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30-20 Thomson Ave. Long Island City, NY, 11101, 5th Floor

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Office: 718.389.3163 | Fax: 718.389.3427

HSAC

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30-20 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY, 11101


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About HSAC

The High School of Applied Communication is committed to developing a productive learning environment that fosters a meaningful and respectful collaboration among students, staff, parents/guardians, and the community in order to achieve common goals. With a strong focus on promoting literacy and communication skills across the curriculum, our instruction is delivered through a standards-based, individualized and authentic learning program. Routines, active engagement, and opportunities to apply new knowledge characterize all classes which supports a culture of responsibility, citizenship, and self-directed, lifelong learning.

HSAC Special Education

High School of Applied Communication

All parents, teachers, and students have the ability to track their records online. HSAC is committed to providing up-to-date test results and concerns regarding student achievement, participation and attendance.

Extra help is available after school to ensure each student has the opportunity to be successful. Teachers at HSAC list all student data in the virtual world allowing us to remain connected and, more important, harness technology to measure student progress.

  • Track Student Progress At All Times
  • Student Data Analysis
  • Mobile Responsive Results & Evaluations

Special Education The High School of Applied Communication

Special Education

Instructor:  Ms. McCauley Instructor:  Ms. Allen Instructor:  Mr. Abrahamson Instructor:  Ms Cosentino  |  Course Outline
Push in & Pull out for all core subjects & electives supporting student academics. The Special Education Department employs differentiated learning strategies based on specific student needs.

Websites for Students With Special Needs Compilation

Inspiration.com

Visual thinking is a learning style where the learner better understands and retains information when ideas, words and concepts are associated with images.

LaureateLearning.com

Special needs student material & literature for Special Education teachers or parents to use in and out of the classroom setting.

TextHelp.com

Text Help has award-winning assistive technology solutions for reading, writing and language learning used daily by students and educators worldwide.

MindPlay.com

MindPlay programs were developed by experts in language, literacy, and assessment. They can be used by parents for personal growth, or to evaluate their child's progress as well.

SunBurst.com

Practice for skill sets in Language Arts, ESL, ELL, Technology, Math, Social Studies, Science, and other core subjects. This website can be utilized by parents and teachers for the children they educate.

ReadingRockets.org

Reading Rockets suggests early identification is crucial. If you suspect a problem, don't hesitate! Learn about reading difficulties, get your child assessed, find out what you can do to help your struggling reader, and don't give up!

Technology

Utilizing the ever-changing forces that shape the Internet, hardware, software, and mobile monitoring of progress.

Creativity

The ability to see concepts, designs, and curricula in ways that capture human imagination at all learning levels.

Respect

Set the standards of how we should treat one another with reciprocated professionalism.

Integrity

Honest learning policies guided by strategic principles that foster learning, and establish understanding.

Student Tracking

HSAC enables parents to track student data on a daily basis. Phone calls are made home by bilingual staff members for attendance as well to ensure student accountability.

Student Data Analysis

All student data are listed in a public database for review and updated regularly by HSAC. Special Education and inclusive requirements for IEPs are also listed within the online system at HSAC.

Mobile Responsive Results & Evaluations

All formative and summative assessments are made at the touch of a finger anywhere there is an Internet connection. This allows parents to keep in touch in an online world.