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About NIS

  • Special Education

    NIS offers integrated, self-contained, and Autism Interdisciplinary Model (AIM) classes for children with special needs.

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  • Early Childhood Education

    NIS offers Universal Pre-Kindergarten and half-day nursery/preschool programs.

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  • Therapeutic Services

    NYS licensed & certified therapists provide OT, PT, Speech and psychological counseling as outlined on students' IEPs.

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  • Child Care

    NIS is licensed by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services to provide child care for children from 6 weeks to age five.

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  • Enrichment Services

    NIS offers many special programs to enrich your child, including sports programs, respite, Saturday enrichment & more!

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  • Help NIS!

    NIS is a nonprofit school that relies on the generosity of donations to expand the programs and services we provide to our students. All donations are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated! You can click here to make a contribution online or send us a check made payable to Friends of NIS.

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Our Administration


Jay Silverstein, PhD

Executive Director


Kristen Moran-Daleo

Associate Executive Director


Maureen Rockwood

Director of Education


Susan Cali

Director of Development


Stephanie Alvarado

Director of Human Resources

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