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Edgemont UFSD
Department of Special Services

300 White Oak Lane
Scarsdale, New York 10583
Contact Person: Ronnie N. Sichel, Director of Special Services
Phone Number: (914) 472-7769
Fax Number: (914) 472-6846
Email:
Web address: http://www.edgemont.org/
Number of Yrs in Service: First school founded in 1922
Providing services since special ed law enacted
Mission
Statement:

The Edgemont School District is a culturally diverse community of concerned individuals dedicated to providing exemplary education in a changing world. The community recognizes the importance of ethical behavior, mutual respect, and social conscience. We accept out shared responsibility in creating a nurturing environment that promotes diverse learning opportunities for all. We are committed to our students: encouraging and facilitation intellectual development and critical inquiry, assisting discovery, and cultivating individuality and self-esteem. We take pride in out uniqueness; the Edgemont Schools are the essence of out community.

 

 Disabilities Served:

Hearing Impaired x Visually Impaired x
Emotional  x Traumatic Brain Injured x
Developmental Disabilities x Physical Disabilities  
Learning Disabilities x Autism x
Medically Fragile  
Other Disabilities:  Deafness, Speech or Language Impairment, Orthopedic Impairment, other Health Impairments, Multiple Disabilities, Deaf-Blindness.

 


Ages Served:

3 to 5 x 22 to 65  
6 to 21 x 65 and over  


Recreation Services Provided:

Arts   Team Sports  
Biking    Tennis  
Camps   Theater  
Dance   Videography  
Horseback Riding   Wheelchair Sports  
Martial Arts   Writing  
Music   Yoga  
Social      
Swimming      
Other Recreation:

 


Education Services Provided:

Early Intervention   High School x
Pre-School x Post Secondary  
Elementary/Middle School x Pre-Vocational  
Professional   Assessments x
Other Education:

 


Transportation Services Provided:

Public   Travel Training  
Private      
Other Transportation:

 


Housing Services Provided:

Group Homes   Supported Apartments  
Respite      
Other Housing:

 


Legal / Support / Advocacy Services Provided:

Guardianship   Assessments  
Pooled Trusts   Disability Rights Advocacy  
Supplemental Needs Trust   Disability Support Groups  
School Advocacy   Sexuality Awareness Counseling  
Other Legal / Support / Advocacy Services:
 
 


Medical Services Services Provided:

Clinical Services   Nutrition Counseling  
Dental   Psychiatric Psychological Services  
Adaptive Technology   Speech Therapy  
Occupational Therapy   Physical Therapy  
Other Medical Services:
 


Vocational Services Services Provided:

Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation   Sheltered Employment  
Vocational Training   Supported Employment  
Pre-Vocational Training   Competitive Employment  
Vocational Counseling      
Other Vocational Services:
 
 
                   Community Day Services Provided:
Day Habilitation   Drop In Centers  
Day Treatments   Psychosocial  
    Pre Employment  
    Supported Education