Teaching Special Needs Not a “One Size Fits All” Approach

Everyone has different ways of learning. Some people learn better through listening or visual cues, while others need a more hands-on approach to understand certain concepts. Students with special needs especially require a unique approach to learning, but even all special needs children cannot be grouped into the same category. Diagnosing a child as special […]

Teaching Children With Special Needs

Autism spectrum disorders are estimated by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to affect one in 50 school-age children in the United States. Characterized by restricted and repetitive behavior and by impaired social interaction and communication, autism has a strong genetic basis. Whether rare mutations or rare combinations of common genetic variants are responsible is […]

Free Workshop – Transitioning from School to Adult Life

Deron I will host regional workshop presented by SPAN (Statewide Parental Advocacy Network) on Thursday, June 4th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Entitled Look To The Future: Transition from School to Adult Life, the workshop will focus on Transition Planning.  Those interested in attending must pre-register.  Click here for full details SPAN Workshop – June 2015.

Parent Workshop – April 16, 2015

Sex Education for your Special Needs Child” will be presented at the Deron School (Union, NJ Campus) on Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 6:30-8:00 PM. Ms. Michelle Brill, M.P.H., from the Rutgers Cooperative Extension will provide parents and guardians with tips for comfortably addressing this topic with their children from early childhood to adulthood. The […]

Change to School Calendar

Please Note: The staff in-service day has been changed from March 13th to March 20th. School will be in session on March 13th & will be closed on March 20th.


Please make note of the following dates for upcoming events – Please call Deron I (908-206-0444) or Deron II (973-509-2777) for specifics. DERON I (Union) May 28th-Spring Concert May 30th- Prom (with Deron II) June 5th- Spelling Bee June 11th- The Wizards of Oz Play June 12th and 13th- Social Studies Fair June 25th-Graduation DERON […]

Summer Will Be Here Before You Know It

Now is the time to make preparations to attend one of Deron School’s 2014 Extended School Year Programs.  This year’s ESY programs at Deron I and Deron II will run for six weeks, from July 1st through August 12th.  As always, students will receive academic instruction, transition activities and related services determined in their IEPs.  Please visit […]

What Is Autism?

To learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorders, visit our Autism Program page on this website or click on this link.