Aaron School is a K-12 strengths-based program located in New York City's Manhattan for students with average or above average cognitive ability. They provide a small, structured classroom setting with a multi-sensory and multi-disciplinary approach to learning. The students at Aaron School have challenges in the areas of language, auditory processing, attention, sensory integration, learning disabilities and executive functioning. Aaron School's instructors are dedicated to providing a nurturing, skill-based, developmentally appropriate educational environment based on students' individual needs. Students accepted to Aaron Elementary School will be placed in small language based classrooms of 10-12 students and Aaron Middle School up to 15 students organized by grade level. The educational program is content-focused and the overarching guide for the curriculum is in alignment with New York State Educational Standards. All classrooms are instructed by a state certified and/or Masters Level Special Education Head Teacher and an Assistant Teacher to provide opportunities for both individual and group experiences. The classroom team includes a Speech Pathologist and an Occupational Therapist, a Social Worker and/or School Psychologist. The Aaron School team works together to develop and adapt instructional plans on a regular basis to meet the diverse learning styles of our students. Aaron School's high school campus is dedicated that all students will become responsible, successful citizens of the 21st Century. We seek students who will be served well by Aaron School's programs and will contribute their skills, talents, and curiosity to the school. Students, through the collection of characteristics, concepts, and values that they possess, will be able to communicate, interact, and learn in an inclusive environment that prepares them to be positive contributors to an increasingly global society.