School Age Program

Elementary and Middle School for Deaf and Deaf Student with Multiple Disabilities Students (Kindergarten - 8th grade)

Class Ratios of 6:1:1 and 6:1:2

1:1 O&M Paras for Legally Blind Students

Balanced Literacy Methods

Scaffolded & Differentiated Instruction

Technology embedded and incorporated through Smart Boards and iPads enhancing curricula

Data Driven Instruction

Collaborative Planning among Teachers and Related Service Providers

Aligned with NYS learning Standards and Individual Education Programs

Safe, Joyful & Inclusive Recess


Positive Behavioral Approaches promoting classroom management and student success


Related Services Available:

  • Counseling

  • Feeding Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Orientation & Mobility

  • Physical Therapy

  • Speech & Language Therapy

  • Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired (TVI)

Collaborative Planning among Teachers and Related Service Providers


Related Service Delivery Models - Therapy Room & Push-In to the Classroom and to the Community


Multimodal Communication Methods including

  • American Sign Language (ASL)

  • Spoken English

  • Picture Exchange Communication Symbols (PECS)

  • Mid & High-Tech Augmentative Communication Devices

  • Tactile Symbols

© 2019 St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Brooklyn. All Rights Reserved.

  • SFDS
  • SFDS
  • SFDS
  • YouTube