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Support & Resources for Children with Special Needs on Long Island

Support & Resources for Children with Special Needs on Long Island

Get your child with special needs the proper services they need in Nassau and Suffolk county.



Get the proper care for your child with special needs with these helpful resources on Long Island. Find the perfect school or therapy program online.


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Jump to: ABA PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, P.C.
436 Willis Ave. 2nd floor, Williston Park
516-294-5000
Email pmoss@abapsychologicalservices.com

We provide Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA therapy) to children and adults who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Our BCBAs provide these services in the home, community, and our clinic setting. We work to decrease challenging or aggressive behaviors while teaching appropriate language, social, daily living, and coping skills.

ADVANTAGE CARE HEALTH CENTER
189 Wheatley Road, Brookville
516-686-4400
230 Hanse Ave.,Freeport, NY


Advantage Care Health Centers and The Fay J. Lindner Center are Long Island's premier Federally Qualified Health Care Centers (FQHC). We provide comprehensive medical, dental, and mental and behavioral health services to children and adults. The center specializes in providing services to individuals with Autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities.

ALTERNATIVES FOR CHILDREN
1116 Main Road, Aquebogue
631-722-2170
600 South Service Road, Dix Hills
631-271-0777
14 Research Way, East Setauket
631-331-6400
168 Hill St., Southampton
631-283-3272


Providing quality, affordable daycare and special education services since 1988. Creating a natural learning environment fostering each child’s development. Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education evaluation site and provider. Preschool special education, integrated classes, daycare; classes taught by NYS special education and early childhood teachers, and certified daycare staff.

BUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL
29 Pinewood Drive, Commack
631-499-1237

Building Blocks is an early childhood learning center focusing on education of all young children. We offer parent and child groups, preschool classes, and childcare. As a New York state-accredited special education program for more than 35 years, we provide special instruction, ABA, speech, occupational, and physical therapy, psychological and diagnostic services.

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.

CHILD BEHAVIOR CONSULTING, LLC
Serving Nassau, Suffolk and Greater NY Area,
631-617-1958
Email Info@childbehaviorconsulting.com

Providing the tools and knowledge necessary in teaching children and adults the cognitive skills to focus and remain calm. We educate how to overcome challenges related to behavior, academic learning, and social-emotional development through specialized techniques including children’s books, music, and visuals. Together, children and adults feel and become empowered!

FAMILY OF KIDZ - KIDZ ABA 
Email info@familyofkidz.com

Helping Families Thrive - Kidz ABA provides insurance-based ABA services to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Kidz ABA is dedicated to delivering exceptional care to your child with ASD.

FONTANETTA NEUROPSYCHOLOGY PLLC, REBECCA A. FONTANETTA, PSY.D.
755 New York Ave., suite 230 , Huntington

Fontanetta Neuropsychology PLLC is located in Huntington. Our mission is to provide families with accurate diagnoses, an in-depth explanation of their child's cognitive profile, and recommendations for treatment and future success. We serve individuals ranging from 12 months through 26 years who are experiencing cognitive, academic, social-emotional, or adaptive limitations.

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.

GREAT STRIDES LONG ISLAND
41 Coram-Swezeytown Road, Middle Island
631-786-9708


Email julie@greatstridesli.org

Great Strides provides instructors certified with PATH International, the worldwide standard-setting organization for therapeutic horseback riding. Instructors work with specially selected horses to give children and adults with special needs the safest and most valuable lesson possible. Develops the ability to focus and follow direction as well as self-confidence and emotional strength.

THE HAGEDORN LITTLE VILLAGE SCHOOL, JACK JOEL CENTER FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN
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.

HELPING HANDS FAMILY
229 Laurel Road , East Northport
631-659-3337
Email referral@hhfamily.com

We provide ABA Therapy to children diagnosed with autism in both Suffolk and Nassau counties. We provide center-based, in-home, or in-school ABA Therapy. Our highly trained staff work through one-to-one sessions with each child, individualized treatment plans and goals, and built-in parent training for all of our programs.

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


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.

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

Brad H. Rosken is an experienced trial attorney. He is 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. He will guide you, decipher lingo, and develop effective strategies.

LAW OFFICES OF SUSAN J. DEEDY & ASSOCIATES
1600 Stewart Ave., suite 603, Westbury
516-221-8133
Email sdeedy@susandeedylaw.com

The Law Offices of Susan J. Deedy and Associates has been representing parents of students with disabilities since 2003. We are proud of our longstanding record of reaching successful resolutions to disputes between parents and school districts. Our representation provides a personalized approach to ensuring that the desired outcome is achieved.

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.

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.

NESS BEHAVIOR CONSULTING 
516-252-1444
Email info@nessbehaviorconsulting.com

Ness Behavior Consulting provides services for families and school administrators. We service individuals with behavioral challenges that may impede their ability to learn. We provide in-home services to families and work closely with school administrators to train and build staff capacity of effectively applying the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

ONEIL CONSULTING NASSAU COUNTY
516-316-6485
Email oneilconsulting1@gmail.com

Special Needs parents are a special breed of parent. They are tough but tired, strong but scared, and determined to provide their children with a fruitful life. Oneil Consulting is not just an advocate, we have the resources and tools to help you and your child succeed. You are not alone.

PATH 2 POTENTIAL AUTISM AND BEHAVIORAL THERAPY
1-833-Autism (288476) -2
Email nlantier@path2potential.org

Path 2 Potential provides in-home autism and ABA programs to individuals in New York, New Jersey, Arizona, and Florida, as well as Remote TeleTherapy. At Path 2 Potential, we pride ourselves in understanding the value of family and the importance of providing quality ABA services for individuals with autism.

PEACE TALKERS LLC
917-765-9559
Email john@peacetalkers.com

Peace Talkers will teach you how to use Positive Behavior Support to increase the peace in your home. Whether it is emotional outbursts, defiance, or even destructive or violent behavior, Peace Talkers can help. Peace Talkers values support over compliance and sees beyond any diagnosis. As the father of a son who has a neurological difference, Founder John Gibilaro, M.S.Ed., approaches his work with the passion and drive that only true empathy can create.

PSCS PARENTAL SUPPORT & CONSULTING SERVICES
153 Main St., Suite 1, Roslyn
516-584-3104
Email dralisongilbert@gmail.com

It is my goal to help you use your strengths to meet lifes challenges. Individual therapy and resource consultation specializing in support for parents of children with special needs. Evidence-based approaches to the treatment of anxiety, depression, and adjustment to everyday problems, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT).

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.

SOCCER SHOTS
171 Eileen Way , Syosset
516-558-2266
Email liwest@soccershots.com

Soccer Shots is an engaging children's soccer program with a focus on character development. Soccer Shots Empower is designed specifically for children with physical or mental disabilities. The program provides children with a venue for fun, participation, and growth. Children will develop positive social relationships, build confidence, and learn new skills.

SYLVAN LEARNING CENTERS OF MINEOLA AND HUNTINGTON
393 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola
516-743-9943
1160 E. Jericho Turnpike
Huntington
631-424-5600
locations.sylvanlearning.com/us/huntington-ny


Email sylvanlearning@optonline.net

Sylvan's Personalized Tutoring programs in reading, writing, mathematics, SAT and ACT Prep will improve your child's skills and confidence. We use a state-of-the-art assessment, personal learning plans, and certified teachers to ensure the high level of quality instruction and support that Sylvan prides itself on.

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.

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

Since 1924, Vincent Smith School has been LI’s premier school for differentiated instruction in grades first-12th for students with learning difficulties. We’re known for our individualized programs for challenges like Dyslexia, Auditory Processing Disorders, or ADHD. Your child will find a supportive and nurturing environment at Vincent Smith. 

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.

YELLOW BUS ABA
Yellow Bus ABA Long Island, 51 Charles St., Mineola,516-284-0190
The Westchester ABA Center, 210 N. Central Ave. Hartsdale, 914-205-5430, Yellow Bus ABA Rockland Therapy, 978-US 45 Pomona, 845-327-7111



Email info@yellowbusaba.com

Yellow Bus ABA offers a rich learning environment, utilizing principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to effectively address communication, social, play, and readiness skills and reduce and replace behaviors that may cause harm or interfere with learning. They provide an individualized, child-centered approach to helping learners and their families thrive.

YMCA OF LONG ISLAND
Bay Shore, East Hampton, Glen Cove, Holtsville, Huntington, and Patchogue,
855-2YMCALI (962254)
Email camp@ymcali.org info@ymcali.org

Every child should feel supported, enabled, and inspired to do their personal best. The YMCA of Long Island offers several programs for children and adults with disabilities including inclusive camp program for children, competitive soccer, and progressive swim lessons. For more information, visit ymcali.org.


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