Special Programs

Adaptive Physical Education: 

Our NYS Certified Adaptive Physical Education teacher provides modified physical education instruction to meet the individual needs of each student.


Library/Media Center:

Our state of the art children's library offers fiction and non-fiction children's books, educational software, a story center, and parent resources.


Incredible Years:

A research-based social skills curriculum provides training to students, parents, and staff to improve social, play, and interpersonal development.


Saturday Enrichment Program:

This program is designed for parents and students featuring activities including story and music time.


Parent Education Workshops:

These workshops feature NIS staff and outside speakers and are offered during the day and evening.


Animal Assisted Intervention (Pet Pals): 

Specially trained dogs work with students in need of motivators to meet their goals, and who aren't progressing at the desired rate using typical means of therapy.  


Pet Therapy:

Cetified pet therapy dogs visit all students in their classrooms.


Fun for All Sports Program:

Students who are slated to graduate can enroll in a basic sports skills class after school.


Adaptive Horseback Riding Program:

This innovative riding program for selected NIS pre-schoolers with disabilities improves balance, coordination, and social/community skills.


Program Enhancements

  • Full Time Nurse
  • Music Groups
  • Science Enrichment
  • Fully Equipped Handicapped Accessible Playground
  • Learning Centers in Each Classroom
  • Monthly Special Events with Parents
  • Smart Boards, Computers, iPads, Tablets
  • Sensory Integration Room
  • Respite Program ... and more!

Click here for more information on Horseback Riding, Satuday Enrichment, and our Library.


Adaptive Safety Swim Program to Come Soon!





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