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34 Outwater Lane Garfield, New Jersey
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Department of Special Services

Beth Tecchio, Director of Special Services
 541 Palisades Avenue Garfield, New Jersey
(973-340-5000 Ext. 2022

Joan D'Amico, Asst. Supervisor to Child Study Team
(973-340-5000 Ext. 2017 + 

The Special Services department includes Child Study Team, speech, physical, and occupational therapy services, resource center programs and self-contained special education classes.

The Child Study Team (CST) consists of a school psychologist, a school social worker, learning disability teacher consultant (LDT-C) and where appropriate, speech language therapists.  The Team helps children who are demonstrating social, emotional, and/or learning problems which result in an educational disability. The Child Study Team also acts as a consultant for general education teachers and parents in other special needs situations. 

The New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC 6A:14) describes in detail all the services required and provided by the district through special services. NJAC 6A:14 can be obtained at the State of New Jersey Department of Education or at the special services department located at the 541 Palisade Avenue, Garfield, NJ  07026.


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