About D75

 

About District 75

Appropriate Learning Environments for Children With Severe Challenges

District 75 provides citywide educational, vocational, and behavior support programs for students who are on the autism spectrum, have significant cognitive delays, are severely emotionally challenged, sensory impaired and/or multiply disabled. District 75 consists of 56 school organizations, home and hospital instruction and vision and hearing services. Our schools and programs are located at more than 310 sites in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and Syosset, New York.

Our Schools
District 75's schools and programs are located at more than 310 sites in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and Syosset, New York.

Find out about the NYC DOE's focus on accessiblity
Autism
The Office of Autism provides training to acquire and apply a deeper understanding of the “culture” of autism in order to proactively enhance student learning, communication, and independence, as well as to address challenging behaviors.
Universal Design for Learning
District 75 is committed to creating “Universally Designed Learning Environments” in all of our classrooms. Universal Design “Enables Students with Diverse Learning Needs to become Expert Learners.” Find out more about Universal Design for Learning and its three principles: Representation, Expression, and Engagement.
Transition
The District 75 Office of Transition Services works to facilitate a seamless transition for students and families by collaborating with various state and city governmental agencies, community based organizations and nonprofit agencies in an effort to support the achievement of positive postsecondary outcomes.
Family Support
Get an overview of the Special Education Referral Process. Look through resources for parents. Understand how a Parent Coordinator can help.

D75 Department Directory

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Learning Environments

District 75 collaborates with various institutions of learning to replicate best instructional practices, and offers state of the art professional development. The District supports instruction through various departments. Extended day programs provide academic intervention strategies and extracurricular activities. District 75 delivers services to students in a variety of supported environments that include community-based vocational training sites.