New York School for the Deaf is a 4201 State supported school that serves students from birth to age 21. Parents/Guardians may request a referral to our school from their local school district:
- If your child is an infant or toddler (ages birth to 3), please call us for information about the State-Supported Deaf Infant Program provided at our school. Please click on the Quick Link to the Family Infant Program from our Home Page.
Parents/Guardians may request a referral to our school from their local school district:
- If your child is ages 3 to 4, please request a referral from the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) in your local school district.
- If your child is ages 5 to 21, please request a referral from the Committee on Special Education (CSE) in your local school district.
Once a referral has been made, an application for approval for evaluation to attend a 4201, state supported school (PHC-10) is completed. A current audiogram is needed to complete this application process. Please click the link below to access a PHC-10 form. This form can be completed and faxed to our office (914) 949-8260, along with a current audiogram.
The IDEA Notice of Policy Guidance of 1992 states that evaluations of students who are deaf or hard of hearing should provide information about the impact of hearing loss on the student’s language development and acquisition. Evaluators should be qualified and knowledgeable of deafness, and able to communicate with the child.
New York School for the Deaf provides the following evaluations:
American Sign Language
We would love for you to come tour our campus. Each tour is catered to your needs and interests. You will have the opportunity to meet teachers, students, and faculty, as well as sit in on classes!
For more information about the admissions process, or if you are interested in a tour, please call (914) 949-7310 (ext. 307), or email Carol Rapport-Sommer at email@example.com.