Professional Services for Children with Special Needs in Queens

Professional Services for Children with Special Needs in Queens

Find the right support for your child with special needs in Queens.


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UPDATED August 2019: Raising a child with special needs requires a lot of services, from early intervention assessments to therapies, and luckily Queens is home to a variety of professional services for children with special needs. Whether you are looking to have your child assessed for a psychological or emotional disorder or need to find a therapy provider, our directory can help you find the best fit for your child. These Queens providers offer comprehensive evaluations of your child so providers can create an individually tailored plan of services to allow your child to maximize his potential. If your child has ADD, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, or a developmental or behavioral disorder, a comprehensive range of therapeutic services are available. Our guide offers practitioners in occupational therapy, physical therapy, feeding therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), speech and myofunctional therapy, even music therapy. Social and communications skills programming is available, as well as psychological counseling. These professional services for children with special needs are located throughout Queens, including locations in Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Woodside, and Rego Park, as well as locations on nearby Long Island in Port Washington, Farmingville, Stony Brook, and Plainview.

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DR. STEVE IMBER, PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL CONSULTANTS
Serving Nassau and Suffolk Counties as well as the five boroughs of NYC
61-43 186th St., Fresh Meadows
516-273-1961
Sprout Building
166 Valley St., Providence, RI
401-421-4004
dr-imber.com/
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Dr. Imber has more than 40 years of experience consulting, evaluating, and advocating for children, adolescents, and adults with various disabilities including autism (e.g. Aspergers syndrome), attention deficit disorders, intellectual disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, and learning disabilities.

ELSA LEE, PH.D. LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST
254-18 Northern Blvd., Suite 3, , Little Neck
646-389-2283
Email [email protected]

Dr. Lee is a licensed psychologist who has more than 10 years of clinical experience working with children and adults in clinical and educational settings. Services include neuropsychological assessments, psychoeducational evaluations, and psychotherapy. Specializes in testing and conditions including ADHD, learning difficulties, depression, and anxiety. Some insurance plans accepted.

LISA MACBETH, FINANCIAL ADVISOR
7 Hanover Square, suite 800 ,
212-764-6262 x-2820 mobile: 646-726-8332
Email [email protected]

Lisa Macbeth, financial advisor, knows first-hand that special needs families must plan for two generations, yours and your child's. She helps parents of all income levels maximize government subsidies, manage cash flow, and build income to create robust financial plans for their family members' financially secure future.

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. More than 20 years of experience in treating: Aphasia, Apraxia, Articulation (Phonology), Dysarthria, Speech/Language Delay, Pre-Reading Activities, Autism/PPD, Stuttering, Swallowing Disorders, Frenulectomy, Voice, Cleft Lip or Palate.

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, owns and operates Long Island Center for Speech and Myofunctional Therapy. 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, 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. Seven affiliated offices across Long Island participate with most health insurance and offer evening and Saturday hours.

MARRA & GLICK APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS
1737 Veterans Memorial Highway Suite 1 , Islandia
631-479-2900
2341 New Hyde Park Road
New Hyde Park


Marra & Glick Applied Behavior Analysts specialize in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to serve people with autism spectrum disorders in our center based programs, at school, in the home, and community. Our clinical providers are licensed in the state of New York or supervised by a NYS-licensed Behavior Analyst.

STEPS TO SOCIALIZATION
13 South Bayles Ave., Port Washington
516-767-0266

Steps to Socialization was created by Evelyn Kashinsky, a parent of children with special needs, to help children who have difficulty socializing. Steps to Socialization is more than just a social skills program. We teach children how to think socially, step by step. Working in small groups of three to four students, we cover a variety of topics, including how to establish and maintain friendships and initiating and maintaining conversations.


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