Support Services

Hispanic Resource Team

Lexington's Hispanic Resource Team fosters communication and provides support to families of Hispanic deaf students.
The Hispanic Resource Team (HRT) provides interpretation services to Hispanic families throughout their child’s enrollment at Lexington. HRT is an important resource to Lexington staff and creates an atmosphere of acceptance and respect for Hispanic students’ home language and culture. The team also translates documents into Spanish and helps connect families to resources in the community.

Interpretation Services Provided For:
  • Ready to Learn individual and playgroup sessions
  • Parent-teacher conferences
  • New student intake
  • Committee on Special Education (SEC) & Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) meetings to discuss Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings
  • Open houses
  • Student performances
  • Parent workshops and other special events.

Additional Information

For additional information regarding the Hispanic Resource Team, please contact:



Chanel K. Whalen-Rosario, Coordinator
Giselle Sanchez, Spanish Interpreter/Translator

Hispanic Resource Team
E-mail: hrt@lexnyc.org
Phone: 718-350-3248 or 718-350-3249