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The Windward School: Training Teachers for Windward & Beyond

Recently I had the privilege of virtually “touring” the Windward School in New York and meeting some members of its faculty and staff. The Windward School is an independent special education school serving nearly 1000 students in grades 1-9 with language based learning differences like dyslexia on four campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York. Windward’s self-described mission is “… to remediate students’ dyslexia or other language-based learning disability and to return students to mainstream schools.” In any given year,

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Breaking Barriers: The Autism Expansion Program at American School for the Deaf

Launched in 2018, the Autism Expansion program at American School for the Deaf is the first of its kind in the country – a program that serves hearing nonverbal students on the autism spectrum through a bilingual American Sign Language (ASL) program to support the acquisition of generalized language and communication skills.

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