John Cronin, a young man with Down syndrome from Long Island, co-founded John’s Crazy Socks. In just two months the online sock store has reached 1,000 customers.
Allied Foundation, a nonprofit founded by Allied Physicians Group, has opened a diaper bank in Plainview to help families in need living in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
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Three students from Trinity Regional School on East Northport, Long Island won first place at the regional finals round of DiscoverE’s Future City Competition on Jan. 21.
Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts has new classes in art and architecture, plus the option to attend a shorter, two-week camp session.
The first Long Island “Special Needs Got Talent” competition will be held in the style of the X-Factor and American Idol on Feb. 4 in East Islip.
Long Island Lutheran Day School announces Curious Kids program for infants and toddlers.
The Long Island Whole Child Academy, School for Twice Exceptional Learning will welcome its first class in January.
Catholic Elementary Schools of Long Island have added almost 800 new Chromebooks in classrooms.
Photos from Suffolk County, Long Island, after-school programs, performances, and other child-focused businesses and venues.
The weekend of Dec. 10-11 enjoy holiday markets in Manhattan and Long Island with gifts made by kid entrepreneurs!
Ellen T. Richer, Educations & Family Counseling, is a private evening practice that focuses on families with children with special needs.
Suffolk Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics has a new location in Riverhead, open full-time with extended hours.
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PTS Coaching, a nationwide parent-training program for children with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD or ADD), is now offering private home tutoring for children of all ages.
The Ohman School of Ballet, in Commack, added a new mommy and me class, called Dance Together.
Spirit's Promise Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation launched an equine therapy program called, Promise of a New Spirit.
Chamber of Horrors Haunted House in Happauge is offering Family Fun Days for a 'not so scary' experience for kids.
Rubie’s Costume Company is featuring new Halloween attractions at each of its locations.
HappyFest is the very first all-ages, all-abilities obstacle course and festival of its kind and will be held fat Long Island Sports Park, in Calverton, NY, on Oct. 15th.
Prime Time Early Learning Center in Farmingdale is offering new enrichment programs, including Spanish enrichment, art, and Zumba for students 18 months and older.
Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery is now offering fishing birthday parties, in which partygoers ages four and older can fish for 45 minutes.
Safari Adventure in Riverhead has been refinished and now includes arcade games and inflatables as well as a sensory calming spa for kids with special needs.
This fall, families can see amazing jack o’lantern displays when RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns makes its much-anticipated New Jersey debut and also returns to Long Island.
One of the most beloved television specials of all time, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, is turning 50 this year, and farms across the country are set to celebrate the special anniversary this fall.