A Focus on the New York Institute for Special Education.
The New York Institute for Special Education has a long and distinguished history dating back to 1831.
Founded when social activists sought to provide rights and opportunities for blind people, the school underwent several name changes – the final time in 1986, when the school was changed to NYISE and its charter to accept children with visual impairments and emotional needs.
School Spotlight: Learning and Teaching are Key at Lexington School for the Deaf
The mission of Lexington School for the Deaf is to empower deaf students to achieve their highest potential through an exemplary education to become productive citizens in a diverse and rapidly changing society. At Lexington, that mission translates into an academic program where both students and teachers are committed to meeting New York state’s learning standards.
Innovative Program Helps Deaf Students Thrive at Cleary School for the Deaf
An imaginative program at Cleary School for the Deaf in Suffolk County is giving deaf and hard-of-hearing kindergartners a more inclusive education. The “kindergarten within a kindergarten” program, which combines deaf students and typically hearing children, is a collaboration between Cleary School and the Connetquot Elementary School in East Islip.
Technology is a Bridge to Education and Communication at Viscardi
Technology is an essential part of the classroom and social experience at the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center in Albertson, Nassau County. The school serves students with severe physical disabilities, many of whom have complex health issues requiring 24-hour access to nursing supervision and life-sustaining medical care.