Peekskill City School District                                      
Department of Special Education
1031 Elm Street
Peekskill, New York 10566
Contact Person: Alice MacLennan, Director of Special Education
Lisa Hammel, Chairperson CSE/CPSE
Phone Number: (914) 737-3300
Fax Number: (914) 788-7584
Web address: 
Number of Yrs in Service:  




 Disabilities Served:

Hearing Impaired x Visually Impaired  
Emotional / Psychiatric x Traumatic Brain Injured
Developmental Disabilities x Physical Disabilities x
Learning Disabilities x Autism x
Medically Fragile    
Other Disabilities:


Ages Served:

0 to 5   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  
Other Recreation: *City of Peekskill provides programs through the Park and Recreation Department. The school district provides.


Education Services Provided:

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


Transportation Services Provided:

Public   Travel Training  
Other Transportation: *Transportation is provided for students in grades K-6 and for students in outside placement.


Housing Services Provided:

Group Homes   Supported Apartments  
Other Housing:


Legal / Support / Advocacy Services Provided:

Guardianship   Assessments x
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 x
Occupational Therapy x Physical Therapy x
Other Medical Services: Clinical Support of Psychologist and Social Worker

Vocational Services Services Provided: *

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