Fairfield County, CT Special Needs & Learning Differences Resource Guide

Fairfield County, CT Special Needs & Learning Differences Resource Guide

June 1, 2016   |   DIRECTORY ARTICLES   


Fairfield County, CT Special Needs & Learning Differences Resource Guide

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UPDATED May 2016: Are you looking for the most comprehensive guide to special needs resources in the Fairfield County, CT area? Our guide has listings for therapists, special needs camps, medical experts, advocates and special needs support groups for families in Greenwich, Norwalk, Wilton and all of Fairfield County, CT.
EAGLE HILL - SOUTHPORT
214 Main St., Southport
203-254-2044
Email info@eaglehillsouthport.org

At Eagle Hill Southport School (EHSS), learning takes flight. Students soar, surrounded by a supportive community, and challenged by expert faculty. Our approach taps students’ potential, allowing their natural curiosity and creative thinking to reach new heights. EHSS is dedicated to creating an environment for students ages 6-15 with language-based learning differences and ADHD. We recognize individual strengths, promote independent thinking, develop self-esteem and advocacy, and support a successful transition for continued academic achievement. We offer coeducational elementary, middle, and summer school programs. Visit eaglehillsouthport.org.

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
1835 Post Road E., Westport
203-226-4900
721 White Plains Road, Scarsdale, NY
914-722-6100
650 Central Ave., Scarsdale, NY
914-946-7800


Huntington Learning Center is an accredited K-12 tutoring and test prep leader with certified teachers providing individualized instruction in phonics, reading, writing, math, science, study skills, executive functioning skills, SAT, ACT, and state and standardized exams. Huntington helps students at all levels achieve results including students with dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, and learning disabilities. The skills, confidence, and motivation developed by Huntington help students succeed and meet Common Core State Standards. A former parent states: In just four months, the improvements I have seen on Jessica's grades and confidence were incredible.

ST. VINCENT'S SPECIAL NEEDS SERVICES
95 Merritt Blvd., Trumbull
203-386-2715

St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services is a trusted provider of lifelong education and therapeutic services. Our special education school for children, ages 3-21, is an alternative placement option for children with developmental disabilities, special health care needs, and autism spectrum disorders. Physical, occupational, speech-language, and aquatic therapies are all offered as part of each student’s individualized education plan. Parent education and transition support services, adult day and work services, and residential placements are also available.

YALE CHILD STUDY CENTER
230 South Frontage Road, New Haven
203-785-2540

Clinical studies conducted at the Yale Child Study Center could be of interest to children who meet criteria for participation, and their families. We are looking for participants for a study of cognitive-behavioral therapy for anger, irritability, and aggression in children ages 8-16. We also have a study of behavioral therapy for anxiety in children ages 8-14, with a diagnosis of high-functioning autism. For more information please contact Emilie Bertschinger: 203-737-7664 or Dr. Denis Sukhodolsky: 203-785-6446 or denis.sukhodolsky@yale.edu.