8 School Placement Alternatives for Students with Disabilities. State-Approved Non-Public School (NPS). General Education with Supplementary Aids and Services. Integrated Co-Teaching (formerly known as CTT). Residential Placement.
State-Approved Non-Public School (NPS)
General Education with Supplementary Aids and Services
(formerly known as CTT)
Special Class in Community School (Self-contained Special Education)
Special Class in a Special School (District 75)
District 75 Class Options
Students are educated in a general education class with additional support.
This is an integrated classroom where non-disabled students (about 60% of the class) and students with disabilities (about 40% of the class) are taught together by a general education teacher and a special education teacher.
A class of special education students in a neighborhood school that also has general education students.
NOTE: When you see a ratio, such as 12:1:1, it means that there are not more than 12 students, one teacher and one paraprofessional in a single class. A child’s IEP should note both the class ration and whether the class is in a community school or a specialized school.
District 75 is a separate school district intended for students who have severe needs that require more intensive support.
District 75 classes offer the following student-to-teacher ratios:
Private special education schools approved by the state for students whose educational needs cannot be met in a public school program.
NOTE: You may want to contact schools from the NPS list to speed up the search. http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/specialed/privateschools/853nycbm.htm