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UPDATED December 2017: Health care providers, pediatricians, dentists, and other doctors for kids with special needs and learning differences throughout Long Island.
2874 Merrick Road, Bellmore
Dr. Dana Walters is a chiropractor specializing in prenatal and pediatric care. Dr. Walters has practiced in a variety of areas, including Manhattan’s Upper West Side, and has brought her passion for helping families discover the benefits of chiropractic care to Bellmore, as ChiroMom. ChiroMom offers chiropractic care utilizing techniques including immune boosting treatments, musculoskeletal and nutritional work, activator techniques, massage therapy, and lifestyle education. As a mom, Dr. Walters experiences first-hand how chiropractic care throughout pregnancy, birth, and childhood sets a solid foundation for greater health and well-being.
The perfect place where the special needs patient is welcome with open arms! Cummings Family Dentistry has the training, the experience, the knowledge, and the willingness to see and treat patients with special needs. At Cummings Family Dentistry we believe a dentist and patient become a team. We spend time listening to understand your concerns and respond with a specialized program of preventative care and treatment that is geared towards the special needs patient Our staff is very kind and caring. There's a story behind every smile...we'd like to be part of yours!
DR. MICHAEL GRUTTADAURIA, THE CENTER FOR INTEGRATIVE AND INNOVATIVE THERAPIES (THE CIIT CENTER)
131 Sunnyside Blvd., Suite 100, Plainview
Dr. Michael Gruttadauria heads up the operations at an advanced treatment center for Autism Spectrum Disorder called The CIIT Center. The CIIT Center’s mission is to approach each child with autism as a total entity by enhancing the biomedical, neurological, nutritional, electrical, and immune system of each of our patients and combining this with occupational, physical, and speech therapies, along with applied behavioral analysis. Our comprehensive approach starts with identifying the underlying factors that may be holding the child back, not just treating their symptoms. This gives each child every opportunity to reach their potential.
Why choose us? Our expert care and a compassionate approach. We have a special place in our hearts for children with special needs. We know they require and deserve care tailored to meet their unique needs. Our doctors have completed two years of specialty training in behavior management, sedation, and hospital dentistry. This clinical expertise, combined with our gentle touch, makes us the clinicians of choice for the dental care of children with special needs.
KIDDS ON PARK PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY DR. JODI GUTTENBERG
111 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre
Choosing the right pediatric dentist for your child is a critical decision. Our board-certified dentists have many years of experience treating children with special needs. Our office is welcoming and comfortable for patients and their families, and you will never be rushed. We provide all necessary dental procedures for children, including sedation dentistry without a hospital visit. Drs. Guttenberg, Simoni, and Sing welcome new patients and look forward to meeting your child!
LONG ISLAND CENTER FOR SPEECH AND MYOFUNCTIONAL THERAPY
Locations across Suffolk and Nassau: East Yaphank, Farmingville, Stony Brook, Commack, Jericho, Wantagh, and Lake Success
Queens: 718-640-6767 Nassau: 516-216-1791 Suffolk: 631-689-6858
Janine Stiene, speech-language pathologist, is owner and operator of Long Island Center for Speech and Myofunctional Therapy. Along with her group of therapists, she supports families and children across Long Island, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders, and expressive and receptive language disorders (adults and children). Intensive feeding therapy for individuals who suffer from texture and consistency aversions, and FEES—Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing—are also offered. There is a total of seven affiliated offices across Long Island, all participating with most major health insurance companies and offering evening and Saturday hours.
PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
2171 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 145, Commack
3237 Route 112, Building 6, Suite 7B, Medford
We know taking your child to the dentist can be a stressful experience. All of our staff at Pediatric Dentistry of Suffolk County has extensive training and experience in treating children. We treat every child as if they are our own. From special needs to an everyday anxious child, our staff has experience to handle the most stressful moments. Our state-of-the-art offices are equipped with digital x-rays, video games, themed treatment rooms, flat screen televisions, and child-friendly staff to give your child a positive dental experience!
PEDIATRIC IMMEDIATE CARE
698 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn
150 E. Sunrise Highway, Suite 105, North Lindenhurst
1077 W. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown
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, babies, school, and sports physicals. Certified urgent care recommended by Urgent Care Association of America. Thirty years of dedication to our patients. The offices are open seven days a week, including holidays, 8am-11pm.