Final: Approved 8/30/07

Temporary Task Force on Preschool Special Education
Long Island Regional Roundtable
Site: Nassau Community College
August 9, 2007

If you were not able to attend a Roundtable Session, you can submit your comments to the Task Force at PrekTaskForce@nysed.gov . Comments should be in response to the same three questions asked at each session:

  • What works?
  • What could be improved?
  • What should be overhauled?

Group:  Parents

What about the current system works? – Before Meeting

Before Meeting Started – Just a Few Feelings Parents Had

What Works:

What about the current system works? - Meeting

What about the current system could or should work better?

ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) Therapy

Money Issues

Continuity of Service

Not Diagnosed Correctly

Need to Level the Playing Field – Rich Areas/Poor Areas

Transition to School District Not Done Correctly

Parent Said

What about the current system should be overhauled or changed substantially?

Group: Providers

What about the current system works:  (keep)

What about the current system could or should work better?  (improve)

Agencies

Transition

Discussion

What about the current system should be overhauled or changed substantially?

Group: Counties/School Districts

What about the current system works?

What about the current system could or should work better?

What about the current system should be overhauled or changed substantially?