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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) 343-7200 Ext:
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Fax: (609) 345-3262
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E-Mail Address: hformica@acboe.org
Web Address: http://www.acboe.org

Operated by: Atlantic City School District

Enrollment: 10
Age Range: 4 to 14

Program Description:

A total communication 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 and in an in-class resource program where students are provided services in a general education classroom. 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 are available in the classroom. Consultation services provided by a doctor of audiology. Instructional technology such as Smart Boards and personal computers are also utilized for class instruction. A self-contained program is offered for the preschool and secondary level.

County: Atlantic

Egg Harbor Township

2499 Spruce Avenue
Egg Harbor, NJ 08232-2928

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

Phone: (609) 646-7911 Ext:
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Fax: (609) 646-2639
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E-Mail Address: cannerec@eht.k12.nj.us
Web Address: www.eht.k12.nj.us

Operated by: Egg Harbor Township

Enrollment: 7
Age Range: 4 to 16

Program Description:

Self-Contained program for K-3 students with hearing loss. Educational Interpreting and Teacher of the Deaf services are provided for students in general education programs or Resource Center programs.

County: Bergen

Center for Collegiate Deaf Education

400 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652-5333

Contact Information: Ms. Tia Gardner, Project Coordinator

Phone: (201) 447-7844 Ext:
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Fax: (201) 493-1839
TTY: (201) 447-7845

E-Mail Address: tgardner@bergen.edu
Web Address: www.bergen.cc.nj.us

Operated by: Bergen County Community College

Enrollment: 40
Age 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.

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) 343-6000 Ext:
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Fax: (201) 343-7794
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E-Mail Address: canree@bergen.org
Web Address: www.bergen.org

Operated by: Bergen County Special Services School District

Enrollment: 42
Age 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.

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) 343-6000 Ext:
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Fax: (201) 670-6198
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E-Mail Address: kattre@bergen.org
Web Address: www.bergen.org/spserv/

Operated by: Bergen County Special Services

Enrollment: 25
Age 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.

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) 343-6000 Ext:
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Fax: (201) 670-7488
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E-Mail Address: kattre@bergen.org
Web Address: www.bergen.org/spserv/

Operated by: Bergen County Special Services

Enrollment: 85
Age 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.

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) 343-6000 Ext:
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Fax: (201) 343-7794
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E-Mail Address: canree@bergen.org
Web Address: www.bergen.org

Operated by: Bergen County Special Services

Enrollment: 14
Age Range: 15-18 to

Program Description:

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.

County: Burlington

Summit Speech School South

@Mansfield Township Elementary School
200 Mansfield Road East
Columbus, NJ 08022-

Contact Information: Dr. Pamela Paskowitz, Executive Director

Phone: (908) 508-0011 Ext:
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Fax: (908) 508-0012
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E-Mail Address: info@summitspeech.org
Web Address: info@summitspeech.org

Operated by: APSSD-Summit Speech School

Enrollment: 3
Age Range: 3 to 5

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. Access to an education audiologist is also available.

County: Burlington

Tabernacle Public Schools

132 New Road
Tabernacle, NJ 08088-8569

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

Phone: (609) 268-0153 Ext:
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E-Mail Address: tiricoj@tabernacle.k12.nj.us
Web Address: http://www.tabernacle.k12.nj.us/

Operated by: Tabernacle

Enrollment: 6
Age 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.

County: Burlington

EIP at Virtua Memorial Hospital

175 Madison Avenue
EIP-Stokes Basement
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060

Contact Information: Ms. Creighton, Coordinator

Phone: (609) 261-7049 Ext:
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Fax: (609) 702-7944
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E-Mail Address: lcreighton@virtua.org
Web Address: www.virtua.org

Operated by: Virtua Memorial Hospital

Enrollment: 20
Age Range: Birth to 3

Program Description:

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

County: Burlington

Bordentown Program for Students with Hearing Loss

318 Ward Ave
Bordentown, NJ 08505-1768

Contact Information: Mrs. Vanessa Bekarciak, Director of Special Services

Phone: (609) 298-0025 Ext:
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Fax: (609) 291-7979
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E-Mail Address: vbekarciak@bordentown.k12.nj.us
Web Address: www.bordentown.k12.nj.us

Operated by: Bordentown Regional School District

Enrollment: 6
Age 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.

County: Camden

225 Grove Avenue
West Berlin, NJ 08091-

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

Phone: (856) 767-9480 Ext:
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E-Mail Address: kbraidwood@btwpschools.org
Web Address: www.btwpschools.org

Operated by: Berlin Township

Enrollment: 9
Age Range: 3 to 10

Program Description:

Berlin Township School district is home to a Total Communication Program for the Deaf. There are two self- contained classrooms, one for lower elementary and the other for upper elementary and middle school students. Daily lessons use a combination of sign language, voice, fingerspelling, lip-reading, amplification, writing, gestures and pictures. Support is provided with instructional aides and Certified Educational Interpreters. Preschool students are given the unique opportunity to develop language, social and cognitive skills with age-appropriate peers, as well as older role models.

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) 227-7200 Ext:
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Fax: (856) 374-4879
TTY: (856) 228-1897

E-Mail Address: kearp@camdencc.edu
Web Address: www.camdencc.edu

Operated by: Camden County College

Enrollment: 65
Age 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.

County: Cape May

Upper Township Support Program

525 Perry Road
Petersburg, NJ 08270-

Contact Information: Mr. Robert DiDonato, Supervisor of Special Education

Phone: (609) 628-3510 Ext:
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Fax: (609) 628-2002
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E-Mail Address: didonato@upperschools.org
Web Address: upper.capemayschools.com

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Enrollment: 10
Age Range: 3 to 14

Program Description:

There are currently ten Deaf and Hard of Hearing students within the Upper Township School District. Of these ten students, some are tuition students from neighboring school districts. The students hearing loss ranges from mild to profound. All students utilize hearing aids or cochlear implants while accessing communitacion through qualified American Sign Language Interpreters within general education classrooms. Each students classroom is equipped with personal FM systems and/or sound field systems. A Teacher of the Deaf provides instructional services in the area of language development, reading, and writing. Speech and Language services are also available for our students when warranted.

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) 794-6700 Ext:
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Fax: (856) 691-0541
TTY: (856) 691-5981

E-Mail Address: tgodlewski@vineland.org
Web Address: www.vineland.org

Operated by: Vineland City Public Schools

Enrollment: 33
Age Range: 3 to 21

Program Description:

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

County: Essex

Bruce Street School for the Deaf

333 Clinton Place
Newark, NJ 07112-3015

Contact Information: Ms. Carol Ukstins, Coordinator

Phone: (973) 705-3759 Ext:
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Fax: (973) 705-3818
TTY: (973) 705-3759

E-Mail Address: CUkstins@NPS.K12.NJ.US
Web Address: www.nps.k12.nj.us

Operated by: Newark Public Schools

Enrollment: 60
Age Range: 3 to 15

Program Description:

Bruce Street School for the Deaf, established in 1910, is one of the oldest day programs servicing children with hearing loss in the country. The school provides a continuum of aducational programming to a wide range of students including deaf, hard of hearing and those with multiple disabilities, serving students from preschool (age 3) through eighth grade. Locaded within the Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School, our students have daily interactions with their general education peers. Each students program in individualized based upon their learning strengths, including participation in a leveled reading program to maximize literacy success. Includion classess are offered with itinerate services of a Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing as well as certifited educational interpreters. Classes for students with multiple disabilities allow for individualized programming to accommodate a wide range of communication challenges. Speech and language services, educational audiology, occupational therapy and physical therapy are also available based on student needs. Classes in community livibg and community based instruction prepare our students with 21st Century skills to become productive adults in their community. Trilingual (English/Spanish/American Sign Language) services are available to our families as weill as American Sign Language as a world language class. Students may also choose to participate in a variety of after school acivities and sports along-side their typical peers. An on-site medical/dental clinic is available to our students and their families. Bruce Street School services residents of Newark, and throughout Essex and surrounding counties. Students graduating from Bruce Street School matriculate to our secondary AI Program at Newarks Technology High School.

County: Essex

Newark Secondary Auditorily Impaired Program @ Technology High School

187 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07104-3015

Contact Information: Ms. Carol Ukstins, Coordinator

Phone: (973) 705-3759 Ext:
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Fax: (973) 497-5786
TTY: (973) 497-5795

E-Mail Address: CUkstins@NPS.K12.NJ.US
Web Address: www.nps.k12.nj.us

Operated by: Newark

Enrollment: 25
Age Range: 9th grade to 21 years

Program Description:

Technology High School is among US News and World Reports Silver Award Recipients for 2015. It currently ranks #53 in the State of New Jersey. The secondary AI program offers students an inclusive high school education with the necessary Teacher of the Deaf and educational interpreting supports, as well as self-containted classes for each student to achieve maximum success. Students schedules include both academic and career clusters to prepare each young adult to become a productive member of their community,

County: Gloucester

Gloucester County Special Services School District

1340 Tanyard Rd.
Sewell, NJ 08080-

Contact Information: Ms. Mary Hilley, Supervisor

Phone: (856) 415-7530 Ext:
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E-Mail Address: mhilley@gcecnj.org
Web Address: http://www.gcsssd.org/

Operated by: Gloucester County Special Services School District

Enrollment: 23
Age 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.

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) 915-6199 Ext:
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Fax: (201) 420-9082
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E-Mail Address: gcrisonino@jcboe.org
Web Address: http://www.jcboe.org/

Operated by: Jersey City

Enrollment: 39
Age 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.

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) 631-6318 Ext:
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E-Mail Address: ssaracino@hctonline.org
Web Address: www.hcstonline.org/countyprep/

Operated by: Hudson County Vocational School District

Enrollment: 3
Age Range: 14 to 21

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County: Mercer

Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf

P.O. Box 535
Trenton, NJ 08625-0535

Contact Information: Ms. Joan Krasnisky, Acting Superintendent

Phone: (609) 530-3112 Ext:
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Fax: (609) 530-5791
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E-Mail Address: joan.krasnisky@mksd.org
Web Address: www.mksd.org

Operated by: Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf

Enrollment: 101
Age Range: 3 to 21

Program Description:

The Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf offers comprehensive educational services for Deaf and hard of hearing students, ages three to 21, in a direct communication environment. A day or residential placement is available.

County: Mercer

Alexander Elementary School

4660 Nottingham Way
Hamilton, NJ 08690-

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

Phone: (609) 631-4165 Ext:
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E-Mail Address: bfrascella@hamilton.k12.nj.us
Web Address: www.hamilton.k12.nj.us

Operated by: Hamilton Township

Enrollment: 2
Age 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.

County: Middlesex

Deaf Adult Basic Skills

268 Baldwin Street
2nd Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2683

Contact Information: Ms. Marlene Lederman, Principal

Phone: (732) 745-5300 Ext:
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TTY: (732) 745-5300

E-Mail Address: marlene_lederman@nbps.k12.nj.us
Web Address: www.nbps.k12.nj.us/

Operated by: New Brunswick

Enrollment: 15
Age 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.

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) 776-2200 Ext:
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Fax: (732) 775-8780
TTY: (732) 776-2200

E-Mail Address: CAWells@neptune.k12.nj.us
Web Address: neptune.k-12.nj.us/deaf

Operated by: Neptune Township

Enrollment: 50
Age Range: 3 to 19

Program Description:

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

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) 786-2750 Ext:
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Fax: (732) 446-8569
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E-Mail Address: gpetillo@mers.k12.nj.us
Web Address: www.mers.k12.nj.us

Operated by: Manalapan-Englishtown

Enrollment: 13
Age 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.

County: Morris

Parsippany -Troy Hills

292 Parsippany Rd
Parsippany, NJ 07054-0052

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

Phone: (973) 263-7215 Ext:
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E-Mail Address: solimpio@pthsd.k12.nj.us
Web Address: http://www.pthsd.k12.nj.us/

Operated by: Parsippany-Troy Hills

Enrollment: 5
Age Range: 5 to 15

Program Description:

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) 299-0166 Ext:
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Fax: (973) 299-9405
TTY: (973) 299-0166

E-Mail Address: jlazerationi@mtlakes.org
Web Address: www.mtlakes.org/

Operated by: Mountain Lakes Board of Education

Enrollment: 253
Age 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.

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) 505-5577 Ext:
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Fax: (732) 505-1493
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E-Mail Address: mpepe@trschools.com
Web Address: www.tomsriver.k12.nj.us

Operated by: Toms River Regional

Enrollment: 9
Age 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.

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) 978-5708 Ext:
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Fax: (609) 978-6796
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E-Mail Address: dreo@staffordschools.org
Web Address: www.staffordschools.org/

Operated by: Stafford Township School District

Enrollment: 5
Age 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.

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) 597-9481 Ext:
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Fax: (609) 978-9373
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E-Mail Address: rschoka@srsd.net
Web Address: www.srsd.net

Operated by: Southern Regional High School

Enrollment: 1
Age 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.

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) 971-2043 Ext:
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Fax: (609) 242-1296
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E-Mail Address: mmaschi@laceyschools.org
Web Address: www.laceytwp.com

Operated by: Lacey Township

Enrollment: 6
Age 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.

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) 296-3106 Ext:
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Fax: (609) 294-9519
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E-Mail Address: eward@prsdnj.org
Web Address: www.pinelandsregional.org/

Operated by: Pinelands Regional School District

Enrollment: 2
Age Range: 12 to 15

Program Description:

A Teacher of the Deaf works with D/HH students and students with disabilities in a self-contained setting, providing both academic and life skills instruction with opportunities for students to practice job skills in multiple settings within the high school.

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 Erin Lichtenwalner, Director of Special Services

Phone: (609) 294-9664 Ext:
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Fax: (609) 296-3225
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E-Mail Address: elichtenwalner@lehsd.k12.nj.us
Web Address: www.lehsd.k12.nj.us

Operated by: Little Egg Harbor Twp. Schools

Enrollment: 4
Age Range: 6 to 12

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.

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) 833-4605 Ext:
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E-Mail Address: jcarney@jacksonsd.org
Web Address: www.jacksonsd.k12.nj.us/

Operated by: Jackson Township

Enrollment: 12
Age 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.

County: Passaic

North Jersey Regional Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

45 Reinhardt Road
Wayne, NJ 07470

Contact Information: Dr. Candice Chaleff, Director of Special Education

Phone: (973) 389-4197 Ext:
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Fax: (973) 389-7205
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E-Mail Address: cchaleff@pcti.tec.nj.us
Web Address: www.pcti.tec.nj.us

Operated by: Passaic County Vocational School District

Enrollment: 12
Age 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.

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) 470-2286 Ext:
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Fax: (973) 472-4873
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E-Mail Address: rblackowski@cliftonschools.net
Web Address: www.clifton.k12.nj.us

Operated by: Clifton

Enrollment: 7
Age 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.

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) 754-4540 Ext:
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Fax: (973) 754-4648
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E-Mail Address: adamom@sjhmc.org
Web Address: www.sjhmc.org

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Enrollment: 60
Age Range: Birth to 3

Program Description:

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

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) 685-2777 Ext:
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Fax: (732) 764-9056
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E-Mail Address: mbutler@brrsd.k12.nj.us
Web Address: www.brrsd.k12.nj.us/

Operated by: Bridgewater-Raritan Regional Schools

Enrollment: 7
Age 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.

County: Union

First Children School

330 South Avenue
Fanwood, NJ 07023-

Contact Information: Ms. Kathleen Gorski, Principal

Phone: (908) 654-2470 Ext:
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Fax: (908) 654-2483
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E-Mail Address: kgorski@firstchildrenschool
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Operated by:

Enrollment: 0
Age 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)

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) 789-4442 Ext:
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E-Mail Address: mweissman@westfieldnj.com
Web Address: www.westfieldnjk12.org

Operated by: Westfield Public Schools

Enrollment: 12
Age 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.

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) 508-1923 Ext:
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Fax: (908) 464-7673
TTY: (908) 464-3766

E-Mail Address: mgardner@bhpsnj.org
Web Address: www.bhpsnj.org/glhome

Operated by: Berkeley Heights Public Schools

Enrollment: 26
Age 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.

County: Union

Summit Speech School

705 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974

Contact Information: Dr. Pamela Paskowitz, Executive Director

Phone: (908) 508-0011 Ext:
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Fax: (908) 508-0012
TTY: (908) 508-0011

E-Mail Address: ppaskowitz@summitspeech.org
Web Address: http://www.summitspeech.org

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Enrollment: 22
Age 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 a listening and spoken language 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.

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) 558-3012 Ext:
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Fax: (908) 558-9266
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E-Mail Address: mcmullendo@elizabeth.k12.nj.us
Web Address: www.elizabeth.k12.nj.us/

Operated by: Elizabeth

Enrollment: 9
Age 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.