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Support Services, Resources, Health Care Providers, & Advocacy Services for Children with Special Needs in Brooklyn

Support Services, Resources, Health Care Providers, & Advocacy Services for Children with Special Needs in Brooklyn

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


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UPDATED October 2019: Choosing doctors and activities for your children can be difficult, but when your child has special needs, it is another level of difficulty from finding special after-school programs that accommodate their needs to finding the right school or therapy program. We're here to help. We've compiled a list of resources in Brooklyn that offer services specifically for children with special needs, whether your child is diagnosed with autism, a learning disorder, ADD, ADHD, developmental disabilities, or behavioral issues. In this guide, you'll find camps, doctors, dentists, optometrists, speech therapy, tutors, and academic enrichment all geared to children with special needs. These programs and services for children with special needs are located across Brooklyn, including services for children with special needs in Flatbush, Bensonhurst, Sheepshead Bay, Park Slope, Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Kensington, Borough Park, and Greenpoint, as well as a few locations in Queens, including Fresh Meadows and Woodside.

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ATLAS FOUNDATION FOR AUTISM
252 W. 29th St., 3rd Floor, New York
212-256-0846
Email [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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.

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
808 Union St., Park Slope
718-230-4600

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 student’s behalf and attends IEP/504 meetings.

LEIGH CONNER TUTORING

Leigh Conner Tutoring is a private tutoring service offered in NYC specializing in serving students with special needs. With eight years of classroom experience, Leigh has the skills necessary to support students traditionally considered to be "challenging" as they become academically successful in the areas of reading, writing, and study skills.

LITTLE STEPS 1, INC. SPEECH & LANGUAGE CLINIC ADELINA SAMUELS, M.A. C.C.C.-S.L.P. SPEECH PATHOLOGIST
63-70 Woodhaven Blvd. , Rego Park
929-335-7707

Little Steps 1, Inc. aims to help people develop their communication abilities, as well as treat speech, language, swallowing, and voice disorders. Services include prevention, identification, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation. Therapy is provided via play, utilization of PROMPT techniques, and ABA therapy using a naturalistic approach.

PEDIATRIC IMMEDIATE CARE
698 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn
718-389-PEDS (7337)
150 E. Sunrise Highway, suite 105, North Lindenhurst
631-956-PEDS (7337)
1077 W. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown
631-864-PEDS (7337)


Pediatric Immediate Care is a team of hearts where kids come first. State-of-the-art medical office equipment allows us to deliver your test results during your visit. Kid-friendly, walk-ins welcome, most insurance plans accepted. Complete pediatric and adolescent care, as well as baby, camp, school, and sports physicals.

SCHOOL AT THE MARK MORRIS DANCE CENTER (THE)
3 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn
718-624-8400
Email [email protected]

The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center is committed to bringing the joy and benefits of dance and music to students with special needs. Class capacity is kept small to allow for a more intimate learning experience and optional parent participation. Weekly classes are offered for ages 6-18.

TRUE CHANGES BEHAVIOR THERAPY, L.L.C.
718-986-3163

Do you need a reliable and result driven BCBA to guide your child's ABA therapy? We have more than 12 years of ABA experience. We deliver results. We use science-backed methods to make positive behavior change verifiable through carefully recorded and analyzed data to ensure your child is progressing at a steady pace, meeting challenges, and rising to opportunities. If you are interested in learning how ABA therapy can assist your child, please call, text, or email today. Insurance accepted includes Optum, United Healthcare, Oxford, Empire BCBS, Fidelis, and Cigna.


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