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Schools and Educational Services for Kids with Special Needs on Long Island

Schools and Educational Services for Kids with Special Needs on Long Island

Give your child with special needs the best education and support possible in Nassau or Suffolk county.



Find schools and educational services for children with special needs on Long Island. Use our guide to view helpful resources.

When you have a child with special needs (whether a learning disability, behavior issues, or intellectual/developmental disabilities), finding a special education school on Long Island that welcomes them and caters to their needs is top of mind in ensuring your child gets the education they’re entitled to. But finding the right special education school for your child can be a challenge. The good news is there are plenty of special education schools and educational services for children on Long Island. Whether you’re looking for a school where your child can mainstream, a school that specializes in supporting your child’s specific needs, or a school that offers special education services, you’ll find special education schools and services in Syosset, Merrick, Port Washington, Hicksville, Farmingdale, Melville, Williston Park, Amityville, Uniondale, Hempstead, Stony Brook, Huntington, Westbury, Commack, Plainview, Mineola, Rockville Centre, Bethpage, Islip, Smithtown, Massapequa, Freeport, Roslyn, Hewlett, Lawrence, Dix Hills, Merrick, Jericho, Hamptons, Port Jefferson, and beyond.



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Jump to: 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.

HAGEDORN LITTLE VILLAGE SCHOOL, JACK JOEL CENTER FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN (THE)
750 Hicksville Road, Seaford
516-520-6000
Email jon.feingold@littlevillage.org

The Hagedorn Little Village School is a not-for-profit school highly regarded for providing outstanding educational and therapeutic services for children with a wide range of developmental disabilities. HLVS provides year-round programs and services that include diagnostic evaluations and treatment, early intervention, a preschool, an elementary school, SEIT, and related services.

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTERS (LI)
Baldwin, Bay Shore, Carle Place, East Northport, Flushing, Lynbrook,
Manhasset, Massapequa, Miller Place, Patchogue, Plainview, Smithtown

Huntington is the premier tutoring and test prep provider, including SAT/ACT and state tests, for kindergarten to 12th grades. The company prides itself on personalized attention and proven results. Founded in 1977, Huntington's mission is to give every student the best education possible. Tutoring is available in-center and online.

LAW OFFICES OF BRAD H. ROSKEN, PLLC
631-379-9569
Email brad@specialedcounselor.com

Brad H. Rosken is an experienced trial attorney. Hes also a parent of a child with special needs. He knows how far to push a school district to obtain the maximum that your child is entitled to under law. Hell guide you, decipher lingo, and develop effective strategies.

LONG ISLAND SPEECH
844-5-SPEECH (844-577-3324)
Locations across Suffolk and Nassau: Stony Brook, Farmingville, Commack, East Yaphank, Islip Terrace, Jericho, Wantagh, New Hyde Park

Newest Location:

2915 Sunrise Highway
Islip Terrace, NY
631-675-1065

Janine Stiene, speech-language pathologist, owns and operates Long Island Center for Speech and Myofunctional Therapy. With her group of therapists, she supports families across Long Island, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders.

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.

VARIETY CHILD LEARNING CENTER
47 Humphrey Drive, Syosset
516-921-7171
Variety Child Learning Center at the Gallow School
72 Farmedge Road, Levittown
516-490-3301

Variety Child Learning Center provides evaluations, early intervention, special education (special classes, special classes in integrated settings, itinerant services), ABA, and Family Center Respite Program to more than 750 children and families annually, and professional training. VCLC has implemented COVID protocols in accordance with NYS DOH and CDC guidelines.

VINCENT SMITH SCHOOL
322 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington
516-365-4900

Vincent Smith School is Long Islands premier prep school serving students with learning issues such as school anxiety, ADHD, dyslexia, and auditory and language disorders in grades first-12th. VSS students come from all over Long Island and NYC to take advantage of the school's unique programs and individualized curriculum.

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 winstonprep.edu/apply-now to sign up for a virtual open house.


And you can always browse more of our education resources on Long Island, including private schools, preschools, and Catholic schools.

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