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Resources & Advocacy Services for Kids with Special Needs in Queens

Resources & Advocacy Services for Kids with Special Needs in Queens

Give your child with special needs the support they need with these services in Queens.



UPDATED January 2020: Connect with top healthcare professional in Queens for helpful resources to support you and your special needs child. View the full list online.

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ABLE HEALTH CARE SERVICE
44 Court St., 10th floor (1001), Brooklyn
718-606-7222

91-31 Queens Blvd., 6th floor,
Elmhurst, Queens
718-606-7222
ablehealthcare.com
info@ablehealthcare.com


Able’s special needs-certified home health agency provides comprehensive support to clients and their families with developmental disabilities. Services include: home health aide, therapy, skilled nursing, medical social worker, and nutritional counseling. We are a privately-owned and -operated agency, providing service since 1976.


BANKERS LIFE - KIMBERLY WILLIAMS-REGNIER
Serving NYC Metro Area, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, and Westchester,
347-0247-7293
Email kimberly-williams.regnier@bankerslife.com

We at Bankers Life are here to assist families with special needs. We offer insurance plans modeled after 529 college savings plans in that money can be set aside for future needs and grow tax-free. The money set aside in these accounts can be spent tax-free on qualified disability expenses.


CAMP HUNTINGTON
56 Bruceville Road, High Falls
855-707-2267
Email dfalk@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.


COMPREHENSIVE CONSULTATION PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, P.C.
1-888-441-0015
Queens location:
114-20 Queens Blvd. Suite CS 2
Forest Hills

Manhattan location:
180 E. 79th St. Suite 1C


Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, P.C. is a group of school and neuropsychologists, that diagnose and assess a variety of conditions. We perform neuropsychological, educational, speech and language, and psychiatric evaluations to help you understand your child's strengths and weaknesses, and plan for their educational success and emotional well-being.


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/
scimber1@aol.com


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 contact@queenspsychology.com

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.


HUG MUSIC, CREATIVE & NURTURING MUSIC LESSONS FOR EVERYBODY
112-01 75th Ave., Lower Level, Forest Hills
718-487-4309
Email contact@hugmusicny.com

Hug Music's mission is to nurture a love for music by promoting students’ musical growth and important life skills. Most of our music teachers are board-certified music therapists. We offer various programs to all individuals including children with special needs. Hug Music provides baby and toddler music groups, dyad and private music lessons, and music therapy. Our original method, Musicreative, is especially effective for children with autism and ADHD. New: Social Skills Music Therapy group for ages 3-8! Five-week package is available for new students. Contact us today!


HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
35-30 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing
718-358-7900

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 DEBORAH S. BALL (THE )
118-35 Queens Blvd., suite 1220
Forest Hills, NY 11375
718-520-7754

488 Madison Ave., suite 1120
New York, NY 10022
212-223-4100


Attorney Deborah S. Ball brings more than 25 years of legal experience to her special needs planning cases. She offers long-range financial planning for individuals of all ages with special needs, such as establishing a trust for your child that will help you reach goals while maximizing important government benefits.


LISA MACBETH, FINANCIAL ADVISOR
7 Hanover Square, suite 800 ,
212-764-6262 x-2820 mobile: 646-726-8332
Email lisa_macbeth@natfin.net

Lisa Macbeth, M.B.A., non-fee financial planner with 20 years of experience in finance and investments-helping individuals, families, and businesses of all income levels develop realistic financial plans to achieve their dreams.


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.


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.


MGABA
1737 Veterans Memorial Highway Suite 1 , Islandia
631-479-2900
2341 New Hyde Park Road
New Hyde Park


Marra & Glick Applied Behavior Analysts (MGABA) 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.


MISS ANITA – PRIVATE MATH TUTOR AND ADVISOR
917-477-7953
Email workinganita@gmail.com

Tutoring available for various levels of math for all children including those with special needs. Includes elementary and middle math, algebra 1, algebra 2, geometry, and tests like the GED. Experienced teacher, tutor, and advisor of 23 years who can help students pass any test. Call for scheduling.


OUR MINDFUL CHILD
254-18 Northern Blvd., Suite 3 , Little Neck
929-267-5853
Email contact@ourmindfulchild.com

Our Mindful Child is a learning center that promotes social-emotional-cognitive skills in children from kindergarten through fifth grade. Founded by a neuropsychologist, we use structured, interactive, evidence-based approaches to help students build critical life skills that prepare them for longterm success. Sign up for your free trial class today!


REGO PARK ORTHODONTICS
98-41 Queens Blvd. suite 1A, Rego Park
718-275-2006

Rego Park Orthodontics welcomes children and adults of all ages for a free orthodontic exam and consultation. The office is equipped with the most recent digital technology to make the experience of orthodontic treatment as relaxed as possible for our patients. We welcome patients with special needs. Patients can chose from different types of braces for treatment: metal braces that come with colors of their choice, ceramic braces without colors, or simply be treated with free clear aligners like Invisalign.


SKY VILLAGE NYC
23-05 29th St. , Astoria
917-608-1658
Email skyvillageevents@gmail.com

We offer classes and open art play opportunities for children with special needs throughout the week! We offer a sensory sensitive environment for your child along with experiences that you will both enjoy such as painting, and making playdough and slime. Check out our class schedule and plan your visit!


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.


ZWEIHORN ORTHODONTICS
150-25 Union Turnpike , Flushing
718-969-9234

Dr. Zweihorn is a board-certified orthodontist specializing in the treatment of children, teens, and adults. His focus is on helping you get your best smile, paying close attention to your concerns, and the specific requirements that are most important to you. Dr. Zweihorn has had years of experience, both during his training and in more than a decade of private practice, caring for patients with special needs. At Zweihorn Orthodontics, we have the most kind and helpful team in town. Come and see for yourself!


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