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Transitioning Your Child with Special Needs to a New School

Transitioning Your Child with Special Needs to a New School

A mother shares her tips to help her son with special needs transition to a new school this fall.

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Providers on Long Island, NY

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Providers on Long Island, NY

Where to find centers and therapists providing ABA--applied behavior analysis--to kids with special needs, including autism, in Nassau County and Suffolk County.

Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in July

Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in July

We've gathered the best family-friendly events for children with special needs in New York City in July, including sensory-friendly screening of Hotel Transylvania at AMC theaters, mouth and foot painting at Children's Museum of Art in Soho, and art classes at MoMA.

Professional Services for Families with Special Needs on Long Island, NY

Professional Services for Families with Special Needs on Long Island, NY

Our guide of professional services for kids with special needs on Long Island, NY, including therapists, opticians, and more.

Special Needs Advocacy Resources & Social Service in Long Island, NY

Special Needs Advocacy Resources & Social Service in Long Island, NY

A list of lawyers, educational consultants, therapists, and other professional special needs advocates on Long Island, NY.

Medical and Dental Providers for Children with Special Needs on Long Island

Medical and Dental Providers for Children with Special Needs on Long Island

Healthcare providers, pediatricians, dentists, and other doctors for kids with special needs and learning differences throughout Long Island.

Classes & Fun Programs for Kids With Special Needs on Long Island

Classes & Fun Programs for Kids With Special Needs on Long Island

After-school activities, classes, and other fun programs for kids with special needs and learning differences on Long Island.

Professional Services for Kids with Special Needs in Queens, NY

Professional Services for Kids with Special Needs in Queens, NY

Our guide of professional services for kids with special needs in Queens, NY.

Special-Needs Schools and Educational Programs in Queens, NY

Special-Needs Schools and Educational Programs in Queens, NY

Our list of schools and educational programs for children with special needs in Queens.

Doctors and Dentists for Kids with Special Needs in Rockland County, NY

Doctors and Dentists for Kids with Special Needs in Rockland County, NY

Healthcare providers, including pediatricians, dentists, and other doctors, for kids with special needs and learning differences in Rockland County.

Classes & Fun Programs for Kids With Special Needs in Westchester County, NY

Classes & Fun Programs for Kids With Special Needs in Westchester County, NY

After-school activities, classes, and other fun programs for kids with special needs and learning differences in Westchester County.

Educational Center Launches New Program for Kids with Special Needs

Educational Center Launches New Program for Kids with Special Needs

A multi-sensory instructional program designed to aid children with learning disabilities, launches at Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, P.C.

Pediatric Physical Therapy Center Opens in Somers

Pediatric Physical Therapy Center Opens in Somers

Metamorphosis Pediatric Physical Therapy opened in Somers, NY with a focus on Cuevas Medek Exercises.

Sesame Workshop Aims to Help Kids Understand Autism

Sesame Workshop Aims to Help Kids Understand Autism

Sesame Workshop's Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children initiative aims to help all children better understand autism and combat the stigma of the spectrum disorder.

How To Choose a Babysitter for Your Child with Special Needs

How To Choose a Babysitter for Your Child with Special Needs

Choosing a babysitter for a child with special needs poses challenges to parents. Here are tips for how to find a sitter for your child with special needs.

Touring a School for a Child with Special Needs

Touring a School for a Child with Special Needs

What parents need to know about touring a preschool for their child with special needs, from safety issues to the staff and student body.

Top Things to Do in NYC for Kids with Autism

Top Things to Do in NYC for Kids with Autism

Best places in New York City for a fun day with a child who has autism--activities without long lines, loud noises, or other common challenges, including The Central Park Zoo, the Apple Store, and walking the Brooklyn Bridge.

Golf Clinic Offered for Children With Special Needs

Golf Clinic Offered for Children With Special Needs

T Off 4 Autism is holding a special needs golf clinic in Glen Head on June 18.

Being the Sibling of a Child with Special Needs

Being the Sibling of a Child with Special Needs

Their brothers and sisters have special needs, but these children face their own unique challenges—and opportunities for growth.

Autism Awareness Month Events in the New York Area

Autism Awareness Month Events in the New York Area

April is Autism Awareness month. Here are Autism Awareness events in the New York area.

Twin with Autism Seeks Someone to Love

Twin with Autism Seeks Someone to Love

I strived for years to help my daughter form meaningful relationships—from her own twin brother to future romantic partners.

How Children with Autism May Show Feelings

How Children with Autism May Show Feelings

Though it may sometimes not seem like it, children with autism have and show feelings in their own ways, plus tips to connect with a child on the spectrum.

The NYC Autism Charter School Hopes to Open Second Location

The NYC Autism Charter School Hopes to Open Second Location

Educators behind a charter school for autistic students in East Harlem hope to open up another location in the South Bronx in time for the 2017-18 school year.

Is There a Connection Between ADHD and ODD?

Is There a Connection Between ADHD and ODD?

A mental health counselor and board-certified ADHD coach explains the correlation between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant disorder.

Tommy Hilfiger and Runway of Dreams Launch Adaptive Clothing Line

Tommy Hilfiger and Runway of Dreams Launch Adaptive Clothing Line

Runway of Dreams, a nonprofit that collaborates with fashion designers to adapt mainstream clothing for the differently abled community, announced the launch of its collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger.

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