOCATIONAL INDEPENDENCE PROGRAMNEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
WESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTERProvides high quality, evidence based instruction and support services that meet the unique needs of each student. Our diverse specialty programs foster student engagement, independence and promote high expectations to ensure that students are challenged to meet the Common Core State Standards and are prepared for success in their post-school lives. Programs are offered at the Elementary, Middle and Secondary Level at multiple locations for students with various developmental disabilities. Call for detailed information regarding each program.SuffolkWESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
WESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTER@ EAST MORICHES ELEMENTARY SCHOOLOffered at East Moriches Elementary School is an included site program of the Westhampton Beach Learning Center. This program is for students Ages 5 – 10 and in Grades K - 4th. Classroom options are 8:1:1. Student’s profiles include: Mild to moderate behavioral concerns and Mild to moderate learning disabilities. The Westhampton Beach Learning Center is offered in more than one location. Call for more detailed information. The Westhampton Beach Learning Center is offered in more than one location. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkWESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
WESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTER@ EAST MORICHES MIDDLE SCHOOLOffered at East Moriches Middle School is an included site program of the Westhampton Beach Learning Center. This program is for students ages Ages 11 – 14 at the Middle School Level. Classroom options are 12:1:1. Student’s profiles include: Mild to moderate behavioral concerns, Mild to moderate developmental disabilities and Life Skills and significantly modified state curriculum. The Westhampton Beach Learning Center is offered in more than one location. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkWESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
WESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTER @ SHOREHAM-WADING RIVER HIGH SCHOOLOffered at Shoreham-Wading River High School is an included site program of the Westhampton Beach Learning Center. This program is for students Ages 14 – 21 in Grades 9th - 12th and at the Secondary Level. Classroom options are 12:1:1. Student Profile’s include; Half day Career & Tech program at H.B. Ward Career & Tech Center – CTE; Mild to moderate behavioral concerns; Mild to moderate developmental disabilities and Life Skills and modified state curriculum. The Westhampton Beach Learning Center is offered in more than one location. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkWESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Youth Enrichment ServicesProvides a variety of enriching courses for youth, such as adventure programs, field and pond ecology, rope courses, map and compass study, raft building, and much more. Also offers a six-week summer program for children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and or learning challenges, that focus on educational and recreational activities and traditional summer campPutnamCLEARPOOL EDUCATION CENTERGREEN CHIMNEYS SCHOOL AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES
Youth Enrichment ServicesProvides a summer education program which includes outdoor and recreational activities for children with and without disabilities, but also offers an integrated service for those with autism, developmental or learning disabilities.WestchesterSUMMER PROGRAMALCOTT SCHOOL

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