ID: 3 Preschool students sit on bean bag chairs in a reading nook solving puzzles independently.
Three preschool students (2 girls and 1 boy) wearing Groundhogs Day paper crowns on their heads are in the library. They are all signing at the same time.
Two preschool students (1 boy and 1 girl) are sitting buckled into a 4 -person buggy stroller hallway right by exit doors. The students are wearing their school IDs around their necks. The female student is wearing eyeglasses, blue denim overalls, top with long sleeves and black dots. The male student is wearing a top with long sleeve style sports sweatshirt and bottom denim jeans.

Early Childhood Education Program

Preschool for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students with and without Multiple Disabilities ages 3-5 years old

Class Ratios of 6:1:1 and 6:1:2

Intervener Paras
Emphasis on Language & Communication through Play

Emergent Literacy Methods Modeled

Scaffolded & Differentiated Instruction

Data Driven Instruction
Positive Behavioral Approaches promoting classroom management and student success

Auditory Verbal Track coached by Certified Auditory Verbal Therapist (LSLS Cert. AVT)

Related Services Available:

  • Counseling
  • Feeding Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orientation & Mobility
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Language Therapy
  • Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired (TVI)

Collaborative Planning among Teachers and Related Service Providers
Related Service Delivery Models – Therapy Room & Push-In to the Classroom and to the Community

Multimodal Communication Methods including:

  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Spoken English
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Mid & High-Tech Augmentative Communication Devices
  • Visual / Tangible Symbols
  • Tactile Sign

Aligned with NYS Learning Standards and Individual Education Programs