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The Shield Institute School Age Program

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The Shield Institute


The School Age Program at The Shield Institute provides special education classrooms and related services for students ages 5-21. Their classrooms are highly individualized and provide structured teaching, augmentative communication, aided language and the use of technology according to the New York State Alternative Learning Standards.

Age Eligibility


Contact Information/Service Locations

Flushing School

144-61 Roosevelt Avenue
Flushing, NY

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Flushing School Office, Main Line

County(ies) Served:

Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond


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aided languagealternative learningaugmentative communicationdddevelopmental disabilityidintellectual disabilitylearninglearning disability
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