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    Students who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations which may affect their educational performance, their mobility or their ability to communicate.

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    ALL ABOUT KIDS/NASSAUProvides evaluation and therapy services in the home, schools and other natural environments for the pediatric population. Offers speech and swallowing therapy, occupational/physical therapy, special education, psychology, audiology, social services, medical consults and service coordination. Also provides Applied Behavior Analysis Services (ABA) and Special Education Itinerant (SEIT) Services. Appointment required call for further information.NassauALL ABOUT KIDS/NASSAUALL ABOUT KIDS/NASSAU
    ALL ABOUT KIDS/SUFFOLKProvides evaluation and therapy services in the home, schools and other natural environments for the pediatric population. Offers speech and swallowing therapy, occupational/physical therapy, special education, psychology, audiology, social services, medical consults and service coordination. Also provides Applied Behavior Analysis Services (ABA) and Special Education Itinerant (SEIT) Services.SuffolkALL ABOUT KIDS/SUFFOLKALL ABOUT KIDS/SUFFOLK
    ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTERSOffers special classes that bridge the gap between classes for the disabled at Western Suffolk BOCES Centers and classes for the disabled and non-disabled students located in local school districts. Classes, staffed by Western Suffolk BOCES teachers and paraprofessionals, deliver instruction that incorporates the Common Core Learning Standards to students referred by participating school districts. Mainstreaming within the host school classes is available where appropriate. ALC classes serve a variety of youngsters ages 5 through 21. Groupings are determined by the severity of need and similarity of educational, social and physical functioning. Classes serve disabled students ages 5 through 21 in district elementary, middle and high schools. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTERSWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    APPLIED BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS SERVICESUtilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, the team members at Anderson support the unique social, emotional, and behavioral needs of our children and adults.APPLIED BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS SERVICESANDERSON CENTER FOR AUTISM
    AUDIOLOGICAL EVALUATIONS AND CONSULTATION SERVICESProvides a full complement of audiological evaluation and consultation services that is available to support the education of students with hearing loss, either in-district or in an Eastern Suffolk BOCES setting. In addition to full audiological evaluations, follow-up, parent and staff training, Eastern Suffolk BOCES offers a full spectrum of services to support the use of Frequency Modulation (FM) auditory trainers, including needs assessment evaluations, selection and ordering, equipment adjustments, summer maintenance, ear molds, training workshops, and review of district equipment. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkAUDIOLOGICAL EVALUATIONS AND CONSULTATION SERVICESEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    AUGMENTATIVE AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGYAssists in the identification of students in need of augmentative communication intervention services. They will conduct comprehensive augmentative communication evaluations on students presenting with severe communication impairments, provide consultation/support services for all staff working with students who utilize augmentative communication aids, techniques and strategies and conduct individual and/or small group trainings related to the use of specific augmentative communication aids, technique and strategies. The Assistive program evaluates a student's ability to access the curriculum depending on his/her disability. Evaluators collaborate with the educational team to identify software programs and/or adaptive equipment to enable the student to access the curriculum as independently as possible. They will provide training/consultations to students, staff and family in the use and implementations of the recommended adaptive equipment and/or software. Also equipment orders are placed for the component school districts upon request. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkAUGMENTATIVE AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGYEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    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
    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
    BRENNAN HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMAn alternative program that serves disabled youngsters of high school age who present a variety of educational and emotional needs. A failure to succeed in school is often tied to a variety of emotional problems frequently linked to a disturbance within the family unit. This program provides an enriched educational environment that incorporates the Common Core Learning Standards. They receive ongoing services from consulting psychiatrists, either employed by the Office of Mental Health or BOCES. Transitional classes are available for those students capable of being mainstreamed into a regular high school. An after-school program is offered for students who are unable to attend a normal full-day school due to the students’ disability(ies). This option is also suitable for students who are employed during the school day and who require after-school educational programming to complete their high school studies. Related services, support services and psychiatric consultation services are also offered for students who require these specialized services. Also offered is the PASS Program at Brennan High School. This is a highly structured environment in which instructional and behavioral deficits can be addressed within a small group setting for high school aged students. Students may or may not be classified as special education students. All are in need of alternative education. Truancy, non-compliance with school rules and generally disruptive behavior often characterize a student in crisis; such a student is appropriate for the PASS Program. Students who are at risk due to poor achievement may also be referred to this program where they will be afforded many support services to ensure success. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkBRENNAN HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    BRENNAN MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMServes disabled adolescents, ages eleven through fourteen. This program provides an enriched educational environment that incorporates the Common Core Learning Standard while responding to many of the students’ social and psychological needs. Beyond basic academic instructions, many students receive services from consulting psychiatrist either employed by the Office of Mental Health or BOCES and participate in a wide range of extracurricular activities. The classroom teacher, the paraprofessional(s), a psychologist and a social worker assigned to each classroom unit create a team approach. Outreach services to involve families within the school community is an integral part of the Middle School Program. Also offered is the The PASS program at the Brennan Middle/High School. This program is serving disabled and non-disabled students of middle and high school ages. This program offers a highly structured environment in which instructional and behavioral deficits can be addressed within a small group setting for high school aged students. The educational environment parallels that of the Brennan High School. Students may or may not be classified as special education students. All are in need of alternative education. Truancy, non-compliance with school rules and generally disruptive behavior often characterize a student in crisis; such a student is appropriate for the PASS program. Students who are at risk due to poor achievement may also be referred to this program where they will be afforded many support services to ensure success. Call for detailed information.SuffolkBRENNAN MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    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
    CARMAN ROAD PRESCHOOLProvides comprehensive educational services for 3 to 5 year-old students with multiple physical and developmental disabilities. The educational curriculum and therapeutic design of the program focuses on skill development through traditional teaching methods while engaging the most up to date technologies available. Classroom activities stress academic and readiness skills, social and play skills. Experiential learning through exploration, manipulation, imitation, and socialization are keys to successful skill acquisition. A cross-disciplinary approach allows for classroom activities that develop the skills necessary for day-to-day life. Communication skills are reinforced throughout the school day in an engineered aided language environment, which uses visual strategies and state of the art assistive technology enabling students to make their needs known in each communication environment (e.g., therapy room, classroom, gym). Parents are encouraged to be active participants in their child’s education. Support services are provided by physical and occupational therapists, speech therapists, school psychologist and school social worker as well as nursing staff and a consulting physician. Call for more detailed information.NassauCARMAN ROAD PRESCHOOLNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    CARMAN ROAD SCHOOLProvides comprehensive educational services for students with multiple disabilities including students with physical and developmental impairments as well as students with autism spectrum disorders, aged 5 to 21. All students are placed in small ratio classes allowing for a true individualized learning experience. Multiple methodologies of teaching are used in conjunction with state-of-the-art technology to provide stimulating educational experiences for all students. Language, academic readiness, social competence and activities of daily living are taught within a structured, aided language classroom environment. Trained staff use visual strategies combined with sensory activities and technology to encourage the growth of communication and interpersonal skills. Learning is enriched through clubs, specialized programs, community involvement, field trips and sports programs. Carman Road utilizes a collaborative team approach including push-in related services enabling staff to provide students with individualized plans to address their needs. Support services are provided by physical and occupational therapists, speech teachers, school psychologists, school social workers as well as nursing staff and a consulting physician. Parents are active participants in their child’s education and participate in ongoing training and support groups enabling them to make connections with one another and share resources. Call for more detailed information.NassauCARMAN ROAD SCHOOLNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ADJUSTMENTOffers an alternative secondary-level and young adult program to students between the ages of 14 and 21 who are emotionally, behaviorally or developmentally disabled to a mild/moderate degree. The program has three distinct components a Modified High School Program, Skills Enrichment Program and the Nassau Education and Treatment Program (NET). Each program component offers students a curriculum designed to develop individual strengths and to address individual needs of the students. The Modified High School Program is designed to meet the learning and behavioral needs of students with varying abilities. The curriculum balances transitional and prevocational skills training, functional academics and New York State Common Core Learning standards Instruction is aligned to the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) standards and leads to a Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential (SACC). The Skills Enrichment Program offers a daily living skills curriculum with a functional academic base to develop job skills. Instruction is aligned to the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) standards and leads to a Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential (SACC). Students participate in non-paid internships at public and non-profit facilities and agencies, such as hospitals, offices, parks and small businesses supervised by Nassau BOCES staff and on-site personnel to learn a variety of entry level skills. The Nassau Education and Treatment (NET) Program is a collaborative effort between Nassau BOCES, Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Hospital (Phase I) and North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center (Phase II) and is designed to meet the therapeutic, medical and learning needs for students diagnosed with various psychiatric disorders. The instructional program is aligned to the New York State Common Core Learning Standards and addresses students' cognitive levels and learning styles. Students are given the opportunity to earn a New York State Regents diploma or other state approved high school diploma. Students also have the opportunity of earning college credits through a partnership with S.U.N.Y Farmingdale State College. CCA’s behavior support program encourages positive choices, recognizes student achievement and supports the school mission to provide specially designed instruction to meet the social-emotional, academic, behavioral and transitional needs of students. Through a collaborative process among students, staff, families, school districts and outside agencies, CCA maintains a safe and supportive learning community enabling students to become productive, functional and independent members of society. Call for detailed information for each program.NassauCENTER FOR COMMUNITY ADJUSTMENTNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    CHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM HUNTINGTONServes children ages 5-21 with a diagnosis of autism, intellectual disability, or multiple disabilities. Teaches language and communication skills, self-help and activities of daily living, and behavior management. Other services include crisis intervention for families and parent education, counseling and support.SuffolkCHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM HUNTINGTONDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    CHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM SMITHTOWNServes children ages 5-21 with a diagnosis of autism, intellectual disability, or multiple disabilities. Teaches language and communication skills, self-help and activities of daily living, and behavior management. Other services include vocational activities, crisis intervention for families and parent education, counseling and support.SuffolkCHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM SMITHTOWNDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    CHILDREN'S READINESS CENTERSpecializes in serving children in need of a highly structured learning environment and present with autism spectrum disorders or PDD (pervasive development disorder). Classes are small, allowing for an intensive learning environment. Students learn appropriate on-task "school-like" behaviors and how to be as independent as possible. CRC utilized the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to shape behaviors and teach new skills through repetition and reinforcement. Instruction targets Activities of Daily Living (ADL). A progressive total communication system is utilized—including spoken words, photographs, pictures, symbols and/or sign language—to increase communication skills. The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is used to engage students in a social exchange for requesting and/or communicating their needs. Additionally, we have specially trained staff that may address any mealtime management concerns, such as limited food repertoire. A collaborative team including teachers, social workers, psychologist, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists, and administrative personnel strives to meet the individualized educational needs of each child. All students benefit from an adapted physical education and music program. Family input is encouraged and parent training is provided throughout the school year. Day and evening workshops assist parents with skill development and behavioral interventions and ongoing support groups are facilitated by the social worker. Call for more detailed information.NassauCHILDREN'S READINESS CENTERNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    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
    DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATIONOffers a broad spectrum of classes and services that are highly specialized to meet the diverse needs of students with disabilities, as well as non-classified students in need of alternative school settings. Classes are offered for students ranging in age from 5 to 21 years in Eastern Suffolk BOCES centers, as well as inclusive settings in our component district buildings. Students enrolled in our district sites are provided with opportunities for inclusion in general education academic classes, special subject classes, and building-wide activities while receiving specialized support services and instruction from Eastern Suffolk BOCES. All programs are aligned with Common Core Learning Standards and are designed to achieve appropriate educational outcomes for each student we serve. These outcomes include completion of a New York State Regents course of study, as well as academic, behavioral, and social skills development. These skills are developed along the continuum of student needs exhibited within the Eastern Suffolk BOCES area. All of our programs have received accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. We continue to work toward improving student outcomes through a focus on transition, research and assessment of best practices, and emerging trends in the field. Call for more information on programs and services offered.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATIONEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    DISABILITY SERVICES CENTER (DSC)Services are designed to meet the unique educational needs of currently enrolled students with documented permanent/ temporary disabilities or disabling medical conditions. The Disability Services Center (DSC) is dedicated to the principle that equal opportunity be afforded each student to realize his/her fullest potential. The goal is to assist students with disabilities to function as independently as possible, and to ensure a comprehensively accessible college experience where individuals with disabilities have the same access to programs, opportunities and activities as all other students at the college. DSC offers its services to all students in face-to-face, hybrid, online courses and distance education programs. Documentation about your disability will need to be provided. Please contact Malka Edelman, Director to discuss your reasonable accommodations.SuffolkDISABILITY SERVICES CENTER (DSC)FARMINGDALE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
    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 CHILDHOOD SERVICES-HUNTINGTONProvides family focused integrated early intervention and preschool programs for children ages birth-5 years who have a range of developmental disabilities. Program includes diagnostic and evaluation services full and partial day classroom programs home visits by educators and clinicians parent education, counseling and support and speech, physical and occupational therapies. Also a UPK provider for the Huntington School District.SuffolkEARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES-HUNTINGTONDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES-RONKONKOMAProvides family focused integrated early intervention and preschool programs for children ages birth-5 years who have a range of developmental disabilities. Program includes diagnostic and evaluation services, full and partial day classroom programs, home visits by educators and clinicians, parent education, counseling and support and speech, physical, and occupational therapies. Also a UPK provider for the Connetquot School District.SuffolkEARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES-RONKONKOMADEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMProvides multidisciplinary evaluation to determine if child is in need of services individual therapy sessions (speech, occupational and physical therapies) applied behavior analysis (ABA) and individual and group special education. Also offers parent workshops (educational and support groups) and consultations and conferences with parents. A Mommy and Me Class is also available. Services can be provided in home or at school.SuffolkEARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMBUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL
    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
    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
    EVALUATION SERVICES FOR STUDENTSOffers a wide variety of specialists who are available to provide evaluations. Resulting reports help the districts determine the most appropriate educational program, related services, or educational strategies for the students. Upon request, test results are reviewed with parents and presented to the CSE. The following evaluations are available: Speech/Language, Psychological, Vision, Hearing, Psychiatric, Neuropsychological; Augmentative/Alternative Communication, Assistive Technology, Mobility, ESL, language psychological evaluations and educational assessments (Spanish), Autism spectrum disorder diagnostic, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Autism Specialty Report. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkEVALUATION SERVICES FOR STUDENTSEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    GARY D. BIXHORN TECHNICAL CENTERProvides a safe and positive learning environment, addressing the academic and career needs of a diversified community of students through the efforts and abilities of a knowledgeable and caring staff. Our goal is to prepare students for the workforce and/or post-secondary education by building upon the strengths, talents, skills, and resources of peers, educators, industries, communities, and of the students themselves. The Academy programs encourage students to develop emotionally, intellectually, socially, and physically. Through the use of innovative and traditional approaches to instruction, assessment and current technology, as well as the promotion of ethical values, we commit to empowering all of our students to be self-directed, creative citizens who will thrive in an ever-changing global community. Call for more detailed information. SuffolkGARY D. BIXHORN TECHNICAL CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    GENERAL CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATIONHelps prepare classified students, ages 16-21, for employment or supportive employment upon graduation or for entry into advanced programs with support in Secondary Career and Technical Education. Students, referred to the program by their local school districts, spend one-half day at their home high school and one-half day at a Tech campus. At the Career Assessment Center, located at Wilson Tech's Manor Plains campus, students are evaluated on their career and academic strengths and weaknesses and this information is used to match the students with appropriate career choices. Call for more detailed information. SuffolkGENERAL CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATIONWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    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
    HEALTH SERVICESOffers health services with interdisciplinary approach to children and adults with autism and/or multiple disabilities to include autism. 24 hour services are available either directly or on call. Nurses are assigned to both campus and adult community residences and provide medical training and support to Anderson Center's direct support professionals.HEALTH SERVICESANDERSON CENTER FOR AUTISM
    HEARING SERVICESOffers hearing services for students attending local district programs who have hearing disorders or central auditory processing disorders and include the following: Audiological Evaluations (are provided for students with hearing impairment. Evaluations include pure tone audiometry and tympanometry. The following can be included in the evaluation for an additional fee: aided testing with hearing aids, hearing test with student wearing hearing aids; aided testing with FM unit, and hearing test with student wearing FM unit.); FM Evaluations (include an initial FM evaluation that provides a hearing test to determine the appropriate FM unit for the student. Calibration of the FM unit is included in this service. ); Earmolds (FM Amplification are provided for students who require FM amplification and are made by audiologists who individualize this equipment to meet the student's needs.); Central Auditory Processing Evaluation (provided for students, who are seven years and older, with normal hearing and intelligence who have an impaired ability to attend, discriminate, recognize or comprehend auditory information.The Central Auditory Processing Evaluation includes: a peripheral audiological evaluation; tests of speech recognition in quiet and noise; testing to assess central auditory processing disorders, including but not limited to dichotic listening tests, distorted speech, speech in noise, and temporal ordering tasks; and an evaluation report.); FM Amplification Trial (designed to assist district personnel in determining if low gain amplification could benefit students who have been diagnosed with: mild hearing loss; fluctuating middle ear hearing loss; learning disabilities involving auditory deficits; and sensorineural hearing loss. To determine if a student can benefit from such amplification, trial use of equipment is available. This includes provision of equipment for one month; in-service workshops for staff on proper use of equipment; classroom management techniques; and pre- and post-data using standardized checklists of auditory behaviors.); FM Equipment Services (provide for the rental of FM equipment for one month when it is necessary for a district to provide short term use of this equipment and in-service workshops are not needed. If FM equipment is not working properly, the unit can be brought to the BOCES Audiological Center at the Rosemary Kennedy Center – Room 1301G. A computerized evaluation of the unit will be provided and simple repairs, when possible, can be made.) and Consultant Services (include in-service consultation provided to assist district staff in meeting the needs of students with either hearing impairment or central auditory processing disorders.) Call for more detailed information.NassauHEARING SERVICESNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    HEATH RESOURCE CENTERThe HEATH Resource Center of The George Washington University is the (Online) national clearinghouse on post-secondary education for individuals with disabilities. Support from the United States Department of Education enables HEATH to serve as as information exchange about educational support services, policies, procedures, adaptations, and opportunities at American campuses, vocational-technical schools, and other post-secondary training entities.HEATH RESOURCE CENTERTHE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY HEATH RESOURCE CENTER
    INTEGRATED PRESCHOOL CLASSESProvides a multidisciplinary evaluation for children 3-5yrs, a 2 1/2 hour integrated classroom with individual or group therapies. Typical children, ages 3-5yrs, may enroll in the class paying a tuition fee. Also provides parent education programs and parent support group.SuffolkINTEGRATED PRESCHOOL CLASSESBUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL
    INTERIM ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMOffers a program that serves non-disabled and disabled students in middle school and high school who require highly structured services in an alternative setting. The educational environment parallels that of the JEA Alternative School. It is for non-classified students who are on long-term, out of school suspension as a result of a Superintendent's Hearing and classified students who need an Interim Alternative Educational Program as described in 201.7 of the Commissioner's Regulations. Placements may extend beyond the minimum of 45 days. This highly individualized, academic program includes Regents-level instruction. School-based counseling, behavioral management training, substance abuse treatment and court probationary services as well as support services from psychologists and social workers are also available. This full-day program is housed in a self-contained location at the JEA Alternative School in Wheatley Heights. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkINTERIM ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    ISLIP ACADEMIC CENTERProvides specialized, individually structured, standards-based education deeply embedded in the Common Core, while integrating CDOS standards into classroom and community based and service learning activities. Career assessment, level one interviews and transition planning interface with school-to-work learning. Career-based training and related internship experiences provide students with participation in the community. Our commitment to a safe and nurturing environment allows students to access these opportunities based on their individual needs. We offer our students academic and employability skills with social growth opportunities and real world connections, while preparing them for challenges of the future. This multifaceted academic program at Islip Academic Center is available to secondary special education and non-classified "at-risk" students ages 14-21 in grades 9th-12th with severe behavioral concerns and limited anger management skills. The Islip Academic Center offers both a 6-1-1 modified program and an 8-1-1 departmentalized program based on the New York State Regents Curriculum. All students receive weekly counseling at least one time individually and one time in a group setting to address social skills and behavior management needs. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkISLIP ACADEMIC CENTEREASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    ITINERANT SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIREDMainstreamed hearing impaired students are eligible for this complete language oriented, academic support program in their home schools. Based upon individual need, certified teachers of the deaf provide intensive language development, auditory training, speech correction, lip reading and academic tutoring program as well as sign language, manual alphabet and lip reading. This service is coordinated with the curriculum thus, requiring close cooperation with the teacher in the home school. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkITINERANT SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIREDWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    JEA ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLProgram serves disabled students, ages 11 through 21, who require highly intensive management needs due to conduct disorders. The program provides ongoing educational instruction that incorporates the Common Core Learning Standards to students requiring option IIIA services. The services of a consulting psychiatrist are available for those conduct disordered students who also have psychiatric needs. In addition, strong emphasis is placed upon remedial instruction, vocational training and having each student's parents and family become part of the treatment. An after-school program is offered for students who are unable to attend a normal full-day school due to the students' disability(ies). This option is also suitable for students who are employed during the school day and who require after-school educational programming to complete their high school studies. Related services, support services and psychiatric consultation services are also offered for students who require these specialized services. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkJEA ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    JEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMStudents, ages five through twelve, are educated at the elementary school of the Special Education Division. This program provides instruction in basic skills of reading, writing, communication and math. For those students with multiple disabilities, instructional emphasis is on Activities of Daily Living, mobility and basic communication. In addition to basic classroom instruction students may receive adaptive physical education if needed. An enrichment program in basic skills and basic technology education is part of the core curriculum which assists students in preparing for the New York State standardized tests or Alternative Assessments. A wide range of special activities help stimulate each student's social skills. In addition, some students receive services from a consulting psychiatrist. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkJEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    JEA JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMServes students ages 12 through 21 who present a range of disabilities and require intensive support. Classroom instruction incorporates the Common Core Learning Standards, and major emphasis is on developing life skills so students may be successfully placed in a supportive work environment upon graduation. A variety of training opportunities for supportive employment including a comprehensive Work Activities Center is available. Many of the students participate in travel training to assist them in independent ambulation within the community. Most students participate in community-based vocational sites and receive training by working with non-disabled individuals. The program’s team approach brings together the related service staff, program psychologists, and social workers who work in concert with the classroom staff to maximize each child’s potential. The services of a consulting psychiatrist are available for those developmentally disabled students who also have psychiatric needs. The highest priorities within this program are to help students to develop functional and independent living skills for daily living activities and prepare for success in the New York State Alternate Assessments. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkJEA JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    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
    JERUSALEM AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLProvides a dynamic, child-centered, educational experience at the Jerusalem Avenue School, which is staffed by certified special educators dedicated to providing a high-quality, individualized learning environment. Class ratios, as determined by student need, are 6:1:1 or 9:1:2. Reading, language arts, math, science, and social studies are aligned to the New York State Common Core Learning Standards and address students' cognitive levels and learning styles. Learning, behavioral or developmental disabilities that interfere with students’ abilities to succeed in general education are addressed by social and emotional supports integrated into classroom activities. A school-wide growth recognition PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support) program addresses social and emotional needs and a specific plan is developed for each child by the child's teacher and counselor. Social learning skills are emphasized throughout the curriculum and students work as a team to support each other in social growth. Parents are kept informed concerning their child's progress and are encouraged to be active partners in the education of their child by reinforcing what the child learns in school at home. Supportive and related services are available as needed. Psychologists and social workers work closely with students in individual and group sessions to support the development of positive social skills and behaviors and are available to parents on a group or individual basis. Occupational and physical therapies assist students in meeting goals. Speech and Language services are designed to increase students' learning potential and address receptive and expressive difficulties. Different modes of communication are used to meet individual students' needs. The Jerusalem Avenue School also provides the Intensive Support Program (ISP) through a collaborative program developed by Nassau BOCES and the North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center for students with significant emotional difficulties with an on-site psychiatrist, psychiatric social workers and coordinator. Services include psychiatric supervision and ongoing parent counseling to address emotional and behavioral issues that interfere with the achievement of educational goals. In addition to the center-based program in North Bellmore, two 9:1:2 classes located in the Michael F. Stokes Elementary School in the Island Trees School District provide students with opportunities for integration with non-disabled peers during specific activities during the day. Call for more detailed information.NassauJERUSALEM AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLOffers fully accredited high school program for Deaf adolescents a work/study experience program which is community based a mainstream program with neighboring public schools and an alternative high school program.NassauJUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLMILL NECK FAMILY OF ORGANIZATIONS
    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
    MANOR PLAINS HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMOffers a secondary program which is a collaborative effort between the Special Education Division and the Career & Technical Education Division. This program prepares high school students for graduation and enables them to be self-sufficient adults with ongoing employment and ability to live independently. Students are exposed to various vocational training experiences in this program. Special education staff provide academic instruction that incorporates the Common Core Learning Standards while vocation teachers teach the skills needed in each student's chosen vocation. All students at Manor Plains High School participate in one of the small class size programs offered through Wilson Tech. In addition to learning work-based skills, Tech’s Huntington campus also offers MPHS students opportunities to participate in leadership organizations and skills competitions. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkMANOR PLAINS HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    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
    MELVILLE LOCATIONProvides information, referral, assessments and evaluations for children with suspected delays in physical, cognitive, language or emotional development. Services also provided in case management, parent/family training, support groups, early intervention programs, preschool services, school age services and evaluations, clinical services for children 0-21 years old. Bilingual teams provide evaluations in over 40 languages(including English). Also provides preschool educational and speech screenings and parent workshops at other locations when requested. Call for more information.SuffolkMELVILLE LOCATIONACHIEVE BEYOND PEDIATRIC THERAPY AND AUSTISM 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
    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
    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
    PRESCHOOLProvides a multidisciplinary evaluation for children 3-5 yrs of age a four hour and a two and one-half hour special education classroom with individual or group therapies. Also provides parent education programs and parent support group.SuffolkPRESCHOOLBUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL
    PRE-SCHOOL/ELEMENTARY SCHOOLProvides an early intervention program for children birth-2.ll years. Program is center and home based for children with confirmed or suspected hearing loss and their parents. Offers a fully accredited elementary program recognized by New York State for deaf students. Also offers full after-school extended program including sports and computers. Program includes a mainstream program and alternative multi-handicapped program.NassauPRE-SCHOOL/ELEMENTARY SCHOOLMILL NECK FAMILY OF ORGANIZATIONS
    REGIONAL SPECIAL EDUCATION-TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE SUPPORT CENTERPart of a statewide network that provides programs for teachers, administrators, support personnel, parents and other individuals working with classified students with disabilities. RSE-TASC’s charge is to assist school districts to build their capacity to close achievement gaps for students with disabilities. In order to have a positive and lasting impact on classroom instruction, RSE-TASC provides high-quality, sustained, intensive and classroom-focused staff development activities. These activities are grounded in scientifically-based research and practices. The RSE-TASC model relies on the analysis of student data to monitor progress and to improve outcomes for students with disabilities (SWDs). RSE-TASC’s priority is to work intensively with districts targeted for improvement in key areas determined by the State Education Department (SED), specifically, in the areas of literacy, behavioral support and delivery of special education services. Through involvement in local planning processes, RSE-TASC is committed to the delivery of services within the context of total school improvement. Call for more detailed information.NassauREGIONAL SPECIAL EDUCATION-TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE SUPPORT CENTERNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    RELATED SERVICES; CENTER FOR ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONStudents with disabilities enrolled in our Center for Alternative Education may require specific support services to supplement their overall educational program. Related services available include: Resource Room and English as a Second Language. Call for detailed information.SuffolkRELATED SERVICES; CENTER FOR ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN PROGRAMSProvides information, referral, advocacy, training and support for parents and professionals seeking programs and services for special needs children age birth to 26 with learning, developmental, emotional or physical disabilities. Can act as case manager if needed. Provides training and technical assistance on educational issues. Maintains database on special needs services in New York City region. Publishes directories, including a Comprehensive Directory and Directory of Camps and Summer programs. Designated a Parent Training and Information Center by the United States Department of Education.RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN PROGRAMSRESOURCES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS, INC.
    ROSEMARY KENNEDY SCHOOLOffers a school which is designed for students with moderate to severe developmental disabilities. The instructional program, which is aligned to the New York State Standards for Students with Severe Disabilities and the New York State Common Core Learning Standards, builds confidence and capabilities of students and focuses on developing communication skills and personal independence. Research-based methodologies, such as Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), visual strategies, the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), augmentative communications systems, functional behavioral assessment and positive behavioral supports are utilized in this program. The Rosemary Kennedy School consists of the elementary, middle and high school classes as well as district-based classes which provide mainstreaming opportunities for students. Community-based instruction is an essential part of the curriculum and compliments traditional classroom learning. Students participate in recreational activities (libraries, bowling), life skills (grocery shopping, restaurants), volunteer work sites (Mercy Hospital, Hofstra University) and vocational enclaves in the community (fast food restaurants, retail stores). Each student is educated by an interdisciplinary team comprised of the classroom teacher, teacher aides, psychologist, social worker, related service personnel, curriculum teachers and administrators. Parents are encouraged to participate in their child's education through daily communication notebooks, conferences, visits, parent training sessions and parent support groups. Transition planning for students from ages 12 to 21 is facilitated by vocational rehabilitation counselors and social workers in coordination with students and their families prior to graduation. Call for more detailed information.NassauROSEMARY KENNEDY SCHOOLNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    SAGAMORE/EASTERN BOCES DAY TREATMENT CENTERSServes youngsters ages 5-18 who are diagnosed as having a severe emotional disorder and who need extensive psychiatric support. Diagnostic categories include, but are not limited to: attention deficit, anxiety, schizophrenia, paranoia and affective autism spectrum disorders. Services include 6:1:1 or 8:1:1 placement with appropriate support staff at the Sayville Academic Center and 8:1:1 placement with appropriate support staff at the Sequoya High School and Jefferson Academic Center. Psychiatric, rehabilitation, social work, and psychological services are offered. Students who no longer need intense psychiatric support can remain at their respective centers and receive counseling from Eastern Suffolk BOCES staff. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkSAGAMORE/EASTERN BOCES DAY TREATMENT CENTERSEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    SAUL AND ELAINE SEIFF EDUCARE CENTERProvides pre-school and school-age programs for 0-21 year olds who are multiply handicapped with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Also provides visual, auditory and speech education to children birth-5 years who suffer from intellectual or developmental disabilities, multiple handicaps and delayed speech. Transdisciplinary staff includes social workers, psychologists, therapists and medical support team. Family support and crisis intervention counseling provided.SuffolkSAUL AND ELAINE SEIFF EDUCARE CENTERAHRC SUFFOLK
    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
    SCHOOLProvides a year round program for children with developmental disabilities. Offers a Half Day and Inclusion Program.Older preschoolers and elementary school children attend an all day session (9am-2:30pm). A therapeutic recreation program is also offered (2:30pm-4:30pm). Approved Evaluation site. Also offers lending library on developmental disabilities. Materials include CDs, DVDs, videos, curriculum guides, periodicals and books.NassauSCHOOLTHE HAGEDORN LITTLE VILLAGE SCHOOL, JACK JOEL CENTER FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN
    SEAMAN NECK MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMProvides an academic setting with a multidisciplinary team to meet the needs of students with learning, behavioral, emotional and developmental disabilities. The environment and culture is structured to support students’ social and emotional development. The instructional program is aligned to the New York State Common Core Learning Standards and addresses students' cognitive levels and learning styles. Students are given the opportunity to work toward earning a New York State Regents diploma or other state-approved high school diploma. Instructional and work-based learning opportunities required for the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential are also provided for all ninth graders. Students meeting the requirements towards a Skills and Credentials Certificate (SACC) work toward developing life skills and building personal independence through functional academics. Seaman Neck also provides small class ratios for students with more intense needs where the instructional team provides additional support through a consulting psychiatrist. Related services such as speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy and counseling are also provided as needed. Call for detailed information. NassauSEAMAN NECK MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    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 SCHOOLProvides direct instruction and educational support to our diverse community of students in a cooperative setting through partnership with local school districts. Our dedicated staff utilizes the highest quality methods that maximize educational opportunities for all. Our students strive to reach their full potential, achieve success, and become empowered lifelong learners. 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.SuffolkSEQUOYA HIGH SCHOOLEASTERN 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
    SOUTH OAKS PROGRAMProvides a hospital program located at South Oaks in Amityville which offers an educational program for hospitalized adolescents. Both disabled and non-disabled students can enroll in this program. Close contact is established initially with each child's home school guidance counselor to identify the level of instruction needed. The education program at South Oaks, consisting of basic high school subjects in English, social studies, mathematics and science, and is considered an integral part of the treatment program by hospital administration. The educational staff works in partnership with doctors, nurses and psychologists to facilitate comprehensive treatment. Call for more detailed information. SuffolkSOUTH OAKS PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    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 DEPARTMENTProvides educational services including special placement and individualized programming, instruction and support services for exceptional children and youths.SuffolkSPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENTPATCHOGUE MEDFORD UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    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
    STONY BROOK/EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES INPATIENT PROGRAMProvides an educational program to support children with chronic or life threatening illness that requires treatment at the hospital for an extended period of time. The length of stay varies, during which time a full academic curriculum is provided by Eastern Suffolk BOCES. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkSTONY BROOK/EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES INPATIENT PROGRAMEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    STONY BROOK/EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES PSYCHIATRIC INPATIENT PROGRAMProvides an inpatient psychiatry program for elementary-age students enabling them to continue their education while undergoing psychiatric treatment. Students are referred through parent or school referrals and admits youngsters, after thorough evaluation by social worker, psychologists and physicians. The length of stay ranges from 1-12 weeks, during which time a full academic curriculum is provided by Eastern Suffolk BOCES. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkSTONY BROOK/EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES PSYCHIATRIC INPATIENT PROGRAMEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    STUDENT ACCESSIBILITY SUPPORT CENTERServes as a resource for students and values self-empowerment, self-direction, and self-determination. Our mission is to advocate for a campus environment that meets the needs of students with disabilities. The Student Accessibility Support Center is the designated support service center to help students enable students with disabilities to develop their academic potential, by making their academic experience accessible. In addition to arranging accommodations, a major part of the mission of SASC is to encourage students with disabilities to achieve a high level of autonomy at Stony Brook and far beyond. We provide services and accommodations that advocate for the needs of students. We improve academic and environmental accessibility to foster individual growth, student empowerment, and support a community of care. Services are provided to all eligible Stony Brook students covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAA). Documentation will be requested to verify a disability and to determine appropriate accommodations. Services can only be initiated when students self-disclose their disabilities and request some type of assistance. All information and documentation related to a disability is confidential, not part of the academic transcript and is not released without the student's written consent. The staff is here to support your interactions with faculty, staff and community agencies. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkSTUDENT ACCESSIBILITY SUPPORT CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
    STUDENT ACCESS OFFICEOffers students services through the Student Access Office. The office achieves their mission by: Providing cost-free assistance and services that are tailored to meet the needs of individuals based on their specific, appropriately documented needs, while preserving Adelphi’s academic integrity and high standards of academic expectations and performance; Encouraging independence through the training of students with disabilities to effectively advocate for themselves within the University community; Serving as a liaison and resource for the University faculty, staff and administrators to foster a greater awareness and appreciation of issues of concern to people with different needs. Accessibility Support Services include: Academic Accommodations and Adjustments for Students with Disabilities; Accessible Classrooms and Campus; Accessible Parking; Assistive Technology; Dietary Modification/Food Allergy; Extended Test Time; Reasonable Flexibility to Attendance Policy; Reduced-Distraction Testing Environment; Requesting Services; Residential Life and Housing Accommodation; Scholarships and Financial Aid Resources; Sign Language Interpreters and Veterans and Military Resources. If you have questions about services or campus housing for a student with a disability, please contact the Office for specific information.NassauSTUDENT ACCESS OFFICEADELPHI UNIVERSITY
    STUDENT ACCESS SERVICESArranges academic accommodations and provides support for students with physical, learning and/or psychological disabilities. In order to access services, students must first formally disclose their disability by registering with the office, and then must submit appropriate documentation for review. Staff members are available to help students with the registration process, and then will work with students to determine which accommodations are appropriate for their needs at the college level. In addition to arranging accommodations, a major part of the mission of SAS is to help students develop the skills they will need to be effective self-advocates at Hofstra and beyond. The programs and services will encourage active involvement from students in managing their own disabilities, while offering coaching and support along the way. Sample program offerings include: Program for Academic Learning Skills (PALS) and Academic Coaching. Some of these services are fee based. Call for more detailed information.NassauSTUDENT ACCESS SERVICESHOFSTRA UNIVERSITY
    THE LONG ISLAND SCHOOL OF THE ARTSOffers a wide range of instruction in the arts through group classes, private instruction, workshops, performances and collaborations with various outside groups. Offers an arts-based pre-K program, an affiliated before and after care program and a variety of private and group vocal and instrument classes, including offerings for special needs students in the music therapy department. Call for more information.SuffolkTHE LONG ISLAND SCHOOL OF THE ARTSTHE LONG ISLAND SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
    TIEGERMAN PRESCHOOL/INCLUSION PROGRAM-NASSAUOffers comprehensive inclusion/integration programming for children with language and autism spectrum disorders. Additional related services are offered along with parent education, psychological support services and comprehensive evaluations.NassauTIEGERMAN PRESCHOOL/INCLUSION PROGRAM-NASSAUTIEGERMAN
    TRANSITION SERVICESOffers transition to employment services to students with disabilities who will be graduating from their local district to prepare them for the world of work. Services may include vocational counseling, internship site development, job coaching, training and benefits advisement. Call for more detailed information.NassauTRANSITION SERVICESNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    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
    VISION SERVICESProvides services for students attending local district programs who are visually impaired or blind. These include Assistive Technology Assessments and Orientation and Mobility Training. Assistive Technology Assessments are used to determine the appropriate assistive devices and/or educational technology needed to facilitate a student's learning in his/her current educational setting. Orientation and Mobility Training is provided for an individual student at the request of the local school district. This training assists students in traveling safely, efficiently and confidently in a variety of environments and develops independence and self-esteem. Individualized training is based on a student's cognitive and motor ability and geared to his or her specific vision deficit. Specialized services include: sensory and concept development with formal orientation and mobility training for younger students, training in the use of residual vision in conjunction auditory and tactual skills for partially sighted students training in street crossing and the use of public transportation for students who demonstrate age-appropriate concepts and cognitive ability and training for students who are totally blind through the use of the long cane and sight guide techniques. Call for more detailed information. NassauVISION SERVICESNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    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
    WILLET AVENUE MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMProvides an academic setting with a multidisciplinary team to meet the needs of students with learning, behavioral, emotional and developmental disabilities. The instructional program is aligned to the New York State Common Core Learning Standards and addresses students' cognitive levels and learning styles. Students are given the opportunity to work toward earning a New York State Regents diploma or other state approved high school diploma. Instructional and work-based learning opportunities required for the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential are also provided for all ninth graders. Students meeting the requirements towards a Skills and Credentials Certificate (SACC) work toward developing life skills and build personal independence. The school-wide Positive Behavior and Intervention and Supports (PBIS) program provides concrete lessons toward positive interactions. Pro-social skills to develop appropriate social and emotional behaviors are integrated into activities that encourage interaction with teachers and peers and build upon the student’s critical thought processes and independence. The Willet Avenue Middle School offers unique learning opportunities including the Therapeutic Learning Collaborative (TLC) which consists of two programs: Intensive Support Program (ISP) and Transitional Support Program (TSP) .A partnership between Nassau BOCES and The North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center, the ISP provides individual, group, and family counseling by North Shore licensed, clinical social workers and psychiatrists. Psychiatric services including medication distribution are provided by North Shore and monthly family counseling sessions are required to remain in ISP. The TSP provides services for students who are ready to transition to a less restrictive environment. Students in TSP continue in their educational placement and receive individual and group counseling from BOCES psychologists, social workers or guidance counselors. Nassau BOCES psychologists provide counseling on a regular basis, are trained in crisis prevention and assess students’ needs for a Behavior Intervention Plan. The school social worker provides counseling, family support services such as SSI, respite and CPS whenever necessary. The guidance counselor provides counseling, assists in the student’s individual transitional plan (beginning at age 14) and helps students to obtain working papers. Call for detailed information.NassauWILLET AVENUE MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    WILLIAM FLOYD LEARNING CENTEROffers educational services for school-aged students with disabilities in an alternative elementary school setting.SuffolkWILLIAM FLOYD LEARNING CENTERWILLIAM FLOYD UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT

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