MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL PROGRAMS AT WESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTER

WESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTER

 
General Information
Description of ServiceProvide 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.
LocationSuffolk
Geographical AreaSuffolk County, New York; Patchogue, New York; Town of Brookhaven, New York
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name James Crenshaw
Contact's Position Principal
Contact's Phone (631)288-6400
Contact's Email jcrensha@esboces.org
Physical Site Address 1 215 Old Riverhead Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Mailing Address 1 215 Old Riverhead Road
Mailing City, State, Zip Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Main Phone (631)288-6400
Web Address www.esboces.org
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateJun19
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Affiliated Program: WESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTER
This Service: MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL PROGRAMS AT WESTHAMPTON BEACH LEARNING CENTER
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Children and Youth With Disabilities/Health Conditions (YJ-8750.1500)
Developmental Disabilities (YF-1800)
Learning Disabilities (YF-4500)
Middle Schools (HD-8000.1800-500)
Special Education (HH-8000)
Special Education Classes/Centers (HH-8000.8000)
Students With Disabilities (YG-8000.8000)