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2010-11 FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CT, FAMILY RESOURCE GUIDE - SECTION 2

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FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CT  

Check out our comprehensive 2010-2011 guide to services and resources for kids and families in Fairfield County, CT. You'll find information on schools, camps, after school and sports programs, family activities, birthday party venues and entertainers, and much more, all in your area! 

 

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YALE PEABODY MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
170 Whitney Ave, New Haven
(203) 432-5050; www.peabody.yale.edu

The Great Hall of Dinosaurs features dramatic fossil skeletons, the largest sea turtle ever found, and the world's largest dinosaur painting. Visitors learn about earthquakes, tsunamis, minerals and meteorites in the Hall of Minerals, Earth and Space. Kids love the Discovery Room for its hands-on activities and live animal exhibits, which include a leafcutter ant farm. Other highlights include exhibits on Ancient Egypt, human origins, Connecticut birds, prehistoric mammals and a popular Museum Store.

 

HEALTH:

COSMETIC

  

MASSAGE ENVY
275 Post Rd East, Westport
(203) 571-1234

 

Relax, Massage Envy can help you achieve balance. We offer massages and facials. Get a great massage that fits your busy schedule and budget! Visit our new Westport location in Playhouse Square. Massage Envy's professional massage therapists tailor each session to address your specific issues. Whether you want to reduce stress, relieve aches and pains, or treat a chronic injury, you can always find relaxation. Our new Murad Healthy Skin facials feature specially formulated products from world-renowned Murad, Inc; founder/CEO Dr. Howard Murad has devoted his life to making beautiful, healthy skincare products.

 

 

HEALTH:

COUNSELING

 

JANNETA BOHLANDER & ASSOCIATES, LLC
111 East Ave, Suite 205, Norwalk
(203) 521-0805; www.jbohlander.com

Janneta Bohlander, LMFT specializes in the treatment of adults and children suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD), Social Anxiety and depression. Clients are treated using the latest Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) treatment plans, which empirically have been found to be successful. CBT is considered the "blue ribbon" intervention for these disorders. Ms. Bohlander also helps children with social skills deficits and often incorporates portions of contemporary movies that children are familiar with to visually reinforce appropriate social skills and show how others manage their anxiety.

 

 

HEALTH:

DENTAL/ORTHODONTISTS

 

ARIS, JAMES T., DMD, FAGD, PC
67 Old Ridgefield Rd, Wilton
(203) 762-5100; www.drjamesaris.com

Excellence in dentistry is the first priority of the Wilton Center Family Dentistry staff and Dr. James T. Aris. A 1987 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Dental School, Dr. Aris also received the prestigious Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry. "This honor confirms my commitment to staying current with the latest techniques and education in dentistry to serve my patients." Aris is a member of the American Dental Association, Connecticut State Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and past president of the Greater Norwalk Dental Society.

 

DENTAL CARE KIDS
1500 Summer St, Stamford
(203) 324-6171; www.dentalcarekids.com

We built Dental Care Kids just for children's and orthodontic dental care so your children can come to the dentist and have fun playing games and learning about good dental habits. By starting when the children are young, families can get them off to a great start. As a result, they will enjoy great dental health now and in the future. Visit our website to see what we have to offer. Don't you wish you could have gone to a dental office like Dental Care Kids when you were little?!

 

FELDER, DR. CAROL
606 West Ave, Suite C , Norwalk
(203) 847-1122

 

Dr. Felder is dedicated to providing comprehensive dental care for children and adults with a gentle touch. The new state-of-the-art office is comfortable, relaxing and child-friendly. She graduated from Howard University College of Dentistry and completed a mini residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of Florida. Dr. Felder currently serves as the dental consultant for three child care centers in Norwalk. She is certified in ClearCorrect teeth straightening and offers Zoom Whitening. She offers convenient after-school and Saturday hours.

 

LEE, DR. SUHO
35 Copps Hill Rd, Suite 6, Ridgefield
(203) 403-2525; www.toothfairypediatricdentist.com

Pediatric Dentists are sub-specialists within the field of dentistry that care for pediatric patients and meet their specific needs. Many children fear going to the dentist because of an early unpleasant or sometimes, traumatic experience. This is especially true for kids who have mental, physical or behavioral special needs. Dr. Lee has been additionally trained in behavior management, to alleviate children's anxiety of dental visits and prevent becoming "dental phobic" later in life. He's also a member of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and an academic staff member at Danbury Hospital.

 


HEALTH:

MEDICAL

 

THE HEALTHY CHILD
722 Post Rd, Darien
(203) 655-6000

 

The Healthy Child, a Darien pediatric practice, is completely committed to caring for your child and your entire family with warmth and compassion. The Healthy Child is a small, intimate practice where the doctors give personal attention to every child. The practice also offers a variety of support groups for their patients such as New Mom Groups, Asthma Support Groups and Food Allergy Groups. Evening hours are available on Monday nights.

 

LAWRENCE HOSPITAL
55 Palmer Ave, Bronxville
www.lawrencehealth.org

Lawrence Hospital Center in Bronxville is the only hospital in Westchester County and southern Connecticut now offering CT imaging that exposes patients to less radiation. The hospital has acquired the GE Healthcare LightSpeed VCT XTe system which reduces up to 40 percent of the radiation emitted during a scan. In addition to being safer, the device also gets better images faster. It also provides peace of mind to parents whose children may require a scan or to those adults who have chronic illnesses and need repeated imaging.

 

LEVY, DR. MICHELE
2 Lafayette Court, Greenwich
(203) 661-4555; www.eyecaregreenwich.com

Dr. Michele Levy has been in practice for 20 years, dealing with adult and pediatric Optometry. Her practice optimizes the experience of eye exams for any age, with new technology to examine retinas without the eyedrops, or to detect precursors to glaucoma. Dr. Levy's focus has been on fitting "difficult to fit" contact lenses for all ages: astigmatism, keratoconus, and bifocal contact lenses. She received her doctorate from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, with postgraduate studies in pediatric, ocular disease, glaucoma and low vision.

 

MASSAGE ENVY
275 Post Rd East, Westport
(203) 571-1234

 

Relax, Massage Envy can help you achieve balance. We offer massages and facials. Get a great massage that fits your busy schedule and budget! Visit our new Westport location in Playhouse Square. Massage Envy's professional massage therapists tailor each session to address your specific issues. Whether you want to reduce stress, relieve aches and pains, or treat a chronic injury, you can always find relaxation. Our new Murad Healthy Skin facials feature specially formulated products from world-renowned Murad, Inc; founder/CEO Dr. Howard Murad has devoted his life to making beautiful, healthy skincare products.

 

NORWALK HOSPITAL
Maple St, Norwalk
1-866-NHB-WELL; www.norwalkhospital.org

Norwalk Hospital offers numerous programs for young families. In addition to providing childbirth education programs that are comprehensive, the hospital encourages expectant parents to call with questions. Among the programs offered through Women's and Children's Services are: Beginnings (an early pregnancy program), Prepared Childbirth classes, tours of the Childbirth Center for expectant parents, sibling tours, nutrition education, The Newborn Channel, Web Nursery, New Mothers HelpLine, breastfeeding and care of your newborn, The Fourth Trimester (post-partum support group), Mom-to-Mom Peer support group, lactation support services and Tot Saver class (infant/toddler CPR).

 

PARKER, ANDREW J., M.D.
148 East Avenue, Suite 2-I, Norwalk
(203) 866-8121

 

Dr. Parker provides comprehensive treatment for any ear, nose and throat concerns in children and adults. This includes state-of-the-art treatments for hearing disorders and he is Connecticut's leading provider of the new Lyric Hearing Aid. He also provides in-depth evaluation and treatment for snoring, sleep apnea and chronic cough. Other medical specialties include allergies and sinus, tonsil and adenoid issues, along with the treatment of dizziness and vertigo.

 

REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE ASSOCIATES OF CONNECTICUT
10 Glover Ave, Norwalk
67 Sand Pit Rd, Ste 300, Danbury
40 E. Putnam Ave, 1st Fl, Cos Cob
(800) 865-5431; www.rmact.com

RMA of Connecticut offers the full range of expertise necessary to diagnose and treat the causes of infertility that affect both women and men. RMA of Connecticut's physicians Mark Leondires, Spencer Richlin, Joshua Hurwitz and Cynthia Murdock, are all board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. We use a unique team approach that is specially designed to ensure that all the high quality services and support you need are available when you need them. Each year hundreds of couples choose RMA of Connecticut for the treatment they need to have a baby.

 

SHAH, DR. PURVI
Adult and Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Advanced Allergy and Asthma Care
107 Newtown Rd, Suite 1C, Danbury; (203)748-7433
901 Ethan Allen Highway, Suite 101, Ridgefield; (203) 438-9641
www.ascdocs.com

Purvi P. Shah, M.D. specializes in Adult and Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. Shah evaluates diagnoses and manages disorders of the immune system such as seasonal allergies, allergic reactions to food, drugs and insect bites, eczema, recurrent sinus and lung infections. We currently offer Allergy/Immunology and Asthma services in both our Danbury and Ridgefield offices, including early morning and evening appointments. Our office is child friendly with video games and interactive videos. Dr. Shah is a proud mother of two children and is active within the Ridgefield/Wilton community herself.

 

STAMFORD HOSPITAL
30 Shelburne Rd, Stamford
(203) 276-7516; www.stamhealth.org

Stamford Hospital is a not-for-profit, community teaching hospital that has been serving Stamford and surrounding Connecticut communities for more than 100 years. We have 305 inpatient beds in medicine, surgery, obstetrics/gynecology, psychiatry, and medical and surgical critical care units. Our Services of Excellence include the Orthopedic Institute, Heart and Vascular Institute, Bennett Cancer Center, and our Women's Health program. We are an affiliate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and partner with the University for its teaching programs in internal medicine, family practice, obstetrics/gynecology and surgery.

 

STAMFORD OPHTHALMOLOGY
1351 Washington Blvd, Stamford
(203) 327-5808; www.stamfordeye.com

The doctors and staff at Stamford Ophthalmology are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality ophthalmic care with kindness, compassion and efficiency. Dr. Andrew Wolf specializes in all aspects of pediatric eye care, from prescribing glasses to the management of complex surgical problems-including strabismus (eye misalignment), pediatric cataract, and tear duct obstruction. Stamford Ophthalmology offers state-of-the-art examining facilities for children and an optical shop with a wide selection of pediatric eyeglasses and contact lenses. Convenient after-school and Saturday hours are available.

 

VALLEY PEDIATRICS OF GREENWICH
25 Valley Dr, Greenwich
(203) 622-4301; www.valleypediatricsofgreenwich.com

Dr. Juan is a board certified Pediatrician, seeing patients from birth through college. Dr. Juan believes his patients deserve state-of-the-art care in a personal, family-oriented setting. His office has separate entrances and separate exam rooms for well and sick patients. Sick patients are seen on a same-day basis, and well exams can be made Monday through Friday as well as Saturday mornings for the convenience of working parents. The office is bright and cheerful and has ample (underground) parking in an elevator building. He is affiliated with Greenwich Hospital. Most insurances are accepted.

 

 

HEALTH:

PREGNANCY/CHILDBIRTH/WOMEN'S HEALTH

 

REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE ASSOCIATES OF CONNECTICUT
10 Glover Ave, Norwalk
67 Sand Pit Rd, Ste 300, Danbury
40 E. Putnam Ave, 1st Fl, Cos Cob
(800) 865-5431; www.rmact.com

RMA of Connecticut offers the full range of expertise necessary to diagnose and treat the causes of infertility that affect both women and men. RMA of Connecticut's physicians Mark Leondires, Spencer Richlin, Joshua Hurwitz and Cynthia Murdock, are all board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. We use a unique team approach that is specially designed to ensure that all the high quality services and support you need are available when you need them. Each year hundreds of couples choose RMA of Connecticut for the treatment they need to have a baby.

 

STAMFORD FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC AND WELLNESS CENTER
999 Summer St, Stamford
(203) 327-3222; www.DrDiamondchiro.com

At Stamford Family Chiropractic and Wellness Center, Dr. Elissa Diamond-Fields is dedicated to bringing holistic health to the whole family. She has been practicing chiropractic and bodywork since 1999, and has specialized training in pre-natal and pediatric care. Her patients range from infants to the elderly, and everyone in between. Dr. Diamond-Fields believes that keeping our bodies strong, flexible and balanced is essential to long term health and comfort, especially given the current lifestyle stresses that many of us and our children face today.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES:

FINANCIAL PLANNING/LAW SERVICES/INSURANCE

 

TIAA-CREF
CHET, PO Box 150499, Hartford
(888) 799-CHET; www.aboutchet.com

The Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) is the official 529 college savings plan for Connecticut. It was created specifically to help Connecticut families of all household incomes save after-tax dollars for future college expenses. CHET is the only 529 college savings program for which Connecticut taxpayers may claim a state income tax deduction. CHET is sponsored by Treasurer Denise L. Nappier and the Connecticut Office of the State Treasurer. TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing, Inc., program manager. Visit www.aboutchet.com or call 1-888-799-2438 for more information on CHET. Dream Big! Check CHET Out! C43279A

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES:

MISCELLANEOUS

 

CONNECTICUT DOMESTICS, LLC
179 Post Rd West, Westport
(203) 227-7564; www.yournannyagency.com/www.connecticutdomestics.com

Connecticut Domestics, LLC is a full service nanny placement agency located in Westport. There is never an application fee, we offer a two year replacement policy, a 5% placement fee, video interviews and detailed background checks. Working with the INA, we offer a basic nanny exam to all nannies prior to placement and we also offer professional personality tests. We are members of the INA, Westport Chamber of Commerce, NAEYC and a BBB accredited company. Please visit our website to see how we really try to make a difference.

 

MAUI WOWI HAWAIIAN SMOOTHIES
(203) 904-6365; Email mauiwowiconnecticut@yahoo.com

Kosher certified #1 juice bar in the world in 2005, Weight Watchers Points® program! Add some island attitude to your next graduation party, bar mitzvah, fundraiser or any event. Let us make a "vacation in a cup" at your next event.

 

 

SCHOOLS

 

APPLE TREE PRESCHOOL
131 Strawberry Hill Ave, Norwalk
(203) 866-8933

 

Apple Tree Preschool provides a preschool environment for children ages 3-5 all year long. We are fully licensed with the State of Connecticut, providing a very friendly, caring and supportive environment. We offer extended day, partial day and nursery day. Flexible hours run from 7am to 5:30am. Children can be enrolled from two-to five days per week. Our program runs winter, spring, summer and fall. Summer option is available. Call Gerri Calka Flewellyn.

 

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS FAIRFIELD COUNTY
(203) 416-1600; www.catholicschoolsfairfieldcounty.com

Forty five percent of our Catholic schools in Fairfield County qualify for the US Department of Education Blue Ribbon Award, ranking them in the top 10% of all schools nationwide for reading and math scores. Over 11,000 students attend one of our 5 high schools, 33 elementary schools and 1 special education school. Over 98% of our graduates go on to college, with offers for admission and scholarship from more than 300 colleges and universities nationwide. Values. Respect. Excellence. Visit our website.

 

THE CONSERVATIVE SYNAGOGUE PRESCHOOL
30 Hillspoint Rd, Westport
(203) 454-4673

 

The Conservative Synagogue Preschool offers a safe, nurturing environment with spacious classrooms and an expansive playground. The curriculum is designed to inspire and excite the minds of young children with a cognitively challenging, ever-changing curriculum with an emphasis on play, creativity, Jewish customs and values. Our program includes 2s, 3s, and 4s classes with extended day lunch and wonderful specials (yoga, music, cooking, language). Precious openings are available for the 2010-11 year. Come meet our new Director, Jamie Klein, who brings over 20 years of early childhood experience to our community.

 

EARTHPLACE
10 Woodside Ln, Westport
(203) 227-7253; www.earthplace.org

Earth Place Preschool, is a state licensed school for 3- and 4-year-olds, offers programs two days, three days or five days a week. Our experienced teaching staff guides youngsters in developing their skills and helps them appreciate the nature that surrounds them. A tots parenting program for 2 year olds and their parents is also available.

 

EASTON COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
660 Morehouse Rd, Easton
(203) 268-5530; www.eastoncountryday.org

Easton Country Day School uses its small size and a unique, individual educational approach to ensure each child not only achieves academic excellence in a safe and loving environment, but also learns those skills necessary to be a caring and responsible citizen. We build a relationship with each child. ECDS offers rigorous academics shaped to the individual child in a familial environment that encourages accomplishment, responsibility and acceptance of diversity. In addition to our pre-school, we also offer day care from 3 months old.

 

GREENS FARMS ACADEMY
35 Beachside Ave, Westport
(203) 256-7514; www.gfacademy.org

Greens Farms Academy is a diverse K-12 coeducational day school in the Greens Farms section of Westport. Six hundred and sixty students attend the lower, middle and upper schools, arriving each day by train, van, bus and car from over twenty Connecticut towns. The school fosters a culture of achievement, close faculty/student relationships and an emphasis on character. In fall 2010, GFA launches its World Perspectives Program, a K-12 focus on critical thinking concerning global issues.

 

LANDMARK OF RIDGEFIELD ACADEMY
20 Portland Ave, Redding (20 months-5's)
11 Burr Rd, Westport (Wonderful Ones-Kindergarten)
Director of Admission, Kim McElderry: (203) 544-8393
www.LandmarkPreschool.org

Ridgefield Academy, 223 West Mountain Rd, Ridgefield (3s-Grade 8)
Director of Admission and Financial Aid, Libby B. Mattson: (203) 894-1800 x112
www.RidgefieldAcademy.org

Landmark Preschool's "Terrific Two's" program has expanded to offer an additional section. The school will continue to offer extended hours for before and after care, flexible scheduling and customized payment options. Each class maintains an excellent student to teacher ratio of four to 1. Landmark Preschool's program emphasizes language development to help children express their thoughts. Our experienced teachers introduce colors, shapes, numbers, and letters through songs, art and entertaining visual stories. Children will also have plenty of group activities to practice social skills, such as cooperation, sharing and taking turns.

 

LITTLE PEOPLE LEARNING CENTER
992 Danbury Rd (RTE7), Wilton; (203) 544-7575
6 Federal Rd, Danbury; (203) 798-1981

 

LPLC has two convenient locations in Danbury and our newest location in Wilton (Route 7). We offer care for children ages 6 weeks to 6-years-old. We not only offer quality childcare but also an educational program which follows the Connecticut benchmarks created by state. Full and part time care are available in our infant, toddler and preschool rooms. We have a morning preschool program that runs from September through June. We feature two separate outside play areas with developmentally appropriate play equipment, climbers, a sand box and riding toys. s

 

MENCIUS MANDARIN PRESCHOOL
59 E. Putnam Ave, 2nd Fl, Greenwich
(203) 540-5770; www.menciusmandarin.com

The first and only Mandarin-English preschool in Connecticut. Its founder is Irene Ng, a Phi Beta Kappa Harvard graduate who is certified in child care management. Children learn both English and Mandarin languages in three hour days divided into English/Chinese sessions. Songs, movement, story time and snack time are part of the daily curriculum. Open to all children ages 2-5.

 

TUTORING MATCH
205 Sunset Ave, Fairfield
(203) 366-3396; www.tutoringmatch.com

Since 1999, Tutoring Match has been "match-making" one-on-one in-home tutorials in Fairfield, New Haven and Westchester counties. With a network of 300+ professionals, TM personalizes academic assistance in all subjects for all ages. With a state-of-the-art website, TM now offers instant, online tutoring with whiteboard technology and customer support 24/7.

 

 

SHOPPING

 

LOLLIPOP GUILD
374 Post Rd East, Westport
(203) 221-0123; www.lollipopguildonline.com

Shop clothes, shoes and gifts at Lollipop Guild, a full service children's store in Westport, CT. We have been in business for 12 years starting off in 400 square feet in Wilton and growing to 3,200 square feet today in Westport. We carry the best of both European and American designers. Sizes from infants through teens, boys and girls. We have the best selection in Fairfield County! Shop our sister store-Winged Monkey for women and teens.

 

ATTITUDE DANCE AND ACTIVE WEAR
330 Westport Ave, Norwalk
(203) 838-4002; www.littlemissattitude.net

Shop in our new location for children and adult dance and gymnastic apparel. We have a huge selection of dance shoes, leotards, skating apparel, t-shirts, tank tops, hair accessories, jewelry and great gift ideas for little dancers and gymnasts! We specialize in pointe shoe fittings.

 

MAKE & MINGLE
63 Unquowa Rd (Donnelly Walk), Fairfield
(203) 292-8668; www.makeandmingle.com

Crafty, creative, artsy? Have your next birthday party at Make & Mingle, a fun fabric and crafts store in downtown Fairfield. Make your own mixed-media collage, embellish a tote, or design some accessories. Great for kids ages six and up. Make & Mingle will provide all materials including crafts, snacks, drinks, cupcakes, invitations, and party favors. Also available: sewing, embellishing, and screen-printing classes for kids, teens, and adults. Special workshops for schools, scouts, and ladies night out. For more information visit our website.

 

SWEET REXIES
1552 Post Road, Fairfield
(203) 254-3254; www.sweetrexies.com
plenty of free parking

Sweet Rexies-voted best candy and gift baskets 18 times! We offer a wide assortment of gifts which are perfect for corporate events. One hundred and fifty types of award winning candy, chocolates and ice cream. Local delivery available and nationwide shipping. Let us host your birthday party at our event space and celebrate with that special Sweet Rexie's touch. Visit us for ice cream all summer long in our new location in the center of Fairfield-across from Borders Books.

 

 

SPECIAL NEEDS:

ADD/ADHD

 

BRAIN BALANCE ACHIEVEMENT CENTER OF NORWALK
15 Cross St, Norwalk
(203) 847-3000; Email norwalk@brainbalancecenters.com; www.brainbalancecenters.com
 

Has your child been diagnosed with ADHD, learning disabilities, dyslexia, Tourett syndrome or a spectrum disorder? If so, our Brain Balance ProgramTM can help. The program is entirely drug-free and uses a winning combination of physical, nutritional, and cognitive activities to enhance your child's performance in the classroom and beyond. The Brain Balance Program forms effective neural pathways that improve attention and focus, academic performance, reduce negative behaviors and improve social skills and interaction. Please call our office to reserve seating for our next free parent event.

 

GRAY MATTERS
181 Post Rd West, Westport
(203) 291-0880; www.graymattersct.com

Gray Matters uses neurofeedback as a viable alternative to medicating your child with ADHD. Neurofeedback offers children the chance to be active participants in their own self-regulation, and is the only non-pharmacological treatment considered efficacious by the American Psychiatric Association. Gray Matters has enabled scores of children to successfully stop taking medication, or to avoid taking it in the first place-using NASA licensed technology that is both effective and fun. Gray Matters is opening a second location this May in New Canaan.

 

 

SPECIAL NEEDS:

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

 

AUTISM STRATEGIES AND PROGRAMS, LLC
303 Linwood Dr, Ste 2A, Fairfield
(203) 258-0424

 

A.S.A.P provides behavioral and educational services for children with autism in home and school settings. Utilizing a variety of teaching strategies including applied behavior analysis, verbal behavior, direct and incidental teaching, a behavioral support team will individualize programs based on the child's needs. We are committed to improving the lives of individuals on the spectrum by providing creative, comprehensive, quality programs.

 

BOUNCE U STRATFORD
305 Hathaway Dr, Stratford
203-375-2700; Email stratford.ct@bounceu.com; www.bounceu.com

Sensory Bounce is offered at Bounce U in Stratford. This is a program for children and adults with Sensory Integration Dysfunction, Autism, and other disabilities with a sensory component. These sessions are private, and can include typical siblings of the participants, and are limited to 15 bouncers at a time. We work with them on balance and coordination, auditory and tactile sensitivity, strength building, motor coordination, cooperative play, turn-taking, and social and verbal skills. Sessions are an hour long with a staff to child ratio of 1:3.

 

 

SPECIAL NEEDS:

DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS

 

CHEN, JOSEPHINE K, M.S., CCC, LLC
100 Melrose Ave, Ste. 201, Greenwich; (203) 869-8272
5 Mott Ave, Norwalk; (203) 857-0900
www.speechtherapyct.com

For diagnostic evaluation of speech and language disorders, and complete treatment by trained speech-language pathologists, many people in Fairfield County regard the team at JOSEPHINE K. CHEN, MS, CCC, LLC as leaders in their field. Ms. Chen and her well-trained staff have years of professional experience and provide treatment for ages birth to adults. Speech and language problems can impact the education and well-being of children and adults. Ms. Chen and her clinicians successfully treat all types of communication disorders, including articulation, language, swallowing and feeding, voice and stuttering impairments.

 

 

SPECIAL NEEDS:

LEARNING DISABILITIES

 

BRAIN BALANCE ACHIEVEMENT CENTER OF NORWALK
15 Cross St, Norwalk
(203) 847-3000; Email norwalk@brainbalancecenters.com; www.brainbalancecenters.com
 

Has your child been diagnosed with ADHD, learning disabilities, Dyslexia, Tourett syndrome or a spectrum disorder? If so, our Brain Balance ProgramTM can help. The program is entirely drug-free and uses a winning combination of physical, nutritional, and cognitive activities to enhance your child's performance in the classroom and beyond. The Brain Balance Program forms effective neural pathways that improve attention and focus, academic performance, reduce negative behaviors and improve social skills and interaction. Please call our office to reserve seating for our next free parent event.

 

CHEN, JOSEPHINE K, M.S., CCC, LLC
100 Melrose Ave, Ste. 201, Greenwich; (203) 869-8272
5 Mott Ave, Norwalk (203) 857-0900
www.speechtherapyct.com

For diagnostic evaluation of speech and language disorders, and complete treatment by trained speech-language pathologists, many people in Fairfield County regard the team at JOSEPHINE K. CHEN, MS, CCC, LLC as leaders in their field. Ms. Chen and her well-trained staff have years of professional experience and provide treatment for ages birth to adults. Speech and language problems can impact the education and well-being of children and adults. Ms. Chen and her clinicians successfully treat all types of communication disorders, including articulation, language, swallowing and feeding, voice and stuttering impairments.

 

 

SPECIAL NEEDS:

MENTAL HEALTH

 

JANNETA BOHLANDER & ASSOCIATES, LLC
111 East Ave, Suite 205, Norwalk
(203) 521-0805; www.jbohlander.com

Janneta Bohlander, LMFT specializes in the treatment of adults and children suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD), Social Anxiety and depression. Clients are treated using the latest Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) treatment plans, which empirically have been found to be successful. CBT is considered the "blue ribbon" intervention for these disorders. Ms. Bohlander also helps children with social skills deficits and often incorporates portions of contemporary movies that children are familiar with to visually reinforce appropriate social skills and show how others manage their anxiety.


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