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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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Jump to: 92Y
1395 Lexington Ave. , New York
212-415-5500
Email customerrelations@92y.org

92nd Street Y, a world-class cultural and community center, provides an inspiring, safe, and supportive home for children and families, with decades of expertise in early childhood learning, parenting, summer camps, special needs programs, after school, and classes of all kinds including art, music, dance, musical theater, sports, and swim.

THE 13TH CHILD
718-316-8057
Email rebeccabusiness13@gmail.com

The 13th Child Autism & Behavioral Coaching, Inc. is a consulting company focused on those living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other socio-behavioral uniqueness. We focus on children, teens, and adults who struggle academically, behaviorally, and socially. Tele/video therapy is available. 

ANNE CUNNINGHAM, EDUCATIONAL ADVOCATE
203-417-6004
Email annec@advocate4students.com

Anne Cunningham, Educational Advocate, (advocate4students.com) has been successfully supporting students for almost ten years in Westchester, Putnam, Orange Counties, parts of Connecticut, and Manhattan. She interacts on behalf of students with all disabilities or educational concerns. Anne can be reached at annec@advocate4students.com.  

APEX SOCIAL GROUP
844-787-6566
Email family@apex-social.com

Apex Social Group offers live-in special needs and infant care, providing developmental childcare solutions. In addition to our whole-child approach, enabling us to customize matching our families with care professionals from Europe or America to meet their specific needs, our care providers have specializations in a variety of healthcare/social fields.

ATLAS FOUNDATION FOR AUTISM
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!

BIRCH FAMILY SERVICES, INC.
104 W. 29th St., Chelsea
212-616-1800

Birch Family Services is a leading provider of educational, employment, and community supports for people with autism and developmental disabilities. With 12 programs located across New York City, Birch provides preschool and school-age special education programs for children ages 3-21 in environments appropriate for their individualized needs. Learn more at birchfamilyservices.org.

BRAINTRUST TUTORS
646-397-3696

Braintrust Tutors connects parents with a nationwide network of certified teachers and learning specialists. Our experts have the training and expertise to spark more a-ha moments for children with learning differences. The Braintrust platform offers more gains and smarter insights at a price that's right for you.  

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.

CAMP REECE AT SKIDMORE COLLEGE
815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
212-289-4732
Email info@campreece.org

Camp Reece is a sleep-away camp for special needs children ages 10-17. Located in Saratoga Springs with transportation from NYC and Westchester County. We have weekly adventure trips along with a wide range of activities designed to engage campers while teaching skills, building confidence, improving self-esteem, encouraging social-emotional growth, and having fun!

CAMP SAY
Pocono Springs, PA,
646-403-3516
Travis Robertson, camp director


Email travis@say.org

Camp SAY combines the highest-quality, ACA-accredited, traditional summer camp experience with comprehensive programs and activities that help young people who stutter, ages 8-18, build confidence, communication skills, and lifelong friendships. Summer 2021 dates: Aug. 2-16 (shortened stay option available). Contact Travis Robertson at 646-403-3516 or travis@say.org or visit campsay.org.

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

Chatty Child is a unique, personalized pediatric therapeutic center in downtown Manhattan. We provide in-person and remote options for speech-language, occupational, and physical therapy. We offer evaluations, individual treatment, socialization groups, tutoring classes, and creative arts enrichment programming - InterAct: Theatre and Therapy Lab (summer workshops and yearly classes).

CREADDIVE SOLUTIONS
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.

EBL COACHING - MANHATTAN
17 E. 89th St., Suite 1D, Upper East Side, Manhattan
212-249-0147
50 Main St., Suite 1000
White Plains
914-200-1320


EBL Coaching specializes in one-on-one home, on-site, and virtual tutoring for students pre-K to 12th with specialized learning needs. They use research-based, multi-sensory techniques to develop reading, writing, math, executive functioning, and organizational skills. Specialized instruction for students with learning disabilities and ADHD, is available. Now offering COVID homeschooling programs.

GILLEN BREWER SCHOOL
410 E. 92nd St., Upper East Side, Manhattan
212-831-3667
Email julian@gillenbrewer.com

Gillen Brewer School is a family-oriented, early childhood and elementary special education program for ages 2.8-10 years old. 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.

THE GLENHOLME SCHOOL — 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.

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.

THE IDEAL SCHOOL OF MANHATTAN
Upper West Side , New York
212-769-1699
270 W. 89th St.


Email admissions@theidealschool.org

The IDEAL School of Manhattan is NYC’s only Kindergarten-12th and older independent inclusion school. At IDEAL, we believe that differentiated learning is the key to academic excellence. We offer a supportive environment where all children are valued and celebrated. Contact admissions@theidealschool.org to learn more about our unique inclusion program.

LEARNINGSPRING SCHOOL
247 E. 20th St., Gramercy Park, Manhattan ,
212-239-4926     
Email mpoggi@learningspring.org

LearningSpring is a 12-month special education school for children diagnosed on the autism spectrum in grades kindergarten-eighth. Our students are bright, verbal, and ready to learn. Our integrated curriculum is designed to set high standards for students based on their ability, and provide structure and support to enable students to succeed.

LOS NIÑOS SERVICES HOME & CENTER BASED EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
New York City: 212-787-9700 x0 Westchester: 914-593-0953 x0




Email info@losninos.com 

Proud of our reputation for excellence serving New York City and Westchester for 20 years. Our therapists speak English and other languages. Our ABA program for children with autism is highly regarded as are our centers in Valhalla and Hawthorne. We provide private insurance, early intervention and preschool special education services.

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.

MIGHTY MINDS AND MUSCLES THERAPY & COACHING SERVICES
100 Reade St. , New York
917-960-0250
Email info@mightymindsandmuscles.com

Curated OT, PT, Speech intensives designed for your child utilizing alternative programs: the Tomatis Method, Masgutova Method for reflexes, and Cellfield Reading Intervention. Our summer camp is designed to facilitate social skills, self-regulation, and motor skills through collaborative projects such as movie-making, play writing, comic designs, and 3D crafts.

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.

THE QUAD MANHATTAN SUMMER PROGRAM
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
917-697-7183
Email kate@say.org

Confident Voices is SAY’s award-winning, after-school and weekend Creative Arts Program for children who stutter, ages 8-18, with three programming sessions every school year. Our 2021/2022 season begins with Confident Voices Online: Fall Program starting Oct. 14. Visit say.org/programs/confidentvoices for details and to register a child who stutters today!

WINSTON PREPARATORY SCHOOL
Seven schools located in New York City, Long Island, NY, Connecticut, New Jersey, California, in addition to a fully online school accessible anywhere in the U.S.,
631-779-2400
30 Deforest Road, Dix Hills, NY 11746
Karen Preston, director of admissions: kpreston@winstonprep.edu


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 12th grade. Winston Online now allows students to learn from anywhere in the country. Visit winstonprep.edu/admissions to sign up for a virtual open house.


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