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Department for Exceptional Children

Elementary Classroom Options

12:1:1

A district based classroom program with a maximum of 12 students with a teacher and a classroom aide for students with moderate to severe learning challenges and developmental disabilities; some emotional, physical and/or management needs may also be present. The focus of the class is to help the students to develop their academic, social, and emotional strengths to maximize their learning and growth.

 

6:1:1 Medically Fragile

A district based classroom program with a maximum of 6 students with a teacher and a classroom aide for students with multiple and severe disabilities, physically disabilities, and/or traumatic brain injuries. The program provides the student learning opportunities in academics, socialization, and self reliance.

 

6:1:1 PDD

A district-based classroom program with a maximum of six students with a teacher and a classroom aide for students with a diagnosis of Autism/PDD or unique needs associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The program is highly structured and utilizes strategies from TEACCH, Applied Behavioral Analysis, and DIR that are individualized to the student needs.

 

6:1:1

A district-based program with a maximum of six students with a teacher and a classroom aide for students who require small group instruction for their management needs. The program focuses on a standards-based academic skills and social emotional development using a variety of strategies based on student strengths. These students are closely supported by the classroom team. Students may access mainstream classroom opportunities as appropriate.

 

8:1:2 Intensive Management Program

A centered based program with a maximum of 8 students with 1 teacher and 2 student behavioral assistants (SBA). For students with intensive management needs due to emotional and/or behavioral disabilities. The program is standards- based academic skills and social – emotional development using a variety of strategies based on student strengths. Mental Health staff are on-site full-time. Staff is trained in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention. 








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Central Referral Coordinator
160 Wallace Way, Building 9
Rochester, NY 14624
Ph: (585) 617-2468