County: Atlantic
HammontonProgram for Students with Hearing Loss
566 Old Fork Road

Hammonton, NJ 08037-0308

Contact Information: Mr. John Lavell, Supervisor of Special Education Services

Phone: (609) 567-7000Fax: TTY:
E-Mail Address: Jlavell@hammontonps.orgWeb Address: http://www.hammontonps.org/
Operated by: Hammonton
Enrollment: 3Age Range: 3 to 4

Program Description:
Full day general education preschool program with pull out teacher of the deaf support instruction in the afternoon. Speech and language therapy provided on an individual basis.

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    County: Atlantic
    Atlantic City
    1300 Atlantic Ave. 6th Floor

    Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6803

    Contact Information: Mr. Harry Formica, Supervisor of Special Education

    Phone: (609) 343-7200Fax: (609) 345-3262TTY:
    E-Mail Address: hformica@acboe.orgWeb Address: http://www.acboe.org
    Operated by: Atlantic City School District
    Enrollment: 5Age Range: 4 to 7

    Program Description:
    A self contained program for students with severe to profound hearing loss has been designed to develop language skills in American Sign Language and English. The teacher of the deaf provides instruction in content areas. An educational interpreter provides interpreting as a related services for special subjects in the age appropriate general education programs. Speech and language specialists provide one-to- one speech and language therapy sessions for articulation and auditory training. Group speech sessions are also offered for the development of pragmatic language skills. State of the art FM systems and soundfield systems are available in the classroom. Instructional technology such as Smart Boards and personal computers are also utilized for class instruction.

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    County: Atlantic
    Egg Harbor Township
    2499 Spruce Avenue

    Egg Harbor, NJ 08232-2928

    Contact Information: Dr. Carol Cannerelli, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (609) 646-7911Fax: TTY:
    E-Mail Address: cannerec@eht.k12.nj.usWeb Address: www.eht.k12.nj.us
    Operated by: Egg Harbor Township
    Enrollment: 5Age Range: 8 to 15

    Program Description:
    Resource center program for students with hearing loss. Educational Interpreting as a related service is provided for students in general education programs.

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    County: Bergen
    Center for Collegiate Deaf Education
    400 Paramus Road

    Paramus, NJ 07652-5333

    Contact Information: Ms. Tia Gardner, Project Coordinator

    Phone: (201) 447-7844Fax: (201) 493-1839TTY: (201) 447-7845
    E-Mail Address: tgardner@bergen.eduWeb Address: www.bergen.cc.nj.us
    Operated by: Bergen County Community College
    Enrollment: 40Age Range: 18 to ongoing

    Program Description:
    Bergen County Community College has a long-standing commitment to equal access for all students, including those with hearing impairment. The Center for Collegiate Deaf Education--one of only two regional centers in the state-- offers sign language interpretation, c-print captioning, special workshops, transition activities, academic support and advisement, counseling, adaptive technology and accommodations, and career development.

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    County: Bergen
    Secondary Hearing Impaired Program (SHIP) at Midland Park
    c/o Midland Park High School
    250 Prospect Street
    Midland Park, NJ 07432-1803

    Contact Information: Ms. Kathleen Treni, Program Supervisor

    Phone: (201) 343-6000Fax: (201) 670-6198TTY:
    E-Mail Address: kattre@bergen.orgWeb Address: www.bergen.org/spserv/
    Operated by: Bergen County Special Services
    Enrollment: 25Age Range: 14 to 21

    Program Description:
    The Secondary Hearing Impaired Program offers a continuum of program options: full time placements in regular education programs with related services. A consultative teaching model is used to support general education teachers and small group instruction. Exploratory and support classes are available and taught by a teacher of the deaf. All academic and extracurricular activities are accessible to students who are deaf with the support of the appropriate related services and accommodations. CART provides equal access for students in need of support. FM systems and other assistive devices are available to students, as needed.

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    County: Bergen
    Millburn Regional Day School
    70 Spring St.

    Millburn, NJ 07041

    Contact Information: Ms Angela Cupo, Principal

    Phone: (201) 498-8137Fax: TTY:
    E-Mail Address: angcup@bergen.orgWeb Address: www.bergen.org/spserv/millburn.html
    Operated by: Bergen County Special Services School District
    Enrollment: 105Age Range: 3 to 21

    Program Description:
    Millburn Regional Day School, operated by the Bergen County Special Services School District, is a program serving students with multiple disabilities, ages 3 through 21. The goal of the Millburn School is to promote student independence, and to help students reach their full potential within their communities. To reach this goal, students are instructed with a comprehensive academic, vocational, and functional curriculum, which is integrated with an intensive therapy program offering speech, physical, and occupational therapies. Underlying all the work at Millburn is the commitment to total communication including sign language, augmentative communication, and assistive computer technology.

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    County: Bergen
    Hearing Impaired Program (HIP) at Midland Park
    41 East Center Street

    Midland Park, NJ 07432-1803

    Contact Information: Ms. Kathleen Treni, Program Supervisor

    Phone: (201) 343-6000Fax: (201) 670-7488TTY:
    E-Mail Address: kattre@bergen.orgWeb Address: www.bergen.org/spserv/
    Operated by: Bergen County Special Services
    Enrollment: 85Age Range: 3 to 13

    Program Description:
    The Listening and Spoken Language program, operated by Bergen County Special Services School District, is placed within the school community of Midland Park Public Schools. The elementary program for students who are deaf/hard of hearing, offers a continuum of program options and services for this population. Students have the option of full-time placement in regular education programs with the collaborative team-teaching offered with the regular education teacher and the teacher of the deaf. Small groups are available. Speech therapists are certified in Auditory Verbal Therapy and address listening needs of students with advanced digital hearing aids and cochlear implants. A full time audiologist is on campus to manage equipment needs for the program.

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    County: Bergen
    Hackensack High School Secondary Program for Students with Hearing Loss
    334 Union St.

    Hackensack, NJ 07601-2449

    Contact Information: Dr. Candi Reed, Supervisor of Total Communication Programs

    Phone: (201) 343-6000Fax: (201) 343-7794TTY:
    E-Mail Address: canree@bergen.orgWeb Address: www.bergen.org
    Operated by: Bergen County Special Services
    Enrollment: 12Age Range: 15-18 to

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    The Hackensack High School Program for Students who are deaf/hard of hearing is a program operated by the Bergen County Speical Services School district and located in Hackensack High School. It serves students ages 15-21. They are supported in the general education programs using a teacher consultant model with a teacher of the deaf. Extensive planning with general education teachers and related services personnel is a critical component of the program. Educational interpreters and student notetakers also support students in the general education programs according to the individualized education program.

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    County: Bergen
    Union Street School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    Union St. School
    334 Union St.
    Hackensack, NJ 07601-1401

    Contact Information: Dr. Candi Reed, Supervisor of Total Communication Programs

    Phone: (201) 343-6000Fax: (201) 343-7794TTY:
    E-Mail Address: canree@bergen.orgWeb Address: www.bergen.org
    Operated by: Bergen County Special Services School District
    Enrollment: 42Age Range: 3 to 14

    Program Description:
    The Union Street School for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing is a program operated by the Bergen County Special Services School district and located within the Hackensack Public School District. The preschool-grade 8 program offers small group instruction as well as a full range of mainstream opportunities in the Hackensack School district. The general education curricula of the Hackensack School district is adapted to meet the unique learning styles of each student. Students in the general education classes are supported by the implementation of a teacher consultant model with a teacher of the deaf and an educational interpreter.

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    County: Burlington
    Summit Speech School South
    @Mansfield Elementary School
    200 Mansfield Road East
    Columbus, NJ 08022-

    Contact Information: Dr. Pamela Paskowitz, Executive Director

    Phone: (908) 508-0011Fax: (908) 508-0012TTY:
    E-Mail Address: info@summitspeech.orgWeb Address: info@summitspeech.org
    Operated by: APSSD-Summit Speech School South
    Enrollment: 3Age Range: 3 to 6

    Program Description:
    Summit Speech School teaches children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and talk. Our goal is to prepare children to enter the general education program in their neighborhood school by kindergarten or first grade. A full-day preschool program that follows the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards is offered Monday -Friday. The focus of the program is to train the children to use their hearing to process language and develop speech. Staff members possess specialized skills in working with students with hearing devices. Five speech therapy classes per week are offered, along with speech therapy practices integrated into the classroom curriculum throughout the day. Access to an education audiologist is also available.

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    County: Burlington
    EIP at Virtua Memorial Hospital
    175 Madison Avenue
    EIP-Stokes Basement
    Mt. Holly, NJ 08060

    Contact Information: Ms. Creighton, Coordinator

    Phone: (609) 261-7049Fax: (609) 702-7944TTY:
    E-Mail Address: lcreighton@virtua.orgWeb Address: www.virtua.org
    Operated by: Virtua Memorial Hospital
    Enrollment: 20Age Range: Birth to 3

    Program Description:
    Provides early intervention services in natural environments to students who are deaf or hard of hearing, as needed.

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    County: Burlington
    Tabernacle Public Schools
    132 New Road

    Tabernacle, NJ 08088-8569

    Contact Information: Mr. John Tirico, Supervisor of Special Education Services

    Phone: (609) 268-0153Fax: TTY:
    E-Mail Address: tiricoj@tabernacle.k12.nj.usWeb Address: http://www.tabernacle.k12.nj.us/
    Operated by: Tabernacle
    Enrollment: 6Age Range: 3 to 10

    Program Description:
    There are currently 6 students enrolled in the Tabernacle program for students with hearing loss. Teachers of the deaf provide in-class support and/or pullout replacement instruction. Educational interpreters are available to support students in general education programs. American Sign Language is offered as a world language option.

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    County: Burlington
    Bordentown Program for Students with Hearing Loss
    318 Ward Ave

    Bordentown, NJ 08505-1768

    Contact Information: Mrs. Louise Sullivan, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (609) 298-0025Fax: (609) 291-7979TTY:
    E-Mail Address: sullivanl@bordentown.k12.nj.usWeb Address: www.bordentown.k12.nj.us
    Operated by: Bordentown Regional School District
    Enrollment: 8Age Range: 3 to 18

    Program Description:
    Students with hearing loss are provided a language rich environment in the districts general education programs. Teachers of the deaf are members of the collaborative instructional team and offer in class support or resource room instruction. Speech language instruction and educational interpreting are offered as a related service according to the students individualized education programs.

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    County: Camden
    MidAtlantic Post-Secondary Center: Students Who Are Deaf/HH
    P.O. Box 200 College Drive

    Blackwood, NJ 08012-0200

    Contact Information: Ms. Kathy Earp, Director

    Phone: (856) 227-7200Fax: (856) 374-4879TTY: (856) 228-1897
    E-Mail Address: kearp@camdencc.eduWeb Address: www.camdencc.edu
    Operated by: Camden County College
    Enrollment: 65Age Range: 18 to 50

    Program Description:
    The center was established in 1988 in response to a demand for comprehensive services for students who are deaf and hard of hearing at the postsecondary level in the state of New Jersey. The center is funded by Camden County College, the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education Special Needs Grant Program, and the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services. As a New Jersey Regional Center, Camden County College also provides technical assistance to other New Jersey post-secondary institutions serving students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The college is also the New Jersey state site for NETAC (Northeast Technical Assistance Center), which is dedicated to working with postsecondary institutions to improve educational access and enhance opportunities for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at Camden County College in Blackwood, New Jersey offers certificate and degree programs for students who are deaf or hard of hearing seeking career and academic training.

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    County: Camden
    Berlin Township
    225 Grove Avenue

    West Berlin, NJ 08091-

    Contact Information: Ms. Kristin Braidwood, Supervisor of Special Services

    Phone: (856) 767-9480Fax: TTY:
    E-Mail Address: kbraidwood@btwpschools.orgWeb Address: www.btwpschools.org
    Operated by: Berlin Township
    Enrollment: 4Age Range: 5 to 6

    Program Description:
    Program options include general education program with educational interpreters and self contained program with full time teacher of the deaf and speech/language specialist.

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    County: Cape May
    Upper Township Support Program
    525 Perry Road

    Petersburg, NJ 08270

    Contact Information: Mr. Robert DiDonato, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (609) 628-3510Fax: (609) 628-2002TTY:
    E-Mail Address: didonato@upperschools.orgWeb Address: upper.capemayschools.com
    Operated by:
    Enrollment: 3Age Range: 6 to 8

    Program Description:
    Currently, there are three resident students with a profound hearing loss, one of whom has a cochlear implant. These students have average to above-average ability and are integrated into regular education programs. The two older students are able to do this and be successful with the services of a sign language interpreter. The third student with the cochlear implant has a shadow to aid in re-directing her when she does not fully understand teacher directions. In addition, this child has been placed in a classroom with an FM system, as well as a sound field system. Support services are provided in the area of language development, reading and writing with the teacher of the deaf.

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    County: Cumberland
    Vineland Program for Students Who Are Deaf
    625 Plum Street

    Vineland, NJ 08360-3708

    Contact Information: Ms. Teri Godlewski, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (856) 794-6700Fax: (856) 691-0541TTY: (856) 691-5981
    E-Mail Address: tgodlewski@vineland.orgWeb Address: www.vineland.org
    Operated by: Vineland City Public Schools
    Enrollment: 33Age Range: 3 to 21

    Program Description:
    Provides self-contained program options, as well as related services to support students in regular education programs.

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    County: Essex
    Newark Technology High School Program for Students Who Are Deaf
    187 Broadway

    Newark, NJ 07104-3015

    Contact Information: Ms. Carol Ukstins, Coordinator

    Phone: (973) 705-3759Fax: (973) 497-5786TTY: (973) 497-5795
    E-Mail Address: CUkstins@NPS.K12.NJ.USWeb Address: www.nps.k12.nj.us/
    Operated by: Newark
    Enrollment: 20Age Range: 14 to 21

    Program Description:
    Newarks secondary program for the deaf opened its doors to students who are deaf/hard of hearing in 1997. The program is within Technology High School, one of Newarks magnet public high schools. The program accepts out-of-district placements. Program options include in class support for general education classes or self contained classes.

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    County: Essex
    Bruce Street School for the Deaf
    333 Clinton Place

    Newark, NJ 07112-3015

    Contact Information: Ms. Carol Ukstins, Coordinator

    Phone: (973) 705-3759Fax: (973) 705-3818TTY: (973) 705-3759
    E-Mail Address: CUkstins@NPS.K12.NJ.USWeb Address: www.nps.k12.nj.us/
    Operated by: Newark
    Enrollment: 52Age Range: 3 to 15

    Program Description:
    Self contained classes are offered for students ages 3 through 15.

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    County: Gloucester
    Gloucester County Special Services School District
    1340 Tanyard Rd.

    Sewell, NJ 08080-

    Contact Information: Ms. Mary Hilley, Supervisor

    Phone: (856) 415-7530Fax: TTY:
    E-Mail Address: mhilley@gcecnj.orgWeb Address: http://www.gcsssd.org/
    Operated by: Gloucester County Special Services School District
    Enrollment: 23Age Range: Birth to 21

    Program Description:
    Gloucester County Special Services School District (GCSSSD) operates programs for deaf and hard of hearing students. The programs are staffed by certified teachers of the deaf, speech-language specialists, a certified audiological consultant, teacher assistants with sign language skills, and interpreters for the deaf. Occupational and physical therapies are available on an as-needed basis.

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    County: Hudson
    County Prep High School
    525 Montgomery St

    Jersey City, NJ 07306-1634

    Contact Information: Ms. Stephanie Saracino, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (201) 631-6318Fax: TTY:
    E-Mail Address: ssaracino@hctonline.orgWeb Address: www.hcstonline.org/countyprep/
    Operated by: Hudson County Vocational School District
    Enrollment: 3Age Range: 14 to 21

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    County: Hudson
    Jersey City Program for Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing
    346 Claremont Ave

    Jersey City, NJ 07305-1634

    Contact Information: Mr. Gerard Crisonino, Supervisor of Special Services

    Phone: (201) 915-6199Fax: (201) 420-9082TTY:
    E-Mail Address: gcrisonino@jcboe.orgWeb Address: http://www.jcboe.org/
    Operated by: Jersey City
    Enrollment: 39Age Range: 3 to 18

    Program Description:
    The Jersey City Program for Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing serves preschool through high school-aged students. The preschool through elementary program is housed at P.S. #27. The high school program is at McNair Academic High School. The program options include a regular education program with teachers of the deaf providing in-class support, as well as self-contained classes. All of the students receive speech/language therapy and training in total communication. In addition, all of the youngsters participate in all school activities and are fully mainstreamed for all nonacademic subjects.

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    County: Mercer
    Alexander Elementary School
    4660 Nottingham Way

    Hamilton, NJ 08690-

    Contact Information: Ms. Barbara Frascella, Child Study Team Supervisor

    Phone: (609) 631-4165Fax: TTY:
    E-Mail Address: bfrascella@hamilton.k12.nj.usWeb Address: www.hamilton.k12.nj.us
    Operated by: Hamilton Township
    Enrollment: 2Age Range: 6 to 7

    Program Description:
    Two first-grade students attend Katzenbach School for morning classes and participate in their home district neighborhood school in the afternoon. Hamilton School District provides a half-time teacher certified as teacher of the deaf to provide both in-class replacement and support for the afternoon classes. In addition, the teacher may also provide individualized instruction when necessary.

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    County: Mercer
    Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf
    P.O. Box 535

    Trenton, NJ 08625-0535

    Contact Information: Dr. Angel Ramos, Superintendent

    Phone: (609) 530-3112Fax: (609) 530-5791TTY: (609) 530-6620
    E-Mail Address: Angel_Ramos@mksd.state.nj.usWeb Address: www.mksd.org
    Operated by: Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf
    Enrollment: 135Age Range: Birth to 21

    Program Description:
    The Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf offers comprehensive educational services for deaf and hard of hearing students from birth to age 21. Day and residential programs are available. The educational programs include an early intervention Parent-Infant Program, the Nursery School, the Lower School, the Middle School, and the High School. Specialized programs include the Positive Learning Understanding Support Program (BSP) for students with emotional challenges, the Multi-Handicapped Program, and the KATS Program for academically talented students. Katzenbach provides developmental counseling, social work services, audiological services, and deaf culture instruction to all students. Katzenbachs off-campus programs include the Special Child Study Team for Students with Hearing Impairments and the Substance Abuse Prevention program.

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    County: Middlesex
    Greenbrook Program for Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing
    4 Executive Drive

    Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852-

    Contact Information: Mr. Raphael Morales, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (732) 297-2480Fax: (732) 940-2028TTY:
    E-Mail Address: Raphael.Morales@sbschools.orgWeb Address: http://www.sbschools.org/
    Operated by: South Brunswick Twp
    Enrollment: 14Age Range: 5 to 16

    Program Description:
    The Oral/Aural program was started at Greenbrook School in 1988. Students who are deaf/hard of hearing were placed in regular education classes in order to provide these students with a peer group. They are supported by a teacher of the deaf, speech-language pathologist and an itinerant classroom aide. Classroom teachers receive consultation services from the teacher of the deaf and the speech and language specialist in order to coordinate the regular education curricula with the students specialized needs.

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    County: Middlesex
    Deaf Adult Basic Skills
    268 Baldwin Street
    2nd Floor
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2683

    Contact Information: Ms. Marlene Lederman, Principal

    Phone: (732) 745-5300Fax: TTY: (732) 745-5300
    E-Mail Address: marlene_lederman@nbps.k12.nj.usWeb Address: www.nbps.k12.nj.us/
    Operated by: New Brunswick
    Enrollment: 15Age Range: 16 to 65+

    Program Description:
    Provides assistance with life skills and vocational training for teenagers and adults. Instruction is offered in American Sign Language.

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    County: Monmouth
    Neptune Township Regional Deaf Education Program
    Neptune Township Regional Deaf Education Program
    60 Neptune Blvd.
    Neptune, NJ 07753-4596

    Contact Information: Ms. Candice Wells, Supervisor

    Phone: (732) 776-2200Fax: (732) 775-8780TTY: (732) 776-2200
    E-Mail Address: CAWells@neptune.k12.nj.usWeb Address: neptune.k-12.nj.us/deaf
    Operated by: Neptune Township
    Enrollment: 50Age Range: 3 to 19

    Program Description:
    The Neptune Township Regional Deaf Education Program is sponsored by Neptune Township Board of Education.

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    County: Monmouth
    Manalapan-Englishtown Program for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
    Pupil Personnel Services-Clarks Middle School
    Gordons Corner Road
    Manalapan, NJ 07726-1599

    Contact Information: Ms. Georgianna Petillo, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (732) 786-2750Fax: (732) 446-8569TTY:
    E-Mail Address: gpetillo@mers.k12.nj.usWeb Address: www.mers.k12.nj.us
    Operated by: Manalapan-Englishtown
    Enrollment: 13Age Range: 3 to 14

    Program Description:
    Manalapan-Englishtown offers a comprehensive program for all the deaf students, depending on their needs. Participation in regular education programs is offered with resource center support with teachers of the deaf. Sign language interpreters, sound field systems for students with cochlear implants and FM systems are available. The students receive speech/language therapy according to their individualized education programs (IEPs). The classroom teachers attend meetings where they are provided with educational strategies for the deaf students in their classrooms. The older students are offered the services of a notetaker. Manalapan-Englishtown strives to create appropriate programs to meet the needs of deaf students.

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    County: Morris
    Parsippany -Troy Hills
    292 Parsippany Rd

    Parsippany, NJ 07054-0052

    Contact Information: Ms. Suzanne Olimpio, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (973) 263-7215Fax: TTY:
    E-Mail Address: solimpio@pthsd.k12.nj.usWeb Address: http://www.pthsd.k12.nj.us/
    Operated by: Parsippany-Troy Hills
    Enrollment: 5Age Range: 5 to 15

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    County: Morris
    Lake Drive School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
    10 Lake Drive

    Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046-1520

    Contact Information: Ms. Julie Lazeration, Principal

    Phone: (973) 299-0166Fax: (973) 299-9405TTY: (973) 299-0166
    E-Mail Address: jlazerationi@mtlakes.orgWeb Address: www.mtlakes.org/
    Operated by: Mountain Lakes Board of Education
    Enrollment: 253Age Range: Birth to 21

    Program Description:
    The Lake Drive School is a public school program for students who are deaf or hard of hearing which operates within the Mountain Lakes Public School District. The Lake Drive School provides a continuum of educational options for children with hearing loss from birth through high school graduation. The program serves resident students from Mountain Lakes, as well as students from out of district.

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    County: Ocean
    Pinelands Regional Program for the Auditorily Impaired
    Nugentown Road

    Tuckerton, NJ 08087-0248

    Contact Information: Ms. Ellen Ward, District Supervisor Special Education Services

    Phone: (609) 296-3106Fax: (609) 294-9519TTY:
    E-Mail Address: eward@prsdnj.orgWeb Address: www.pinelandsregional.org/
    Operated by: Pinelands Regional School District
    Enrollment: 2Age Range: 12 to 15

    Program Description:
    A teacher of the deaf supports students in pull-out resource center programs or provides in-class support in regular education programs.

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    County: Ocean
    Toms River Program for Students Who Are Deaf
    1144 Hooper Avenue

    Toms River, NJ 08753-7643

    Contact Information: Ms. Mari Ann Pepe, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (732) 505-5577Fax: (732) 505-1493TTY:
    E-Mail Address: mpepe@trschools.comWeb Address: www.tomsriver.k12.nj.us
    Operated by: Toms River Regional
    Enrollment: 9Age Range: 6 to 13

    Program Description:
    The self-contained class for students with hearing loss at Silver Bay Elementary School is taught by a teacher of the deaf using a total communication approach. This program has a strong emphasis on language and speech development. The program is unique in that students participate in the self-contained program for half of the day, and the other half of the day, they are in regular education classes.

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    County: Ocean
    Stafford Township School District
    Stafford Township School District
    775 E Bay Avenue
    Manahawkin, NJ 08050-2807

    Contact Information: Ms. Dawn Reo, Supervisor Special Services

    Phone: (609) 978-5708Fax: (609) 978-6796TTY:
    E-Mail Address: dreo@staffordschools.orgWeb Address: www.staffordschools.org/
    Operated by: Stafford Township School District
    Enrollment: 5Age Range: 3 to 12

    Program Description:
    The Stafford Township School District provides an array of services along the least restrictive environment spectrum. The options include in-class support, resource center services and self-contained classes with mainstreaming.

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    County: Ocean
    Southern Regional High School
    600 North Main Street

    Manahawkin, NJ 08050-2807

    Contact Information: Mr. Robert Schoka, Supervisor of Special Services

    Phone: (609) 597-9481Fax: (609) 978-9373TTY:
    E-Mail Address: rschoka@srsd.netWeb Address: dune.srhs.k12.nj.us
    Operated by: Southern Regional High School
    Enrollment: 1Age Range: 15 to 21

    Program Description:
    In order to support academic success in regular education programs, a teacher of the deaf provides in-class support. Educational Interpreters are also available.

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    County: Ocean
    Lacey Township Schools
    Mill Pond School
    Western Boulevard
    Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734

    Contact Information: Mr. Michael Maschi, Director of Student Services

    Phone: (609) 971-2043Fax: (609) 242-1296TTY:
    E-Mail Address: mmaschi@laceyschools.orgWeb Address: www.laceytwp.com
    Operated by: Lacey Township
    Enrollment: 6Age Range: 5 to 17

    Program Description:
    A teacher of the deaf provides pull-out resource center services. Students are seen for 30-40 minutes daily. During this time, notetaking materials are reviewed, and preteaching occurs for academic subject areas which will be covered during the forthcoming week. A teacher of the deaf also consults with regular education teachers in order to provide for continuity of instruction. Educational interpreters are also available to provide interpreting as a related service in general education programs.

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    County: Ocean
    Little Egg Harbor Programs for Students Who Are Deaf
    Little Egg Harbor Twp Schools
    305 Frog Pond Road
    Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087-9750

    Contact Information: Ms Carol Saker, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (609) 294-9664Fax: (609) 296-3225TTY:
    E-Mail Address: csaker@lehsd.k12.nj.usWeb Address: www.lehsd.k12.nj.us/
    Operated by: Little Egg Harbor Twp. Schools
    Enrollment: 4Age Range: 10 to 11

    Program Description:
    The goal of the program for students who are deaf/hard of hearing in Little Egg Harbor is to support placements within the regular education programs, including academics, specials and extracurricular activities.

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    County: Ocean
    Jackson Township Program for Students who are Deaf
    835 Patterson Rd.

    Jackson, NJ 08527-3497

    Contact Information: Ms. Jennifer Carney, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (732) 833-4605Fax: TTY:
    E-Mail Address: jcarney@jacksonsd.orgWeb Address: www.jacksonsd.k12.nj.us/
    Operated by: Jackson Township
    Enrollment: 12Age Range: 5 to 18

    Program Description:
    Provides in-class support and resource center programming to support students participation in regular education programs and extracurricular activities.

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    County: Passaic
    Clifton Resource Center Program for Students who are Deaf
    99 St. Andrews Street

    Clifton, NJ 07011-2209

    Contact Information: Ms. Renee Blackowski, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (973) 470-2286Fax: (973) 472-4873TTY:
    E-Mail Address: rblackowski@cliftonschools.netWeb Address: www.clifton.k12.nj.us
    Operated by: Clifton
    Enrollment: 7Age Range: 6 to 12

    Program Description:
    Clifton has been serving students with hearing impairments since the late 1960s. The classes are located in a Pre-K though Grade 5 elementary building. The students participate in the same activities provided to their hearing peers.

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    County: Passaic
    North Jersey Regional Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    45 Reinhardt Road

    Wayne, NJ 07470

    Contact Information: Dr. Candace Chaleff, Supervisor

    Phone: (973) 389-4197Fax: (973) 790-4727TTY: (973) 389-4284
    E-Mail Address: cchaleff@pcti.tec.nj.usWeb Address: www.pcti.tec.nj.us
    Operated by: Passaic County Vocational School District
    Enrollment: 12Age Range: 13 to 21

    Program Description:
    The North Jersey Regional Center for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing is included among the programs at Passaic County Technical Institute. Academic and vocational course offerings are available, as well as a broad continuum of support and related services.

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    County: Passaic
    EIP at the Childrens Hospital of St. Josephs
    St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    300 Hospital Plaza
    Paterson, NJ 07503-1306

    Contact Information: Ms. Mona Lisa Adamo, Coordinator

    Phone: (973) 754-4540Fax: (973) 754-4648TTY:
    E-Mail Address: adamom@sjhmc.orgWeb Address: www.sjhmc.org
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    Enrollment: 60Age Range: Birth to 3

    Program Description:
    Provides early intervention services according to the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

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    County: Somerset
    Bridgewater-Raritan Program for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
    836 Newmans Lane
    P.O. Box 6030
    Bridgewater, NJ 08807-0030

    Contact Information: Ms. Monica Butler, Supervisor of Special Services

    Phone: (908) 685-2777Fax: (732) 764-9056TTY:
    E-Mail Address: mbutler@brrsd.k12.nj.usWeb Address: www.brrsd.k12.nj.us/
    Operated by: Bridgewater-Raritan Regional Schools
    Enrollment: 7Age Range: 7 to 16

    Program Description:
    Currently, seven students enrolled in the Bridgewater-Raritan School District are auditorily impaired. Five of these students receive services in-district, with programs ranging from total mainstreaming in regular education programs with related services, to resource center replacement with certified teachers of the deaf. Two students attend private schools for the handicapped. The district employs one teacher of the deaf for the self-contained, primary-level Communication Impaired class. Two teachers of the deaf/teachers of the handicapped are on the resource center staff in the middle school. All decisions regarding programming are made based on the needs of the students.

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    County: Union
    Westfield Resource Center Programs for Students Who Are Deaf
    302 Elm Street

    Westfield, NJ 07090-3104

    Contact Information: Dr. Michael Weissman, Director of Special Services

    Phone: (908) 789-4442Fax: TTY:
    E-Mail Address: mweissman@westfieldnj.comWeb Address: www.westfieldnjk12.org
    Operated by: Westfield Public Schools
    Enrollment: 12Age Range: 5 to 12

    Program Description:
    In-class support and pull-out resource center programs are available to support students in regular education academic programs and special subjects. Related services are also available for extra-curricular activities.

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    County: Union
    Elizabeth Public School Program for Students Who Are Deaf
    Elmora School #12
    628 Magie Avenue
    Elizabeth, NJ 07208

    Contact Information: Ms. Dorothy McMullen, Director

    Phone: (908) 558-3012Fax: (908) 558-9266TTY:
    E-Mail Address: mcmullendo@elizabeth.k12.nj.usWeb Address: www.elizabeth.k12.nj.us/
    Operated by: Elizabeth
    Enrollment: 9Age Range: 5 to 10

    Program Description:
    The auditory impairment program provides a language-based curriculum which is infused throughout the program. Although the instruction is provided using multimodalities, the students preferred modality will be highlighted for instruction. In addition, strategies are utilized to improve and expand appropriate language skills.

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    County: Union
    Summit Speech School
    705 Central Avenue

    New Providence, NJ 07974

    Contact Information: Dr. Pamela Paskowitz, Executive Director

    Phone: (908) 508-0011Fax: (908) 508-0012TTY: (908) 508-0011
    E-Mail Address: ppaskowitz@summitspeech.orgWeb Address: http://www.summitspeech.com/
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    Enrollment: 100Age Range: Birth to 6

    Program Description:
    The Summit Speech School is a private, nonprofit facility, whose mission is to enable children who are deaf or hard of hearing to take their place in a hearing world by providing educational and therapeutic support services through an auditory/oral program. Using intensive speech, language and listening sessions, children learn to maximize their listening, language and speaking skills. The schools educational team tracks the childrens vocabulary, listening skills, speech, syntax, and discourse skills. The Parent Infant Program offers parents and caregivers the skills and confidence they need to help their young children learn to listen and talk. The Itinerant Mainstream Support Program provides educational and technical support to children and teachers in mainstream programs. Summit Speech School services children in Essex, Hudson, Morris, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Union and Somerset counties.

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    County: Union
    Secondary Program for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    Governor Livingston High School
    175 Watchung Boulevard
    Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

    Contact Information: Ms. Michelle Gardner, Special Education Supervisor

    Phone: (908) 508-1923Fax: (908) 464-7673TTY: (908) 464-3766
    E-Mail Address: mgardner@bhpsnj.orgWeb Address: www.bhpsnj.org/glhome
    Operated by: Berkeley Heights Public Schools
    Enrollment: 26Age Range: 14 to 20

    Program Description:
    For more than 20 years, the deaf and hard of hearing program at Governor Livingston High School has educated young men and women from all over the state of New Jersey. This program offers a unique combination of specialized programming, along with the benefits and opportunities available in the districts high school. The school offers a wide array of academic and elective courses aimed at preparing students to meet the demands of a rapidly changing future.

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    County: Union
    First Children School
    330 South Avenue

    Fanwood, NJ 07023-

    Contact Information: Kathleen Gorski, Principal

    Phone: (908) 654-2470Fax: (908) 654-2483TTY:
    E-Mail Address: kgorski@firstchildrenschoolWeb Address:
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    Enrollment: 0Age Range: 3 to 13

    Program Description:
    Programs for students with hearing impairments that co-exist with other disabilities (autism, behavioral, medically fragile, traumatic brain injury, spina bifida, visual impairments and physically challenged)

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