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If your child is an aspiring artist, it may be beneficial to enroll them in an art program. We've compiled a list of some great art studios on Long Island that offer art classes for kids in Nassau County, including Massapequa, Hempstead, Elmont, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, Glen Cove, and Merrick and Suffolk County, including Amityville, Patchogue, Jamesport, Manorville, Northampton, and Fire Island.
Jennifer Hope, Ph.D., a child psychologist based in Brooklyn, now offers executive coaching services, which can help children and teens learn time management skills and how to manage work flow.
Occupational Therapy for Productive Living, an OT practice in Valley Stream, now offers a handwriting readiness program to prepare children for school.
Children's Therapy and Learning Center recently opened in Fairfield. The center offers therapies, including speech, physical, and occupational, educational services, including tutoring, Handwriting without Tears, and support, as well as interventions.
Keep Moving Forward, an intensive physical therapy facility for children with special needs in Nassau County, recently opened in Garden City.
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is now hosting monthly Type 1 diabetes support group meetings at Nyack Hospital.
Curvy Girls, a network of scoliosis support groups, empowers girls who have scoliosis from Long Island to Australia. The groups, founded by a Long Island-based mother-daughter duo, offers support and information for both girls and parents.
Boost! Child and Family Services, a Westport-based family counseling and support center, recently opened. The center provides individual and group therapy, classroom advocacy, school staff training, and child and family counseling services in Fairfield County.
An American Heart Association study found that walking after a stroke can improve overall health by boosting physical fitness, mobility, and quality of life in patients who have suffered a stroke.
Photographer and therapist Dee Lebovits recently started Self Portrait, a class that teaches young girls the art of photography, while also helping the students build their self-confidence in a group setting.
A mental health consultant with offices in the New York area offers advice for parents who are considering whether they should send their child to therapy.
The National Institute of Mental Health defines the different types of psychotherapy that can be adapted for both children and adults.
Kristin Davin, Psy. D., a licensed clinical psychologist, recently relocated her practice from Pennsylvania to the Upper West Side. Her primary focus is helping couples who are going through separation or divorce, but with her nine years of experience, Davin can offer some parenting strategy advice.
Sensational Development, a private occupational therapy practice for children and young adults, recently added individual and group therapy classes for residents in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Eating Recovery Center urges parents to be vigilant about signs of eating disorders in college freshmen as they return home from school.
Does your teen see herself as fat when she’s not—and measure her self-worth by her weight? Learn the early warning signs of eating disorders (perhaps surprisingly, for boys as well as girls).
Seasoned clinical-school child psychologist Dr. Lynne Goldstein, a specialist in issues related to bullying and self-esteem, opened her own practice in Westport, CT, offering individual therapy, therapy for children and families experiencing divorce, psycho-educational evaluations, and therapy for gifted children and their families.
Relationship expert Laurie Puhn, the author of "Fight Less, Love More," lists 10 tips for how to best mediate conflict as a couple.
An occupational therapist shares some tricks of the trade for helping kids master age-appropriate self-care tasks like dressing themselves, using zippers and buttons, tying their own shoes, and using a knife and fork.
The Queens College Psychological Center recently opened, offering low- to no-cost services to local children, adolescents, and adults.
Laura Lynn Iacono, a mother of two from Nassau County, Long Island, discusses nutrition and health for kids and families, which is the focus of her education center "One Potato, Two Tomato" in Albertson, NY.
While it’s estimated that 6 million children will take Ritalin or other stimulant medications, that doesn’t mean that it’s right for your child. Read on for an alternative therapy to ADHD, cognitive skills training, to see if it's a better fit for your little one.