6:1:1 Special Ed Classes

A group of five boys after their moving up ceremony

Management Needs Program (Intensive)

Co-Ser 203.001

This program is similar to the Management Needs Program but is delivered in a smaller group, self-contained setting with a higher ratio of adult support. It is designed for students whose learning rate is within the average and above average range, and whose social and emotional needs are a targeted focus due to their impact on instruction. Included in this program are individualized supports and instruction from a highly qualified Behavioral Support Specialist. Both academics and prosocial skills development are delivered through a solid instructional framework and proactive and positive behavioral supports are provided through an individualized as well as a targeted approach with additional supports from a Crisis Interventionist trained in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), as needed. Individualized behavioral support planning is a key component of this program and includes a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and a Behavioral Intervention/Support Plan. Students in this program are expected to earn a Regents Diploma and participate in all NYS assessments. Career and Technical Education classes are available through a partnership with the Career & Technical Center. This program bundles the instructional component with individual counseling and the support of a Behavioral Support Specialist. Additional case management, transition planning, and related services, as well as psychiatric consultation may be added based on the student’s Individual Education Program (IEP).

Management/Multiple Needs Program (Intensive)

Co-Ser 203.002

This program is similar to the Management Needs Program (Intensive) and includes all of the services offered. It is designed for students who need highly specialized instructional support, and who have multiple needs in addition to significant social and emotional concerns that impact instruction. Student exiting credentials for this program may vary.

Autism Program (APIE AA)

Co-Ser 203.003

The Autism Program for Independent Education for Alternative Assessment students (APIE AA) 6:1:1 is similar to the 8:1:1 APIE AA program and it is designed for students who need highly specialized instructional support, and who have multiple needs in addition to significant social and emotional concerns that impact instruction. It is delivered in a smaller group, self-contained setting with a higher ratio of adult support. Included in this program are individualized supports and instruction from a highly qualified Behavioral Support Specialist. Both academics and prosocial skills development are delivered through a solid instructional and multidisciplinary framework and proactive and positive behavioral supports are provided through an individualized as well as a targeted approach with additional supports from a Crisis Interventionist trained in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), and family/parent counseling, as needed. Individualized behavioral support planning is a key component of this program and includes a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and a Behavioral Intervention/Support Plan. The students’ expected exiting credential will be the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential (SACC) for students with disabilities.

The program will offer the following services in a group setting:

  • Speech language therapy with an emphasis on pragmatic ability
  • Counseling with an emphasis on social and communication skills training
  • Occupational therapy
  • Assistive technology services
  • Life skills training
  • Career and Technical education training

This program bundles the instructional component with the above listed services as well as individual counseling and the support of a Behavioral Support Specialist. Additional case management, transition planning, and related services may be added based on the student’s Individual Education Program (IEP).

Contact

Dr. Carleen Meers
Director of
Special & Alternative Education

Route 9W, PO Box 1176
Port Ewen, NY 12466
phone: 845.339.8722