School For Language & Communication Development

100 Glen Cove Ave,
Glen Cove, NY, 11542-0115
     Tel: (516)609-2000
Grades: PK - 12 | 316 students
School For Lang & Comm Development is a place of miracles for children with language and autism spectrum disorders.
SLCD has a long and distinguished history, started in 1985 by Dr.
Ellenmorris Tiegerman with 36 preschool children.
Since then SLCD has moved three times and expanded its programs to include Middle and High School Programs in Glen Cove and Woodside.
Dr.
Tiegerman believes that children with language and autism spectrum disorders require a highly specialized language immersion program (i.e., the Tiegerman Language Method) to overcome their learning disabilities.
Dr.
Tiegerman believes that there are many generic special education programs which focus on teaching academic content.
She believes that for children with language and autism spectrum disorders, the traditional special education techniques are not effective enough.
SLCD's motto "Giving Our Children a Voice " reflects our goal to meet the needs of preschool and school age children with severe language and autism spectrum disorders.
We believe that students with autism spectrum disorders have underlying language disorders.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 316 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 68%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade School For Language & Communication Development Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Schechter School of Long Island (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is All Saints Regional Catholic School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is All Saints Regional Catholic School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Glen CoveAll Saints Regional Catholic School
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    12 Pearsall Ave
    Glen CoveNY11542
    (516)676-0762
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    0.7 mi | 222 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Jericho Schechter School of Long Island
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    1 Barbara Lane
    JerichoNY11753
    (516)935-1441
      (Jewish)
    0.8 mi | 384 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • Glen CoveNorth Shore Day School
    85 Crescent Beach Rd
    Glen CoveNY11542
    (516)676-0190
    1.4 mi | 19 students | Gr. NS-K                      
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    (516)676-0393
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