When Is It Time to Look into Special Education Services for My Child?

When Is It Time to Look into Special Education Services for My Child?

Tips from an expert on when to consider Special Education for your child.

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Special-Needs Schools and Educational Programs in Queens, NY

Special-Needs Schools and Educational Programs in Queens, NY

UPDATED November: Our list of schools and educational programs for children with special needs in Queens.

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Special Education Services on Long Island

Special Education Services on Long Island

UPDATED November: A list of special education services in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island, including schools for children with special needs, academic enrichment programs for children with special needs, and educational support for children with special needs.

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Helping Kids with Special Needs Focus on Abilities

Helping Kids with Special Needs Focus on Abilities

When your child with special needs starts to feel discouraged in school, let him read this, or use this as a guide, to help him through it.

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Summer Camp to Expand Programming for Children with Special Needs

Summer Camp to Expand Programming for Children with Special Needs

Gersh Academy @ West Hills Day Camp in Huntington will be offering increased integration opportunities for campers with special needs on campus and in the community, starting summer 2018.

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Alternatives For Children Expands Offerings in Dix Hills

Alternatives For Children Expands Offerings in Dix Hills

The day care and preschool special education center in Dix Hills has added a sensory integration room as well as several new programs.

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Windsor Terrace Preschool Launches Parent Association

Windsor Terrace Preschool Launches Parent Association

Therapy and Learning Center now has a parent association with an executive board that will help support the school and produce its first yearbook.

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Five Tips for a Successful IEP Meeting

Five Tips for a Successful IEP Meeting

Annual Individualized Education Program meetings can be stressful, but there are ways to help make them run smoothly.

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When Back-to-School Stress Isn't Just Stress

When Back-to-School Stress Isn't Just Stress

Many kids refuse to go to school when the first day comes around, but for some, it may be more than back-to-school anxiety.

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Touring a School for a Child with Special Needs

Touring a School for a Child with Special Needs

What parents need to know about touring a preschool for their child with special needs, from safety issues to the staff and student body.

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The NYC Autism Charter School Hopes to Open Second Location

The NYC Autism Charter School Hopes to Open Second Location

Educators behind a charter school for autistic students in East Harlem hope to open up another location in the South Bronx in time for the 2017-18 school year.

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Sesame Street Introduces a New Character Who Has Autism

Sesame Street Introduces a New Character Who Has Autism

As part of a new initiative to destigmatize autism, Sesame Street is introducing Julia, a new character who has autism, and with it resources for parents to use.

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Long Island Back to School Resources

Long Island Back to School Resources

Your resources for Long Island schools in Nassau County and Suffolk County, after-school classes for kids, music classes, dance classes, art classes, youth theater programs, sports teams in Nassau and Suffolk counties, and fitness programs, after- school tutors in Long Island, and more including Port Washington, Bellmore, Roslyn, Syosset, Commack, and Hicksville.

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Change Your Own Attitude to Help Your Child Do Better in School

Change Your Own Attitude to Help Your Child Do Better in School

Parents' attitudes have a tremendous impact on how their children experience school, especially if the child is an atypical learner. Here, seven ways to adjust your attitude that will set your child on a path to success in school and beyond.

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HLVS Expands Preschool for Children on the Spectrum

HLVS Expands Preschool for Children on the Spectrum

Hagedorn Little Village School, a Seaford school that offers educational and therapeutic services for children with special needs, is adding two new preschool classes for children on the autism spectrum.

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