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Support & Resources for Children with Special Needs in Manhattan

Support & Resources for Children with Special Needs in Manhattan

Give your child with special needs the support they need with these services in Manhattan.



Get the proper care for your child with special needs with these helpful resources in Manhattan. Find the perfect school or therapy program online.


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ANDREW COHEN, ESQ., LAW OFFICES OF ANDREW M. COHEN
250 W. 57th St., suite 1216
Manhattan
212-244-0595

1100 Franklin Ave., suite 305
Garden City
516-877-0595


Email ac@amcohenlaw.com

The Law Offices of Andrew M. Cohen provides personalized, high quality special needs estate planning and special education legal services at a reasonable cost. Attorneys Cohen and Adler-Greene also conduct free workshops on several topics for agencies, schools, and parent groups.


ACCESSIBLE DISPATCH - ACCESS THE CITY LIKE NEVER BEFORE
646-599-9999

With Accessible Dispatch, New York City residents and visitors with disabilities can request a wheelchair accessible taxi on demand anywhere in the five boroughs. Passengers pay the metered fare, with no extra fees. Visit accessibledispatch.com, call 646-599-9999 or 311, or download the Accessible Dispatch NYC app to book your next trip.


ATLAS FOUNDATION FOR AUTISM - IN-PERSON
252 W. 29th St., 3rd Floor, New York
212-256-0846
Email info@atlasforautism.org

The Atlas Foundation for Autism houses the Atlas School as well as speech, OT services, music, after-school classes, and weekend social skills groups! Atlas is different in its approach to working within modalities that address communication, emotional and social thinking, as well as behavior and self-esteem!


CAMP HUNTINGTON
56 Bruceville Road, High Falls
855-707-2267
Email admissions@camphuntington.com

Camp Huntington, a coed, residential summer camp for children and young adults with autism and related developmental and learning disabilities, ADD. Ability levels mild to moderate-severe. Located in High Falls in the beautiful Catskill Mountain region, the camp provides therapeutically and instructionally designed recreation programs in summer.


CAMP LEE MAR
450 Route 590, Lackawaxen, PA
570-685-7188 summer
Email ari@leemar.com

Camp Lee Mar is an overnight special needs camp for children and teenagers with mild to moderate learning and developmental challenges. A structured environment, individual attention, and guidance are emphasized. Campers enjoy traditional camp activities, academics, speech and language therapy, music, arts and crafts, daily living skills, computers, and therapeutic horseback riding.


CHATTY CHILD SPEECH, OCCUPATIONAL, AND PHYSICAL THERAPY, PLLC - BOTH
325 Broadway, suite 403, New York
347-491-4451
Email info@chattychild.com

Chatty Child is a unique therapy center located in Lower Manhattan. We specialize in providing expert, personalized, quality care for all your child's ST/OT/PT therapeutic needs. We offer remote and in-person options, creative arts, theatre and literacy classes, and individualized tutoring. Please email info@chattychild.com to book an appointment today.


CREADDIVE SOLUTIONS - BOTH
201-240-0921
Email elrom.andrea@gmail.com

Executive Function and ADHD coach. Helping parents to stop daily homework battles. Andrea confronts issues involving motivation, independence, and work ethic. She works directly with middle school through college students to build skills including time management, planning, prioritizing, organization, and self-regulation.


DANIEL’S MUSIC FOUNDATION
1595 Lexington Ave., 2nd floor, New York
212-289-8912
Email info@danielsmusic.org

Music has been used as a healing force for centuries. Its beauty, power, and personal relevance have made it a wonderful instrument for the wellness of individuals with disabilities. Daniel’s Music Foundation is a nonprofit organization that empowers individuals with developmental and physical disabilities by combining recreational music programs with community and socialization.


EBL COACHING - MANHATTAN
17 E. 89th St., Suite 1D, New York
212-249-0147

EBL Coaching specializes in one-on-one home and on-site tutoring for students in pre-K to 12th grades, using research-based, multi-sensory techniques to develop reading, writing, math, executive functioning, and organizational skills. Specialized instruction for students with learning disabilities and ADHD, including the Orton Gillingham methodology, is available.


EMIT THEATRE
30-36 49th St #3N, Astoria
917-719-6766
Email info@emitheatre.org

Emit Theatre specializes in creating immersive, accessible Shakespeare and interactive educational experiences. Our shows provide young people opportunities to engage in literature and build social skills and language in an innovative way. We tour our productions to schools, present public performances of our work, and facilitate customizable residencies in classrooms.


GILLEN BREWER SCHOOL
410 E. 92nd St., New York
212-831-3667
Email julian@gillenbrewer.com

Gillen Brewer School is a family-oriented, 12-month, early childhood and elementary program for children ages 2.8-10 years with language-based and non-verbal learning disabilities. We provide an integrated, developmentally-appropriate, academic-therapeutic program that includes speech-language therapy, occupational therapy, and counseling. Our curriculum is enriched with arts, music, science, and physical fitness programs.


GLENHOLME SCHOOL (THE) — DEVEREUX ADVANCED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
81 Sabbaday Lane, Washington
860-868-7377

The Glenholme School is an independent, coeducational special needs boarding and day school for ages 10-21 in middle school, high school, postgraduate, and transitional living for career development. The comprehensive learning environment supports students with Asperger’s, Autism Spectrum Disorder, High Functioning Autism, ADHD, OCD, Tourette’s, depression, anxiety, and learning differences.


HARBOR HAVEN
908-964-5411
Email info@harborhaven.com

Comprehensive summer program for ages 3-15 with mild special needs. Athletics, swim, science, performing arts, cooking, photography, computers, arts, bikes, yoga, trips, and special events. Social skills, academics, speech/occupational therapy, sibling inclusion, and separate programs for ages 16-18 are unique components. Trained staff provides one-to-three ratio or better. Door-to-door air-conditioned transportation available.


HEBREW PUBLIC
555 Eighth Ave. suite 1703, New York
212-792-6234

Hebrew Public Charter School is a network of diverse-by-design schools. We are committed to serving instructional services to all students, from a wide range of racial, economic, and cultural backgrounds. Services include: occupational and physical therapy, special education itinerant services, speech and language therapy.


HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
1556 Third Ave., suite 209, Upper East Side, New York
212-534-3200

Huntington is the leader in kindergarten-12th tutoring and test prep. Our certified tutors provide individualized instruction in all areas including executive functioning, ADHD, dyslexia, and learning disabilities. We help students prep for the SAT, ACT, and state exams. Huntington also testifies on the student's behalf and attends IEP/504 meetings.


IDEAL SCHOOL OF MANHATTAN (THE)
Upper West Side , New York
212-769-1699
Email JKemp@theidealschool.org

The IDEAL School of Manhattan is New York's only kindergarten-21 independent inclusion school, where we celebrate the tremendous social, emotional, and academic growth born in a diverse and nurturing educational community.


LAW OFFICES OF DEBORAH S. BALL (THE )
118-35 Queens Blvd., suite 1220
Forest Hills, NY 11375
718-520-7754

488 Madison Ave., suite 1120
New York, NY 10022
212-223-4100


Attorney Deborah S. Ball brings more than 25 years of legal experience to her special needs planning cases. She offers long-range financial planning for individuals of all ages with special needs, such as establishing a trust for your child that will help you reach goals while maximizing important government benefits.


LITTMAN KROOKS, LLP
399 Knollwood Road, White Plains
914-684-2100
655 Third Ave., Manhattan
212-490-2020


Identifying the best services for someone with special needs can be daunting. Littman Krooks can help you navigate the system, understand your child's legal rights, and establish the financial foundation that will enable as much independence as possible. Our goal is to empower families with the tools they need.


MAKING AUTHENTIC FRIENDSHIPS LLC
631-374-0518
Email fethermanjuliana@gmail.com

Our responsive web-based application helps individuals with special needs (age 13 and older) find friends at home or on the go, based off of their geolocation, diagnosis, age, and interests. It works like a game, is interactive, fun, and user friendly. Its easy to sign up and use.


OTTO SPECHT SCHOOL
260 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge
845-352-5020 x130
Email info@ottospecht.org

At the Otto Specht School, we work to discover each child's path to lifelong learning, offering a variety of educational programs designed to meet needs of students with developmental delays, social and sensory sensitivities, and learning challenges. We offer kindergarten-high school, High School Practical Life Skills, and Transitional Life Skills programs.


PTS COACHING - CINDY GOLDRICH, ED.M., ADHD-CCSP
Serving New York and Nationwide,
Email Cindy@PTScoaching.com

Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ADHD-CCSP, is a mental health professional, certified ADHD Coach, and teacher trainer. Founder of PTS Coaching, LLC, Cindy is a leading authority on parenting and teaching children with ADHD, Executive Function, and Learning Disabilities.She coaches parents, provides professional development for school districts, and trains professionals to become ADHD/EF Parent Coaches.


QUAD MANHATTAN SUMMER PROGRAM (THE)
Financial District, NY (Virtual 2020) ,
585-298-7306
Email ashley@thequadmanhattan.com

The Quad Manhattan Summer Program is a place for twice-exceptional, or 2e kids to have fun, make friends, build social/emotional and executive functioning skills, and be their quirky, brilliant, and creative selves! Since 2009, TQM has served kids all over the world and will host a virtual camp during summer 2020!


SAY, CONFIDENT VOICES
212-414-9696 x208, Kate Detrick
Email kate@say.org

SAYs award-winning Confident Voices after-school and weekend creative arts program for kids who stutter, ages 8-18, has three sessions during the 2019-2020 season. The Songwriting Project begins Sept. 27, followed by the Short Play Project on Dec. 13 and the Mentor Project on April 17. For more information or to register visit say.org/programs/confidentvoices.


VISHNICK MCGOVERN MILIZIO LLP
3000 Marcus Ave., Suite 1E9, Lake Success, NY
516-437-4385
570 Lexington Ave., Suite 1600, New York, NY
212-759-3500
255 Monmouth Road, 2nd floor, Oakhurst, NJ
732-531-8900


Vishnick McGovern Milizios Estate Planning group includes seasoned attorneys who concentrate in the field of special needs planning and administration. We provide tailored, comprehensive understanding and dedicated service, making sure your loved ones are secure in any eventually.


WINSTON PREPARATORY SCHOOL
Various locations throughout the greater NYC area. ,
631-779-2400
Email liadmissions@winstonprep.edu

Winston Preparatory School is a network of six campuses offering students with learning differences a highly individualized and responsive education. Our unique model serves students through grade 12. Winston Online now allows students to learn from anywhere in the country. Visit www.winstonprep.edu/apply-now to sign up for a virtual open house.


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