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Professional Services for Kids with Special Needs in Westchester County

Professional Services for Kids with Special Needs in Westchester County

UPDATED October 2019: Looking to find the best services in Westchester County for your child with special needs? Westchester offers parents support through a broad range of professional services for their children on the autism spectrum as well as ...

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Marra & Glick Applied Behavior Analysts is Opening a New Hyde Park Location

Marra & Glick Applied Behavior Analysts is Opening a New Hyde Park Location

This summer, Marra & Glick Applied Behavior Analysts is expanding to New Hyde Park with a new center-based location that offers behavior intervention services using the principles of applied behavior analysis, including an interim alternative place...

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First Words Project Launches Free Online Resources for Parents of Young Children

First Words Project Launches Free Online Resources for Parents of Young Children

Raising a young child is an exciting, and stressful, time for parents. From toddler-proofing your home to deciding if mommy-and-me classes are right for you, there’s no shortage of things to worry about. Luckily, First Words Project, a non-profit f...

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What Happens If My Child Was Denied Early Intervention Services?

What Happens If My Child Was Denied Early Intervention Services?

Young children who have developmental delays may be eligible for early intervention services, including speech, physical, and occupational therapies; family education, counseling, and support groups; as well as nursing, nutrition, social work, and ...

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What Parents Need to Know When a Child with Special Needs Turns 21

What Parents Need to Know When a Child with Special Needs Turns 21

What to consider when your child with special needs turns 21—and is no longer a child.

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Mothers with This Ovarian Condition May Be More Likely to Have a Child with Autism

Mothers with This Ovarian Condition May Be More Likely to Have a Child with Autism

A study published by the Karolinska Institue in Stockholm, Sweden found that women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) are at a higher risk of having a child with autism.

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Marion K. Salomon and Associates Joins HASC

MKSA, formerly Marion K Salomon and Associates, recently partnered with HASC to offer its early intervention services on Long Island. As a subsidiary of HASC, MKSA now offers in-home early intervention services.

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Day Care and Special Education Service Provider Opens in Dix Hills

Alternatives for Children, a day care and special needs services provider, recently opened in Dix Hills. The center is licensed by New York State Office of Children and Family Services, and follows the National Association for Education of Young Ch...

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Speech Disorders: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Resources

Speech disorders, which include stuttering, affect five to 10 percent of all kids, can have affects on social interactions and behavior as well as self-esteem. Boys are about four times more likely to have speech disorders than girls.

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What to Do When You Suspect Your Child Has a Developmental Disability

If you suspect your child has a developmental disability, follow these valuable tips from a psychologist with more than 25 years experience in the special needs field. Early recognition of signs is key.

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Warning Signs of Autism and the Importance of Early Intervention

Information for parents on the early signs and characteristics of an autism spectrum disorder, plus advice on how and why you should act early.

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Programs For Special Needs Children: Unlocking Their Acronyms

If you have a child with a suspected developmental delay, foreign terms like CPSE, EI, OSC, IEP are likely to work their way into your vocabulary. Decoding these acronyms may seem like learning a new language, an accurate translation may hold the ...

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Does My Child Have a Disability?

If parents are concerned that their child is “different”, it could just mean they are “delayed"...

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Increasing Adaptability in Your Autistic Child

Life can be challenging for a family that embraces a child with autism. It is not a simple task but it can be accomplished if you accept, adapt and be flexible.

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