Compiled by Jacqui Neber

Support Groups for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Long Island

Support Groups for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Long Island

(Oct. 15, 2013) - UPDATED APRIL 2019: Raising a child with a unique set of special needs can have you feeling isolated and unsure of how to connect with other parents going through the same thing—and unfortunately, support groups are hard to find if you don’t know where to look. To make this process easier, we curated a list of support groups across Nassau and Suffolk counties that offer parents of kids with a wide variety of special needs a space to share experiences and resources—and help each other know no one is alone in this journey. Many of these organizations also connect parents to information and resources that can help their children live fulfilled lives.


Support Groups for Parents of Children with Special Needs in New York City

Support Groups for Parents of Children with Special Needs in New York City

(Oct. 15, 2013) - UPDATED APRIL 2019: Raising a child with a unique set of special needs can have you feeling isolated and unsure of how to connect with other parents going through the same thing—and unfortunately, support groups are hard to find if you don’t know where to look. To make this process easier, we curated a list of support groups across the five boroughs of New York City that offer parents of kids with a wide variety of special needs a space to share experiences and resources—and help each other know no one is alone in this journey. Many of these organizations also connect parents to information and resources that can help their children live fulfilled lives.


Support Groups for Parents of Children with Special Needs in Rockland and New Jersey Counties

Support Groups for Parents of Children with Special Needs in Rockland and New Jersey Counties

(Oct. 09, 2013) - UPDATED APRIL 2019: aising a child with a unique set of special needs can have you feeling isolated and unsure of how to connect with other parents going through the same thing—and unfortunately, support groups are hard to find if you don’t know where to look. To make this process easier, we curated a list of support groups across Rockland County, as well as Bergen, Passiac, Essex, and Middlesex counties, NJ, that offer parents of kids with a wide variety of special needs a space to share experiences and resources—and help each other know no one is alone in this journey. Many of these organizations also connect parents to information and resources that can help their children live fulfilled lives. Read on to find a group in Rockland county or Bergen, Passiac, Essex or Middlesex counties .


Support Groups for Parents of Children with Special Needs in Westchester

Support Groups for Parents of Children with Special Needs in Westchester

(Oct. 09, 2013) - UPDATED APRIL 2019: Raising a child with a unique set of special needs can have you feeling isolated and unsure of how to connect with other parents going through the same thing—and unfortunately, support groups are hard to find if you don’t know where to look. To make this process easier, we curated a list of support groups across Westchester County that offer parents of kids with a wide variety of special needs a space to share experiences and resources—and help each other know no one is alone in this journey. Many of these organizations also connect parents to information and resources that can help their children live fulfilled lives.


Inclusive Activities and Events for Children with Special Needs on Long Island

(Mar. 19, 2013) - Children with special needs or disabilities can face challenges when it comes to connecting with peers and making friends, especially when many are uncomfortable or not able to participate in certain kid-friendly activities. However, Long Island is home to many organizations, including a amusement parks, museums, and play spaces, that are committed to ensuring that kids with and without special needs can have fun together.


Inclusive Activities and Events for Children with Special Needs in NYC

(Mar. 19, 2013) - Children with special needs, disabilities, or sensory issues can face certain challenges when it comes to connecting with peers and making friends, especially when many are uncomfortable or unable to participate in all kid-friendly activities. Here, a list of kid-friendly venues in New York City and its boroughs, including museums and the public libraries, that dedicate time and space for children with special needs and all abilities to have fun, play, and most importantly, and interact and make friends with each other.


Inclusive Activities and Events for Kids with Special Needs in Westchester, Rockland, and Bergen

(Mar. 15, 2013) - A guide to kid-friendly activities and events in the suburbs of New York City and Fairfield County, such as Scarsdale, Westchester, Stratford, and Paramus, to help families of children with special needs, including sensory issues, have fun during these inclusive events and activities.


Support Groups for Families of Kids with Special Needs

Support Groups for Families of Kids with Special Needs

(Apr. 25, 2012) - For parents of kids with special needs, finding support and resources can be a challenge. Here you can find groups for families with loved ones who have autism, developmental disabilities, ADHD, hearing impairments, severe injuries, and more–in NYC, Long Island, and Westchester, Rockland, and several New Jersey counties. 


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