Special Education Resources

What is Special Education?
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/special-education
 
 
What is an IEP?
The Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a written statement of our plan to provide your child with a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) in their Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/special-education/the-iep-process/the-iep
 
 
The IEP Process:
Click the link below to learn more about the following:

  • - Starting the IEP process

  • - Making a referral

  • - Evaluations

  • - What happens during an IEP meeting?

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/special-education/the-iep-process
 
 
Supports and Services on an IEP:
If your child qualifies for special education services, they may require additional supports to help them in school such as Assistive technology, Behavior supports, Related services and/or Testing accommodations.
Click the link below to learn more about each topic listed above.
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/special-education/supports-and-services
 
 
Related Service Providers here at PS/IS 187
School Counselor: Julie McCullough jmccullough3@schools.nyc.gov

School Counselor: Julie Chen jchen17@schools.nyc.gov

Speech and Language Provider: Richard Reid rreid@schools.nyc.gov

Speech and Language Provider: Marianna Dilluvio mdilluvio3@schools.nyc.gov

Occupational Therapy: Rachel Pinkerton rpinkerton@schools.nyc.gov

Physical Therapy: Mindy Daar mdaar@schools.nyc.gov

Hearing Teacher: Jasmine Stobbe jstobbe@schools.nyc.gov
 
 
PS/IS 187 School Assessment Team
If you have further questions regarding special education services, please feel free to reach out to the following School Assessment Team Members
School Psychologist: Adriana Mendez amendez15@schools.nyc.gov

Family Worker: Brittney Hernandez bhernandez18@schools.nyc.gov

Social Worker: Elena Rosario erosari2@schools.nyc.gov
 
IEP Teacher: Kelly DeAddio kdeaddio@schools.nyc.gov