Special Education
Adolescent Day Treatment 8:1:1 
This program is the result of a partnership between Broome-Tioga BOCES, the State Education Department and the Greater Binghamton Health Center (OMH). BOCES is responsible for the educational component, while GBHC is responsible for clinical services. A therapeutic treatment team approach is used. The program is designed to meet the needs of classified students age 13-18 who have mental health needs. The goal is re-integration into the student's home school.
 
District-Based Services: Crossroads 8:1:1 
This program offers academic instruction with an inclusive focus. Students progress in programming to meet general NYS learning and assessment guidelines. Currently, this program serves primary and intermediate students grades K-6 who have learning and behavioral needs. Limited counseling is available as part of this program.
 
District-Based Services: Oak Tree 8:1:1 
This program offers a structured teaching setting that emphasizes best practices in the field of autism. Students access inclusive opportunities as appropriate. Services are limited to direct instruction. Adaptive physical education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, etc., are available as "related services" to fulfill IEP requirements. Students (grades K-12) in these classes are characterized by intensive management needs requiring a structured environment and small class size.
 
Oak Tree 8:1:1 
A structured teaching setting that emphasizes best practices in the field of autism. Students (8-21 years) are characterized by intensive management needs that require a structured environment and small class size. Physical education is adapted to meet the needs of the students as part of the program. Students typically take the NYS alternate assessment. Typical outcomes include an IEP diploma, supported employment and long-term assistance for adult living.
 
PALS 8:1:1 
This program serves students (5-21 years) who have moderate-to-severe developmental disabilities. The 8:1:1 program provides a supportive learning community that balances the academic, pre-vocational and social development of our students. Direct instruction in life skills is provided with the goal of maximizing each student's potential for independence. Students typically take the NYS alternate assessment. Physical education is adapted to meet individual student needs.
 
PALS 12:1:1 
This program serves students ages 11-21 who have moderate developmental disabilities. The 12:1+1 program provides a supportive learning community that balances academic, social and workforce development. Direct instruction in life skills is provided with a goal of maximizing each student's level of independence. Students typically take the NYS alternate assessment. Physical education is adapted to meet the needs of students as part of the program.
 
PRIDE 12:1:4 
This program serves students age 5-21 with severe developmental disabilities resulting in intensive management needs. PRIDE provides a structured teaching environment that emphasizes independence and individualization. Instruction includes life skills and pre-vocational skills with the goal of maximizing each student's potential. Students take the NYS alternate assessment. Physical education is adapted to meet individual student needs.
 
Reclaim 6:1:1 
This program offers a small, therapeutic, highly structured environment for students in grades K-8 with intensive emotional and behavioral needs. This program focuses on building coping skills and resiliency through an environment that stresses belonging,
generosity, mastery and independence. Counseling and access to community-based wrap-around services are embedded factors of this program.
 
Spectrum & Transitions 8:1:1 
This program serves students (9-21 years) with emotional and/or learning disabilities who have been referred by a component school districts' Committee on Special Education. Students attend small classes with a focus on integration across all disciplines. Remedial help is available along with limited counseling services as a part of the program. The goal is to help students modify negative behaviors, return to a regular or less-restrictive educational environment and learn about skills needed for occupational jobs or earn a high school diploma.
 
Futures 12:1:1
This program serves students ages 15 to 21. The program goal is to help students develop independent living skills and to facilitate active and positive community participation. Students are able to earn credit toward a NYS Regents or local diploma. Transition services are available to assist students as they move to the world of work. 
Contact Information
 
For more information, contact the individual program administrator or Director, Maggie Collins, at 763-3206.
 
 
How to Enroll For Districts:
How to Enroll For Parents:
Contact the school district that you reside in to enroll your school-age child.
 
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