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Lexington School for the Deaf/Center for the Deaf



Address:30th Ave. and 75th St. Jackson Heights NY 11370
Telephone(s):718-350-3300
Fax: 718-899-1621
E-mail:generalinfo@lexnyc.org
World Wide Web: http://www.lexnyc.com/
TTY/TDD:718-350-3056


Description:

Programs include a school for ages 0 - 21 years; mental health services; child care; early intervention; vocational services; a hearing and speech center; a Hispanic resource center; a multicultural center; and a center for the performing arts.




Hours:

Mon - Fri, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for referral to a state-supported school for the deaf, a child must be a) a New York State resident and b) have a profound hearing loss or be functionally profound deaf.


Admission Requirements/Documents:

Call Director, Pupil Personnel Services, and make an appointment for getting information regarding registration procedures and bring (if you have it) the written evidence of deafness.


Fees/Methods of Payment:Free
Access for People with Disabilities:Wheelchair accessible; sign-language interpreted.


Services Offered:Career AwarenessCase / Care ManagementDay CareEarly Intervention for Children with Disabilities/DelaysHealth CareIndependent Living Skills InstructionMental Health Care and CounselingPre-job GuidanceRecreational ActivitiesSecondary / High SchoolsSpecial EducationSpecialized Information and Referral
Languages Offered:American Sign Language
Target Groups(By Need):Deaf