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


Advantage Care Health Centers and The Fay J. Lindner Center are Long Islands 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!


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.


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.


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.


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.


HELPING HANDS CHILDREN SERVICES
229 Laurel Road , East Northport
631-659-3337
Email info@helpinghandschildren.com

Provides a variety of in-school, after-school, and home- or community-based behavioral intervention services, including applied behavioral analysis (ABA), neurocognitive testing, preschool services, and early intervention. Its staff includes doctoral-level clinicians, B.C.B.A.s/L.B.A.s who provide services to young people in more than 70 school districts throughout the five boroughs and Long Island.


HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTERS (LI) - BOTH
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.


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.


ONEIL CONSULTING NASSAU COUNTY - BOTH
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.


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.


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 - IN-PERSON
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.


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


YMCA OF LONG ISLAND
855-2YMCALI (962254)
Bay Shore, East Hampton, Glen Cove, Holtsville, Huntington, and Patchogue


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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