NYC often segregates students with significant disabilities. This new school aims to change that.
Outfitted with paper chef hats, a group of students at Brooklyn’s P.S. 958 were getting ready on a recent afternoon to launch a mock restaurant, wiggling on the classroom carpet in anticipation of their first wave of customers.
The students had been preparing since February, touring their surrounding Sunset Park neighborhood to learn what types of food were most prevalent before settling on a Mexican theme. The 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds also studied different roles within a restaurant — including chef, host, server, and manager — before assuming one of those positions themselves.
Read the full article here: https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2023/6/20/23767119/nyc-special-education-inclusion-students-with-disabilities-ps-958-sunset-park
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