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Communication Skills

Information for Parents of Preschool Students with Disabilities Ages 3-5

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

NYS Department of Education (SED)


The New York State Education Department (SED), Office of Special Education oversees a statewide preschool special education program with school districts, municipalities, approved providers and parents. Evaluations and specially planned individual or group instructional services or programs are provided to eligible children who have a disability that affects their learning. Funding for these special education programs and services is provided by municipalities and the state.

Age Eligibility


Target Audience

Age 3-5



Assistive TechnologyAt-Home ServicesCommunication SkillsEarly ChildhoodLanguage & Speech Services/SigningSpecial Education Classifications

Related Terms

cpseevaluationspecial education
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Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council