P.S. 182 Special Education Services

School-Based Support Team (SBST)
Social Worker:
Elena Callirgos
School Psychologist:
Mary Gomez Cosse
Family Worker: Dallana Poveda
Special Class Services

Special Class Services are services provided for children with disabilities who are grouped together in a classroom on a full or part-time basis.

Integrated Co-Teaching
Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) classrooms include students with and without disabilities and have two teachers, a general education teacher and a special education teacher.

Special Education Teacher Support Services (SETSS)
Specially designed and/or supplemental instruction provided by a special education teacher can help your child stay in the general education classroom.

Speech/Language Therapy
These related services help in the way your child understands sounds and language (called auditory processing), with articulation or phonological skills, comprehension, use of syntax, pragmatics, voice production and fluency. They are often integrated into lessons about reading and writing.
Physical Therapy
Uses activities to maintain, improve or restore your child's functioning, including gross motor development, ambulation, balance and coordination in various settings, including but not limited to the classroom, gym, bathroom, playground, staircase and transitions between classes.

Occupational Therapy
This will help your child maintain, improve or restore adaptive and functional skills, including fine motor skills and oral motor skills in all educational activities.

These services are designed to improve social and emotional functioning in the areas of appropriate school behavior, discipline, self­ control, conflict resolution if your child is experiencing difficulty interacting appropriately with adults or peers, withdrawal or acting out, low self-esteem or poor coping skills that significantly interfere with learning.


Shared Path to Success: A Parent’s Guide to Special Education for School-aged Children

English http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/DBD4EB3A-6D3B-496D-8CB2-C742F9B9AB5C/0/ParentGuidetoSpecialEd_090712_English.pdf

Bengali http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/C5C32BF5-AF1B-4B23-BE95-6C5500566EF7/0/ParentGuideBengaliComplete.pdf

Spanish  http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/CCED7560-7E78-4D91-89AE-1D15059ADEA8/0/ParentGuideSpanishComplete.pdf

Special Education Process

Special Education Programs and Services

Statement of Families’ Rights

Bengali  http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/DBC6F7AE-77AE-40CF-AE8F-55852D020B00/0/PSGNJuly2013_Bengali.pdf

Spanish http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/1257B381-3EEA-4B91-A6F4-5A569F806397/0/PSGNJuly2013_Spanish.pdf

Bussing Resources

Door to Door Bussing
Special Education Services Continuum

The Standard Operating Procedures Manual 2009

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