Support Services

Mental Health Team

The Mental Health Services team provides individual counseling, therapeutic groups and support services to help students SOAR as members of the Lexington School community.

Counseling & Other Services

Types of support provided by the Mental Health Services team include:
  • Individual counseling for students 3-21 years-old as mandated on the
  • Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Psycho-educational and therapeutic groups
  • Advocacy and referrals to entitlement services for students and families
  • Family counseling (on an as-needed-basis)
  • Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS)
  • Consultation with teaching staff
  • Collaboration with students, families, school staff and mental health professionals to identify problems which affect the child’s functioning

Additional Information

For additional information regarding the Mental Health Services team, please contact:

Carlos Aponte-Salcedo, Jr.

Director, Student & Family Engagement
Voice & Videophone: 917-832-1681
Fax: 718-899-9846