Classroom 14

9-12 Year Olds
  • Class Overview

  • Classroom 14

    Classroom 14

    Room 14 is a school-age, self-contained classroom ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 2. We utilize techniques of Applied Behavior Analysis (individual visual schedules, individual instruction, least to most prompting, forward and backward chaining and task analysis) throughout our school day to assist in the acquisition and generalization of academic and social skills. In addition to these skills, there is also a large focus on developing self-regulation skills and coping skills. Other curriculum strategies such as Handwriting Without Tears and Touch Math, as well as music and arts and crafts are infused to help enhance and individualize our program. 


    • Age Group:
      5-8 Year Olds

    • Class Size:
    • Health Care

      There is a Health Care Office that provides daily health checks of students. Office staff has been approved to administer medication.

    • Curriculum

      Thanks to grants, each classroom uses Handwriting Without Tears and TouchMath curriculum.

    • School Calendar

      Crossroads establishes and follows a school calendar similar to public school systems.

    • Security

      Crossroads is a secure building with restricted access.

    • Technology

      Classrooms and therapists use computers and iPads in daily lessons.

    • Library Time

      Crossroads has our own library that classrooms can visit. In addition, we visit the neighboring Schenectady County branch.

  • Class Educators

    With education and experience in special education
    • Susanna Haley
      Special Education Teacher Room 14
      Phone: (518) 280-0083
    • Chris Neuhaus
      Teaching Assistant Room 14
      Phone: (518) 280-0083
    • Jaeley Kardum
      Teaching Assistant Room 14
      Phone: (518) 280-0083
    • Debby Harridass
      Teaching Assistant Room 14
      Phone: (518) 280-00838
    • Kavita Etwaroo
      Teaching Assistant Room 14
      Phone: (518) 280-0083
    • Britany Brown
      Teaching Assistant Room 14
      Phone: (518) 280-0083
    • Iraina (Rai) Sabella-Mills
      Teaching Assistant Room 14
      Phone: (518) 280-00833
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