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Student Profile

Students identified as having multiple severe disabilities (Autistic, Medically fragile, Down Syndrome and other low incidence disabilities.)  These students exhibit severe intellectual disabilities, visual, hearing and/or physical impairments as well as other medical needs.   Grade Range:  K - 12.

Desired Outcomes
To address and improve specific communication, physical, academic, social and management needs.

Daily Activities

Daily activities of students are highly individualized.  Many activities involve improving communication skills.  Daily living skills and social skills are emphasized.  Adaptive equipment and augmentative communication devies are used through out the program.  Instruction occurs in natural and community settings for practical application of daily living skills to promote instructional opportunities success and transfer.

Referral Process

The office responsible for coordinating student services from the student's home district will contact Karen Koch, Assistant Director of OCM BOCES to begin the referral process.

Location of Programs

Solvay Middle School
Solvay Union Free School District

299 Bury Drive
Syracuse, NY 13209

Grimshaw Elementary School
LaFayette School District

5957 Highway 20
LaFayette, NY  13084

Baker High School
Baldwinsville School District

29 E. Oneida St. 
Baldwinsville, NY 13027 

Cortland High School
Cortland Enlarged City School District 

1 Valley View Dr. 
Cortland, NY 13045

BOCES Contact

Solvay Middle School
Barb Brigham
Special Education Administrator
Phone: (315) 488-9034

Grimshaw Elementary
Barbara Brigham
Special Education Administrator
Phone: (315) 488-9034

Cortland TEAM
Cheryl Rogers
Interim Assistant Principal of Special Education
Phone: (607) 758-5241

Baker High School
Rosanna Grund
Director Special Education
Phone (315) 453-4477




ocm boces

Christopher J. Todd
Interim District Superintendent

PO Box 4754
Syracuse, NY 13221
(315) 433-2600

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